We offer the only petroleum program in the US that emphasizes the unique challenges
found in the Arctic.
The only ABET-accredited program of it its kind in Alaska.
A hands-on experience that offers a multitude of research and professional opportunities.
We prepare our students for the unique challenges of working in harsh, cold climate,
permafrost and remote locations - which makes our graduates highly sought after by
employers throughout the region.
Our labs provide hands-on experience with software and equipment used by industry
professionals available in our Petroleum Development Laboratory.
We have very active student chapters of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) and the American Association of Drilling Engineers (AADE). These offer industry speaker seminars and other networking events that take your
learning experience beyond the classroom. You can also take part in field trips to
oil and gas production facilities and participate in student paper and other competitive
events that are held as part of SPE and AADE. The award-winning SPE student chapter is one of the oldest SPE student chapters in the world and achieved the gold standard
We have a long and successful track record of preparing leaders in the industry. More
than 98% of our bachelor’s in petroleum engineering graduates find permanent positions
in the oil industry or other industries/state agencies.
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University of Alaska FairbanksPO Box 755880Fairbanks, Alaska 99775-5880
1760 Tanana Loop337 Duckering907-474-7734
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