Petroleum/Oil and Gas Engineering

Faculty of Engineering

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


Please note: The graduate Petroleum Engineering program at Dalhousie University is changing as we move towards a new program that better aligns with the evolving needs of Canadian industry and with the expertise available at Dalhousie, a leading academic institution in the Maritimes. As such, enrollment into this program is currently suspended, with no new applications being accepted at this time.

Overview

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
Tel: 902-494-4597
Email: peas.grad@dal.ca
Address: Faculty of Engineering, Dalhousie University
5248 Morris Street
PO Box 15000
Halifax, NS  B3H 4R2
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