World’s Best Universities For Oil, Gas, And Petroleum Engineering In 2017

World’s Best Universities For Oil, Gas, And Petroleum Engineering In 2017

The results are in, McDougall School of Petroleum Engineering at the University of Tulsa tops the list of the world’s best universities for Oil, Gas, and Petroleum engineering, according to the results of the 2017 CEOWORLD magazine university rankings. University of Aberdeen is number two.

The United States continues to dominate the list, with 15 universities in the top 35; the United Kingdom is the second best performing country, with six universities.

China, meanwhile, has 4 ranked universities; India and Norway have two; Austria, Denmark, France, Italy, Greece, and the Netherlands each have one.

These are the world’s best universities for Oil, Gas, and Petroleum engineering in 2017

1McDougall School of Petroleum Engineering at the University of TulsaUnited States98.7
2University of AberdeenUnited Kingdom98.5
3Department Petroleum Engineering at Montanuniversität LeobenAustria98.3
4John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering at the Pennsylvania State University United States97.9
5IFP (Institut Français du Pétrole)France97.6
6Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin United States97.2
7Delft University of TechnologyNetherlands97.1
8Petroleum Engineering Department at the Colorado School of MinesUnited States95.8
9Polytechnic University of Turin (Politecnico di Torino)Italy95.7
10Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at the Texas A&M UniversityUnited States95.5
11Mewbourne School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering at the University of OklahomaUnited States 95.4
12Robert Gordon University (RGU)United Kingdom 95.2
13Department of Petroleum Engineering, University of Louisiana at LafayetteUnited States 95.1
14Department of Petroleum & Natural Gas Engineering, New Mexico Institute of Mining and TechnologyUnited States 93.7
15Swanson School of Engineeringat the University of PittsburghUnited States 93.6
16Technical University of Denmark (DTU)Denmark93.5
17Department of Geosciences and Geological and Petroleum Engineering, Missouri University of Science and TechnologyUnited States 93.4
18Xi'an Shiyou University Petroleum EngineeringChina93.1
19Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, West Virginia UniversityUnited States 92.9
20Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) Norway92.8
21Department of Energy Resources Engineering at the Stanford UniversityUnited States92.6
22China University of PetroleumChina92.1
23Imperial CollegeUnited Kingdom91.8
24Bob L. Herd Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas Tech UniversityUnited States91.7
25Heriot Watt Institute of Petroleum EngineeringUnited Kingdom91.3
26Craft & Hawkins Department of Petroleum Engineering at Louisiana State University (LSU)United States90.7
27East China University of Science and TechnologyChina88.6
28University of Petroleum & Energy Studies DehradunIndia88.5
29Viterbi School of Engineering at the University of Southern California United States88.1
30The University of StavangerNorway86.8
31Technical University of CreteGreece85.7
32Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (or PDPU), GujaratIndia82.9
33Teesside University United Kingdom82.7
34School of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of LeedsUnited Kingdom82.4
35Liaoning Shihua University (LSHU)China82.1


World’s best universities for Oil, Gas, and Petroleum engineering in 2017 by the CEOWORLD magazine is based on six major indicators of quality, overall Score (100%) is the sum of:

1) Academic reputation
2) Admission eligibility
3) Job placement rate
4) Recruiter feedback
5) Specialization
6) Global reputation and influence

Data for these indicators was collected from publicly available sources, university’s website, our research, and survey. It measures the quality of education, job placements of students, and the recruiters feedback, without relying on university data submissions. Students, industry professionals, and recruiters were asked to rate universities on a scale of 1 “marginal” to 100 “outstanding” or “don’t know.”

However, this is by no means a comprehensive list, while the universities above are the “CEOWORLD magazine’s world’s best universities for Oil, Gas, and Petroleum engineering in 2017,” there may be many other universities that offer excellent programs.

* This rankings should not be viewed as the most important aspect when choosing a university, and are simply one element to consider.

* The top-ranked university receives 100 points.

* The rankings are the result of a rigorous analytical exercise, incorporating multiple data sources, without relying on university data submissions.

* Detailed survey data and information collected directly from 85,000 individuals, across 6 data points.

* Surveys completed by 45,000 students, 22,000 industry professionals, and 18,000 recruiters around the world.

* Magazine surveyed 85,000 people in 52 countries.

*The overall score are numerical scores given to the universities based on students, industry professionals, and recruiter feedback — measuring the quality of the university. Overall scores are out of 100.

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The margin of sampling error for the full sample of 96.000 respondents is plus or minus 1.4 percentage points. In addition to sampling error, one should bear in mind that as in all survey research, there are possible sources of error—such as coverage, nonresponse and measurement error——that could affect the results.

Editor, Amelia W Grant

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