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About Petroleum Engineering Department​

The Petroleum Engineering Department 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. There are more than 520 students in the department including postgraduate students.
Petroleum Engineering program is now ranked 21 in the world for Engineering-Petroleum recently which is among the top 30 engineering colleges across the globe, according to subject-wise QS World Ranking 2020. This makes us number 1 in Malaysia and number 5 in Asia.
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.
Located in Level 1, Block L, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, there are 26 academic staff, 3 administrative staff, and 3 technicians supporting the department. 
Petroleum Engineering Department at UTP currently offers the following programmes :