ABOUT EKT INTERACTIVE
Energy | Knowledge | Transfer
More than 8,000 people have joined EKT Interactive’s oil and gas learning community as their home for cutting edge e-learning programs supported by topical podcasts and articles. Hundreds more have learned from our instructors in custom training programs delivered live in classrooms around the world.
Our learning community allows curious minds to digest relevant industry topics in their own time, in the way they want to learn – via audio, video, e-books, or podcasts. Our live training seminars focus on your business needs while ensuring audience engagement and retention of information.
EKT Interactive has been around since 2010. The company started with the realization that the intersection where oil and gas meets e-learning was going to be an exciting place to be for industry experts who love to teach.
We are now the only online learning community dedicated to the energy industry. We democratize oil and gas industry knowledge with institutional quality information presented to a global audience. This empowers learners to pursue life-changing opportunities in our industry.
EKT Interactive’s senior leadership team draws on decades of industry experience and a passion for educating to guide the company towards its goal of being the go-to place for learning about the energy industry.
Founder and President – Houston, TX
Marty has been a consultant to U.S. and international oil and gas companies since 1986, including 13 years with PriceWaterhouseCoopers.
He brings 18 years management experience with Schlumberger, Superior Oil-Mobile, Wilson Industries and Exxon.
Marty has worked with numerous national and international oil and gas company managements to help improve business performance across upstream, midstream and downstream operations.
Like many of the team, Marty is active in the Society of Petroleum Engineers and often presents at industry forums.
Vice President, Content & Community – Boulder, CO
Doug Stetzer leads EKT Interactive’s efforts online.
Starting with a basic website rebuild about 5 years ago, Doug found an unknown passion for engaging a global audience through the creation of high-quality learning content.
Doug has successfully built EKTInteractive.com into the go-to place for learning about the oil and gas industry, reaching tens of thousands of people a month.
Prior to his work with EKT Interactive, Doug spent over 10 years on energy trading desks in New York and London where he was responsible for building new operations marketing oil and gas derivatives and offering expert analysis of the global energy markets.
Doug holds an BBA in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management.
Learn From Industry Experts
Our industry experience covers all areas of operations – upstream, midstream, downstream – and specialties including deepwater drilling, well site safety, environmental issues, core competency analysis and more.
Many members of our team spent their first careers with industry leading global energy organizations such as ExxonMobil, Chevron, Shell, British Petroleum, Schlumberger, as well as professional services providers like PriceWaterhouseCoopers and more.
Our associates work with EKT Interactive because of their wealth of experience and industry knowledge, but also because they love to train.
Our teams have conducted large-scale oil and gas training and operations improvement engagements with upstream, midstream and downstream majors, independents and NOC’s.
EKT Interactive operates out of our Houston headquarters as well as our Pittsburgh office servicing the Marcellus and Utica Shale regions.
For more detailed information about our partners and associates view our team bios.
Here are some of the respected industry partners EKT Interactive has worked with in the past:
EKT Interactive serves the people and organizations in Houston and around the world that keep the oil and gas community a vibrant and exciting place to be.
As part of our commitment to helping individuals understand the opportunities available to them in our industry, we particularly support the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) New Hire Orientation, the API Young Professionals, and we are an industry advisory board member to the University of Houston Digital Media Program.