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The Salary of a Petroleum Engineer in Malaysia

Petroleum Engineer Salary in Malaysia

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

Petroleum Engineers earn very high salaries

Petroleum Engineers earn very high salaries

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.

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The 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.

The Average Salary of a Petroleum Engineer in Malaysia

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 the Best 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

Petroleum Engineering Lab at UCSI University

Petroleum Engineering Lab at UCSI University

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.

Curtin University Sarawak is a top ranked university in Malaysia for Petroleum Engineering having won many awards.

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).

Top technology university in Malaysia, Asia Pacific University (APU) is offering the petroleum engineering degree programme at its new campus in Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur.

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