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Persons interested in obtaining a position or enhancing skills in the Natural Gas field.

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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician Certificate

Designed specifically for the Marcellus Shale industry, the GIS program consists of four courses focused on training GIS technicians

Marcellus Shale Land Use Practices in Pennsylvania Certificate

This certificate program consists of nine courses that provide you with a broad introduction to the Marcellus Shale industry in Pennsylvania, preparing you for these jobs.

Shale Development and Production Overview

The unconventional shale gas revolution is transforming energy production and utilization across the United States and around the world. Understanding how and why shales like Marcellus and Utica are being developed is fundamental to successful businesses across the Appalachian Basin. Nearly 1,000 natural gas industry employees and other businesses have already taken the Shale Development and Production Overview course. Participants clearly value knowledge that enables them to provide fact-based answers to real world questions about all aspects of shale gas development. The eight-hour course includes information on shale economics, geology, leasing, drilling practices, well construction, reservoir stimulation and well completion, production, and workforce all mixed in with real world, on the ground experience. The course will offer new information for individuals at all experience levels. No matter if you have natural gas industry experience or if you are a novice to natural gas production, the development and production overview has something for you!


Additional courses related to the Marcellus Shale Industry are on the Occupational Health, Safety, and Environmental