Pipeliners Association of Houston

When there is a need, we answer.

The Pipeliners Young Professionals (PYP) of Houston identified the need for on-demand quality and efficient online learning to support their members' professional development needs.

TexTalks webinar series

PETEX®, Texas Engineering Executive Education, and the Office of Research Relations have teamed up to bring the industry a new collaborative webinar series, Texas Engineering, TexTalks: Advancing Industry Through Innovation.

Online Info Session

PETEX will be holding our first ever live online information session on June 16th from 12-1 PM CDT to discuss our Petroleum Measurement courses to be held this July online/remote.

Joe Pirkl currently teaches the highly anticipated field trip portion of two different PETEX courses: Valves and Actuators and Pipeline Technology – Maintenance for PETEX®.

PETEX E-Learning Resources for educators

Now, more than ever, we understand the challenges many educational institutions across the nation face due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Rick Bobigian teaches PETEX’s Fundamentals of Petroleum and Introduction to Offshore Operations courses at our Houston Training Center.

PETEX® and Lone Star College launch collaborative relationship

Lone Star College and The University of Texas at Austin Engineering Executive Education, Petroleum Extension (PETEX®) announced a reciprocal agreement to further advance each other’s services for customized training in the oil and gas upstream, midstream and downstream industry.

Instructor of the Month

Zaki Husain is a well-accredited and award-winning industry professional who also instructs many classes at our Houston Training Center.

PETEX Houston Training Center

As part of PETEX’s business processes, we look closely at how best to serve the industry from our Houston Training Center (HTC) and West Texas Training Center (WTTC). In that process, we decided to move our Houston facility. Fortunately, we have been able to work with Lone Star College to both execute an MOU to collaborate on training and education programs and to relocate the HTC to University Park.

Parkey, who received a B.S. in mechanical engineering from UT Austin in 1981, joins PETEX after an accomplished career serving in senior leadership and management positions with companies such as ChevronTexaco, Texaco Inc., ICO, Inc./ICO Polymers and Exxon.