News

  • The IPAA/PESA Energy Education Center kick-started the 2017-18 school year with a new opportunity through Dale Carnegie for our Petroleum Academy teachers. This exclusive event would not have been made possible without the generous financial support of Dale Carnegie and Southwestern Energy....

  • On April 22, 2017, Jack Nassab, 2013 IPAA/PESA Petroleum Academy at Westside graduate, spoke on behalf of all current and former IPAA/PESA Petroleum Academy students before the National Membership of PESA in Mesa, Arizona....

  • Stephanie Suarez graduated in 2012 as a member of the IPAA/PESA Petroleum Academy at Milby and this past May she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in General Geology from the Jackson School of Geosciences at UT Austin. Stephanie’s externship was at Valerus in 2011....

  • Ashley Menendez, Southwest High School 2013 salutatorian and class president, and member of the IPAA/PESA Petroleum Academy at Southwest, spoke on April 5, 2017 at the annual meeting of the National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) in Washington, DC.  Ashley spoke about her experience in the acad...

  • Mrs. Jennifer Northern, lead teacher in the Petroleum Academy at Southwest High School in Fort Worth, was selected as the 2017 IPAA/PESA Teacher of the Year. The purpose of the award is to recognize outstanding Academy campus personnel who demonstrate excellence and a commitment to the Academy progr...

  • The 2016-2017 school year closed with many activities having been provided for the students in the five IPAA/PESA Petroleum Academies. These would not have been possible without the tremendous support of the many companies, organizations and individuals who have helped sustain the work of the IPAA/P...

  • The 2016-17 fall semester closed with many activities being provided for the students in the five IPAA/PESA Petroleum Academies in Houston and Fort Worth. These would not have been possible without the tremendous support of the many companies, organizations and individuals who have......