PETEX Digital Badge

Digital badging has become an effective way for professionals to advance their skills and accomplishments in a certifiable, scaled approach. At The University of Texas at Austin, the Petroleum Extension (PETEX) offers the most robust selection of badging opportunities among all providers across the university, supporting workforce training in the oil and gas industry.

Woodrow W. Winchester III

AUSTIN, Texas – Woodrow W. Winchester, III, an expert in engineering professional development and continuing education, has been named the new executive director of The University of Texas at Austin Texas Engineering Executive Education (TxEEE). TxEEE provides for-credit graduate degrees and continuing education programs for working professionals as part of the UT Cockrell School of Engineering. Winchester begins on July 1, 2022.

PETEX Houston training center

For more than 75 years, the University of Texas at Austin’s Petroleum Extension (PETEX) has been providing talent development resources for the ever-evolving oil and gas industry.

The 2022 PETEX Catalog is now available for both companies and individuals to connect with energy learning solutions.

PETEX adds Five New Energy Training Courses

The Energy industry is continuously changing as are the training needs to keep up and succeed. We are dedicated to providing industry-relevant and affordable training opportunities to workforce professionals on the latest training requirements, challenges and opportunities of the industry.

Fueling the Industry Via Custom Courses

Even during a global pandemic, companies, associations, and governmental agencies need to continue to upskill and reskill their technical staff. Fortunately, PETEX has been able to continue to offer customized solutions to organizations to meet their specific training needs during unprecedented times.

PETEX Board of Advisors (BOA)

The PETEX Board of Advisors (BOA) held their first meeting of 2021 this May to discuss future PETEX plans, strategize business initiatives, and how to continue to best aid the energy workforce through industry-aligned, affordable, and effective continuing education programs and resources.

Deb Caples

It is rare to have an employee dedicate over 40 years of their life to a company. However, Deborah Caples, our Senior Graphic Designer, has done just that. For the last 43 years, Deborah has been responsible for designing, vetting, and publishing our PETEX catalogs, newsletters, publication artwork, and more. 

UT 40 for Forty

For over 75 years PETEX has been the original and premier provider of oil and gas training, starting in Texas and growing to provide training around the world. PETEX has been at the forefront of global learning solutions powering the energy 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.

New collaboration and course

To best meet our customers' changing needs, we are committed to looking for new ways to expand our energy training portfolio.