The growing oil and natural gas industry has spawned a unique challenge, and the state’s universities have created programs to address the need. Oklahoma City University’s Meinders School of Business about two years ago began its Master of Business Administration in Energy program. In January, the University of Oklahoma’s Price College of Business began its first Master of Business Administration in Energy program. OU’s program focuses on top-level executives or those on track to reach such positions. And the University of Tulsa’s Collins College of Business is in its third year of offering a Master of Energy Business.
Oil and gas companies are regularly faced with many industry-specific issues to overcome. Such issues, including exploration and drilling, are often complex and intricate processes with many unique challenges to overcome. Data analytics can play a massive part in streamlining some of the most fundamental operations that are involved in the oil and gas industry.