Summary Petroleum Engineer near St. John's (NL)

Find key facts and figures about working as a petroleum engineer. The following information is applicable to all Petroleum engineers (NOC 2145).


Petroleum engineers conduct studies for the exploration, development and extraction of oil and gas deposits; and plan, design, develop and supervise projects for the drilling, completion, testing and re-working of oil and gas wells. They are employed by petroleum producing companies, consulting companies, well logging or testing companies, government, and research and educational institutions.


  • Direct and monitor oil and gas drilling operations
  • Develop drilling programs, select sites and specify drilling fluids, bit selection, drill stem testing procedures and equipment
  • Direct and monitor the completion and evaluation of wells, well testing and well surveys
  • Design and select artificial lift machinery, and well and surface production equipment and systems
  • Develop specifications for and monitor and supervise well modification and stimulation programs



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University education usually required

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