Department of Petroleum Engineering (PE)

Department Of Petroleum

About Department

Petroleum engineering is a recent development in the field of technical education. Petroleum engineers are involved in the exploration and production activities of petroleum products which in an upstream end of the energy sector. With the development of new technology, Petroleum engineering has become very much useful in the extraction process. Improvement computer modeling, materials and the application of statics, probability analysis, and new technologies like horizontal drilling and enhanced oil recovery, have also improved the tool box of the petroleum engineering in recent decades.

Petroleum engineering offers printful job opportunities for gradutes. Frashers may find ample scopes in public undertakings. A petroleum engineer works involves bringing oil or gas from the reservoir to the surface economically, safely and with minimum damage to the reservoir and facilities. Other activities include management of materiel resources and contractor relationship and also supervisor drilling personal. The work in multidisciplinary team alongside other engineer, scientists, drilling team and contractors. The field is always in short supply of qualified entry level professionals. The world continuous demand safe, affordable energy sources and that will always make a degree in petroleum engineering a valuable investment. A part from opting for professional career one can also do research work for future development of the field.

Petroleum Engineers are highly sought after because the world has such a high need for hydrocarbons as a fuel source. Many petroleum engineer work for some of biggest company in the world and in most cases, are the best paid compare to the other engineer disciplines.