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November 15, 2018

EWN Prepares the Industry for Drastic Changes in the Workforce

Coleman Sterling, CEO, ENERGY worldnet, Inc., did a presentation at the TGA Transmission Roundtable on implementing succession and knowledge transfer plans for companies.  By 2020, 90% of the baby boomers will be retired, and the time to begin preparing to replace their leadership is well upon us.  Companies need to begin identifying successors now, hiring for places they don’t see a successor, and developing training programs to groom leaders with varying learning styles.  Sterling emphasized the importance of tracking the progress of a plan and looking for opportunities for trial runs such as vacations and sharing responsibilities through cross-training. For more industry news and insights, follow us on:
November 8, 2018

ENERGY worldnet, Inc. Enters Virtual Reality Arena with Debut of Mobile Training Center for the Energy Industry

  November 6, 2018, Decatur, TX – ENERGY worldnet, Inc. (EWN) announced Wednesday the launch of their Mobile Training Center to bring blended learning and state-of-the-art virtual reality (VR) training to pipeline operators in the oil and gas industry. The EWN Mobile Training Center debuted this past week at the Texas Gas Association’s (TGA) Fall Board and Committee Meeting in League City, TX. In an innovative approach to training and education, the EWN Mobile Training Center allows trainees to experience learning in a hands-on virtual reality environment, a remarkable advancement in the safety training arena. When asked about the recent launch of the Mobile Training Center, Coleman Sterling, EWN’s CEO stated, “No single type of training is effective for 100% of any workforce. ENERGY worldnet is proudly answering the call for blended training by taking its existing computer-based (CBT) and instructor-led trainings (ILT) and including opportunities for hands-on, real-world training through VR and the EWN Mobile Training Center.” Sterling continued, “By adding virtual reality to our already extensive suite of offerings, we can now simulate field conditions like never before, allowing trainees to experience situational training in a safe, virtual environment. It’s one thing to have someone complete a CBT; […]
November 8, 2018

Steve Allen Joins EWN as Executive Director of Pipeline Safety

  October 17, 2018, Decatur, TX – ENERGY worldnet, Inc. (EWN) is excited to welcome Steve Allen (pictured left) to the EWN staff as the company’s Executive Director of Pipeline Safety. An Experienced Pipeline Safety Regulator with an extensive history in the utility industry, Mr. Allen is a past member of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) Technical Pipeline Safety Standards Committee, also known as the Gas Pipeline Advisory Committee (GPAC). He is also a former Chairman for the National Association of Pipeline Safety Representatives and was the Director of Pipeline Safety for the state of Indiana. As the Executive Director of Pipeline Safety at EWN, Steve Allen will be responsible for continued contributions to the advancement of safety standards and programs in the oil and gas industry. Allen will also be responsible for the pipeline safety management program at EWN. When asked about adding Mr. Allen to the EWN staff, Coleman Sterling (pictured right), CEO of EWN, stated, “We are fortunate to have our friend Steve join the EWN team. His industry experience and dedication to the betterment of our industry is inspiring and fits naturally with the EWN culture and vision. Together we will make our […]
October 9, 2018

ENERGY worldnet Inc. Welcomes Matt Joiner, ED.D.

  October 1, 2018, Decatur, TX – ENERGY worldnet, Inc. (EWN) is proud to welcome Matt Joiner, Doctor of Education, as the company’s Executive Director of Continuing Education and Training. A graduate of the Texas Tech Doctoral Program with over 18 years of experience in public education, Dr. Joiner will be responsible for leading the EWN Education Department in coordinating efforts with higher education institutions and accreditation programs. When asked about adding Dr. Joiner to the EWN staff, Mayra Maese, Senior Vice President of Education and Compliance, stated, “At EWN, we are committed to setting the benchmark for our industry’s workforce development needs. Dr. Joiner is the perfect person to lead our Education Department in developing the next generation of education and training programs. His expertise and deep knowledge of education make him an incredibly valuable asset to our company and will allow EWN to expand further into the academic sector and change the way our industry trains and qualifies its workforce.” When asked about the position, Dr. Joiner added, “I am truly honored to be joining the ENERGY worldnet team. EWN has a longstanding and trusted reputation for excellence in safety training and compliance certification. In my new role, […]
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