Oil and petroleum is one of the most rewarding fields in engineering. It also provides for one of the most promising careers in the country and abroad, especially West-Asia. Oil or petroleum technology plays one of the most important roles in providing us with energy sufficiency in the present modern times. Even with the rapid developments in the field of non-conventional energy resources like solar and wind power, we are still very much dependent on oil and its various derivatives. It’s oil that drives most world economies. A career in oil technology is thus a very rewarding one in terms of remuneration and career growth. One doesn’t face many hurdles in getting a plush job in this sector.
Eligibility and course duration
Pass in class XII or an equivalent examination with physics, chemistry and mathematics. Entry to these courses is mainly through joint entrance exams organized by the state education boards or CBSE.
Duration of the course is 4 years.
More about the course
A course in oil technology helps you in understanding the finer principles of how oil and petroleum drives our industries and the economy. It covers basics about exploration and extraction of oil from its reserves to processing and refining them to obtain numerous by-products such as petrol, diesel, natural gas, etc. In this course you will be learning about the various equipment and processes that are involved with locating and exploring of oil fields, extracting the oil from great depths, offshore as well as onshore and finally refining them into useful petroleum products. Other than that you will be learning about the various means of transportation of oil as most refineries are located far away from the oil fields.
There will be numerous job opportunities for you in the oil and gas sector. You can get employed in the numerous oil companies, both in the private and public sector. A few big names are ONGC, Oil India, Bharat Petroleum, GAIL, Reliance Petroleum and so on. Other than in the oil fields you can work in the refineries or the petrochemical industry. The oil sector also provides for good many opportunities in the Gulf countries, where a good part of the world’s total output is produced. Most such jobs in the Gulf are lucrative ones. You will be also getting the opportunity to go for a MS, M.E. or a M.Tech in a related field of oil technology.
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