Master of Engineering in Petroleum Engineering

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  • Academic title
    Master of Engineering in Petroleum Engineering
  • Course description
     The core courses in petroleum engineering are:
    •     PETR 6010.03: Reservoir Engineering
    •     PETR 6030.03: Natural Gas Reservoirs
    •     PETR 6040.03: Drilling Engineering
    •     PETR 6060.03: Petroleum Geoscience
    •     PETR 6050.03: Production Technology
    •     PETR 6980.03: Directed Studies

    Approved elective courses may be chosen from a variety of subjects to suit each student's disciplinary background, oil and gas industry interests, and professional project area. Subjects include advanced classes in engineering disciplines and classes in law, economics, earth science, environmental studies and oceanography.

    Engineering classes from various disciplines are available as electives for students of petroleum engineering. Examples include:
    •     CIVL 6147.03: Advanced Theory of Structures
    •     MECH 6701.03: Dynamics of Offshore Structures
    •     CIVL 6144.03: Geotechnical Aspects of Waste Management
    •     PETR 6020.03: Enhanced Oil and Gas Recovery
    •     CHEE 6737.03: Chemical Process Control
    •     MATL 6014.03: Welding Metallurgy
    •     MATL 6030.03: Fracture of Metallic Materials
    •     MINE 6010.03: Solid-Liquid Separation
    •     MINE 6001.03: Advanced Rock Mechanics
    •     MECH 6510.03: Advanced Mechanics of Solids
    •     ENGM 6662.03: Dynamics of Ocean Fluids
    •     FOSC 6333.03: Industrial Rheology
    •     IENG 6912.03: Introduction to Operations Research
    •     IENG 6924.03: Capital Investment and Capacity Expansion Planning
    •     IENG 6918.03: Decision Analysis
    •     ENGM 6674.03: Theory of Random Fields
    •     MINE 6008.03: Advanced Petroleum Engineering
    •     MINE 6009.03: Offshore Drilling and Production

    Selections from this list are expected to be consistent with the student's background, interest, and research or project area. Electives may also be chosen from the following list of classes in related disciplines:
    •     LAWS 2104.03: Environmental Law I
    •     ECON 5516.03: Resource and Environmental Planning
    •     ERTH 5270.03: Applied Geophysics
    •     ENVI 5004.03: Management of Chemicals and Wastes
    •     OCEA 5120.03: Introduction to Physical Oceanography

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