Petroleum Engineering

The Department of Petroleum Engineering at the University of Stavanger is at the forefront of petroleum engineering education worldwide. The MSc in Petroleum Engineering is uniquely focused on the specific needs of the upstream petroleum industry.


The MSc in Petroleum Engineering has an international profile and accommodates both Norwegian and international students. University degrees in Petroleum Engineering have been offered by our institution since 1977. The MSc program prepares students for careers in the international oil and gas industry. Students can avail themselves of the faculty’s close contacts with the industry and focus on the challenges currently being faced by practising petroleum engineers. Additionally, the program provides an excellent basis for doctoral studies (PhD) for those who wish to pursue a career in education or research.

The Msc Program in Petroleum Engineering offers 3 specialisations:

1. Well Engineering
2. Natural Gas Engineering
3. Reservoir Engineering

Program details

Academic level(s)Master
CountryNorway
Language of instructionEnglish
InstitutionUniversity of Stavanger
Fields of studyEngineering and engineering trades (others)
Tagsnatural resourcesengineering
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