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Petroleum Engineers


Create methods to improve oil and gas extraction and production.

Petroleum Engineers create methods to improve oil and natural gas extraction from the earth. They oversee drilling and offer technical advice.

Wages $65.17 per hour on average  
Outlook Statewide data not available
Education & Training Bachelor's degree is needed for entry.
Related Programs (Current training programs available)
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Career Pathways Engineering and Technology
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