The Department of Petroleum Engineering was originated in 2006. Since 2007, the department has evolved and received its first undergraduate students. Currently, various programmes related to oil and gas industry are offered at undergraduate and postgraduate level. As the development of the department continues, we will keep on moving to strengthen our curricula and at the same time explore research areas that contribute significantly to the development of the nation. There are more than 900 students in the department including postgraduate students.
Located in Level 1, Block L, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, there are 48 academic staff, 2 administrative staff, and 6 technicians supporting the department. Apart from that, the department has also one Professorial Chair from Schlumberger.