Section News and Events

AWS Drake Well Section Meeting, Thursday, 11 October 2018 at 6 PM

Start of new year

AWS District meeting, Friday, 04 May 2018

AWS District 10 Meeting being held on Friday, 04 May 2018 at the General Electric Center in Erie, PA

AWS Drake Well Section Officers Meeting on 01 May 2018 @ 6 PM

AWS Drake Well will hold an Officers meeting on 01 May 2018

Joint Meeting Between Drake Well Section and Northwest Section / 12 April 2018 @ 6 PM

Joint Meeting with Northwest Section

AWS Drake Well Plant Tour / 08 March 2018 @ 6 PM

AWS Drake Well will tour the “Glass Blowing Center”

Section News and Events Archives

2017-2018 Board Members


 Travis M. Crate
 Venango Technology Center
 1 VoTech Drive
 Oil City, PA 16301
P: (814) 677-3097 x 1132
1st Vice Chair
Dan Bubenhiem

2941 Mount Hope Road
Titusville, PA 16354
P: (814) 671-0167
Robert D. Fugate

Venango Technology Center
1 VocTech Drive
Oil City, PA 16301
P: (814) 677-3097 x1134
 Ryan Lehnortt

Venango Technology Center
1 VoTech Drive
Oil City, PA 16301
P: (814) 677-3097 x1113

Date Updated: 9-1-2015

AWS News and Events

2018 Upcoming CWI Seminar/Exam


2017 District Conferences – Staff Report

  • Overall, when compared to the welding industry, the American Welding Society had a reasonably good year in 2016. We want to thank our Volunteers and Staff for their devoted efforts in making AWS successful.


Women Weld Too

Learn about the demand for Female Welders!.



Welder Training Scholarships

Welder Training Scholarships are available to AWS Districts to provide funds to students seeking welder training through a trade school, community college, or other facility providing welder training programs, such as Tulsa Welding School and Hobart Institute of Welding Technology; or for an AWS Certified Welder (CW) seminar.
    AWS Welder Training Scholarship Overview
    Welder Training Scholarship Application