Shale Gas Training

Oil & Gas Industry Operation and Maintenance Technician 

16 Credit Certificate Program - One Semester

Offered on Main Campus in Steubenville

Program Information 

To learn how to apply: 740-266-9993

Job Outlook
The drilling of a single well requires 400 people working in nearly 150 occupations. 47% of a well's workforce consists of jobs that do not require a 4-year degree: general labor (20%), heavy equipment operators (17%), and commercial driver's license on- and off-road truckers (10%). Source:

Eastern Gateway offers training programs directly related to skills required for jobs in the natural gas drilling industry. 

Drilling Operations    
Health & Safety    
PEC Basic Orientation    
PEC Core Compliance      
Water Transport/Management