Thursday, May 30, 2013

Appalachian Petroleum Technology Training Center Established At Fairmont State University

Governor Earl Ray Tomblin, joined by Community and Technical College System of West Virginia Chancellor Jim Skidmore, announced yesterday the establishment of the Appalachian Petroleum Technology Training Center in Fairmont. The Center will address the growing workforce needs of the oil and gas industry within the State and provide training opportunities for individuals who are interested in working in the field. "This new Center, and its hands-on curriculum, will better prepare West Virginians for the highly-skilled, good-paying jobs needed to meet the demand of our growing oil and gas industry," Gov. Tomblin said. "I'm thankful for the industry's collaboration during the development of this much-needed program and look forward to congratulating the first class of graduates."  Click to read more.