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2019 - 2020 UTPB Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019 - 2020 UTPB Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Petroleum Engineering


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Petroleum Engineering

Administered by the College of Engineering, petroleum engineering is a broad-based discipline primarily concerned with the development, exploration, conservation and transportation of oil and gas resources. Petroleum engineers plan and supervise drilling and well-completion programs, design and select drilling and production equipment, estimate reserves and manage oil and gas properties. A petroleum engineering graduate may obtain a responsible position with an oil company, establish a consulting business, or become an independent oil producer. In general, a petroleum and natural gas engineer may find employment with any industry as well as state or federal institutions which require a specialist in activities related to producing and injecting fluids by means of well bores.

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