welcome to Department of Petroleum Engineering
The Department of Petroleum Engineering resides in the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture. The undergraduate program, oriented towards the upstream side of the industrys, was launched in January 2005 and till date seven batches with total of 267 students have been produced. The Program in fact owes its very existence to companies in exploration, production and distribution of Oil and Gas in Pakistan. The department maintains a very strong linkage with the industry that has very graciously extended its support. An active Model of Industry-Academia Linkage (NEDPIM) defines the technical and financial inputs of the industry for maintaining quality education. The Petroleum Advisory Board representing members from the Academia, Foreign University Faculty and Multinational Oil & Gas Companies is in place and provide guidance in strengthening of the academic program in order to meet the requirements of the growing Petroleum industry around the globe.
Adequate numbers of regular faculty and subject experts from the industry provide in-depth knowledge in core areas with emphasis on the concepts and applications. Spacious and well maintained labs equipped with state-of-the-art equipment are available for practicing and research. The department assures availability of internships to all students; trips to operational fields during the course of study and industry supervised final year projects. The students are encouraged to participate in co-curricular and extracurricular activities both on national and international level. An Active SPE-NED Student chapter with international recognition provides an opportunity to students for personal and professional growth. Efforts are being made to start the masters’ program soon. In collaboration with Norwegian university of Science and Technology, a norwegian Center of Excellence in Petroleum Studies being established to cater the need of teaching and research.
Our mission is to provide quality education and industry oriented research on sustainable basis, to produce professionals with sound theoretical and practical foundations in the subject, equipped with standards of ethical values with motivation to achieve and to contribute and a product of excellence which should be useful to the society and the humanity.
Prof. Dr. Abid Murtaza Khan