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Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering

administrative contact

Samuel Ameri
Chair, Department of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering
samuel.ameri@mail.wvu.edu
phone: 304-293-3949
fax: 304-293-5708

program contact

Samuel Ameri
Chair, Department of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering
samuel.ameri@mail.wvu.edu
phone: 304-293-3949
fax: 304-293-5708

Program Details

Program Description

West Virginia has one of the richest and largest natural gas reserves in the nation. Our curriculum provides the right combination of engineering theory and hands-on experience. Our state-of-the-art laboratories, computer facilities and nationally recognized faculty will provide you the start you need for an outstanding career. Our graduates are in heavy demand, receiving excellent job offers worldwide.

Career Profile

Upon making the decision to further your career as a petroleum and natural gas engineer, you will have one of the best opportunities to obtain the skills necessary for lifelong success.

From local industry interaction, like the petroleum engineers at the U.S. DOE/NETL (National Labs), to guest lecturers by some of the world's leading professionals, PNGE will help to make your engineering dreams come true. Production sites, secondary and enhanced oil recovery projects, compressor stations, gas storage fields, and corporate offices all provide excellent opportunities for study as well.

English Language Proficiency

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Please see Office of Admissions - English Language Proficiency for more information.

Apply Now

Prospective students should apply online at:
apply.wvu.edu.

Accreditation

WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

The petroleum and natural gas engineering baccalaureate degree program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.