Global Energy

Global Energy Center of Excellence

Situated in the "Energy Capital of the World," the Global Energy Center of Excellence trains and educates technically-skilled and safety conscious workers for the energy industry supporting the petrochemical, energy corridor and production companies in our region.

The Houston area is home to more than 3,700 energy-related companies, including more than 500 exploration and production firms, more than 150 pipeline transportation companies, 9 refineries, and the largest petrochemical manufacturing complex in the nation. The Global Energy Center of Excellence trains workers for each of these sectors.

Technological advancements in the industry as well as the great crew change driven by an aging workforce necessitate a next generation workforce and the Global Energy Center of Excellence addresses this need by training incumbents and potential new hires.

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Global Energy programs

Workforce programsContinuing Education programs
Instrumentation & Controls Engineering Technology Basic Access - Industrial Scaffold Builder
Petroleum Engineering Technology Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Process Technology Drilling Roustabout (Rig One)

Virtual Information Session (prospective students)

 Global Energy workforce programs virtual information sessions for prospective students will take place on Mondays from 2 pm to 3 pm. During the information sessions, students will be advised of the enrollment options in the Global Energy workforce programs. To register, please call 713-718-5534 or email hcc.globalenergy@hccs.edu.

In-person Open House (Prospective Students)

Global Energy workforce programs in-person open house for prospective students will take place on the following days.

  • Tuesday, November 15, 2022, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Monday, January 9, 2023, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

 

Students will have the chance to tour the labs of the Global Energy programs and meet with the program faculty and staff.

Use registration links below and/or please call 713-718-5534 or email hcc.globalenergy@hccs.edu 

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Mehmet Argin, Ph.D.

Dean of Global Energy Center of Excellence

Hours of Operation: Mon.-Fri. 8am-5pm