A program that prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of engineers and other professionals engaged in the development and operation of oil and natural gas extraction and processing facilities. Includes instruction in principles of petroleum extraction and related geology, petroleum field mapping and site analysis, testing and sampling methods, instrument calibration, laboratory analysis, test equipment operation and maintenance, environment and safety monitoring procedures for oil/gas fields and facilities, facility inspection procedures, and report preparation.
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|Rank||School Name||Students||% of Total||Total On-Campus Cost|
|1||University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton||137||19%||$3,265|
|2||Nicholls State University||99||7%||$19,180|
|4||North Central Texas College||58||5%||$9,590|
|5||Houston Community College||44||1%||$4,030|
|6||Laredo Community College||41||3%||$4,500|
|7||L E Fletcher Technical Community College||30||2%||$4,442|
|8||Uintah Basin Applied Technology College||27||6%||N/A|
|9||Coastal Bend College||23||3%||$11,380|
|11||West Kentucky Community and Technical College||23||1%||$4,456|
|12||South Central Louisiana Technical College-Young Memorial Campus||22||1%||$3,300|
|13||Bossier Parish Community College||21||2%||$4,492|
|14||University of Pittsburgh-Bradford||12||4%||$25,642|
|15||Lewis and Clark Community College||12||1%||$4,312|
|16||Bismarck State College||10||1%||$13,301|
|17||Western Wyoming Community College||6||1%||$8,587|
|18||University of Alaska Anchorage||4||0%||$18,620|
|19||Aims Community College||4||0%||$3,310|
|20||Arkansas State University-Beebe||2||0%||$12,110|
|21||Stark State College||2||0%||$4,607|
|22||Northwestern Michigan College||1||0%||$16,274|
This list indicates the number of students that completed the Petroleum Technology/Technician program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.