Course Name: Natural Gas Engineering

Course abstract

The field of natural gas engineering is very much important for petroleum engineers specializing in gas processing technology. The course outlines an optimal balance between natural gas production, natural gas processing and gas transportation. An extensive treatise on natural gas engineering, both upstream and gas refining processes with key equipment and facility design will be covered. This course will also highlight the current status of production of natural gas through unconventional sources/technics and the applications of natural gas.

Course Instructor

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Dr. Pankaj Tiwari

Dr Pankaj Tiwari is serving as Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati since Aug 2012. He has received doctoral degree from University of Utah, USA (2012) and Master of Technology from Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India (2006). He also worked at General Electric, Plastic division at JFWTC Bangalore (2007) on developing the monomer for high performance polymer (HPP). He has taught Natural Gas Engineering as an elective course to UG, PG and PHD students at IIT Guwahati for three consecutive years (2013, 2014 and 2015).
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Teaching Assistant(s)

Vikas Kumar Sharma

PhD (pursuing)



PhD in Chemical Engineering (Pursuing)


 Course Duration : Aug-Oct 2018

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 Enrollment : 18-Apr-2018 to 27-Aug-2018

 Exam registration : 10-Oct-2017 to 10-Oct-2017