Petrochemical Engineering

Engineering [Bachelor of Technology]

Bachelor of Technology in Petrochemical Technology it is an undergraduate degree course in engineering. It is a preferred choice for individuals who want to make a career in Petrochemical field. 
 
This area involves an understanding of logical design development and operations of process systems for the extraction, and revival of economically useful materials. The program attempts to develop individuals with a specialization in petrochemicals, petroleum refining, and other relevant fields. The basic eligibility for this is that a person has to pass 10+2 in science stream successfully.
 
The tuition fee for B.Tech Petrochemical Technology is between 1,00, 000 rupees to 2, 00,000 rupees in government colleges and tuition fee is higher than it private institutes, it may go up to 6 to 7 lakh in some institutes. 
 
The students who pursue Petrochemical Technology can work as Instrumentation Design Engineer, Estimation Engineer and Analytical Research Executive in various reputed companies like SRF, Reliance Industries Limited, Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd.and Lanxess- Engineering Company. 

Course Curriculum

Year 1

ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS 
ENGINEERING PHYSICS
COMPUTER BASICS & UTILITIES 
BASIC ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING 
MATERIAL SCIENCE
ENGINEERING GRAPHICS LAB 
ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING LAB
WORKSHOP PRACTICAL ENGLISH – 
ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS - 
ENGINEERING PHYSICS - II 
ENGINEERING CHEMISTRY 
COMPUTER PROGRAMMING & LANGUAGE
ENGINEERING MECHANICS
PHYSICS LAB
CHEMISTRY LAB

Year 2

ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS
ELECTRONICS & INSTRUMENTATION
PRINCIPLES OF PETROLEUM ENGINEERING
PETROLEUM GEOLOGY
FLUID MECHANICS 
ELECTRONICS & INSTRUMENTATION LAB
PETROLEUM GEOLOGY LAB 
FLUID MECHANICS LAB
DRILLING TECHNOLOGY 
RESERVOIR ENGINEERING - I
FORMATION EVALUATION & WELL
LOGGING
THERMODYNAMIC PROPERTIES OF RESERVOIR FLUIDS
DEPARTMENT ELECTIVE-I
RESERVOIR ENGINEERING PRACTICAL
DRILLING FLUIDS PRACTICAL 
FORMATION EVALUATION PRACTICAL 

Year 3

RESERVOIR ENGINEERING-II
PRODUCTION OPERATIONS & EQUIPMENTS
HEAT & MASS TRANSFER
LINEAR & NUMERICAL PROGRAMMING
DEPARTMENT ELECTIVE-II
PRODUCTION ENGINEERING LAB
HEAT & MASS TRANSFER LAB
ENHANCED OIL RECOVERY
WELL TESTING
WELL DESIGN & COMPLETION 
ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES 
DEPARTMENT ELECTIVE-IV
PETROLEUM TESTING LAB 
DESIGN - ARTIFICIAL LIFT 

Year 4

PETROLEUM ECONOMICS
PRODUCTION CHEMICALS & OIL FIELD CHEMISTRY
WELL STIMULATION & WELL SERVICES
FIELD DEVELOPMENT 
OFFSHORE DRILLING & PRODUCTION
TECHNOLOGY
DEPARTMENT ELECTIVE-VI 
OIL & GAS PROJECT MANAGEMENT 
ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOUR

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Application of Stream

Students can become Petroleum engineer by pursuing a bachelor's degree in petroleum engineering. The students who have Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering or chemical engineering can also work in this field but bachelor's degree in petroleum engineering is most preferred here.

 

Below is the list of most sought undergraduate and postgraduate petroleum courses are listed below:

 

Bachelor's degree is generally of  4 Years

 

  1. B.E/B.tech in Petroleum Engineering
  2. B.Tech in Petrochemical Engineering
  3. B.Tech in Applied Petroleum Engineering
  4. B.Tech in Petroleum Refinery Engineering
  5. B.Tech in Petroleum Reservoir and Production Engineering

 

Master's degree course is of 2-year duration.

 

  1. M.E./M.Tech in Petroleum Exploration
  2. M.Tech Petroleum Refinery Engineering
  3. M.Tech in Petroleum Refining and Petrochemical Engineering

Specialization

Some of the major Career Specialization of Petrochemical engineering are:

 

1.Reservoir specialist

 

2.Drilling specialist

 

2.Production specialist

 

3.Completion specialist

 

4. Well log analyst

 

5.Safety engineer

 

6.Energy Economist

 

All the jobs mentioned above are high paying jobs.

Eligibility

Eligibility:

 

Candidates must pass the higher secondary examination (12th) with science stream from a recognized educational board in order to take admission in the bachelor program.

Minimum educational prescribed for admission to the master course is bachelor degree in relevant field.

 

Admission Criteria -:

 

Interested students can apply for the bachelor degree in petroleum engineering through various entrance test. Admission process always varies for every college/institution. Alternately, Candidates can take JEE Main Exam organized for admission to the B.Tech programmed in various premier colleges like IIT's, NIT.

 

For the graduate students, the entrance exam for various national, state and University level need to taken. One of the major exam Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is must for taking admission in IIT's and NIT.

Average Fees (In Lacs  )

Year wise Fees Bifurcation

First Year
Second Year
Third Year
Fourth Year

Average Fees by Location

4.2 L Uttar Pradesh
3.9 L Haryana
3.8 L Rajasthan
3.4 L Karnataka

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Career Description

Students can make their careers as Reservoir specialist,Drilling specialist , Production specialists, completion specilaist, Well log analyst, Safety engineer, energy economist completing the course of petroleum 

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