Petroleum Engineering Technology

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Program Information

Field of Study:Petroleum Technology/Technician
Description:Petroleum Engineering Technology trains engineering technologists in all areas of the petroleum industry and helps meet the demand for highly-skilled people in field and office positions. The Petroleum Engineering Technology program focuses on: production, drilling, reservoir, petroleum chemistry, technical communications, petroleum engineering science, petroleum safety fundamentals, and geology. The MacPhail School of Energy offers the benefit of small class sizes and hands-on training in state-of-the-art labs by industry-experienced and professionally trained instructors.

Graduates find work as petroleum engineering technologists in the upstream oil and gas industry in areas such as exploration and development, field operations, drilling, computer applications, economic analysis and reserves determination.
URL:Petroleum Engineering Technology at SAIT
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,950

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*60

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 Pure Mathematics 
  •  Grade12 Science  or  Grade12 Physics 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants require an Alberta High School Diploma or equivalent with at least 50% in the following courses or their equivalents: At least 60% in Math 30-1 or Pure Math 30, or at least 75% in Math 30-2, AND, At least 60% in English Language Arts 30-1 or 75% English Language Arts 30-2, AND, At least 60% in Chemistry 30, AND, At least 60% in Physics 20. All applicants must demonstrate English Language Proficiency prior to admission, including students educated in Canada.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 05, 2018