Oil & Gas Exploration & Production

R. L. Turner High School
Business & Industry or STEM Endorsement

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subject 9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th grade
Language Arts English English English English
Math Math Math Math Math
Science Science Science Science Science
Social Studies Social Studies Social Studies Social Studies Social Studies
CTE Courses

Principles of Applied Engineering
Introduction to Engineering Design
(1 credit)

Occupational Safety & Environmental Technology I
(1 Credit)

Occupational Safety & Environmental Technology II
(1 Credit)

Project Based Research
(2 credits)
Additional Elective        
Additional Elective        
Additional Elective        

Additional Graduation Requirements:

  • Foreign Language (2 credits)
  • Physical Education (1 credit)
  • Fine Arts (1 credit)
  • Health (1/2 credit)

Possible Industry Based Certifications:

  • C-200 Certified Industry 4.0 Automation Systems Specialist I -201 Electrical Systems 1
  • Industrial Technology Maintenance (ITM) -Electrical Systems 

  • NCCER Core 

  • NCCER Electronic System Technician Level I

  • NCCER Electronic System Technician Level II

occupations median wage annual openings % growth
Extraction Workers - All Others $44,616 145 24%
Extraction Workers $34,570 1000 7%
Drill Operators, Oil & Gas $52,083 925 14%

The Oil and Gas Exploration and Production program of study focuses on processing, refining, and distributing petroleum and gas. It introduces CTE learners to the process of regulating the flow of oil into pipelines, controlling pumping systems, and operating and maintaining machinery to generate electric power.