Petroleum Technology is an interesting and emerging subject in India and also in the world. Petroleum engineers are mainly involved in the activities such as exploration and production of petroleum reserves. The study of Petroleum Technology covers topics such as geology, geochemistry, economics, geophysics, oil drilling, geomechanics, knowledge management, geopolitics, tectonics, thermodynamics, seismology, well completion, well logging etc.
Three are a few institutions in India, offering B.Tech / M.Tech programs in Petroleum Technology. The courses are taught by professionals from petroleum companies including ISM, ONGC, IOC and also academicians and researchers from several global research centres dealing with petroleum technology and research.
Colleges : M. Tech (Petroleum Engineering) is offered by Indian School of Mines University, Dhanbad. ISM is the top institute in the league. The course at ISM is open to Engineering graduates from Petroleum, Petrochemical, Chemical and Mechanical Engineering. You may also opt for Ph.D. program after M.Tech The research career is tough but rewarding.
Petroleum Technology Institutes / Universities / Colleges:
Here is a list of top institutions offering courses in Petroleum Technology You can also check list of vast number of engineering colleges located in various states and major cities of the country which might be offering courses in Petroleum Technology.
1. Dept. of Petroleum Technology, Indian School of Mines University
2. Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University
3. Institute of Petroleum Technology, Gandhinagar
4. Institute of Petroleum Management, Gandhinagar (IPMG)
5. Indian Institute of Petroleum, Dehradun - 248 00
Recruitments: The companies recruiting these candidates are Indian Oil Corporation, ONGC, and Reliance petroleum ltd, Tata Petrodyne, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation, Essar Oil Limited, Haldia Petrochem, Bharat Petroleum, Gas Authority of India, Aban etc.