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The Department of Petroleum and Energy Engineering offers the graduates the opportunity to join a challenging and exciting career to explore, develop and produce oil and gas resources.


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The Petroleum Engineering program offered me both theoretical and practical knowledge with renowned professors in both the gas and renewable energy industries. The exposure and extensive knowledge that I've gained shaped me into the Engineer that I am right now.

Mahmoud Agamawy '17
Wireline Engineer, Schlumberger
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To all the great life and technical lessons, tough challenges, hands-on experiences here and abroad and supportive professors, I'm very thankful for my intense 5 years at AUC for raising the bar so high of what I can do and teaching me that one's potential can be limitless.

Farah Fawzi '16
Field Engineer, Weatherford
Student in his graduation ceremony

During my study, I gained the technical knowledge and practical skills that helped me to excel in any internship or academic competition that I participated in. The experienced faculty and administration ease the educational process. I am very thankful to PENG that shaped the Engineer I am today. 

Mark Mohy '17
Teaching Assistant, Petroleum Department, AUC

Petroleum in Motion

AUC Research Aims to Reduce Rising Temperatures by Capturing CO2

Find out how research in AUC’s Department of Petroleum and Energy Engineering aims to reduce our planet’s rising temperatures by capturing CO2 from the atmosphere, storing it and utilizing it in other applications. Sherif Fakher ’16 Assistant Professor Department of Petroleum and Energy Engineering The American University in Cairo #AUCClimateChange #WeAreAUC

Petroleum and Energy Engineering Major

Assistant professor, Sherif Fakher '16, gives a short brief about AUC’s petroleum and energy engineering undergraduate program; what students can expect to learn, the hands-on experiences offered, and the career paths students can take on upon graduation.


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