Where Can I Study Oil And Gas Engineering In South Africa

What is an Oil And Gas Engineering?

Petroleum engineering is a field of engineering concerned with the activities related to the production of hydrocarbons, which can be either crude oil or natural gas. Exploration and production are deemed to fall within the upstream sector of the oil and gas industry.

Where Can I Study Oil And Gas Engineering In South Africa

University of Cape Town. It’s the best Petroleum Engineering university in South Africa currently.

University of Johannesburg Petroleum Engineering South Africa.

Northwest University. It’s the third-best Petroleum Engineering university in South Africa right now.

University of Pretoria, Petroleum Engineering courses in South Africa.

The University of Kwazulu-Natal.

Vaal University of Technology.

University of Stellenbosch.

The University of the Witwatersrand.

Cape Peninsula University of Technology. And finally,

Johannesburg Institute of Engineering and Technology.

How many years is petroleum and gas engineering?

5 year

The Department of Petroleum and Gas Engineering offers a 5-year degree program for UTME candidates and a 4-year degree program for Direct-Entry candidates. There are two semesters of formal University studies in each academic session.

Can a mechanical engineer work as a petroleum engineer?

A degree in Petroleum Engineering is required to work as a petroleum engineer however candidates having a degree in mechanical or chemical engineering can also work as a Petroleum Engineer.