:: PETEX Learning and Assessment Center - Odessa

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For a map and directions, click here.
GPS coordinates:
31.886465045910636, -102.31673061847687
31°E 53’ 11.27”, 102°S 19’ 0.23”

WTTC PumpThis standalone PETEX training facility on The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (UTPB) campus houses instructional and laboratory facilities, and a full-scale operational lease facility in one large enclosed area.

This facility trains lease operators and technicians, drilling and measurement personnel, and others associated with production operations on some of the most common drilling, measurement, and production process and operations equipment used today.

Click the title below for dates, cost, and course details.

Basic EOR (Enhanced Oil Recovery)
Completion and Workover
Elementary Drilling
Field Handling of Natural Gas – Emphasis on Operations
Gauging, Testing, and Running of Lease Tanks
Natural Gas Measurement–Fundamentals
Natural Gas Measurement–Design/Application/Inspection
Petroleum Fundamentals
Plant Processing of Natural Gas – Emphasis on Operations
Production Technology
ValvePro® Certified Valve Maintenance Technician

For questions about the above courses, please call 281.397.2440.

Hands-on equipment includes:

• Flowing well
• Pumping well
• Production three-phase separator
• Vertical heater-treater
• Free-water separator
• Well test system
• Glycol dehydrator
• LACT unit
• Oil tank
• Saltwater tank
• Gas meters, chemical pumps, and
   other equipment
West Texas Training Center equipment

To all previous partners who helped fund the equipment and renovations at the West Texas Training Center, we sincerely appreciate your support of us and the industry.

Check this Web site for updates on scheduled schools. Future plans include additional measurement training facilities for both liquid and gas measurement used in both production and pipeline operations. PETEX strives to address the industry’s training challenges with
state-of-the-art instruction in real-world operations.

The Learning and Assessment Center - Odessa is located in PETEX’s Training Facility on the south campus of UTPB in West Texas. To view a map, click here.

     • From E. Loop 338, turn West on to University Blvd.
     • From University Blvd. head North on Main Blvd.
     • From Main Blvd. turn right on South Road (you will see PETEX on
        a concrete marker pointing to the right).
     • Head East on South Road past the Physical Plant to the end of the road.
     • The road dead ends into the PETEX parking lot for the training facility.

For more information, call 281.397.2440.