Petroleum Engineering has emerged as a popular option among the engineering masses.
A recent development in the field of technical education, Petroleum Engineering has emerged as a popular option among the engineering masses. Petroleum engineers are involved in the exploration and production activities of petroleum which is an upstream end of the energy sector. With the development of new technology, Petroleum engineering has become very much useful in the extraction process. The work of a petroleum engineer work involves bringing oil or gas from the reservoir to the surface economically, safely and with minimum damage to the reservoir and facilities.
Despite the low number of potential job openings for petroleum engineers, the field is always in short supply of qualified entry level professionals. Freshers may find ample scope in public undertakings as well as in corporate sector that deal with petroleum exploration and extraction. Many specialists in this field also work in research labs as scientists.
Where to study?
Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad
Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University
Institute of Petroleum Technology, Gandhinagar
Institute of Petroleum Management, Gandhinagar
Research & Innovation Centre, Gandhinagar
Indian Institute of Petroleum, Dehradun