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Oil and Natural Gas Careers
One in six jobs in Oklahoma are connected to oil and natural gas activity. Want to check for current openings?
For a look at career paths in the industry, our Careers Guide will walk you through the job descriptions and what qualifications you’ll need.
University-Level Education Resource Links
Interested in pursuing a degree in the oil and natural gas industry? Here are some informative links to local petroleum programs and scholarship opportunities.
University of Oklahoma | Norman, OK
- College of Business, Department of Energy Management
- College of Earth and Energy
- School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering
- School of Geology and Geophysics
Oklahoma State University | Stillwater, OK
University of Tulsa | Tulsa, OK
- Department of Geosciences
- Department of Petroleum Engineering
- College of Business Administration, Energy Management Program
Oklahoma City University | Oklahoma City, OK
Miranda’s story could be your story.
Miranda pursued a degree that led her to working in Oklahoma’s oil and natural gas industry. And, she’s pretty proud of it. As a productions and operations engineer, Miranda is making a positive impact in our state and our environment.
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My passion was always engineering, but I also have a desire to provide a service to people through my career. What better way to do that than by helping to power their cars and turn on their lights at night?
The oil and gas industry serves every person in this world in one way or another, and being a part of something that big is extremely rewarding.
The energy industry is not going away, and fossil fuels currently make up such a significant portion of our country’s and world’s energy portfolio…I am excited to be working for an important industry during such a pivotal moment in history.
What excites me the most about this path is turning challenges to solutions for the benefit of society.
Oil and natural gas excited me as being very important natural resources for our economy and everyday life. By extracting these natural resources or looking for ways to make the process more efficient, I would be working to help the everyday American.
A career in the oil and natural gas industry leads to new opportunities, new techniques, and new technology. It’s exciting to be a part of that.
As our society continues to increase its voracious appetite for energy, the challenges faced by oil and gas companies will become even more demanding and consequential. Through my future career in the industry, I hope to confront these challenges and create innovative solutions, thereby improving the lives of Oklahomans as well as people across the globe.
Although we’ve come so far in our ability to power the world, there are still many environmental, political, and other issues that our industry faces. It excites me to know that my generation will be the ones who solve these issues.
As I’ve progressed through my Petroleum Engineering curriculum, I have realized that those who work in energy are unsung heroes, as nothing we do in modern life would be possible without them.
Oil and natural gas is a large part of our lives. From transportation to heating homes to so much more, it promotes our standard of living while providing jobs and ways to give back to the greater community. It’s exciting to be a part of something so impactful.
I am excited to begin a career in oil and natural gas because I believe that fossil fuels will continue to serve as the most effective and reliable energy source for many years to come. It will be rewarding to play a hands-on role in the industry’s innovation and success during my career as a petroleum engineer.
I know that a career in the oil and natural gas industry will never be dull and always keep me on my toes, ready to meet whatever challenges arise. I wanted to be a part of what keeps the world moving forward.
The oil and natural gas industry is such an important industry that supplies the energy we need to carry out everyday activities for people all around the world. I want to be a part of something that impacts people’s lives.
The opportunity to solve problems related to energy needs of the U.S. and the world is what drew me to petroleum engineering.
The oil and natural gas industry is a very rewarding industry. It is an industry that is greatly underrated, and more necessary than most even know.
I will help maintain the U.S.’s energy independence in order to secure the safety, health, and efficiency of our country and to keep us progressing into the future.
I want to be a part of something much bigger than myself, and that’s exactly what the oil business is.
I’m studying Petroleum Engineering because I’m interested in the technical, strategical, aggressive, and intellectual work aspect of it, which always has fueled my curiosity. The oil industry is an important part of our community, and I hope to be innovative while contributing to the industry. I anticipate satisfying our energy needs in ways that make it cleaner, more reliable, and efficient for years to come.