Oil and gas association partnering with higher education for staffing

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The oil and gas industry is looking for people with highly technical skills to staff deep-water offshore drilling operations in the Gulf of Mexico.

The Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association on Thursday will sign a pact with Louisiana higher education institutions to grow their own, so to speak.

Mid-Continent is partnering with the Louisiana Community and Technical College System, University of Louisiana System, Fletcher Technical Community College, Nicholls State University, South Central Louisiana Technical Community College, the Louisiana Workforce Commission and the Louisiana Economic Development to try to answer the need.

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