Harsh Bajpai

If I don't belong to a premier Engineering College, what companies should I target as a Petroleum Engineer?

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RE: If I don't belong to a premier Engineering College, what companies should I target as a Petroleum Engineer?

Rahul Shinde
Rahul Shinde
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Hi,


Greeting's for the day!!!

Despite the fact that petroleum engineering is an attractive and high paying career option, not much information is available on it. Typically, a petroleum engineering graduate is given the job to discover natural sources of oil and examine the same. Similarly, developing the latest machines and equipments which can be used in the extraction and processing of oil is part of the job of a petroleum engineer. Petroleum engineers have global career and are hired by global oil companies.


The petroleum engineering is divided into 2 parts:
1. Upstream Sector:
Consists of activities like exploration, production, and exploitation of oil and natural gases. After gaining a qualification in petroleum engineering, the engineers work in the exploration and production activities of petroleum and other related products. Using the latest drilling technology and geophysics for the exploration of oil reservoirs, they exploit the same for maximum output.

2. Downstream Sector:
Consist activities such as the refining, marketing and distributing of petroleum products. Production is not the only work carried out in a petroleum company and the the job of petroleum engineer does not get over as the oil is produced, rather, it starts at this stage. Refining process is crucial for an oil product as then only it can be used. Marketing and distributing department may require a petroleum engineer to have some management degrees.


Job Prospects:
Career prospects are quite attractive in petroleum sector as petroleum companies have great influence and offer attractive salaries to employees. The demand for petroleum and petroleum products is only expected to increase and the increase would lead to creation of new jobs. In fact, there is great demand of efficient petroleum engineers and almost every young graduate in petroleum engineering gets a job offer from petrol and gas companies from India and Overseas.


Companies to be target for Petroleum Engineers:
Even if you does not belongs to premier institute, you can target top companies based on your Academic Records. Few of the companies are:
1. Indian Oil Corporation
2. IBP Co. Limited
3. Lubricants India
4. Oil Gas India
5. Petrosil Group
6. Shiv-vani Universal
7. ONGC
8. Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited
9. Reliance Petroleum Limited
10. Essar Oil Limited
11. Gas Authority of India
12. Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited
13. Aban
14. Oil India Limited
15. Tata Petrodyne
16. Bongaigaon Refinery
17. Gas Projects (India) Private Limited
18. Hindustan Oil Exploration Company Limited
19. India LPG
20. Kochi Refineries Limited.

Further doubts or queries feel free to contact.

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Regards,
Rahul.

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