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Career Opportunities for Petroleum and Gas Engineering

Last updated on June 17, 2020 by The Counselor

If you are a student seeking admission to study Petroleum and Gas Engineering, I want to assume you already know the requirements to study Petroleum and Gas Engineering and you have also read through the list of courses under Petroleum and Gas Engineering.

Nevertheless, this information is not enough to make you want to study Petroleum and Gas Engineering. It is will be wise for you to also consider Petroleum and Gas Engineering careers; where can a Petroleum and Gas Engineering graduate work in Nigeria?

Believe me, you are doing the right thing for searching what careers opportunities in Petroleum and Gas Engineering because there are so many courses in the University with little or no good job opportunities or a good career choice. Notwithstanding, I’m not ignorant of the fact that you may end up on a different career entirely different from your Petroleum and Gas Engineering degree.

These are the top career opportunities for Petroleum and Gas Engineering graduates:

  • Completions Engineers
  • Drilling Engineer
  • Energy Engineer
  • Engineering Geologist
  • Geochemist
  • Geoscientist
  • Hydrographic Surveyor
  • Mining Engineer
  • Mudlogger
  • Offshore Drilling Engineer
  • Petroleum Engineer
  • Production Engineers
  • Reservoir Engineers.
  • Subsurface Engineers
  • Wellsite Geologist


Petroleum and Gas Engineering have more various job opportunities with diverse subjects, depending upon the specialization and interest of the student. Not satisfied? take a look at Petroleum and Gas Engineering related courses here


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The Counselor
Enebeli Ifeanyi (Counselor) is the founder and editor of His passion for counselling drove him to start this blog with the aim to address students/graduates related issues.
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