Office of Continuing Education will offer course for shale workforce

A course in “Shale Education and Training” that will provide a foundation for employees working in or entering the shale industry will be offered in July and November through the Penn State Beaver Office of Continuing Education in conjunction with the Shale Training and Education Center (ShaleTEC), an affiliate of Penn State.

The course will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 22, or Thursday, Nov. 6, and will include information on shale economics, geology, leasing, drilling practices, well construction, reservoir stimulation and well completion, and production. Course fee is $379. WEDnetPA grant funds may be eligible for safety training cost reimbursement for eligible participants.

To register for the course, contact the Office of Continuing Education at 724-773-3700 or, or contact ShaleTEC at 800-367-9222 or visit

Last Updated July 07, 2014