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Most Popular Schools for Petroleum Technology/Technician Degree Program & Major

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
3 Navarro College 75 5% $16,212
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
10 Lackawanna College 23 6% $25,052
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.