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Petroleum Engineering Schools in the United States

If the median salary is the only factor to consider, petroleum engineering is the best engineering discipline to focus on.  According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ 2012-13 Occupational Outlook Handbook, the median national annual salary for petroleum engineers is $122,280, significantly higher than most of the other engineering disciplines. Of course, actual salaries may vary greatly based on specialization within the field, location, years of experience and a variety of other factors.

Partly fueled by the rising global demand for oil and natural gas, employment of petroleum engineers is expected to grow 17 percent from 2010 to 2020, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Oil prices will be a major determinant of employment growth, as higher prices lead to increasing complexity of oil companies’ operations and require more engineers for each drilling operation.

So, if you are planning to be part of this potentially lucrative profession, the following schools will enable you to get there.

  1. The University of Texas at Austin
  2. TexasA & M University
  3. Pennsylvania State University
  4. University of Houston
  5. University of Southern California
  6. Wayne State University
  7. Texas Tech University
  8. University of Kansas
  9. West Virginia University
  10. Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College
  11. University of Oklahoma Norman Campus
  12. Stanford University
  13. University of Wyoming
  14. University of Alaska Fairbanks
  15. Missouri University of Science and Technology
  16. Colorado School of Mines
  17. University of Tulsa
  18. New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
  19. Marietta College

Petroleum Engineering Jobs in the United States

# Job Company Location Date Posted
1. Petroleum (Gas Storage) Engineer National Fuel Williamsville Dec 17
2. Petroleum Engineer IV (Supervisor) Weatherford Midland Dec 17
3. Petroleum Engineering Systems Analyst (Unconventional) – Relocation to Saudi Arabia Saudi Aramco San Francisco Dec 5
4. Petroleum Engineer Atlas Recruiters Houston Dec 9
5. Utilities Facilities Planning Engineer – Relocation to Saudi Arabia Saudi Aramco Salt Lake City Dec 8
6. Constructability Engineer – Relocation to Saudi Arabia Saudi Aramco Fort Worth Dec 8
7. Senior Project Engineer Unconventional – Relocation to Saudi Arabia Saudi Aramco Salt Lake City Dec 8
8. Petroleum Engineer Atlas Recruiters Houston Dec 9
9. Chemical Production Engineer Cameron Craig Group St Louis Dec 10
10. Process Engineer Occidental Petroleum Ingleside Dec 5
11. Ethylene Senior Process Engineer Occidental Petroleum Ingleside Dec 5
12. Sr. Petroleum Engineer – Project Manager Dec Houston Dec 5
13. Lead Reservoir Engineer Cybercoders Midland Dec 3
14. Petroleum Markets Analyst / Fairfax, VA(Job Number:1400004369) ICF International Fairfax Dec 6
15. Rotating Equipment Engineer Occidental Petroleum Ingleside Dec 5

1 to 15 of a total of 28 Petroleum Engineering Jobs in, United States

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2 Responses for “Petroleum Engineering Schools in the United States”

  1. Abdul Rauf says:

    why UT at Austin is number one for Petroleum Engineering ? elucidate some points.

  2. mike says:

    I love this website & will like to stay in touch……cheers

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