Global Energy

Global Energy Center of Excellence

Situated in the "Energy Capital of the World," the Global Energy Center of Excellence trains and educates technically-skilled and safety conscious workers for the energy industry supporting the petrochemical, energy corridor and production companies in our region.

The Houston area is home to more than 3,700 energy-related companies, including more than 500 exploration and production firms, more than 150 pipeline transportation companies, 9 refineries, and the largest petrochemical manufacturing complex in the nation. The Global Energy Center of Excellence trains workers for each of these sectors.

Technological advancements in the industry as well as the great crew change driven by an aging workforce necessitate a next generation workforce and the Global Energy Center of Excellence addresses this need by training incumbents and potential new hires.

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Global Energy programs

Workforce programsContinuing Education programs
Electronics Engineering Technology Basic Access - Industrial Scaffold Builder
Instrumentation & Controls Engineering Technology Logistics & Material Handling
Petroleum Engineering Technology Forklift Safety Training 
Process Technology  

Information (Session)

Global Energy COE information sessions will take place every second Thursday of each month from 11:00 a.m. - 12 p.m. at HCC Northeast Campus - Science & Technology Building (Room 106) at 555 Community College Drive, Houston, TX 77013.

In the information session, students will be advised for enrollment in Global Energy COE programs and provided information regarding degrees and certificates, career and salary projections, industries hiring HCC students, financial assistance, scholarships, internships as well as food or childcare needs.

For more information, call 713-718-5534 or email the Chair of Global Energy at

Dean, Global Energy Center of Excellence

Hours of Operation: Mon.-Fri. 8am-5pm