Petroleum Geosciences Engineering

The department of Petroleum Engineering at the University of Stavanger is at the forefront of petroleum engineering and geosciences education worldwide. The MSc programme in Petroleum Geosciences Engineering is uniquely focused on the specific needs of exploration and production of the petroleum industry.


A graduate of this programme will be able to solve geosciences problems by integrating different types of surface and subsurface data used in the oil industry and to integrate such information with petroleum engineers. In addition, they will be able to formulate strategies and will have the key fundamental knowledge to develop, manage and implement technology in the oil industry.

The programme has been developed in close collaboration with the oil industry, and qualifies for a broad range of positions within the oil industry, both at operators and in the service sectors. It also qualifies for other positions where the geosciences are applied, such as construction, mining, underground water and environmental goelogy.

A completed Master's degree in Petroleum Geosciences Engineering may qualify for admission to the PhD programme in Petroleum technology and geosciences at the University of Stavanger.

Program details

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