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Petroleum Service Technology Departments

The Petroleum Service Technology degree prepares a student to enter the the oil and gas industry with an emphasis in drilling and the supporting systems needed for the completion of oil and gas wells. Courses provide training in hydraulics/pneumatics, DC/AC circuits, and petroleum instrumentation and system troubleshooting. Instruction covers a wide array of skills needed in modern industrial and petroleum production environments including hydraulics and pneumatics, electrical circuits, programmable controllers, motors, pumps, safety, robotics and automated controls.


Contacting the Petroleum Service Technology Department

  • The department director's office is your primary source for all program, course and transfer questions.
  • The department director approves all coursework exceptions and prior learning experiences for credit courses toward your degree or certificate.
  • CE-to-Credit linked courses can also be verified by contacting the department director or dean.

LSC-University Park Contacts

Name Phone Office
Steven Kahla, Ph.D.
281.655.3788 Steven.C.Kahla@LoneStar.edu EMI. 155
Gary Tucker
Department Chair


Gary.D.Tucker@LoneStar.edu B13.868
John Skopak
281.290.3679 John.E.Skopak@LoneStar.edu EMI.157

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