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Increased Demand for Petroleum Engineers in Malaysia

More Jobs for Petroleum Engineering Graduates in Malaysia

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The Oil, Gas and Energy NKEA which is key to the Malaysian economy as it contributes 20% of the Gross Domestic

Petroleum Engineers can earn very high salaries

Petroleum Engineers can earn very high salaries

Product (GDP), is aimed at raising the sector’s output and meet energy demand over the 10-year period. It is also aimed at enhancing downstream growth, making Malaysia the number one hub for oil field services and building a sustainable energy platform for growth.

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The Gumusut-Kakap field, which recorded its first oil production in Nov 2012, is expected to reach a maximum of 25,000 barrels per day (bpd) after ramping up two wells. Located in offshore Sabah as Malaysia’s second deepwater development, the field’s full development comprises 19 subsea wells, a permanent semi-submersible floating production system with a potential to produce a maximum of 120,000 bpd.

In positioning Malaysia as the leading oil and gas (O&G) hub in the Asia-Pacific region by 2017, Malaysia Petroleum Resources Corp (MPRC) was formed to promote, catalyse and transform the sector. Notable projects in the O&G (oil and gas) sector include the RM60bil Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development project in Pengerang, Johor, and the RM3.8bil Sabah Oil and Gas Terminal in Kimanis.

The O&G industry is involved in downstream activities as well. Here, ‘downstream’ means processes taking place after oil has

The work of a Petroleum Engineer is high in demand globally

The work of a Petroleum Engineer is high in demand globally

been transported from the reservoir, and into crude oil terminals. Investment opportunities include processing and refining of the crude, petrochemical plants, logistics and retail transactions.

Downstream has different players, and a more diverse range of interests.

In oil refining, there are Petronas Penapisan (with plants in Terengganu and Melaka), Shell, ExxonMobil and Conoco. Petronas Gas and MLNG are involved in gas processing and transmission. Gas distribution is handled by Gas Malaysia.

The retail arm has many interests, including Petronas Dagangan, Shell, ExxonMobil and Conoco Phillips (under the Projet brand). Petrochemicals have the most diverse range of companies, including Optimal, BASF, BP, Amoco and Idemitsu.

All these are evidence that the job potential for Petroleum Engineers in Malaysia is good. In addition, Petroleum Engineers can work any where in the world.

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Petroleum Engineer Salary in Malaysia

Petroleum engineers must have a bachelor’s degree in engineering, preferably in petroleum engineering. Employers also value

Heriot-Watt University Malaysia is one of the best universities in Malaysia

Heriot-Watt University Malaysia is one of the best universities in Malaysia

work experience, so engineering programs with internships in which students earn academic credit for structured job experience, are valuable as well.

Since many petroleum companies conduct worldwide operations, the petroleum engineer may have the opportunity for assignments all over the world. T

he work of a Petroleum Engineer Basically, Petroleum engineers design and develop methods for extracting oil and gas from deposits below the earth’s surface. Petroleum engineers also find new ways to extract oil and gas from older wells.

Job Outlook According to the USA Department of Labour, Employment of petroleum engineers is expected to grow 17 percent from 2010 to 2020, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Oil prices will be a major determinant of employment growth, as higher prices lead to increasing complexity of oil companies’ operations and require more engineers for each drilling operation.

In 2010, the median salary per year was US$114,080 per year In Malaysia. Petroleum Engineers can earn yearly from RM 37,094 – RM 365,156 depending on their experience.

According to Jobstreet, Engineers in the Oil and Gas industry are one of the Top 10 Highest Salaries in Malaysia. A Senior Executive in Engineering – Oil/Gas  can earn RM6,353 a month while a Senior Manager can get RM15,307.

Study at Top Private Universities in Malaysia for Petroleum Engineering

Malaysian students do not need to go overseas to study petroleum engineering. Top universities such as Heriot-Watt University

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Malaysia is offering the petroleum engineering degree course at their new state-of-the-art campus at Putrajaya. Heriot-Watt University is a top ranking university in the UK.

For a top Australian Petroleum Engineering degree in Malaysia, students can go for the top ranked Curtin University Sarawak.

For an affordable and yet high quality of education in petroleum engineering, students can consider UCSI University at Kuala Lumpur.

UCSI University is famous for their engineering courses and has more than 28 years of experience in higher education in Malaysia.

Students at UCSI University have access to excellent facilities and their unique internship program for 2 months of each year of studies.

The Petroleum Engineering degree course at UCSI University is accredited by the Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM).

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