Petroleum Engineers

Petroleum Engineers

Devise methods to improve oil and gas extraction and production and determine the need for new or modified tool designs. Oversee drilling and offer technical advice.

Key Competencies * Analytical Thinking * Cooperation * Dependability * Integrity * Achievement/Effort * Initiative * Attention to Detail * Independence * Innovation * Persistence

Representative Tasks * Monitor production rates, and plan rework processes to improve production. * Assess costs and estimate the production capabilities and economic value of oil and gas wells, to evaluate the economic viability of potential drilling sites. * Analyze data to recommend placement of wells and supplementary processes to enhance production.


Government, Manufacturing, Mining Quarrying & Oil & Gas Extraction, Administrative & Support Services,

Job Family Architecture and Engineering

Sample Job Titles Automation Engineer, Chief Engineer, Completion Engineer, Completions Engineer, Design Engineer, Drilling Engineer, Drilling Manager, Engineer, Engineering Consultant, Exploration Engineer, Facilities Engineer, Field Engineer, Logging Engineer, Mining and Oil Field Equipment Design Engineer, Mining and Oil Field Equipment Test Engineer, Mining and Oil Well Equipment Research Engineer, Mud Analysis Supervisor, Mud Analysis Well Logging District Supervisor, Mud Engineer, Natural Gas Engineer, Oil Drilling Engineer, Oil Exploration Engineer, Oil Well Engineer, Oil Well Services Superintendent, Operations Engineer, Operations Manager, Petroleum Engineer, Petroleum Production Engineer, Petroleum Supply Specialist, Process Engineer, Production Engineer, Project Drilling Engineer, Project Production Engineer, Project Reservoir Engineer, Prospecting Observer, Research Chief Engineer, Reservoir Engineer, Reservoir Engineering Consultant, Reservoir Engineering Manager, Rig Site Engineer, Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE), Test Engineer, Well Logging Captain, Well Logging Mud Analysis Captain, Well Site Drilling Engineer, Well Surveying Engineer.