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Why Petroleum Engineering?
The world relies on petroleum, and the world relies on Petroleum Engineers. If you want the world to rely on you, make a career in Petroleum Engineering.

For more information, be sure to check out What You'll Learn and Career Options. For admissions information, visit UL's Academics page.

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Why UL Lafayette?

  • Petroleum Engineering Graduates of UL Lafayette are some of the best in the industry. They are highly sought after by major production companies, the service industry, as well as smaller, independently owned companies.
  • Situated in the heart of Southern Louisiana, UL Lafayette has fostered a unique partnership with oil and gas operators, a cooperation that has benefited Louisiana's petroleum industry, the University, and the area's economy.
  • UL Lafayette resources and expertise help coordinate training programs for oil and gas companies and personnel through continuing education courses.
  • UL Lafayette prides itself on finding solutions to complex engineering problems through classroom projects and research endeavors.
  • The Petroleum Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Document last revised Thursday, November 7, 2013 3:53 PM

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