Petroleum Engineering

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Petroleum Engineering The engineering discipline I decided to write about is petroleum engineering. I have found this field very interesting and I would like to pursue a career in petroleum engineering.
Different things included about the petroleum engineering field are career objectives, salary survey, job opportunities, job placement trends, job satisfaction, and a description of this industry. First of all, petroleum engineering is a field that has many career objectives. To begin the career path a student must go through college to get at least a bachelor’s degree or higher. After this a person has to look for a job regarding this field by internship or by being an assistant in a company. A person in this industry must work hard with others in a team to ensure the proper work flow. Workers must oversee proper drilling operations, design facilities, and evaluate potential oil and gas reservoirs. The most important thing is working as a group because it prevents the failure of operations which may cause the damage of people and the environment. It important to work hard in the first years as a petroleum engineer. As a worker gains experience the possibility of paycheck increase or promotion is achievable. All these things are objectives that a worker faces in the petroleum engineering field. In simple terms the most important objective is working efficiently in a team to ensure the proper growth of the company. Secondly, the salary of a worker in the petroleum engineering field has shown changes and will vary depending on the experience of a worker. A subject that might also affect the salary of a worker is the type of education. A doctoral degree can possibly allow a worker to gain more money than a masters or bachelor’s degree. The average starting salary has changed in the past five years for every degree.…...

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