Ohio college (Zane State) offers 2 week course for oil and gas workers

According to a recent article in the Times Reporter, Zane State College plans to offer Retrain America's 2 week course, which will allow workers to become certified for work in the oil and gas industry.  Refrain America is an organization designed to "respond to current energy industry needs through fast-track training and targeted outreach to areas where current workforce needs have far exceeded a region's labor supplies."  At Zane State, the Retrain American course will cover topics that include "the drilling rig and components, drilling procedures, roughneck duties, casing, cementing, formation evaluation, waterline operations, well completion, well control and advanced topics."  More information on the course can be obtained from Dan Durfee, a professor of engineering and natural sciences at Zane State.