More than 200 high school students from the Petroleum Academies, supported by the Independent Petroleum Association of America/Petroleum Equipment & Services Association (IPAA/PESA) Energy Education Center, will study seismic surveys, compete for production rigs, and negotiate deals during a two-day competition called PetroChallenge held Feb....

The Houston Geological Society sponsored Geosciences Day at the Houston Museum of Natural Science for the third year in a row.  The HGS docents toured nearly 120 Freshmen Petroleum Academy students and chaperones from Young Women’s College Preparatory Academy along with Westside and Milby High...

IPAA/PESA Petroleum Academy students at Southwest High School competed in the FIRST Robotics qualifier contest on Saturday, January 27 at Bethesda Christian School.  The FIRST Tech Challenge ("For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) teams are challenged to design, build, program, and operate robots...

The IPAA/PESA Petroleum Academy at Southwest High School participated in the annual PowerPoint/Panel Speaking Competition on January 17-18, 2018. The purpose of the event is to provide an opportunity for students in our Petroleum Academies to demonstrate their knowledge of the oil and gas industry and to...