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8155 PETROLEUM- AND NATURAL GAS-REFINING-PLANT OPERATORS
 


    Petroleum- and natural-gas-refining plant operators operate and monitor plant which refines, distils and treats petroleum, petroleum-based products and by-products, or natural gas.

    Tasks include -

    (a) operating and monitoring plant which removes sulphur from petroleum and petroleum-based products, and byproducts;

    (b) operating and monitoring pumps which circulate petroleum products or water and chemical solutions through refinery;

    (c) operating and monitoring stills which distil or refine petroleum products;

    (d) operating and monitoring machines which blend petrol with chemicals and other additives;

    (e) operating and monitoring machines which refine or otherwise treat natural gas,

    (f) performing related tasks;

    (g) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Operator, blender/petroleum and natural gas refining (ethyl)

  • Operator, paraffin plant

  • Operator, still/petroleum and natural gas refining


   
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 Updated 19 September 2004, by VA.