Petroleum/Oil and Gas Engineering

Faculty of Engineering

Master of Engineering (MEng)
Master of Applied Science (MASc)

Please note: This program is currently full. We will not be accepting applications for admission to the 2015-16 academic term until January 2015.


Petroleum Engineering at Dalhousie is viewed as a specialized professional discipline focused on the fundamental knowledge and skills associated with the production, transport and processing of petroleum products. The Faculty of Engineering at Dalhousie University offers challenging new education and research programs focused on Atlantic Canada’s oil and gas industry. These programs are supported by expertise, experience and resources from all of the Faculty’s departments. They reflect a broad vision of "oil and gas engineering" as an integrated endeavour based upon concepts, principles and techniques from all professional engineering disciplines.

Length of Program

  • MEng - typical time to complete is 2 years

Core Courses

  • Reservoir engineering
  • Enhanced oil and gas recovery
  • Natural gas reservoirs
  • Drilling engineering
  • Production technology
  • Petroleum geoscience
  • Production technology
  • Directed studies

Admission Requirements

Candidates must satisfy the general requirements for admission to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Contact Information

Subject Code: PETR
Address: Faculty of Engineering
Dept. of Process Engineering & Applied Science Sexton Campus
1360 Barrington Street
Halifax, NS, Canada, B3H 4R2
Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Adam Donaldson
Graduate Coordinator Tel: 902-494-4035
Graduate Coordinator Email:
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