The petroleum engineer is concerned mainly with the exploration, drilling, reservoir and production operations. Economic and environmentally safe petroleum production and processing require the application of engineering principles in addition to a wide spectrum of knowledge including chemistry, geology, physics, and mathematics.
The petroleum engineering program at AUC graduates a petroleum engineer who, within a few years of graduation, fulfills societal needs, with consideration to ethical and environmental issues, in one or more of the following roles:
A professional team member in a multidisciplinary environment, local or global
A leader in petroleum engineering through promotion, or professional development
A successful member of an advanced academic or research organization
A successful entrepreneur