Stories tagged with: Oil

May 3, 2013 - 5:18pm
50 weeks 17 hours ago

The simulated oil and gas field is located right outside the Cambridge campus and is designed to give students a hands on experience of what it's like working in the oil industry, something that field trips can't do.

"We do take a lot of field trips out to actual drill sights and other activity in the oil and gas industry that's going on, but when you go to these sights you really can't do hands-on because of liability and not wanting to get anyone hurt," said Mike Whitson,...

October 7, 2011 - 11:37am
2 years 27 weeks ago

Known as "The Dirty Dozen," Zane State College graduated its first group of oil and gas field employees through a partnership with Retrain America.

The group of classmates completed a two-week, 80-hour Shale Exploration Certification course through Zane State College in Cambridge. President of Zane State Dr. Paul Brown says the course is offered to provide students with a short-term intensive training. He says the course gives them the fundamentals of working on a drilling...

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