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petroleum enginering is value or not and how many colleges in tamil nadu
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Akansha Sirohi
Answer written 1 year, 2 months ago
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Dear Student,

Petroleum Engineering is as good as any other branch of engineering, provided you pursue the course from a good college. You should focus on colleges that provide good campus placement facilities.

Having said that, petroleum is a finite source of engineering and there are many companies that are running out of business because of lack of extraction sites. You must keep an alternative for yourself while applying for colleges. 

Following is the information you need about petroleum engineering:

Job Prospects of a Petroleum Engineer:

As above mentioned, there are different types of petroleum engineers depending on the kind of work they do:

  • Petroleum geologists
  • Drilling engineers
  • Completions engineers
  • Production engineers
  • Reservoir engineers

Check Colleges here: Petroleum Engineering colleges in India

Colleges Offering Petroleum Engineering:

Some of the top colleges offering petroleum engineering to students are:

Some of the top notch companies offering jobs of a petroleum engineer are:

  • Reliance Industries Ltd.
  • ONGC
  • Schlumberger
  • Shell
  • OIL
  • Gas Authority of India Ltd.
  • British Gas
  • Halliburton Services
  • Essar Oil
  • GSPC
  • Cairn Energy
  • IOCL
  • Essar Oil Ltd.
  • Baker Hughes
  • Reliance Energy
  • NIKO Resources
  • GEOENPRO
  • MECOM Ltd.

Salary offered to Petroleum Engineers:

According to the stats collected from some of the top survey conducting websites, the annual salary of a Petroleum engineer ranges from Rs. 2 Lakh to Rs. 37 lakh with the average salary being Rs. 7 lakhs annually.

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