ND higher ed officials get a glimpse of oil industry careers

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North Dakota’s higher education leaders got a peek into the oil and gas industry to better understand how to prepare workers.

Oilfield geologist Kathy Neset of Tioga, who also serves on the state Board of Higher Education, invited board members, university system staff and campus presidents to tour several oilfield locations. Hess Corp. led the group on a tour of a drilling rig, the Tioga Gas Plant and the Tioga Rail Terminal.

“As North Dakota educators, they can see firsthand what industry needs and how we can link the two together,” Neset said.

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