LNG Manufacturing Advanced Technical Certificate

The Advanced Technical Certificate in Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Manufacturing includes the knowledge and skills required to succeed in a liquefied natural gas manufacturing facility. Topics include equipment, operations, LNG properties, LNG storage and operations, principles of refrigeration, safety, state and federal regulations, and gas plant operations.

The Advanced Technical Certificate is designed for individuals who have an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Process Technology or an equivalent. Extensive experience in a related field may be used in lieu of a degree.

Program Outcomes

  • Use technology to access operator-specific documentation and training.
  • Use and identify specific equipment and operating parameters to meet industry standards.
  • Describe the principles of quality control.
  • Diagram the process control elements in a control loop.
  • Identify basic processes, equipment, and systems to meet industry standards.
  • Implement standard safety procedures as required in industry.

Critical Thinking
Empirical and Quantitative Reasoning
Social Responsibility
Personal Responsibility
Knowledge of OSHA Safety Rules and Regulations

Career Information

Upon completion of the LNG Manufacturing Advanced Technical Certificate, graduates will be able to work in a liquified natural gas refinery as an operator or technician.  


Recommended Program of Study
Course Title SCH
First Semester
LNGM 1370 Introduction to Liquefied Natural Gas 3
LNGM 1371 Liquefied Natural Gas Hazards and Safety Practices 3
HART 1307 Refrigeration Principles 3
Second Semester
LNGM 2472 Liquefied Natural Gas Plant Operations 4
HART 2342 Commercial Refrigeration 3
Total   16



George Bohn, Program Coordinator
UITC Room 201C
(409) 984-6391
bohngw@lamarpa.edu or

Sheila Guillot, Department Chair


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