NAIT students to get hands on with high-tech oil industry equipment
Students in the Petroleum Engineering Technology program will get a chance to investigate and operate massive oilfield equipment as part of the 9th annual NAIT Petroleum Engineering Technology Industry Day. Over 20 companies will be on hand for this year’s event, talking directly to students about career options and showcasing the latest technologies.
Petroleum Engineering Technology is one of seven programs at NAIT that will be expanding over the next few years to meet industry demand.
WHEN: Wednesday, April 9, 2014
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
WHERE: NAIT Main Campus
11762 106 St. NW
Parking Lot L (“Zone L” on campus map, located on Princess Elizabeth Avenue at 103 Street)
Some of the equipment on site for Petroleum Engineering Technology Industry Day will include:
- Fiber optic technology used in monitoring underground steam chambers in oil sands production
- Innovative equipment used to increase oil and gas production
- Command centres used during oil and gas industry emergencies
- Trucks capable of running electronic recording devices in extremely high pressure and high temperature environments up to 6 km below ground
- Mobile control centres used in the development of shale gas deposits
- A service rig with a 75-foot high mast
- A 70-foot long truck with a 2500-horsepower engine and mounted pumps that stimulates oil and gas production
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