Petroleum

Program Snapshot

Refine Your Path To Success

When it comes to global innovation and change, petroleum has been at the heart of some of the most important scientific advances in human history. That’s because hydrocarbons are at the foundation of our modern, energy intensive societies.

At CBU, we help you capitalize on this career opportunity by giving you the skills you need to build a solid foundation in this field. As a small island with an incredible way of life that is delicately balanced, we know how petroleum and its by-products affect nearly every aspect of human life and occupation.

After graduating from CBU with a BET Petroleum, students will have the skills and knowledge regarding the extraction, processing and refinement of petroleum resources. You’ll also focus heavily on protecting the environment, a challenge that is necessary to tackle in today’s oil and gas industry.

What skills will I gain from this program?

  • Knowledge of drilling and exploration
  • Reservoir analysis skills
  • Completions planning skills
  • Oil and gas equipment knowledge
  • Awareness of petroleum processing

Why study at CBU?

CBU takes your passion for learning and nurtures your unique skills, growing your ability to succeed every single day. With a rich history of innovation, and a friendly community that respects hard work, we welcome a diverse student body who come to CBU for more than the world-class education and island lifestyle. They come to find their path to tomorrow.

Here, the faculty makes all of the difference. That’s because our friendly and accomplished professors and instructors offer CBU students a unique competitive edge for what comes next. Students are introduced to petroleum studies with a focus on environmental safety and overall efficiency to help build a solid foundation for the future.

Sample Courses

  • PETR 1161: Drilling Engineering
  • PETR 2161: Reservoir Engineering
  • PETR 2163: Petroleum Process Simulation

Possible Career Paths

  • Oil and gas industry
  • Oil service industry

Faculty & Staff

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