PETEX Distance Learning

Earn CEUs and a Completion Certificate!

Take advantage of these self-paced independent study options that you can conduct on your computer at your convenience. The following programs offer print or e-content with a testing component to assess learning. A passing score earns CEUs and a Completion Certificate from The University of Texas at Austin–PETEX. These programs are an effective means of demonstrating knowledge in key areas of the oil and gas industry for enhanced job performance and career development.

Distance Learning Programs combine several products like Publications, E-Learning Modules, Training Videos, and Assessments at a cost savings to you.

Distance Learning Certificate Programs FAQ

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Select a program option:

E-Learning Based ProgramsComplete courses comprised of several interactive e-learning modules that join to make an effective and engaging training package.

  Publications Based ProgramsRead the print or e-book and take a comprehensive test to complete these training packages on your own time, at your own pace.

- Elementary Drilling e-Course
- Introduction to Petroleum and Overview of Drilling Systems e-Course
- Oilwell Drilling Primer e-Course
- Petroleum Fundamentals e-Course
- Production Basics e-Course

  - A Primer of Oilwell Drilling Certificate Program
- Field Handling of Natural Gas Volume 1 Certificate Program
- Fundamentals of Petroleum Certificate Program
- Fundamentals of Petroleum Parts I-V
- Introduction to Rotary Drilling Certificate Program
- Land and Leasing Certificate Program
- Plant Processing of Natural Gas Certificate Program
- Practical Petroleum Geology Certificate Program
- Routine Drilling Operations Certificate Program
- Special Drilling Operations Certificate Program
- Drilling Technology Certificate Program

Training Video Based ProgramsView the video and take an online test to assess and reinforce your learning in this entertaining self-study package.

- Introduction to Well Control
- Makin Hole: How Oilwells are Drilled
- So You Want to be a Roughneck?


Flexible training options—your time, your way.

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