Phillips 66 Donates to Fletcher Technical Community College’s
Integrated Production Technologies Program
Schriever, LA – Phillips 66 donates $10,400 to Fletcher Technical Community College’s Integrated Production Technologies (IPT) Program. This donation will help the IPT program with purchasing 20 multimeters, 10 analog and 10 fluke multimeters to assist student in reading and understanding the different meters as they prepare for jobs in the oil and gas industry. These meters will be of great assistance to the students currently in the IPT program and the future students in the Electrical and Instrumentation programs that the College plans to start in 2018.
Chancellor, Dr. Kristine Strickland, states “Fletcher Technical Community College is grateful to Phillips 66 for their generous gift. Business and industry’s continued commitment to educating and training the future workforce of Louisiana is vital to our future. We look forward to our continued partnership in helping our students achieve their goals.”
About the IPT Program- The program provides specialized academic and hands-on training to prepare students for careers in the oil and natural gas production industry. It has been designated as the Louisiana Deepwater Center for Workforce Excellence and is equipped with a $1 million, state-of-the art lab. With technology advances in deepwater oil and natural gas production, many operators are currently requiring that new employees possess a certificate or degree in a related curriculum.
About Phillips 66 – Conoco and Phillips Petroleum officially merged in 2002 to become ConocoPhillips, creating the sixth-largest publicly traded oil company in the world and the third-largest in the U.S. ConocoPhillips spun off its midstream and downstream businesses to create a publicly traded company called Phillips 66 that began trading under the symbol PSX on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on May 1, 2012. Phillips 66 has 14,000 employees worldwide committed to safety and operating excellence. In 2016, Phillips 66 moved into its new world headquarters in Houston and completed a multibillion-dollar midstream and export project on the Texas Gulf Coast. Phillips 66 reflects the rich history, strong brand recognition and value from being one of the leading fuel brand names in the United States for almost 130 years.