LOOKING AHEAD: CHALLENGES FOR PETROLEUM ENGINEERING EDUCATION
This article indicates some basic knowledge and skills that should be present on the education of today’s petroleum engineering students. Concurrently it presents some thoughts and points out directions for petroleum engineering education in the next few decades.
The importance of interaction between petroleum engineering schools and the oil industry is analyzed and some directions to improvement of this relationship are given.
The challenge and importance of attracting better and brightest students are commented and some suggestions related to how schools and industry should jointly participate in the efforts to keenly achieve this goal are listed.
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