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Petroleum Engineering students earn IADC WellSharp Well Control Certification

Petroleum Engineering (PETE) students recently completed their International Association of Drilling Contractor (IADC) WellSharp Level 2 certification. 

The Petroleum Engineering (PETE) Department is accredited as a WellSharp Well Control Training Center, led by Mr. Randy Andres. "We provide WellSharp certifications every semester delivering what the industry demands – real world knowledge.  Connecting the dots between the classroom and the industry. Much appreciation to these students going above and beyond what is required of them." says Andres.

UL Lafayette’s PETE department is the only PETE department in the nation to hold this certification. Mr. Andres is certified as an IADC Accredited Well Control Instructor on levels 1- Awareness, 2-Introduction, 3-Drillers and 4-Engineers and Supervisors.