Demand Rising For Compression School Grads

Fewer students available in the education pipeline

OSU Institute of Technology students train and learn on equipment donated by Targa Midstream Services and Spartan Controls.

Although college-based compression training schools are still feeling the pain of the last gas industry downturn, they are bullish about the future.

Educators said compression companies are snapping up their new graduates, yet there is concern about declining enrollment in their programs. Poor numbers forced two schools to fold their compression programs, while a third school put its program to declare a hiatus.

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