Oil & Gas Engineering

To produce well-grounded certified Oil and Gas Engineers for entry level positions in the Oil and Gas Industry as well as other related fields

Objective:

To equip students with the requisite knowledge and skills to enable them identify and solve problems related to exploration, drilling, production and all related economic and management risks and uncertainties associated with the recovery of hydrocarbons and alternative sources of energy from subsurface geological formations and their resources

20.1 Year One, Semester One:

No.

Code

Course Name

T

P

C

1

MTH 151

Linear Algebra and Trigonometry

2

2

3

2

MTH 153

Basic Mechanics

2

1

2

3

OGE 151

Applied Electricity

2

1

2

4

OGE 153

Physical and Analytical Chemistry

2

1

2

5

OGE 155

Introduction to Geology

2

1

2

6

OGE 161

Technical Drawing

1

2

2

7

MTRC 101

Language and Communication Skills

2

0

2

8

MTRC 103

 Introduction to Islam

2

0

2

9

MTRC 105

Arabic Language

2

0

2

      

Total

17

8

19

 

20.2 Year One, Semester Two:

No.

Code

Course Name

T

P

C

1

MTH 152

Calculus with Analysis

2

2

3

2

OGE 152

Strength of Materials

2

1

2

3

OGE 154

Organic Chemistry

2

1

2

4

OGE 156

Introduction to Oil and Gas Engineering

2

1

2

5

OGE 158

Basic Electronics

2

1

2

6

OGE 152

Petroleum Geology

2

1

2

7

OGE 164

Principles of Economics

2

1

2

8

MTRC 102

Logic and Critical Thinking

2

0

2

9

ENL 104

Basic Information Technology

2

2

3

Total

18

10

20

 

20.3 Year Two, Semester One:

No.

Code

Course Name

T

P

C

1

MTH 251

Mathematical Analysis

2

1

2

2

OGE 251

Thermodynamics

2

1

2

3

OGE 253

Drilling Operations and Equipment

2

1

2

4

OGE 255

Geology of West Africa

2

1

2

5

OGE 257

Properties of Drilling Fluids

2

1

2

6

OGE 259

Petroleum Exploration

2

2

3

7

OGE 261

Principles of Stratigraphy and Sedimentation

2

2

3

8

OGE 263

Geostatistics

2

1

2

9

MTRC 201

African Studies

2

0

2

      

Total

18

10

20

20.4  Year Two, Semester Two:

No.

Code

Course Name

T

P

C

1

OGE 250

Drilling Engineering I

2

2

3

2

OGE 252

Reservoir Engineering I

2

2

3

3

OGE 254

Fluid Mechanics

2

1

2

4

OGE 256

Fundamentals of Natural Gas Engineering

2

1

2

5

OGE 258

Properties of Reservoir Rocks and Fluids

2

2

3

6

OGE 262

Land Surveying

2

1

2

7

OGE 264

Applied Geophysics

2

1

2

8

OGE 266

Swimming

1

1

1

9

MTRC 202

Academic Writing in English

2

2

2

 Total

17

13

20

9

OGE 268

Field Trip and Vacation I

20.5 Year Three, Semester One:

No.

Code

Course Name

T

P

C

1

MTH 351

Probability and Statistics

2

1

2

2

OGE 351

Computer Applications in Oil and Gas

1

3

2

3

OGE 353

Drilling Engineering II

2

2

3

4

OGE 355

Rock Mechanics

2

2

3

5

OGE 357

Transportation of Oil and Gas

2

1

2

6

OGE359

 Natural Gas Engineering

2

2

3

7

OGE 361

Survey Field Work

0

5

2

8

OGE 363

Technical Presentations of Field Trips and Vacation Training Reports I

0

4

2

      

Total

11

2

19

 

20.6 Year Three, Semester Two:

No.

Code

Course Name

T

P

C

a. Core Courses:

1

OGE 350

Petroleum Production Engineering

2

2

3

2

OGE 352

Gathering of Oil and Gas

2

2

3

3

OGE 354

Well Logging

2

2

3

4

OGE 356

Reservoir Engineering II

2

2

3

5

OGE 358

Drilling & Completion Fluids, Well Control & Casing Design Laboratory

0

2

1

6

OGE 362

Environmental Management in Oil & Gas Industry

2

1

2

7

OGE 364

Field Trip and Vacation II

8

OGE36*

Optional Elective Course I

2

1

2

9

MTRC 306

 Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management

3

0

3

Total

15

12

20

b. Optional Courses (Choose One):

1

OGE 366

Public Relations

2

1

2

2

OGE 368

Risk Assessment and Management

2

1

2

 

20.7  Year Four, Semester One:

No.

Code

Course Name

T

P

C

1

OGE 451

Operations Reseach

2

1

2

2

OGE 453

Enhanced Oil Recovery

2

2

3

3

OGE 455

Economic Development Planning

2

1

2

4

OGE 457

Basic Geographic Information Systems

1

3

2

5

OGE 459

Law of Contract and Torts

2

0

2

6

OGE 461

Oil and Gas Field Project Evaluation

2

2

3

7

OGE 463

Production Operations of Wells

2

2

3

8

OGE 465

Technical Presentation of Field Trip and Vacation Training Report II

0

4

2

Total

13

15

19

 

20.8   Year Four, Semester Two:

No.

Code

Course Name

T

P

C

a. Core Courses:

1

OGE 450

Project Work

0

8

4

2

OGE 452

Production of Oil and Gas

2

2

3

3

OGE 454

Petroleum Laws and Regulations

2

1

2

4

OGE 456

Instrumentation and Control

2

2

3

5

OGE 458

Occupational and Health Hazards

2

1

2

6

OGE 462

Technical Presentation/Seminar

0

4

1

7

OGE 464

Production Operations and Equipment

2

2

3

8

HUM 46*

Optional Elective Course II

2

1

2

Total

12

21

20

b. Optional Courses (Choose One):

1

OGE 464

Modeling and Simulation of Production Processes

2

1

2

2

OGE 466

Fractured Reservoirs

2

1

2

 

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