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  • Petroleum Engineers

Alternate Occupation Titles

  • Engineer
  • Engineering Consultant
  • Automation Engineer
  • Chief Engineer
  • Completion Engineer
  • Completions Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Drilling Engineer
  • Exploration Engineer
  • Facilities Engineer
  • Field Engineer
  • Logging Engineer
  • Mining and Oil Field Equipment Design Engineer
  • Mining and Oil Field Equipment Test Engineer
  • Mining and Oil Well Equipment Research Engineer
  • Mud Engineer
  • Natural Gas Engineer
  • Oil Drilling Engineer
  • Oil Exploration Engineer
  • Oil Well Engineer
  • Operations Engineer
  • Petroleum Engineer
  • Petroleum Production Engineer
  • Process Engineer
  • Production Engineer
  • Project Drilling Engineer
  • Project Production Engineer
  • Project Reservoir Engineer
  • Research Chief Engineer
  • Reservoir Engineer
  • Reservoir Engineering Consultant
  • Reservoir Engineering Manager
  • Rig Site Engineer
  • Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE)
  • Test Engineer
  • Well Site Drilling Engineer
  • Well Surveying Engineer


  • Assist engineering and other personnel to solve operating problems.
  • Conduct engineering research experiments to improve or modify mining and oil machinery and operations.
  • Confer with scientific, engineering, and technical personnel to resolve design, research, and testing problems.
  • Design or modify mining and oil field machinery and tools, applying engineering principles.
  • Write technical reports for engineering and management personnel.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Create models of engineering designs or methods.
  • Explain engineering drawings, specifications, or other technical information.
  • Research advanced engineering designs or applications.
  • Supervise engineering or other technical personnel.