Petroleum Engineering

Very Similar to chemical engineering and even gas engineering, this course creates the much needed skilled manpower in Nigeria's Oil sector. The course takes students through a series of theoretical and practical concepts in chemistry and more important hydrocarbons. Aspirants are therefore admonished to prepare for lab works during the course of their study, they should also be comfortable with Mathematics and Chemistry from secondary school. It is a Five year bachelor's degree program and graduates of this course have career opportunities as Petroleum Engineers.

To be Admitted into this course Aspirants are expected to take English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics in the annual UTME examination, They are also expected to have a 5 credit pass in WAEC/NECO with subjects including Mathematics, English Language,Physics, Chemistry and One other Science Subject. However we recommend that you View Jamb Brochure as Admission Requirements vary in different Universities.

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Petroleum Engineering is available in the Following Nigerian Universities:

Afe Babalola University Bayero University
Bauchi State University Covenant University
Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun Federal University of Technology, Owerri
University of Ibadan Igbinedion University
Madonna University Niger Delta University
Ondo State University of Science and Technology River State University of Science and Technology
University of Uyo
Available as Petroleum and Gas Engineering in:
University of Lagos University of Port-Harcourt
Available as Gas engineering in:
Ondo State University of Science and Technology

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