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2011-08-12 07:15:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Petroleum Extension Service (PETEX(R)) is proud to announce the launch of its new Professional Land Management Certificate Program in Austin, Houston and San Antonio. Workers involved in land-related activities or those interested in opportunities as professional "landmen" may enroll in this training program to either enhance their skills or prepare for a new career in the oil and gas industry. A "landman" negotiates for the mineral rights...

2011-06-04 00:00:29

PETEX enlists top professors and industry experts to write top-selling "Fundamentals of Petroleum." Austin, TX (PRWEB) June 03, 2011 Three top professors at The University of Texas at Austin have made new contributions to the latest edition of "Fundamentals of Petroleum," a best-selling oil and gas industry training publication produced by the Petroleum Extension Service (PETEX). Since its inception in 1944, PETEX has become the industry trainer of choice, and "Fundamentals of Petroleum" is...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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