Archrock, Inc. donates compressor package to Midland College Diesel Technology and Energy Technology Programs

On Monday, June 7, at 2:00 p.m., Midland College (MC) President Dr. Steve Thomas and
Archrock, Inc. President and CEO Mr. Brad Childers will announce the donation of a compressor
system to MC Diesel Technology and Energy Technology programs.
Archrock, is the leading provider of midstream natural gas contract compression services in the U.S.
Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Archrock has approximately 1,700 employees and operates in every
major oil and gas producing region in the United States, including the Permian Basin. The donation to
Midland College, worth approximately $200,000, represents the company’s commitment to support
education and career development in the West Texas region.
“We are extremely grateful to Archrock for this very generous donation,” Pete Avalos, MC program
chair of Automotive, Diesel and Energy, said. “Students in our Diesel Technology and Energy
Technology programs will be able to receive hands-on training using this gas compression system,
which will be a valuable tool in helping them experience ‘real-world,’ simulated skills.”
MC’s Diesel Technology and Energy Technology programs prepare students for careers that benefit
industries within the Permian Basin. MC offers students the chance to obtain associate degrees and
industry certifications in both programs.

July 19, 2021 6:27 pm

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