• Petroleum - English

    Who is Petroleum Engineer?

    by: Mohammed Altahir Eliebied Petroleum Engineer Job Description & Career Opportunities A petroleum engineer is a subset of the engineering career, focused upon the exploration for and extraction of hydrocarbons (crude oil or natural gas). Petroleum engineers often work closely with geologists to determine where accessible reservoirs of hydrocarbons are located, as well as the best method for safe removal. The growth outlook for petroleum engineers in the United States is bleak, as most of the remaining hydrocarbon deposits are difficult to extract in some way. However, for petroleum engineers willing to travel, there is expected to be a moderate increase in the number of employment opportunities. This will likely be…