Petroleum Data Technology AAS
- Two year program
- Enter the workforce quickly
- Full program offered at LSC-CyFair
- Engineering Technology Department
Petroleum data technology is an information technology field of study that specializes in measuring, recording, or evaluating geological data, using sonic, electronic, electrical, seismic, or gravity-measuring instruments to prospect for oil or gas. Petroleum Technologists work at multiple oil & gas related office positions. They support geologists, geophysicists, reservoir engineers, drilling and petroleum engineers, subsea engineers or other related professionals in this field.
Graduates of this program are employed for positions that also include process design, data management, well operations and completions, environmental control, offshore and onshore rig operations, reservoir engineering, geological surveys, engineering sales, research and development, and drilling equipment manufacturing data management.
Please e-mail Kelly Gernhart at Kelly.Gernhart@LoneStar.edu or call 281.290.5215 for more information.
|First Semester Courses||12 Credits|
|PTRT 1301||Introduction to Petroleum Industry||3|
|PTRT 1370||Petroleum Geology||3|
|PTRT 1371||Petroleum Data Management I - Exploration||3|
|ITSC 1301-or-COSC 1301||Introduction to Computers-or-Introduction to Computers||3|
|Second Semester Courses||12 Credits|
|TECM 1303||Technical Calculations||3|
|ITSW 1304||Introduction to Spreadsheets||3|
|PTRT 1372||Petroleum Data Management II - Drilling and Production||3|
|ITSW 1307||Introduction to Databases||3|
|Third Semester Courses||6 Credits|
|PTRT 1373||Exploration and Production I||3|
|Elective||Social/Behavioral Science Elective1||3|
|First Semester Courses||16 Credits|
|PTRT 1374||Exploration and Production II||3|
|ENGL 1301||Composition & Rhetoric I||3|
|ITSW 2334||Advanced Spreadsheets||3|
|SPCH 1321||Business and Professional Communication||3|
|Elective||Creative Arts/Language, Philosophy & Culture Elective1||3|
|Second Semester Courses||13 Credits|
|MATH 1314||College Algebra||3|
|GISC 1411||Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)||4|
|ENGL 2311||Technical Communications||3|
|PTRT 2331||Well Completions||3|
|Third Semester Courses||2 Credits|
|PTRT 2271-or-PTRT 2272||Internship - Petroleum Technology2-or-Petroleum Data: Special Project2||2|
|Petroleum Data Technology AAS Degree Program Total||60 Credits|
Median wage: $56,6681
Representative career titles and job positions for this program plan include:
- Geological Technician2
- Materials Technician2
- Laboratory Technician2
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