PETEX: Keeping Pace with Industry Training Needs Since 1944

Petroleum Extension (PETEX®), a unit of The Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, is headquartered at the university’s J.J. Pickle Research Campus in North Austin. We also have training centers located in Houston and Odessa, Texas.

For the past 74 years PETEX has been at the forefront of global learning solutions powering the oil and gas industry. Through our industry connections, built over decades, we’ve gained unparalleled access to current expertise, as well as insight into the ever changing needs and challenges that our clients face.

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At PETEX, our ultimate goal is to give every student the knowledge that the industry requires to efficiently, effectively, and most importantly, safely do their job.

We train industry professionals at all experience levels around the globe in new technologies, cutting-edge equipment, and current industry standards and practices that help build a more competent, prepared workforce.

The educational opportunities that we offer today range from traditional instructor-led classroom courses to online courses – to match the needs and availability of those looking to learn more.

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Although PETEX receives valuable support from The University of Texas at Austin, its operational funding is derived solely from fees for course enrollments and product sales. No state funds are used to produce our learning products or programs.


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