BS Petroleum Technology

Petroleum Engineering Technology has a significant role in the energy sector and related businesses. Bachelors in Petroleum Technology enables the students to design, monitor the extraction of oil, analyze, and manage oil wells and production of oil and gas. They can also identify the features of different types of earth layers and rocks to help them detect the kind of crude oil present in the rocks. Moreover, petroleum technologists design and prepare collection systems and plan refineries procedures. Apart from these traditional petroleum engineering career choices, there are numerous emerging career opportunities in the market for petroleum technology graduates, such as cleaning underground waste disposal and water.

Core Courses

  • Drilling Engineering
  • Properties of Reservoir Fluids
  • Petrophysics
  • Drilling Engineering-I
  • Geophysical Exploration
  • Petroleum Geology
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Applied Chemistry
  • Applied Geology
  • Fundamentals of Petroleum Engineering

Eligibility Criteria

  • Intermediate  (pre-engineering, ICOM,ICS or equivalent).
  • 50% marks in previous degree.
  • Passing marks in Entry test.


It is an undeniable fact that the energy sector has become a crucial part of our daily life. Hence, the growing need for energy is a challenging and demanding field with a massive scope in the market. As petroleum reserves are present globally, such as in Asia, the Gulf states, South America, and Europe, petroleum technologists have impressive career possibilities worldwide. In addition, the petroleum sector is a billion dollars thus known for its demanding employment opportunities. Petroleum is an evergreen engineering field in which technologists can pursue their career with attractive positions such as Senior Petroleum Technician, Petroleum Manager, etc. The type of job for petroleum technologists depends on the industry, whereas the level or rank of the job dramatically relies on the skills and abilities of the technologists. As these technologists become the front employees of the globally important petroleum industry, passionate and skilled employees are selected as a priority.

Universities Offering BS Petroleum Technology in Pakistan

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