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Workforce Development Programs

The 2024 Workforce Development Programs are open for registration. Learn more about the Executive Leadership Program, Field-Level Leadership Programs, ESG Certification Program and more.

SecureWell: Well Control Certification Program

SecureWell is a first-of-its kind course that contains purpose-driven, comprehensive and practical training for cased hole well operations. Created by well control and well servicing experts, the course offers certification through classroom training, field assessment and skills verification.


Since its foundation in 1933, Energy Workforce has served as a reflection of the men and women working in the services and technology sector of the U.S. energy industry. On August 3, we began the year-long celebration of our 90th anniversary. “In Our Element: 90 Years of Energy Workforce” will chronicle the contributions, character and commitment to innovation from the men and women of the energy workforce.


We are empowering the energy workforce of the future by educating, supporting and advocating for energy companies and the workers of today and tomorrow. Our foresight and expertise elevate our industry with governments, industry partners and communities around the globe. And we foster innovations that will shape our industry and improve our changing world.
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Empowering the Energy Workforce of the Future

We are transforming energy by giving our members the tools, information and representation they need to boldly enable a low-carbon future – safely, profitably and sustainably. We connect, educate, support and advocate for energy companies and workers of today and tomorrow. Our foresight and expertise elevate our industry with governments, industry partners and communities around the globe. And we foster innovations that will shape our industry and improve our changing world.


Energy Workforce’s leadership is comprised of experienced industry executives dedicated to advancing priorities of the energy technology and services sector.

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Energy Workforce provides corporate membership opportunities in four categories: Industry, Allied, International and Industry Partner. Membership dues are paid annually.

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Meetings and Events

June 4-5, 2024
June 6,2024
6/18/24 - 12/5/24

Energy Workforce provides more than 120 meetings throughout the year facilitating face-to-face exposure, best practices, training and networking with customers and peers.

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“Five months into the Administration’s LNG export permit ‘pause’, Secretary Granholm has yet to provide clear answers to the American people and our allies on the duration of this review or its specific scope,” stated Tim Tarpley, President, Energy Workforce & Technology Council.

🌟 Energy Workforce President Molly Determan is joining Flipping The Barrel's 𝘌𝘯𝘦𝘳𝘨𝘪𝘻𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘛𝘰𝘮𝘰𝘳𝘳𝘰𝘸: 𝘌𝘮𝘱𝘰𝘸𝘦𝘳𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘕𝘦𝘹𝘵 𝘎𝘦𝘯𝘦𝘳𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 on July 17th. She'll be part of the panel discussion, “Cultivating Diversity: Where Does DE&I Go From

💼 The Executive Leadership Program: Cultivating High-Performing Teams & Cultures held its second session of the year this week! The year-long hybrid program, in partnership with Heidrick & Struggles, equips Senior Directors and Vice President Level Leaders with the skills to

Yesterday, EWTC members came together for the sixth annual 𝗦𝗵𝗼𝗼𝘁 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗦𝘁𝗮𝗿𝘀 𝗠𝗮𝗿𝗸𝘀𝗺𝗮𝗻𝘀𝗵𝗶𝗽 𝗧𝗼𝘂𝗿𝗻𝗮𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁. The event, which consisted of networking and friendly competition, was held at the Athena Gun Club in Houston.

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🌟 On Asian Heritage Month, we would like to recognize the accomplishments and positive impact Asian American and Pacific Islanders have had on our industry and throughout history. Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have played a pivotal role in our world and in the energy

🙌 The Pan American Energy Small and Medium Enterprises Program visited Energy Workforce in Houston last week.

EWTC President Tim Tarpley and Senior Director of Energy Policy, Maria Suarez-Simmons, discussed this year's U.S. political and market outlook and the impacts it will

The Executive Leadership Program: Helping Clients Succeed, held its third session this week. Participants gained the skills and tools necessary to build strong relationships with clients and learned how to navigate any sales scenario. Discover more about what participants learned

Energy Workforce President Molly Determan presented this morning at Hart Energy’s Super DUG confrence on “Averting the Next Energy Crisis: Finding New Talent for the Industry.”

Finding enough—and the right kind—of new talent for the oil and gas industry is becoming increasingly

EWTC President Tim Tarpley provides an analysis of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the implications it has on renewable energy across the electricity grid.

Tarpley also touches on the Order 1977 and the importance of these rulings due to the increase in load

💼 Don’t miss out on the second offering of the year-long program, Executive Leadership Program: Integrated Leadership: Leading with Influence, Agility, and Accountability, in partnership with Heidrick & Struggles! There are only a few spots left.

🙌 The program is designed for

EWTC's Supply Chain Committee hosted its Q2 committee meeting at Aries Worldwide Logistics, which was followed by a tour of the facility. The committee discussed the upcoming 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟒 𝐒𝐮𝐩𝐩𝐥𝐲 𝐂𝐡𝐚𝐢𝐧 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐟𝐞𝐫𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐞, 𝐨𝐧 𝐒𝐞𝐩𝐭𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐞𝐫 𝟏𝟐, 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟒. The

📢 There are only a few spots left for the Field Level Leadership Program at ProPetro Services, a two-day program designed to equip front-line leaders in early stage management positions with the skills needed to learn their leadership styles. Registration open through May 10.

Energy Workforce’s Executive Leadership Programs prepare high-performing, high-potential individuals to further develop their leadership skills. 💡

In today's competitive market, understanding clients' needs and fostering genuine relationships is paramount. The 𝗛𝗲𝗹𝗽𝗶𝗻𝗴

🔎 Read the latest Energy Workforce member submission by Garrett Delk at Pickering Energy Partners.

Delk dives deep into the rapid increase of AI and the data center demand, and how both will have major impact on the power grid moving forward. He also touches on how technology

⏰ Energy Workforce’s 6th Annual Shoot for the Stars Marksmanship Tournament is just around the corner! Don’t miss out on the opportunity to network and compete in a marksmanship tournament at the Athena Gun Club in an indoor VIP experience. No shooting experience required.

🙌 The Energy Sustainability Reporting Program, led by Dan Romito at Pickering Energy Partners, held its second session this week!

The session was focused on the evolving reporting landscape of the energy sector and discussed the challenges and strategies associated with change

🏛️ The Senate is scheduled to take up the FAA Reauthorization bill this week so they can send it to the House for a vote before the FAA’s May 10th authorization deadline. There are attempts by a few Senators to add additional provisions to the package through amendment as the

⭐ The Pan American Energy delegation from Argentina is in Houston to connect and network with partners in the United States.

🙌 Energy Workforce President Tim Tarpley discussed this year’s U.S. political and market outlook and the impacts it will have on the energy sector with

According to preliminary data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and analysis by the Energy Workforce & Technology Council, despite a slight decrease of -3,263 jobs in the U.S. oilfield services sector in April 2024, the U.S. oilfield job market still shows potential for growth

⚠️ERCOT issued a weather warning for today, May 8th.

Energy Workforce President Tim Tarpley joined NewsRadio 740 KTRH to discuss the increased demand for power and how Texas must continue to invest in natural gas power generation.


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ERCOT Issues A Weather Watch For Wednesday | NewsRadio 740 KTRH | KTRH Local Houston and Texas News

The warning has been issued due to 'unseasonably high temperatures' expected on Wednesday

The @USKBC and the @USChamber’s Global Energy Institute @globalenergy were thrilled to have the opportunity to partner with the Energy Workforce & Technology Council @EnergyWorkforce to co-host the Reception of the #USROK Energy Security Dialogue! #energytransition

As part of the three-day long 2024 US-Republic of Korea Energy Security Dialogue, Energy Workforce members participated in track 1.5 business discussions with the US and Korean delegations on Tuesday, bringing together key stakeholders to discuss pressing energy security issues

The Council on Environmental Quality has published its final rules implementing permitting language for transmissions and low-carbon infrastructure projects. The “Bipartisan Permitting Reform Implementation Rule” revises procedural provisions of the National Environmental Policy

EQT VP Drilling, Steve Chesher spoke last week at the @EnergyWorkforce Annual Conference. Steve was a panelist on the Onshore Operator’s Perspective and discussed the importance of collaboration between operators and service providers.

The FTC voted 3-2 to ban the vast majority of non-compete agreements that are currently in effect for millions of Americans. In fact, the FTC estimates that 18% of the US workforce, some 30 million people, are currently under some form of a noncompete agreement.

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