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Bozick, Robert; Gonzalez, Gabriella C.; Ogletree, Cordaye; Carew, Diana Gehlhaus – RAND Corporation, 2017
The challenge of connecting employers and educators to collaboratively plan for training future workers is an enduring one -- particularly for jobs that are rapidly changing because of technological advancements. This report addresses this challenge as it pertains to employers and educators in the oil and natural gas industry located in and around…
Descriptors: Job Skills, Labor Force Development, Job Training, Industry
Alberta Advanced Education and Technology, 2011
The graduate of the Natural Gas Compression Technician apprenticeship program is a certified journeyperson who will be able to install, commission, maintain and repair equipment used to gather store and transmit natural gas. Advanced Education and Technology has prepared this course outline in partnership with the Natural Gas Compression…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Fuels, Energy, Equipment Maintenance
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Burkova, Irina; Ilin, Eduard; Belov, Alexander N.; Bezryadin, Alexey – Physics Education, 2021
Induced seismicity has received a lot of attention in recent years. This new natural phenomenon appeared as a result of active human influence on nature. The phenomenon has been detected in places of natural gas and oil recovery, and geological storage of CO[subscript 2]. One of the main reasons for the observed seismic activity is associated with…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Seismology, Geology, Scientific Concepts
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Ross, John; Shelton, Therese – PRIMUS, 2019
We present several modules that address social justice issues in an introductory statistics course. The activities consider possible disparities of housing location, language spoken at home, and job sector as they relate to, respectively, access to healthy foods, air pollution via proximity to traffic, and health concerns via proximity to fracking…
Descriptors: Statistics, Social Justice, Fuels, Introductory Courses
Gonzalez, Gabriella C.; Doss, Christopher Joseph; Kaufman, Julia H.; Bozick, Robert – RAND Corporation, 2019
As the demand for workers with science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) skills grows ever higher, employers face stiff competition for qualified employees--and with retirements, the pool of employees grows ever smaller. Meanwhile, U.S. education and workforce systems could be failing to keep pace with the needs of the STEM economy,…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Job Skills, Labor Force Development, Job Training
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Nease, Jake; Adams, Thomas A., II – Chemical Engineering Education, 2019
BLACKOUT! is a turn-based video game that introduces undergraduate and high school students to the types of power generation available in most electricity markets. The workshop portion of BLACKOUT! introduces students to the advantages and disadvantages of power generation by coal, natural gas, nuclear, wind and solar. The students then take the…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Video Games, Workshops, Power Technology
O'Neill, Julie Treick – Rethinking Schools, 2012
Natural gas production in Wyoming is a lucrative and influential industry. All the perks--jobs, education spending, the budget surplus--are huge incentives for communities and the fossil fuel-friendly state legislature to play along, to stay silent. And many are willing. There has been natural gas production in the state for almost a century, but…
Descriptors: Hydraulics, Fuels, Global Education, Site Analysis
Gonzalez, Gabriella C.; Doss, Christopher Joseph; Kaufman, Julia H.; Bozick, Robert – RAND Corporation, 2019
"Middle-skills" jobs require more education and training than that provided by a high school diploma but less education and training than a four-year college degree. Employers struggle to find workers with the needed combination of knowledge and skills to fill middle-skills jobs; this search for workers is particularly pertinent to the…
Descriptors: Labor Force Development, STEM Education, Skill Development, Job Skills
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Zowada, Christian; Gulacar, Ozcan; Eilks, Ingo – Journal of Chemical Education, 2018
This paper presents a case study that investigated students' perceptions on the integration of a socio-scientific issue into a general chemistry course at a public university located in northwestern California. The teaching intervention is based on a digital learning environment structured by the software Prezi that students used to explore the…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Chemistry, Secondary School Science, High Schools
Sikorski, Janelle J.; Briggs, Brandon R. – Journal of Geoscience Education, 2016
Microbial processes in the deep biosphere affect marine sediments, such as the formation of gas hydrate deposits. Gas hydrate deposits offer a large source of natural gas with the potential to augment energy reserves and affect climate and seafloor stability. Despite the significant interdependence between life and geology in the ocean, coverage…
Descriptors: Oceanography, Geology, Introductory Courses, Science Instruction
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Roman, Harry T. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2013
The ability to remotely inspect equipment of an aging infrastructure is becoming of major interest to many industries. Often the ability to just get a look at a piece of critical equipment can yield very important information. With millions of miles of piping installed throughout the United States, this vast network is critical to oil, natural…
Descriptors: Inspection, Equipment, Energy, Equipment Evaluation
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Walker, Judith – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2018
Since 2011, the government of British Columbia (BC) has focused on building the Canadian province's economy through the development of a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) sector. In service of this endeavour, the government launched the "Skills for Jobs Blueprint," which attempts to more clearly align BC's education system with resource…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Position Papers, State Policy, Educational Policy
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Tietz, Paul I. – Natural Sciences Education, 2019
Hydraulic fracturing is a major process for oil and natural gas production in the United States, and sand mines in Western Wisconsin provide highly desirable sand for the fracturing industry. After being mined, sand is wet-sieved to isolate economical-size fractions. Polyacrylamide is used as a flocculant to settle out the fine particles,…
Descriptors: Fuels, Mining, Wastes, Sanitation
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Azeem, Kiran; Nadeem, Wajiha; Zia, Afsa; Shehzad, Shiza; Anwar, Zara – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
The goal of this study is to determine the impact of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) crisis on Student's Academic Life of Karachi Pakistan. This research helps in observing the behavior of students and their educational progress includes depression and anxiety, rate of absenteeism and undesirable results in exams threatens due to CNG crisis and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Fuels, Statistical Inference, Statistics
Guentzler, William D. – Industrial Arts and Vocational Education, 1971
Converting small displacement internal combustion engines to run on liquified petroleum gas and natural gas. (Editor)
Descriptors: Engines, Fuels, Industrial Arts, Power Technology
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