Devise methods to improve oil and gas extraction and production and determine the need for new or modified tool designs. Oversee drilling and offer technical advice.
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Employment of petroleum engineers is projected to grow 8 percent from 2021 to 2031, faster than the average for all occupations. About 1,700 openings for petroleum engineers are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.Read More
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