PETEX: Keeping Pace with Industry Training Needs Since 1944

The Petroleum Extension (PETEX™), a unit of the Division of Continuing and Innovative Education at The University of Texas at Austin, has been providing training courses and content to oil and gas industry participants for decades. Headquartered at the University’s J.J. Pickle Research Campus in North Austin, PETEX develops, produces, and delivers technical and nontechnical training courses, publications, and e-product solutions for employees in various sectors of the petroleum industry.

PETEX conducts Instructor-led courses at:
    • The PETEX Learning and Assessment Center - Houston at Bammel Business Park
    • Client locations globally

Women in PetroleumPETEX training products and programs are developed to industry standards for individuals requiring fundamental through advanced knowledge of petroleum industry operations.

To ensure continued value to the energy industry by providing up-to-date, quality products and programs and products with guidance and support from industry experts.

PETEX Advisory Council
Mr. Richard Bobigian, Huff Energy Holdings
Mr. Ed Burbach, Gardere Wynne Sewell
Mr. Dan Comstock, Consultant

Although PETEX receives valuable support from The University of Texas at Austin, its operational funding is derived solely from fees for course enrollments and product sales. No state funds are used to produce our learning product or programs.

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