About this course
Petroleum Engineering is a discipline concerned with the activities related to the exploration, drilling, production, and transportation of crude oil and natural gas.
Chandigarh University is the first and only university of Punjab that offers an undergraduate course in Petroleum Engineering. To match up the standards of international oil and gas industry, Department of Petroleum Engineering -- ranked among the best petroleum engineering college in Punjab and North India sketch course curriculum influenced with the inputs of the national and international experts and universities.
According to US Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of petroleum engineers is projected to grow 10 percent from 2014 to 2024.
Department at a glance
- Project based & Experiential Learning
- Industry - Aligned Curriculum parallel to emerging Oil & Gas Industry
- Unprecedented Industry Patronage
- Impeccable Placements
- 6.1 Times Highest ROI in the Region
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Pathway After Petroleum Engineering
Career prospects are fairly attractive in the field as petroleum companies have great influence and offer lucrative salaries to employees. Depending upon the qualification, skill set and experience, Petroleum Engineer can work as Reservoir Engineer, Technical Support Engineer, Senior Geoscientist, Drill Bits System Field Engineer, Petroleum Technologist, Drilling Engineer and more.
Top companies recruiting Petroleum Engineers are as follows:
- Reliance Industries Ltd.
- Gas Authority of India Ltd.
- Reliance Energy
- Bharat Petroleum
- Oil India Limited
- Essar Oil
- Indian Oil Corporation Limited
- Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation
- Hindustan Petroleum Corporation
Multi-Million Software Donation by Petroleum Experts to the Chandigarh University
Chandigarh University (CU) has received for a multi-million pound software donation from Petroleum Experts (PETEX). The university is benefitted from the donation, worth £2,025,307.17, to undertake relevant research activities and to support the teaching receiving first-hand experience of industry-standard software.
Edinburgh-based Petroleum Experts has grown to be the global leader by developing engineering software along with hundreds of clients globally and numerous awards.
The software donation includes the IPM Suites, the leading platform for fully integrated reservoir, well, surface network modelling and production optimisation. Using IPM, students can create models that provide highly complex and accurate analysis of subsurface dynamics. Hands-on experience on these software packages will benefit the students to boost their careers used every day by the people working in the industry.
The software donation includes 10 licences each of:
- A licence of HARDLOCK, a Network licensing system to run the software off the network, plus
- Free software upgrades