The Petroleum Technology Initiative (PTI) is an energy industry workforce development venture that complements current UH programs for students and assists experienced employees and project teams in companies.
Established in 2007 by Jack Christiansen, the PTI’s mission is to equip students and experienced professionals with knowledge and skills needed to find a solution for challenges facing Energy Industry, enhance their technical and professional competence and ability to create more value to the Companies. Learn more >
Message from Founding Director
"Welcome to the University Of Houston College Of Technology Petroleum Technology Initiative (PTI) celebrating its eight anniversary of collaboration with energy industry companies, professional societies and organizations, and providing workforce development solutions to the students and experienced employees in the companies." Read more >
Director of Petroleum Technology Initiative