By Evan Bevins – The Marietta Times (firstname.lastname@example.org) , The Marietta Times
The land and energy management degree seeks to draw new students and meet a need as Utica and Marcellus shale exploration continues to grow, while the engineering leadership certificate will join petroleum engineering’s forces with that of the leadership program, another area of distinction for the college.
Graduates who major in land and energy management will be prepared for careers as exploration landmen, doing land and title research and negotiating mineral rights leases and royalties with landowners. Both practices have become more commonplace in Washington County as the search for natural gas and oil in deep-underground shale formations has moved south.
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