Petroleum Energy Technician

The Petroleum Energy Technology certificate program at Midland College prepares students for entry-level positions as lease operators and general field technicians within the oil and gas industry. Other career paths may require students to perform different functions as members of an oil and/or gas production team.

The curriculum will be focused on highly specialized technical classes. Safety practices and training are an important part of the program. Communication, leadership, and teamwork concepts are fundamental to the coursework.

 

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Program Details

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With a certificate from Midland College’s Petroleum Energy Technology program, students will be prepared for entry level positions as lease operators, lease managers, and general field service technicians within the oil and gas industry. Other career paths may require students to perform different functions as members of an oil and gas production team.

The Energy Technician Certificate and the Petroleum Energy Technician Certificate coursework focus' on highly specialized technical classes. Safety practices and training are an important part of the program. Communication, leadership, and teamwork concepts are fundamental to the hands-on laboratory experiences which are incorporated.

Interesting Careers:

  • Geophysical Data Technicians
  • Geological Sample Test Technicians
  • Frac Technician
  • Wellhead Service Technician
  • Oil Measurement Technician
  • Wireline Technician
  • Gas Plant Operator
  • Production Technician
  • Well Performance Specialist
  • Lab Technician
  • I & E Technician
  • Automation Technician
  • Geotech Field Technician

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Energy Technology Faculty

Pete Avalos
pete avalos
Department Chair, Professor
Automotive Technology, Diesel Technology, Energy Technology
Advanced Technology Center, Room 128
(432) 681-6344
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james brewster
Adjunct Instructor
Energy Technology
Technology Center, Room 143
(432) 685-4676
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lynn bryant
Professor
Energy Technology
Advanced Technology Center, Room 122
(432) 681-6355

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