:: Fundamentals of Petroleum Certificate Program Components

The five parts of the popular book, Fundamentals of Petroleum, 5th Ed. with accompanying tests are available bundled with comprehensive assessments in e-format (only) for those who want to learn about specific aspects of the petroleum industry. Each of the five parts offers Continuing Education Credits and a Completion Certificate from The University of Texas at Austin-PETEX.

These topical packages represent each part of the book and includes the three chapters and three associated tests making up each package. Purchase one or more components as needed to teach and assess specific learning. This program is in a convenient format that tests knowledge and reinforces learning. This online tests provide an easy, immediate way to ensure understanding of the many key concepts presented in the Fundamentals of Petroleum, 5th edition text. A retest is available if a score of 70% is not achieved. Questions are presented in multiple-choice and fill-in-the-blank formats with illustrations accompanying some questions to assist learning. Satisfactory completion of each part earns each participant Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) and a Certificate of Completion.

Important Note: Hiring and promotions are a matter of judgment, and any written test can only be a small part of the candidate evaluation process. PETEX does not recommend that a PETEX assessment be used as the only criterion to evaluate a person’s knowledge or skills.



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Part 1: Exploration
(e-book + 84-question e-Assessment) 0.6 CEUs
Cat. no. 1.00050A1: $110 for 6 months access


Part 2: Drilling
(e-book + 100-question e-Assessment) 1.1 CEUs
Cat. no. 1.00050A2: $215 for 6 months access


Part 3: Production
(e-book + 92-question e-Assessment) 0.9 CEUs
Cat. no. 1.00050A3: $170 for 6 months access


Part 4: Transportation and Refining
(e-book +138-question e-Assessment) 0.7 CEUs
Cat. no. 1.00050A4: $135 for 6 months access


Part 5: The Changing Market
(e-book +86-question e-Assessment) 0.7 CEUs
Cat. no. 1.00050A5: $125 for 6 months access