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Blog / May 16, 2018

On Tuesday, IPAA held its first Oil and Gas Orientation at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. The course quickly sold out as it was specifically designed for new hires and newcomers to the industry who were looking to be proactive and valued by their......

Blog / May 16, 2018

At the PESA (Petroleum Equipment & Services Association) annual meeting last month in Georgia, Ashley Menendez spoke on behalf of current and former students in the IPAA/PESA high school Petroleum Academies.  Ashley was a 2013 graduate of Southwest High School in Fort Worth, graduating as......

Blog / May 1, 2018

On April 11 at the NOIA annual meeting in Washington DC, IPAA/PESA Petroleum Academy graduate, Paige Jefferson, spoke to the NOIA membership about her experience in the Petroleum Academy at the Young Women’s College Preparatory in Houston.  Paige graduated in 2015 in the first graduating......

Blog / April 9, 2018

IPAA/PESA Petroleum Academy at Milby High School alumni Stephanie has obtained some amazing accomplishments since graduating in 2012.  During her high school education with the Petroleum Academy, she maintained a 4.39 GPA and ranked 5th in the graduating class of 2012.  She also completed an......

Blog / February 26, 2018

Six Petroleum Academy at Westside High School welcomed silent auction contributors at the 22nd annual IPAA Wildcatters’ Ball.  The IPAA/PESA Energy Education Center truly appreciates the outstanding contribution Thomas Nassab, Annika Reuhlike, Anastacia Castro, Alyssa Rodriguez, Sam Buley, an...

Blog / February 26, 2018

Four IPAA/PESA Petroleum Academy graduates who are currently University of Houston students addressed board members on February 5th at the IPAA/PESA Education Advisory Board meeting. Riky Enriquez, Julissa Enriquez, Stephanie Suarez and Maziar Zarea spoke about their Petroleum Academy experience and...

Blog / February 26, 2018

Mrs. Laurie Schlaudt, the lead teacher in the Petroleum Academy at Westside High School in Houston, was selected as the 2018 IPAA/PESA Teacher of the Year.  The purpose of the award is to recognize outstanding Petroleum Academy campus personnel who demonstrate excellence and a commitment......