Gas Treater

Tend automatically controlled treating plants.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$29,000 – $65,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Gas Treaters do?

Tends automatically controlled treating plant, consisting of absorption towers, actifiers, heat exchangers, pumps, and other auxiliary devices, that removes unwanted components and renders gas suitable for use as fuel: Observes gauges and meters to ascertain operating conditions and adjusts valves and controls accordingly. Performs chemical tests on treating materials. Adds chemicals to treating system as required. Observes safety precautions to prevent fires and explosions.


Should I be a Gas Treater?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.

  • How to become a Gas Treater

    Most Gas Treaters have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9icaaa&chl=no+college+%2885%25%29|certificate+%2812%25%29|associate%27s+%283%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,85,85
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