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Levin, Franklyn K. – Physics Teacher, 1976
Describes petroleum exploration techniques, particularly the interpretation of seismograms. (CP)
Descriptors: Fuels, Geology, Geophysics, Instructional Materials
Lowe, Donald R.; Owens, Edward H. – Geotimes, 1979
Developments in clastic sedimentology for 1978 focused on energy, especially petroleum exploration. (BB)
Descriptors: Earth Science, Energy, Fuels, Geology
Tucker, Robert; And Others – Training and Development, 1992
Describes the dual career path approach developed by the Exploration Division of British Petroleum for their management and technical employees. (JOW)
Descriptors: Career Development, Career Ladders, Organizational Development, Promotion (Occupational)
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Hudson, Travis; Camphire, Geoffrey – Science Teacher, 2005
Students live in a world that is powered by petroleum and other energy resources to an unsurpassed degree. The United States today consumes more than 24% of all the energy used in the world--and about 60% of this energy is provided by petroleum (oil and natural gas). The availability of abundant, inexpensive energy is the main reason that the…
Descriptors: Natural Resources, Fuels, Living Standards, Energy
Tucker, Robert; Moravec, Milan – Training, 1992
At British Petroleum Exploration, personal development planning is the individual employee's responsibility. The goal is a greater congruence among individual skills, goals, and motivation and the organization's goals. (SK)
Descriptors: Career Development, Employee Responsibility, Individual Development, Promotion (Occupational)
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Smith, Michael J.; And Others – Journal of Geological Education, 1978
This computer simulation is designed to put students into a realistic decision making situation in mineral exploration. This program can be used with different exploration situations such as ore deposits, petroleum, ground water, etc. (MR)
Descriptors: College Science, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Programs, Earth Science
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Lasson, Axel; Hermansen, John – European Journal of Engineering Education, 1989
Describes the background of the study and fellowship programs for graduates from the developing countries at the Norwegian Institute of Technology. Discusses some experiences with the programs. Includes a brief description of five courses: (1) "Pulp and Paper Technology"; (2) "Marine Civil Engineering"; (3) "Hydropower…
Descriptors: Continuing Education, Course Descriptions, Developing Nations, Engineering
Crank, Ron – 1981
This instructional unit is one of 10 developed by students on various energy-related areas that deals specifically with energy sources and development. Its objective is for the student to be able to discuss energy sources and development related to the historical perspective, biological development, current aspects, and future expectations…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Conservation Education, Conservation (Environment), Energy
Geological Society of America, Boulder, CO. – 1983
This booklet provides summaries of discussions presented at a forum designed to aid persons new to the job market in selecting prospective employers and determining career goals. Salary ranges, employment opportunities and trends, hiring practices and policies, and job qualifications are among the areas addressed related to employment in: (1)…
Descriptors: College Science, Consultants, Employment Interviews, Employment Opportunities
Bland, Laurel L. – 1970
This article, in two parts, presents information as a foundation for an integrated approach to utilization and employment of Alaskan manpower in the construction and maintenance of the trans-Alaska pipeline, and the continuing exploration and development of the petroleum fields. The four primary manpower sources for petroleum related employment in…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Construction Industry, Economic Factors, Equipment Maintenance
Farning, Maxwell – 1973
This paper discusses career opportunities in eight broad groups of marine science occupations: (1) harbor construction and maintenance, (2) ship construction, (3) merchant marine activities, (4) towboating, (5) longshoring, (6) fishing and fish farming, (7) petroleum and natural gas exploration and extraction, and (8) research activities. The…
Descriptors: Career Education, Career Opportunities, Construction (Process), Educational Needs
Resources for the Future, Inc., Washington, DC. – 1985
Resources for the Future, Inc. (RFF) is a nonprofit, tax exempt corporation headquartered in Washington, D.C. RFF's purpose is to advance research and education in the development, conservation, and use of natural resources, including improvement of the quality of the environment. Most of its programs are carried out by resident staff, but a few…
Descriptors: Agriculture, Annual Reports, Books, Conservation (Environment)
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Sun, Xiaodong; Jia, Yanrui; Li, Zhenchun; Song, Yu – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
The Washington Accord is an internationally recognized agreement in engineering education of undergraduates. China joined the agreement as the 18th member country in 2016. The exploration technology and engineering major of China University of Petroleum has obtained the professional certification from international engineering education system and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Engineering Education, Undergraduate Students
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Moser, Louise E. – Computers and Education, 1983
Describes a package of computer programs developed to implement an oil exploration game that gives undergraduate students practical experience in applying theoretical principles of petroleum geology. The programs facilitate management of the game by the instructor and enhance the learning experience. (Author/MBR)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Programs, Computer Simulation, Educational Games
Riendeau, Albert J. – 1975
Many implications exist for postsecondary educational institutions in the challenge of arriving at a responsible solution to the energy problem. The intent of the Energy Materials Conservation Education Act of 1975 is to call for a commitment by educators (community colleges, technical institutes, and trade and technical schools) to: (1) help…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Career Guidance, Community Colleges, Employment
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