Aug 09, 2022  
PUBLISHED 2021-2022 Credit Catalog 
    
PUBLISHED 2021-2022 Credit Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Petroleum Engineering Technology


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Program Description


Want a career you can really dig? In the Petroleum Engineering Technology program you’ll be trained in all areas of the upstream petroleum industry, including exploration, field operations, drilling, economic analysis, and reserves determination. From the office to the field, graduates will ultimately be responsible for many of the technical activities involved in the production of oil and gas.

Program Overview


Your Career


Graduates find work as petroleum engineering technologists in the upstream oil and gas industry in areas such as exploration and development, field operations, drilling, computer applications, economic analysis and reserves determination.

  • Graduates of the Petroleum Engineering Technology program have a 90% employment rate.

Student Success


Students who achieve success in this program generally have higher high school grades or recent upgrading courses. Math 31 (Calculus) is an asset for students interested in this program.

Credentials


After successfully completing this program, graduates will receive a SAIT diploma in Petroleum Engineering Technology.

Accreditation


The program is nationally accredited by Technology Accreditation Canada (TAC) at the technologist level.

Graduates are eligible for membership in the following professional associations: The Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals in Alberta (ASET).

Progression


The progression requirement for students taking credit courses is a Term GPA and Total Institutional GPA of 2.0, with the exception of English Language Foundations and Academic Upgrading programs.

Admission Requirements


Completion of the following courses or equivalents:

  • At least 60% in Math 30-1 or Pure Math 30, or at least 75% in Math 30-2, AND,
  • At least 60% in English Language Arts 30-1 or 75% English Language Arts 30-2, AND,
  • At least 60% in Chemistry 30, AND,
  • At least 60% in Physics 20.

All applicants must demonstrate English Language Proficiency prior to admission, including students educated in Canada.

Program Outline


Total Credits 60


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