The Department of Petroleum and Energy Engineering offers an extremely challenging and exciting career involving the discovery, exploration, and processing of the earth's energy resources through the knowledge of basic sciences, geosciences and petrosciences. Launched in Fall 2007, The program offers a BS in petroleum engineering and adopts an integrated approach striking a reasonable balance between petroleum engineering and gas technology. The program focuses on strengthening the ties with industry and gives its graduates excellent opportunities in the regional and global job markets.