Lone Star College to present seminar on energy industry
The Lone Star College Networking Lunch Series will present "Understanding Energy: Oil, Natural Gas and Transportation" in a professional development seminar Friday, Feb. 10.
The seminar is for people interested in learning the background of the energy industry, including new hires to the energy industry and non-technical energy company employees. The seminar will also cover an economic and geopolitical viewpoint of the industry.
Presented by Karen Oganowski, attendees will be given an overview of drilling, production and refining processes and learn how the United States fits into the world energy picture. Additionally, the basics of oil geology and extraction, causes of gasoline price fluctuation, an explanation of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, and the debate between shale gas and hydraulic fracking will also be discussed.
The seminar is $20, which includes lunch, and reservation is required.
The seminar will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lone Star Community Building, located at 5000 Research Forest Drive in The Woodlands.
To register, visit LoneStar.edu/Professional-Seminars or call 281-290-2925.
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