PETEX: Training for 69 Years and Going Strong
The Petroleum Extension Service (PETEX) is a unit of the Division of Continuing Education at The University of Texas at Austin and has been training companies and individuals since 1944. Headquartered at the J.J. Pickle Research Campus north of the main university campus, PETEX develops, produces, and delivers technical and nontechnical training courses, publications, and online learning materials for the oil and gas industry.
PETEX conducts hands-on training courses at:
• The PETEX Learning and Assessment Center - Houston at Bammel Business Park
• The PETEX Learning and Assessment Center - Odessa on the campus of
The University of Texas-Permian Basin campus
• Client locations globally
Training courses, materials, and publications are developed:
• To industry standards
• For individuals requiring fundamental and advanced knowledge of petroleum
Our mission is to ensure continued value to the energy industry by providing up-to-date, quality courses and publications to meet clients’ needs. PETEX, together with the guidance and support of its Advisory Board, serves as an ambassador for the industry and continues to deliver the best-of-class training solutions.
PETEX Advisory Committee
Mr. Richard Bobigian, Black Pool Energy
Mr. Ed Burbach, Gardere Wynne Sewell
Mr. Dan Comstock, Consultant
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Although PETEX receives valuable support from The University of Texas at Austin and the Division of Continuing Education, its operational funding is derived solely from fees for course enrollments and publication sales. No state funds are used to produce training courses or materials.