Blended Learning Courses

PETEX’s unique blended learning courses combine various learning formats that may include: advanced self-study preparation online, onsite face-to-face instruction at our Houston Training Center and online self-study opportunities and online testing taking place over a period of weeks or months. Our unique approach takes full advantage of adult learning principles using various delivery media while minimizing time away from work for busy professionals.


Need to learn the basics quickly to build fundamental knowledge?

Try these affordable product bundles that provide comprehensive blended learning in key industry areas.

Offshore Operations—As low as $133 ($157 if purchased separately)
Learn about the complex equipment and nature of work performed offshore to drill for oil and gas.

Interactive Offshore Rig: 3D Simulation Online tool that demonstrates the inner workings of a semisubmersible offshore rig. Includes a test!

A Primer of Offshore Operations, 3rd Ed.: Book/e-Book
 training manual that examines the special conditions a marine environment imposes on finding, producing, and transporting oil and gas.

Well Control—As low as $373
 ($439 if purchased separately)
Find out how pressure and flow are controlled inside a well to ensure safe and continuous operations.

Introduction to Well Control DVD and Online Assessment
: Full-length training video that demonstrates well control procedures and their importance. Includes a test!

Well Control e-Learning Module
: Reinforce knowledge with state-of-the-art animations that give an up-close picture of how control is maintained. Includes a comprehensive test!

Blowout Prevention—As low as $185 
($218 if purchased separately)
Teaches how well blowouts occur and the causes and signs of blowouts.

Blowout Prevention, 4th Ed. Book/e-Book: Learn how to detect and control kicks with definitive steps to apply both onshore and offshore. Includes a test!

Blowout Prevention System e-Learning Module: Interact with the special equipment used to manage kicks and prevent blowouts. Includes a test!

Well Stimulation—As low as $122
 ($144 if purchased separately)
Learn how to stimulate well production to maximize oil and gas extraction from wells.

Well Stimulation Treatments, 2nd Ed. Book/e-Book: An educational perspective of a widely discussed topic—hydraulic fracturing—and its application along with other techniques used today. Includes review questions.

Well Stimulation e-Learning Module
: An interactive e-learning tool focusing on stimulation factors, practices, and equipment. Includes quizzes!

Artificial Lift—As low as $190
 ($224 if purchased separately)
Get up-to-speed fast on the latest equipment, practices, and technologies involved in artificial lift.

Artificial Lift Methods, 2nd Ed. 
Book/e-Book: Understand how to maximize well performance through precision technologies used to lift oil and gas from wells. Includes a test!

Artificial Lift e-Learning Module: Enjoy e-learning that highlights the various methods and technologies used in conducting artificial lift. Includes quizzes!

Oil and Gas Leasing—As low as $166 ($195 if purchased separately)
A quick comprehensive course for those seeking reliable information on professional land management practices.

Onshore Oil and Gas Leasing e-Learning Module: Understand ownership and how companies compete and cooperate for oil in the same petroleum reservoir using stimulating visual explanations. Includes quizzes!

Offshore Oil and Gas Leasing e-Learning Module: Understand how governments regulate offshore rights and how leases are managed. See and hear about cooperative agreements and the bidding process. Includes quizzes!

Land and Leasing, 2nd Ed. Book/e-Book: A layperson’s approach to the legal aspects of land ownership, transfer, and leasing and preparations for drilling and production. Optional Online Assessment.