Department Of Petroleum Technology
Chairman: Mr. Nadeem Ahmed Khan (Assoc. Prof.)
In the mid 1990’s Karachi University envisaged the necessity of the job oriented studies and established Petroleum Technology Department. Its syllabi were compiled by the joint efforts of the Oil & Gas industry and the academia. The vision was to bring forward a generation taught and developed by the Professors of the University and the scholars of the Petroleum Industry. These students are capable to take over needs of the industry.
Petroleum Technology program is successfully running within the Faculty of Engineering/Science along with Petroleum north sea oil production graph Industry scholars who’re participating in the guidance towards the state-of-the-art direction and teaching. The M.Sc. program covers the subjects of Exploration, Drilling, Well Completion, Production, Reservoir, Natural Gas Engineering, Refining, Economics, Environment & Safety, Logistics and Industrial Management. The program is such designed to incorporate all aspect of Oil & Gas Industry in order that student could adjust to different aspects/places in the industry.
Teaching and Assessment
It is a two-year (4-semester) program of 20 courses of 3 credit hours each. This system includes theory classes six days per week in addition to practical, seminars and a six-week internship.
Petroleum Technology program of University of Karachi was initiated in 1996 following the policy of north sea oil production graph introducing job-oriented technology programs at the University. The program aims to meet the future requirements of technical north sea oil production graph and professional personnel in view of growing participation of national and multinational companies and a prospect of enhanced petroleum exploration and refining activities in Pakistan.
Pakistan has an expanding oil industry with accelerated exploration activities, refineries, petrochemical industries, and oil and gas distribution network. There is a job market at home, within the Middle East and in other parts of the world.