Programmes within the Petroleum Engineering subject are delivered by our leading Institute of Petroleum Engineering.
Study in a centre of expertise
The Institute of Petroleum Engineering has 40 years’ experience of delivering world-class teaching in petroleum engineering disciplines.
Access industry expertise
The Institute’s industry-based Strategic Advisory Board monitors its activities in the wider context of the needs of industry and students also benefit from guest lectures and extra tutorial sessions offered by the Institute’s industry connections.
The Institute boasts state-of-the-art facilities, including the Centre for Environmental Scanning Electron Microscopy (CESEM), which are accessible to all students.
Study Petroleum Engineering online
Over 1,500 participants from around the world study Petroleum Engineering with us via Heriot-Watt Online Learning.