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Petrochemical Engineering

Petrochemical Engineering

Course Details :

Petrochemical engineering is a specialized branch of Chemical Engineering and is a developing industry. The jobs in this sector have increased over the years. This branch of engineering deals with extraction of organic chemicals like oil/crude petroleum and converting them to usable resources. The process has two stages; one is of extraction, production and utilization of oil and natural gases. The second stage includes refining, marketing and distribution of petroleum products.

Eligibility Criteria :
For B. Tech
  • 10+2 with minimum 50% marks in science stream from recognized board.
  • Score in an Entrance Exam like JEE etc. is also considered.

For M. Tech in Petrochemical Engineering

Applicants for M. Tech should have a graduate degree B.E/B. Tech in engineering with high percentage marks with a valid GATE score.

Degree & Duration :
  • B. E. / B. Tech. -- 4years
  • M. E. / M. Tech. -- 2years

Scope & Career Opportunities :

Graduates or even postgraduates in Petrochemical Engineering have vast opportunities in the related fields and one can be posted in the same as one of the below :

  1. Operations Manager
  2. Oil and Gas Extraction
  3. Principal Petroleum Engineer
  4. Petroleum Geologists
  5. Reservoir Engineer
  6. Production Engineer
  7. Drilling Engineer
  8. Automation Engineer
  9. Instrumentation Engineer
  10. Technician & Trainers
  11. Sales Manager
  12. Safety Technician / Engineer
  13. Petrochemical Inspector
  14. Planning Engineer
  15. Lead Cost Estimator Engineer