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petroleum engineer





Petroleum engineers evaluate gas and oil fields. They design and develop methods for extracting oil and gas from underneath the earth's surface. They maximise the recovery of hydrocarbon at a minimum cost, pursuing minimal impact on the environment.

Alternative Labels

petroleum geologist

reservoir engineer

petroleum engineers

gas engineer

oil and gas engineer

petroleum production technician

petroleum engineer

Regulatory Aspect

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