What's New in 2013!

NEW COURSE! Pipeline Construction Inspection

REQUIRED This all-inclusive course is designed for individuals who are seeking to become a certified pipeline inspector through API.

Two sessions are available—one in the summer and one in the fall.

Class will be instructed over five days by industry experts at our Houston Training Center. Students will have an opportunity to familiarize themselves with course materials online at their own pace before attending class. After class, they will have the opportunity to ask the instructors questions and take an online prep exam.

The purchase of the course includes the fee for the API 1169 exam as well as registration support. Lunch and snacks will be provided to attendees. Students who have completed the course will receive a Completion Certificate from The University of Texas at Austin-PETEX and can obtain 6 continuing education units (CEUs).

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NEW BOOK! Artificial Lift, 2nd ed.

This book has been fully updated by industry expert Norman W. Hein, Jr. It covers the different types of artificial lift, including sucker rod pumping, gas and plunger lift, hydraulic pumping, and electric submersible pumping. Readers will learn easily about the topic with clearly written explanations and many illustrations of equipment.

The book includes 50 review questions plus an index and glossary for quick referencing.

It is available in print or as an e-book, and can be used as a unit of the Oil and Gas Production Series or on its own.

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NEW BOOK! Petroleum Geology and Reservoirs, 3rd ed.

Discover how geologists help companies find oil and gas deep underground and construct wells to bring hydrocarbons to the surface. This book covers the basics of petroleum geology, subsurface exploration techniques, and production optimization. It features up-to-date information on the technologies currently used in the field.

Readers can test their knowledge with 100 review questions.

The book is available in print or as an e-book, and can be used as a unit of the Well Servicing and Workover Series or on its own.

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NEW BOOK! Special Drilling Operations, 2nd ed.

This newly updated book for industry personnel and petroleum technology students explores the calculations and procedures that are specific to controlled directional drilling, fishing, and blowout prevention.

The book is available in print or as an e-book, and can be used as a unit of the Drilling Technology Series or on its own.

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Those who wish to test their knowledge of topics covered in the book are encouraged to purchase the Special Drilling Operations Certificate Program. This self-study package includes a copy of the book (in print or as an e-book) and a set of 250 online assessment questions. Successful completion earns a Completion Certificate from The University of Texas at Austin-PETEX and 3 continuing education units (CEUs).



Meet Our New Director, Coy Wilcox

REQUIRED

In September 2015, Coy Wilcox assumed the role of Director at PETEX. In this position, Coy oversees the Austin headquarters as well as the Houston Training Center (HTC).

Coy’s experience in the petroleum industry includes instructional development, training coordination, marketing, and business development. He comes to PETEX from the Middle East, where he worked in the capacity of Training, Learning and Development Manager for Nabors Industries. Previous to his work for Nabors, Coy worked for Intertek Consulting and Training.

He holds a B.S. from Upper Iowa University in business administration and technology and in information management.


Work Opportunities at PETEX

We are hiring! PETEX employs professionals from many different types of backgrounds. To learn about employment opportunities at PETEX, visit the Job Search listings on the website for The University of Texas at Austin.

We are always looking for industry experts who wish to contribute to our publications or instruct courses at our Houston Training Center (HTC). To learn about these opportunities, click here.

 

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