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What are the top insitutes for Petroleum Engineering in India?

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RE: What are the top insitutes for Petroleum Engineering in India?

Preeti Taneja
Preeti Taneja
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A degree in Petroleum Engineering offersa a way for challenging, exciting, and financially rewarding jobs in the oil and gas sector, with the scope to find employment opportunities across the globe.

Colleges offering Petroleum Engineering courses are :-

1. Indian Institute of Technology(IIT), Mumbai

2. Indian School of Mines University(ISM), Dhanbad

3. University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun

4. Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU), Gandhinagar

5. Maharashtra Institute of Technology (MIT), Pune

6. M. S Engineering College, Bangalore

7. L.D College Of Engineering, Ahmedabad

8. G.H Patel College Of Engineering, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Gujarat

9. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology (RGIPT), UttarPradesh

10. Universities of Petroleum and Energy Studies(UPES), Dehradun

RE: What are the top insitutes for Petroleum Engineering in India?

Rahul Shinde
Rahul Shinde
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Career Consultant at Pinnacle School of Business Management
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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 a job todiscover 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 a part of 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 ad exlpoitation 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 geophyiscs for exploration of oil reservoirs , they exploit the same for maximum output.

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

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 on 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.

Whereas private petroleum companies offer attratctive salaries to petroleum engineers, government sector oil companies are not far behind in terms of paying attractive salaries and bonuses to employees.

Top Institutes in India:
The following institutes offers academic qualification in petroleum engineering:
1. Bharatisadan Institute of Engineerign and Technology
2. BR Ambedkar Tecnological University
3. Indian School of Mines
4. Maharashtra Institute of Technology
5. Institute of Petroleum Studies and Chemical Engineering
6. Nowrosjee Wadia College
7. University of Petroleum Studies.
8. Institute of Cheminformatics Studies.
9. Dr. Harising Gour University.

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