Natural Gas

This second course of the Energy Production, Distribution & Safety series – which explores various facets of the power sector – provides an education in natural gas, both the substance itself and the equipment used to transport it. The course covers key factors in the formation of the natural gas industry, and the history of natural gas as a fuel.

This online course is available on the Coursera platform.

Course Duration:

Approximately 9 hours

Learning Outcomes

  • Explain the gas system and its components, as well as new pipeline technologies
  • Identify gas safety procedures

Intended Audience

Individuals considering a career in the energy industry – whether a hands-on utility technician or utility worker position, or interested in emerging green energy solutions – and those already working in the industry who have less than three years of experience and have not completed similar training


  • High school diploma
  • Basic knowledge of mathematics