CBC to offer OPPS Training in February 2013

Wes Carr, President at PEC Premier Safety Management, and CBC President Dr. Beatriz T. Espinoza sign an agreement to offer OPPS training on the CBC Pleasanton campus. Representatives from Coastal Bend College, Petroleum Education Council (PEC) Premier, Texas Workforce Commission, and the Texas Veteran’s Leadership Program gathered on the CBC Beeville campus for a signing ceremony on December 6, 2012. Wes Carr, President at PEC Premier Safety Management, and CBC President Dr. Beatriz T. Espinoza … Continue reading CBC to offer OPPS Training in February 2013

CBC & PEC Premier to Offer Oil & Gas Safety Training

Coastal Bend College and the Petroleum Education Council (PEC) Premier will hold a signing ceremony to kick-off the start of the Oil Patch Preparation System (OPPS) Short-Term Training Project. The signing ceremony will be held on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. inside the Robert J. Beasley Administration Building, Sandy Dirks Board Room at the Beeville campus. Tom Pauken, the Commissioner Representing Employers for the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC), will be present at the … Continue reading CBC & PEC Premier to Offer Oil & Gas Safety Training

CBC Industry Expo Eagle Ford Shale

Coastal Bend College prides itself on being a pioneer in providing quality education and training in the oil and gas industry for the Eagle Ford Shale region. On Thursday, July 19, 2012, Coastal Bend College will be hosting an Industry Expo at the Beeville campus on 3800 Charco Road from 2-5 p.m. for a full-spectrum demonstration of what the college has to offer employers, students and job seekers. Prospective students can see first-hand the various … Continue reading CBC Industry Expo Eagle Ford Shale

SafeLand Training June 2012: Pioneer Natural Resources

SafeLand training was recently held at Coastal Bend College. Included in the training were, from left to right, SafeLand Basic Instructor Terry Kirkpatrick and Pioneer Natural Resources employees Thomas Lutz of Goliad, Levi DeLeon of Pawnee, and Eric Gonzales of Yorktown. For more information about professional development in the oil and gas industry, go to www.coastalbend.edu/ce or call Glynis Holm Strause at (361) 354-2447.

Safeland training held at Coastal Bend College

Willbros Construction in George West, Rock Water Energy Solutions in Alice, and Cameron International in Corpus Christi sent employees to Coastal Bend College recently for oil and gas industry basic orientation. The course was taught by Terry Kirkpatrick, a safety trainer and consultant with over 23 years of experience in the industry.