Learn About the Oil & Gas Industry
Components of the Oil & Gas Industry
When you hear the words "petroleum engineering" this typically refers to the upstream portion of the value chain.
For more information on the petroleum value chain, visit this link.
Components of the Upstream Oil & Gas Industry
Oil & Natural Gas are produced both onshore and offshore. Onshore means the well is located on a continent, and offshore means the well is located somewhere in the ocean.
There are many different jobs involved in finding and producing these hydrocarbons. We will focus only on the technical job roles here.