The demand for petroleum engineers is expected to grow by 17 percent by 2020. A growing job field, petroleum engineering provides favorable employment prospects and a highly competitive salary. Below are some of the top cities around the world for petroleum engineers. This list is based on a careful analysis of the cities’ respective output and commercial importance in the subject sector.
1. Houston, Texas
Home to more than 5,000 energy-related firms, Houston is considered by many as America’s energy capital. Almost half of the economic base employment is in energy-related sectors including oil and gas extraction, oilfield services and oilfield machinery manufacturing. Most of the workforce in Houston are either directly or indirectly employed in the energy industry.
The prospects for Houston couldn’t be better as according to a recently International Energy Report, United States is projected to be the world’s top oil producer by 2016.
2. Calgary, Canada
Often referred to as the “Energy Capital of Canada”, Calgary is Canada’s fastest growing economic region. Calgary is home to the majority of Canada’s oil and gas production companies, major pipeline operators, oilfield service and drilling companies, and energy-related engineering and consulting firms.
With over 2, 500 petroleum engineers working in the city, Calgary has the second largest concentration of employment and expertise in the oil and gas sector in North America. Many technologies developed in Calgary for Canada’s challenging geological and environmental conditions are now deployed around the world.
3. Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Located in the heart of Nigeria’s Niger Delta, Port Harcourt is the capital of the Oil and Gas Industry in the Gulf of Guinea and indeed Africa. Port Harcourt holds the largest accumulation of heavy and light industry technology in Nigeria and the West African sub-region. Petroleum production and export play dominant roles in Nigeria’s economy, accounting for more than 80% of the country’s gross earnings. All the international Oil and Gas companies that operate in Nigeria have their operational bases in the city. The oil and gas industry is supported by a vibrant commercial sector, with an expanding import /export trade.
4. Stavanger, Norway
Since the discovery of North Sea oil in Norwegian waters during the late 1960s, exports of oil and gas have become important contributors to Norway’s economy. Perhaps one symbolic feature that is indicative of Norway gas export capacity is the Ormen Lange Natural pipeline which supplies Britain with 20% of its natural gas needs. Further, Norway is estimated to supply 1/3 of Europe’s gas needs. Stavanger, commonly known as Europe’s Energy Capital, has benefited immensely from Norway’s booming oil industry. Stavanger hosts all major international operators and approximately 280 oil service companies. This convergence of industry players has resulted in one of the strongest energy economies in the world.
Half of the total Norwegian oil and gas industry is located in Stavanger, employing over 45, 000 people in the petroleum sector.
5. Tomsk, Russia
Tomsk, a little innovation island in the middle of Russia, is one of the top ten regions in production of oil and gas. Most deposits belong to two main Russian companies; however, foreign companies are also very active in the region. The emergence of many innovative companies servicing oil and gas industry is the result of a combination of a rich economy and educational potential. Major Russian oil and gas producing companies have also established their educational centers in Tomsk.
6. Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Rio de Janeiro, the second largest city of Brazil, is the capital of major companies in the oil & gas. Petrobas, a partly state-owned company, is a dominant player in the industry alongside other foreign companies that include Royal Dutch Shell, Chevron, Statoil and Frade Japo, a Japanese consortium.
The city has by far the largest oil and gas reserves in the country. The pre-salt discoveries may well surpass 70 billion barrels, driving up the economy of the entire region and attracting foreign investors to consider Rio de Janeiro as their strategic partner. Engineering companies and architects from every corner of the globe are buying up land in anticipation of the enormous economic expansion that the oil discovery has brought to the area.
7. Daqing, China
An important center for the petrochemical industry in China, Daqing has served as the country’s energy capital since the 1960’s. The Daqing Field is still the top oil producer in China with the presence of both large and small petrochemical companies. However, the dwindling reserves of the oil fields have raised an important question: how long will the Daqing oil field sustain its production levels? Technological upgrades and innovation are considered the keys to tackling the problem. Dubbed the underground brains of the oil field, Daqing Exploration and Development Research Institute is home to more than 1800 scientists and engineers in the field of oil exploration.
8. Villahermosa, Mexico
Dynamic activity makes Villahermosa the hub for oil and gas operations in the South of Mexico. The axis of Mexico’s oil and gas industry, Villahermosa handles 95% of Mexico’s crude oil exports. Oil and gas exploration and production activities are the mainstay of Villahermosa’s economy. This condition is being reinforced by the important set of exploration and production projects that are being developed both, offshore and onshore, in Southeast Mexico. Some of the O&G companies with premises in Villahermosa are: Pemex Exploration and Production, Mexican Petroleum Institute (IMP), Schlumberger, Halliburton, Baker Hughes, among others.
9. Doha, Qatar
The base to the headquarters of the country’s largest oil and gas companies, including Qatar Petroleum, Qatargas and RasGas, Doha’s oil and gas reserves provide a solid foundation to the Qatari economy. Doha’s economy is built on the revenue the country has made from its oil and natural gas industries.
The majority of the country’s oil and gas resources are owned and operated by the state-owned company Qatar Petroleum (QP) in partnership with major international energy companies. The country’s vast reserves of natural gas are exported in the form of liquefied natural gas.
10. Dammam, Saudi Arabia
After spending decades as fishing and pearl diving villages, the life in the Dammam tri-city Metropolitan was transformed dramatically with the discovery of oil in 1938. The discovery of oil in the Dammam Metropolitan and the development of the Saudi petroleum industry drew both local and foreign investments to the Eastern city. Currently Dammam holds under its lands and waters, the world’s largest oil reserve and the world’s fourth largest gas reserve. The Saudi petroleum industry, represented by the Saudi Arabian Oil Company, leads the world’s petroleum industry and is considered a vital component in the world’s energy industry.
Petroleum Engineering Jobs
|1.||Technical Application and Data Support||Jakarta JK||4/21/2019|
|2.||SALES ENGINEER OFFICER (SEO)||Jakarta JK||4/21/2019|
|3.||Technical Sales||Jakarta JK||4/21/2019|
|4.||Core Analyst Trainee||Jakarta JK||4/21/2019|
|5.||Petroleum Engineer||Gurgaon HR Haryana||4/18/2019|
|6.||Piping Design Engineer||Mumbai MH Maharashtra||4/18/2019|
|7.||Assistant Professor||Dehra Dun UL||4/18/2019|
|8.||Admission Counsellor- Female-Iffco Chowk-Immediate Joining||Gurgaon HR Haryana||4/18/2019|
|9.||Project Engineer/Project Manager – EQP||Gurgaon HR Haryana||4/18/2019|
|10.||Oil and Gas Consultant||Bengaluru KA Karnataka||4/18/2019|
|11.||Gravel Pack Engineer||Dibrugarh AS Assam||4/18/2019|
|12.||Project Engineer||Gurgaon HR Haryana||4/18/2019|
|13.||Research & Development Associate||Gurgaon HR Haryana||4/18/2019|
|14.||Sr Completions Engineer||Denver CO Colorado||4/18/2019|
|15.||Supervisory Interdisciplinary Geologist/Petroleum Engineer||Billings MT Montana||4/18/2019|
|16.||Production Engineer (Linux Clustering)||Fremont CA California||4/17/2019|
|17.||Senior Mechanical Engineer, P.E.||Santa Clara CA California||4/17/2019|
|18.||Video Production Engineer||Vista CA California||4/17/2019|
|19.||Audio Production Engineer||Vista CA California||4/17/2019|
|20.||Research Fellow||Queenstown S00||4/16/2019|
|21.||HSE SPECIALIST||Bedok S00||4/16/2019|
|22.||FIELD SUPERINTENDENT||Bedok S00||4/16/2019|
|23.||Designer, Application Engineering||Singapore S00||4/16/2019|
|24.||Aviation Vehicle Specialist||Changi S00||4/16/2019|
|25.||RESERVOIR ENGINEER||Bedok S00||4/16/2019|
|26.||Turnaround Project Engineers||Kwinana WA Western Australia||4/14/2019|
|27.||Tech Prof-Completions, Assoc (Mechanical/Petroleum/Electrical Eng grads)||Perth WA Western Australia||4/14/2019|
|28.||Project Engineer||Edmonton AB Alberta||4/14/2019|
|29.||Intern – Field Technician – Summer 2019||Edmonton AB Alberta||4/14/2019|
|30.||Junior Environmental Technical Assistant||Mississauga ON Ontario||4/14/2019|
|31.||Production Engineer||Hamilton ON Ontario||4/14/2019|
|32.||Environmental Specialist – Various Fields||Montréal QC Quebec||4/14/2019|
|33.||Engineering Summer Student||Oakville ON Ontario||4/14/2019|
|34.||Engineering Summer Student||Sarnia ON Ontario||4/14/2019|
|35.||Mining or Petroleum Engineering – Summer Student||Mississauga ON Ontario||4/14/2019|
|36.||Petroleum Technologist – Calgary, AB||Calgary AB Alberta||4/14/2019|
|37.||Pre-Sales Engineer – Server Systems||Fremont CA California||4/12/2019|
|38.||Production Engineer (Linux Clustering)||Fremont CA California||4/12/2019|
|39.||Lead Marine Instructor and Health, Safety & Environment Advisor||New Plymouth TKI||4/12/2019|
|40.||Senior Consultant, Energy & Utilities||New York NY New York||4/11/2019|
|41.||Senior Consultant – Energy Efficiency||Dallas TX Texas||4/11/2019|
|42.||Production Engineer||Memphis TN Tennessee||4/11/2019|
|43.||Production Engineer||Houston TX Texas||4/11/2019|
|44.||Production Engineer – Summer Internship||Firestone CO Colorado||4/11/2019|
|45.||Research Intern, Upstream Americas||Houston TX Texas||4/11/2019|
|46.||Entry Level Engineer||Port Arthur TX Texas||4/11/2019|
|47.||Technical Analyst 1 – Oil and Gas||State College PA Pennsylvania||4/11/2019|
|48.||Production/Completion Engineer||Dallas TX Texas||4/11/2019|
|49.||Internship for Engineering (intake April 2019 to June 2019)||Kuala Lumpur M14||4/11/2019|
|50.||Lead Process Engineer||Kuala Lumpur M14||4/11/2019|
Oil and Gas Jobs
|1.||Outside Sales||Corona CA California||4/19/2019|
|2.||Senior Project Analyst – Electric Power Distribution and Transmission||Walnut Creek CA California||4/17/2019|
|3.||Technical Sales – Analytical Instrumentation||Sacramento CA California||4/17/2019|
|4.||Sales Account Manager – Process Instrumentation Engineer||Stockton CA California||4/17/2019|
|5.||Revenue Accountant – Oil & Gas||Denver CO Colorado||4/16/2019|
|6.||Senior Oil & Gas Accountant||Denver CO Colorado||4/16/2019|
|7.||Account Manager (Oil & Gas)||Addison TX Texas||4/16/2019|
|8.||Inside Sales (Oil & Gas)||Dallas TX Texas||4/16/2019|
|9.||Piping Engineer||Alabang P00||4/16/2019|
|10.||Process Engineer||Alabang P00||4/16/2019|
|11.||Planning Engineer||Alabang P00||4/16/2019|
|12.||Work Pack Services Engineer||Alabang P00||4/16/2019|
|13.||Work Pack Engineer – Piping||Alabang P00||4/16/2019|
|14.||E&I Engineer||Manila P00||4/16/2019|
|15.||Piping Lead Engineer (LNG Project)||Manila P00||4/16/2019|
|16.||COMMERCIAL FUEL MARKETER (4)||Makati P00||4/16/2019|
|17.||Cost Estimation Lead(M/F)||Lisboa P11||4/16/2019|
|18.||Frontend Engineers||Porto P13||4/16/2019|
|19.||Advogado / Jurista (m/f) Concelho Oeiras||Lisboa P11||4/16/2019|
|20.||Fullstack Engineers||Porto P13||4/16/2019|
|21.||Junior Fullstack Engineers||Porto P13||4/16/2019|
|22.||District Sales Representative||Faro P08||4/16/2019|
|23.||Advogado/Jurista (m/f) – Concelho Oeiras||Oeiras P11||4/16/2019|
|24.||HR Development Specialist – Africa||Lisboa P11||4/16/2019|
|25.||Instrumentation Sales Engineer – Sales Territory Account Manager||Pleasanton CA California||4/15/2019|
|26.||Oil and gas Faculty||Kochi KL Kerala||4/15/2019|
|27.||Associate Consultant||Kochi KL Kerala||4/15/2019|
|28.||Energy Analyst/ Energy Market Specialist – Oil & Gas||New Delhi DL||4/15/2019|
|29.||Project Lead||Pune MH Maharashtra||4/15/2019|
|30.||Engineer Mechanical Gas Transport||Navi Mumbai MH Maharashtra||4/15/2019|
|31.||Associate Consultant||Hyderabad TS||4/15/2019|
|32.||Researcher- Energy||Bengaluru KA Karnataka||4/15/2019|
|33.||Upstream – Oil and Gas, Upstream – Oil and Gas-Domain Consultant||Bengaluru KA Karnataka||4/15/2019|
|34.||Project Engr – Oil & Gas||Kochi KL Kerala||4/15/2019|
|35.||Equipment Operator||Bakersfield CA California||4/14/2019|
|36.||Senior Account Manager||Emeryville CA California||4/14/2019|
|37.||Associate Account Manager||Torrance CA California||4/14/2019|
|38.||Key Account Manager Sales||Santa Ana CA California||4/14/2019|
|39.||Instrumentation Engineer – Sales Account Manager||Pleasanton CA California||4/14/2019|
|40.||Senior Staff Accountant – Family Owned, Oil & Gas||Paso Robles CA California||4/14/2019|
|41.||Outside Sales Representative – Oil and Gas Industry||Bakersfield CA California||4/14/2019|
|42.||Sales Associate||Dallas TX Texas||4/14/2019|
|43.||Customer Service Rep II||Londonderry NH New Hampshire||4/14/2019|
|44.||Engineering Tech||Houston TX Texas||4/14/2019|
|45.||Field Engineer||Austin TX Texas||4/14/2019|
|46.||Production Operator||Wamsutter WY Wyoming||4/14/2019|
|47.||Entry Level Field Engineer||Fairfield CA California||4/14/2019|
|48.||Energy Financial Analyst (Oil &Gas)- Dallas, TX||Dallas TX Texas||4/14/2019|
|49.||Legal Secretary||Santa Fe NM New Mexico||4/14/2019|
|50.||Data Analyst – Houston, TX||Houston TX Texas||4/14/2019|