The oil and gas industry is continuously developing and is therefore both recognised and expected to remain as a major contributor to the economy of many developed and developing regions as it continues to be driven not only by new oil and gas discoveries, but by a constant demand to find newer, safer, more efficient and cost-effective ways of extracting resources. Whilst exploration continues to identify major oil and gas finds across the world, these are increasingly less accessible and require complex engineering solutions to deliver effective operations and supply. Additionally, the significant and rising operating costs of existing installations are driving the sector to seek suitably qualified engineers are able to support operations and initiate improvements within the four main strands of oil and gas facilities: offshore, onshore, sub-sea and pipelines.
WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?
This course aims to equip you with sector specific oil and gas engineering, technology and operational skills to succeed in this competitive environment. It will provide you with specialist education in oil and gas engineering and equip you with the theoretical and practical knowledge and skills required by the industry to solve and manage oil and gas engineering problems and complexities and to optimise existing processes to deliver increased efficiencies.
The global nature of the industry offers significant scope for graduates to have an incredibly varied career spanning international borders. This course is designed to allow you to develop the knowledge and skills for a wide range of professional opportunities in national and multinational oil and gas companies and consultancies.
WHAT WILL I LEARN?
A wide range of subjects are available, giving you a multidisciplinary approach to oil and gas engineering.
Durability, Reliability and Sustainability Engineering Materials for the Oil and Gas Sector Fluid Flow Systems including Distribution and Transmission Control Systems and Instrumentation for the Oil andGas Industry Petroleum Processing and Gas Technologies Drilling and Production Technology Health, Safety and Environmental Management in the Oil and Gas Industry Project Management Study Skills and Research Methods Research or Industry Sponsored Project
To enter the course you should have at least a 2:2 honours degree in an appropriate discipline. Students whose first language is not English should have achieved a minimum English language standard of IELTS 6.5.
Recipient: Coventry University
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