Academic Catalog

PETE110 INTRODUCTION TO PETROLEUM ENGINEERING

Course Code: 5660110
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 0(0-0)
ECTS Credit: 2.0
Department: Petroleum And Natural Gas Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. ALAR SINAYU
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

This course is designed to familiarize the first year students with the fundamental aspects of petroleum engineering: introduction to engineering, petroleum exploration, major concepts of drilling, production and reservoir engineering, historical background of petroleum industry, worldwide sources of petroleum, companies and societies in petroleum industry as well as relevant environmental, health, safety and ethical issues.