Career options and salary packages after B.Tech in Petroleum Engineering


Oil and Natural Gas Corporation, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL), Engineers India Limited (EIL), etc are some of the top companies that offer lucrative job positions for petroleum engineers. These firms’ recruits deserving candidates to the role of Petroleum engineer, Design engineer, Reservoir Engineer, etc. Lucrative salary packages between the range of Rs.30, 000  and 50, 000 per month are offered by firms Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) for these positions.

Career avenues after B.Tech in Petroleum Engineering

ONGC often carry out selection tests for recruiting B.Tech graduates as Graduate Engineer Trainees. Petroleum engineering graduates are recruited for areas like drilling, production, and so on. Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL), Engineers India Limited (EIL), etc are some of the other public sector firms that offer similar career opportunities.

Private firms like Pan Gulf Technologies Pvt Ltd recruit these professionals to the job position of Lead Design Engineer, whose main responsibility is to design various machineries and structures related to petroleum refinery process. Though the common job profile offered by most of the firms is Petroleum Engineer, one can also get in to the role of Drilling Engineer, Reservoir Engineer, etc.

Most popular firms where one can find similar jobs are

  • Indian Oil Corporation
  • Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
  • Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited
  • Essar Oil Limited
  • Reliance Petroleum Limited
  • Tata Petrodyne
  • Gas Authority of India Limited
  • Oil India Limited
  • Gas Projects (India) Private Limited
  • Hindustan Oil Exploration Company Limited
  • IBP Co. Limited
  • Petrosil Group
  • Kochi Refineries Limited

Job Profiles for B.Tech in Petroleum Engineering Graduates

  • Petroleum Engineer
  • Reservoir Engineer
  • Production Technologist
  • Senior Exploration Geologist
  • Production Engineer
  • Flow Assurance Consultant
  • Drilling Engineer
  • Senior Petrophysicist
  • Lead Design Engineer

Remuneration after B.Tech in Petroleum Engineering

Most of the firms offer salary packages with in the range of Rs 25000/- and Rs 30000/- per month for fresh graduates in petroleum engineering. Governmental firms like ONGC recruits candidates in to the role Graduate Engineer Trainee with a basic pay of Rs. 24900/- per month. For Grade ‘B’ Engineers Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) offer salary packages between the limits of Rs.29100 – 54500/- per month. Oil India Limited recruits candidates in to the job profile of Executive Trainee with a starting level salary of Rs. 25,000/- per month. These are only initial level salaries. The candidate can expect higher salary packages with higher experience and role.



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7 Responses to “Career options and salary packages after B.Tech in Petroleum Engineering”

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    shraddha tilve:

    i am eee final eee fresher can i get a opportunity?

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    rahul kumar:

    can i take admission in aeronautical engineering after scoring 65% in 12th and up to 300000to500000 in aieee

  4. 4

    salary package in u.s.a

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    Nitin Nandan:

    salary package in u.sua

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    shiv vijay:

    i am pass out student and i want to do diploma course in petrochemicals. is it feasible and will it help me to get good job in petroleum company.

  7. 1

    I am interested in petroleum engineering… I am in karnataka.. Is CET karnataka enough to get admission into good colleges?? Pls answer me! Its my humble request.. Thank u!