Oil and gas engineering is a discipline that aims to understand the science of oil and gas drilling and production, as well as the legal considerations that come along with it. As an oil and gas engineer, you will be responsible for ensuring that the complex industrial processes are able to run safely and efficiently, as well as considering the environmental and sustainability ramifications of oil and gas engineering.
During an Oil and Gas Engineering degree, you will cover a range of topics, from the basics of engineering, to some of the more specific areas of the discipline. Some examples of modules you could study are:
- Drilling Engineering
- Petroleum Processing and Gas Technologies
- Sustainability and Decommissioning
- Hydrogen and Geothermal Systems
- Subsea Systems