Petroleum Engineer

"To an engineer, good enough means perfect."

What is a Petroleum Engineer?

A petroleum engineer is a person who accesses costs, estimates production capabilities, develops plans for oil extraction, monitors completion of oil wells, and develops plans for oil treatment.

Working Conditions

You are often in office buildings, labrotories, at construction sites, you have a 40 hour work week, and there is extra pressure when dead lines are coming up.

Required Degree

You must have at least a Bachelors Degree. You must take calculus to get the degree.

Yearly Salary Range

The yearly salary range for a petroluem engineer in Virginia is 69,380$ to 166,400$.

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