Grow Your Knowledge So You Can Advance Your Career

Self-Paced, Interactive Online Learning Designed With You In Mind

59% of oil & gas employers are experiencing anxiety regarding an impending oil & gas talent crisis.

This concern over being able to find top talent in the oil & gas industry has led some organizations to provide training (or re-training) programs to their existing staff.  But what if your company isn’t providing that kind of training?

It’s all about supply and demand, and your skillset is in high-demand.

That also means that if you’re looking to enter the workforce or advance your career in the oil & gas industry that there will be competition with others who may have received more training that you have.

So what can you do to level the playing field? Let us introduce you to…
TOP Energy Training is a collection of online courses for oil and gas professionals, focusing on the fundamental technology, science, and engineering of oil and gas operations.

Since 2012, we have delivered more than 42,000 hours of content to professionals as part of our program for field inspectors and regulatory personnel.

What’s so special about our program?

You get a diverse range of perspectives – oil & gas professionals, scientists, educators – so you get the best, most up-to-date information from our 30+ subject-matter experts.
Our program includes multimedia and visual guides to help you learn concepts faster so you spend less time in front of the computer and more time in the field and with your family.
You get the benefit of three universities - Colorado School of Mines, Penn State University, and The University of Texas at Austin – coming together to create courses that rigorously reviewed and tested so you get an optimal learning experience
You can purchase individual lessons which means you can try out our program before you invest in an entire course.
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About TOP Energy Training

The TOP Energy Training group launched in 2012 to address a specific issue: the surge in unconventional resource technology had created a significant knowledge gap between oil and gas inspectors and operators across North America. To address this challenge, ExxonMobil and General Electric approached three universities, The University of Texas at Austin, Penn State, and the Colorado School of Mines, with seed money to develop and teach a technical training program for oil and gas inspectors. The three schools agreed to collaborate on curriculum and methodology to create our flagship training program, TOPCORP.

TOP Energy Training leadership recognized that the online curriculum content developed for TOPCORP could have value to a broader audience than just the regulatory community. Technical and non-technical industry professionals, lawyers, teachers, students, journalists, landowners, municipal staff, and consultants need to stay abreast of the ever-changing oil and gas technology trends to be effective in their jobs and careers. TOP Energy Training online content is now available to these audiences accessible through the program’s website.
  • “This program has given me the confidence to be a successful professional, and I am excited to use this knowledge throughout my career.”
    Crystal, oil and gas field inspector
  • “Highly recommend! The TOP Energy online training courses provide oil and gas regulators and inspectors with a fundamental understanding of industry operations, as well as insight into technical trends and solutions that are changing the way the oil and gas industry does business.”
    Patrick A
  • “As a trainer of personnel with a wide range of knowledge base, using the information within [the Effective Communications] course will help me better communicate with this audience.”
    Oil and gas field inspector
  • “As someone who is wishing to be in a management position someday, [the Effective Communications] course really made me think about how I communicate with my inspectors and reevaluate myself to become a better speaker/communicator with my coworkers.”
    Oil and gas field inspector
  • “[This lesson made me] think to create an outline using this information prior to meeting with a landowner or operator.”
    Oil and gas field inspector
Learn more about the TOP Energy Training program and our mission to help oil & gas professional increase their knowledge and skills through online, interactive courses by checking out these blog posts:

"Developing The Digital Oil Field" with Jim Crompton on the Digital Oil and Gas Podcast

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"Abandoned and Orphan Wells" with Jim Crompton on The Mineral Rights Podcast

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"Measure What Matters" with Jim Crompton on the Oil & Gas HSE Podcast

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How TOP Energy Can Be Used In The Classroom For Energy Education

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Texas Announces Offshore Carbon Storage in State Waters

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What Types of Careers Can I Have in the Oil and Gas Industry?

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TOPCORP Symposium at Colorado School of Mines

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Hydraulic Fracturing

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Grow Your Oil & Gas Knowledge Online

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Try TOP Energy Training Today

You can certainly wait for the “perfect” time to start and give your peers the competitive advantage in the industry OR you can try out our program today with no long-term commitment. Why wait to…
Improve your workplace confidence
Be a more informed (and valuable) problem-solver
Contribute as a smarter, better employee
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