The mission of the Department of Petroleum Engineering is to:

  • Provide excellent instruction and design experiences essential for career success;
  • Instill a life-long passion for professional development;
  • Conduct breaking research applicable to the larger world community;
  • Promote a spirit of service and leadership among students and faculty; and
  • Address public concerns about alternative resources, supported by the development of those infrastructures.

The Department’s goal is to prepare qualified, responsible petroleum engineers who exhibit professionalism and prudence in managing and developing oil and gas resources.