eLearning Opportunities

The IPAA/PESA Energy Education Center believes that education is a key factor in our mission of ensuring a strong, viable domestic oil and natural gas industry. That is why we have partnered with Energy Training Resources, LLC to offer a series of state-of-the-art online eLearning courses and instructional videos. Proceeds from these courses benefit the award-winning IPAA Educational Foundation. We are using education to fund education, which is a win-win for schools and industry.

If you have questions about any of these online courses, please email Nikki McDermott Thomas.

View our brochure for sponsorship opportunities with our eLearning courses and the IPAA/PESA Energy Education Center.

Receive 10% off by registering 5 or more people at the same time. Please fill out the multiple user registration form and follow the remittance instructions.

Petroleum Geology for Non-Geologists

This course is divided into 15 modules, each section taking between 25-45 minutes to complete, making it easy to fit into any schedule. Each module is narrated and incorporates videos, real-world analogies, and plenty of animation. We start with the basics then move on to more advanced topics such as understanding seismic waves, acquisitions, processing and interpretation. Check out our module descriptions for a detailed list of what is covered in each module.

Continuing Education Units: 10 AAPL recertification credits (RL, RPL, CPL, and CPL Specialist)

$ 199.00

U.S. Mineral Rights and Leasing

Anyone in the industry will benefit from this course. It provides solid and comprehensive coverage of U.S. mineral rights and leasing and includes up-to-date information on topics such as horizontal-well spacing, forced pooling, Texas Production Sharing Agreement (PSA) and allocation wells, deduction of post-production costs from royalties, challenges to federal onshore and offshore leasing, and much more. It is narrated, visually stimulating and interactive and provides easy-to-follow examples of the various types of interests that can be created from a mineral estate. It also covers the various roles involved in land management.  Check out our module descriptions for a detailed list of what is covered in each module.

Continuing Education Units: 10 AAPL recertification credits (RL, RPL, CPL, and CPL Specialist)

$ 199.00

Oil and Gas Drilling Video: From Planning to Production

This 2-hour DVD follows the full drilling and completion of a horizontal shale well and provides a direct, close-up view of the surface activities combined with animations of the corresponding downhole impact. It is great for employee training purposes and is a must-see for anyone working in or with the oil and gas industry.

$ 499.00

Drilling and Completion – Coming Soon

If you would like to be notified when this course becomes available and receive a 20% early-bird discount, please email Nikki Thomas.

Joint Operations – Coming Soon