Petroleum industry looking to increase safety for anticipated oil activity

 Feb 21 2017
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BISMARCK, N.D. -The North Dakota Petroleum Council expects an uptick in activity in the Bakken. Monday, they held a safety meeting to discuss better practices for inexperienced workers.

North Dakota's petroleum industry is facing a recruitment problem.

The state oil rig count is predicted to increase and well service companies are looking to hire hundreds of workers, but they're having trouble finding them.


The Petroleum Production Technology program at Bismarck State College includes several safety-focused courses and prepares students to enter this growing industry.  View course descriptions here.