What is Petroleum Engineering?

Petroleum engineers extract oil, gas and other resources from the earth. They Design and develop methods for petroleum production in the most efficient, economic and environmentally responsible manner. Petroleum engineering graduates work all over the world in the areas of drilling, production, reservoir engineering, refining, construction and maintenance of pipelines, developing new fuels, and carbon capture and sequestration technologies. It is possible for petroleum engineers to select a profession that matches their interests and skills due to the abundance of opportunities.