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Petrochemical Engineering

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Duration : 4 Years – Semester Pattern

All About Petrochemical Engineering

The growth of petroleum Engineering is closely related to the development and economic growth of the country. Petrochemicals plays a key role in the world of chemical market, with a share of around 40%.

The petrochemical products entered the entire spectrum of daily life and covers the areas of housing, furniture, automobiles, agriculture, irrigation, packaging, medical appliances, electrical and electronics etc.

India has well processed industry of petrochemical with petro refining capacity of 194 millions per year. Petrochemical industry is the fastest growing and expected to grow at the rate of 13% over next five years.

Petroleum Engineering is the field of science that involves in the process of locating and collecting reserves of natural gas. Petroleum Engineer involves in the planning, supervising and improving all the petrochemical products.

The Petroleum Engineering has backward linkages with industries such as petroleum refining, natural gas processing and forwards links wit industries with variety of downstream products. Petroleum Engineering contribute in the employment generation of such industries.

The Petrochemical industry constitutes 14 percent of internal industrial activity and 40 percent of chemical sector output. The future of petrochemical industry is at a growth pace and is expected to value more than $40 billion over the next five years.

Course Curriculum

The petrochemical industry has many linkages with various sectors. The petrochemical student should have a keen look of manufacturing process of such industries. The fields that the Petrochemical Engineering students should get a knowledge in :

Organic Chemistry
Fluid Mechanics
Industrial Chemical Technology
Chemical Reaction Engineering
Natural Gas Engineering
Materials Technology
Water Treatment and Management
Instrumentation and Instrumentation Analysis
Petroleum Secondary Processing Technology
Petrochemical Unit Process
Refinery Process Design
Process Engineering Economics

Career Opportunities

Various field offers excellent career opportunities to the petrochemical engineering graduates. The opportunities in public as well as in private firm is very high. Few of the fields that a petro chemical Engineer can pursue a career in:

Oil and Gas Industries
Petroleum Refineries
Fertilizer Industries
Marketing of crude and Petroleum Products
Testing Industry of Petroleum Products
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