What's New in 2013!

NEW! 20% Discount for Government and Military Employees

We are pleased to announce that we are now able to offer a 20% discount to government and military employees when they register for any of PETEX’s Instructor-Led Courses.

To claim the discount, you will need to register by phone or email:

Call (800) 687-4132 or (281) 397-2440
Email HTC@petex.utexas.edu

NEW PUBLICATION! Acoustic Fluid Level Measurements in Oil and Gas Well Handbook, 1st Ed.

By A. L. Podio and James N. McCoy

Photo of Handbook Cover Coming in late March! This comprehensive handbook provides detailed explanations and guidelines for acquiring and analyzing acoustic records for all types of wells and measurement equipment. It is sure to become a valuable resource for new and experienced well analysts alike. Includes full-color illustrations and photographs, numerous example surveys and acoustic records, and an index and glossary for quick reference.


  • Fundamentals of acoustic fluid level surveys
  • Example surveys in producing and static wells
  • Equipment and procedures
  • Optimizing well performance
  • Data quality control
  • Applications to different well types

Learn more and pre-order now for delivery in April.

NEW COURSE! Performance Well Control

Through a collaborative effort with Intertek, PETEX is now able to offer a unique, multifaceted training program–Performance Well Control. Developed to address various human factor elements cited by the International Association of Oil and Gas Producers’ (IOGP) recommendations following the Macondo well control incident, this training program will help clients secure more consistent production and better manage risk.

Click here to learn more about this course and request a demonstration.

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.

2017 Course Catalog Published Online

REQUIRED PETEX’s 2017 Course Catalog is now available online. View the entire catalog or choose from one of the following sections:

We invite you to look through this year’s catalog and discover how PETEX can help you achieve your career and company goals.

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).

Click here to learn more about this course.


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