Online Course – From Rocks to Drill Bits: The Essentials of the Oil Field

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Univ of Tulsa CESE Announces ONLINE course covering the essentials of the oilfield

The University of Tulsa CESE has rolled out an online, take-at-your-own pace class that would serve any non-technical employee, in any role, for any oil and gas company well.

The name of the class is “From Rocks to Drill Bits:  The Essentials of the Oilfield” and it provides an overall perspective of the petroleum industry.

It is designed for any non-technical employee working in or interested in the oil and gas industry.  Administrative Support, Computer Programmers, Draftsmen, Accountants,  Marketing/Sales Staff, Managers, Human Resource Personnel are all great examples of who would benefit from this online course which helps them understand their role and how it relates to the complex industry in which they work.  It is especially helpful to new hires who may be coming from outside the industry.

The deliver method is 100% online using the University of Tulsa’s Blackboard Learning System.  In total, the course has about 14 hours of engaging, recorded teaching; along with videos from the field that reinforce the material.  Once you successfully completed the course (all chapters & quizzes), you will receive a Certificate of Course Completion stating 14 PDHs and 1.4 CEUs.

Evaluations are coming in from folks who have completed the training, and here is what some are saying:

“I learned way more than I expected. I’m very pleased that I can apply knowledge gained from the course on the job.”
“What I liked most is that it covers everything from the first well ever drilled to current production.”
“I forgot at times I was watching the class on-line. The instructor is engaging, funny, and one of the most knowledgeable people about the industry.”

Go to their website here to find out more about this training opportunity.  This is where you may also sign up for the course.

Please contact Nancy Kruse if you have any questions.  They hope to hear from you soon and get you and others from your company started on this training.

Happy New Year!

Nancy Kruse

The University of Tulsa

Continuing Education for Science & Engineering (CESE)

800 South Tucker Drive * Tulsa, Ok  74104