|Faculty:||Engineering & Applied Sciences
|Description:||Chemical Engineering Technology is a two-year diploma program that prepares the graduate for employment in the hydrocarbon and chemical processing industry (downstream petroleum industry). The program deals with the processing of oil, natural gas and bitumen into final products such as motor gasoline, diesel or jet fuel, propane, butane, utility gas, and others. The program includes the study of the production of secondary petrochemicals such as ethylene, vinyl chloride, methanol, and others.
Graduates are in demand as process operators and technologists in crude oil refining, the pipeline industry, oil and gas production and petrochemical plants. The expanding oilsands development sector also provides tremendous opportunity for graduates.