petroleum engineering

Chevron petroleum engineers play a critical role in our operations by managing oil- and gas-producing properties and identifying opportunities to improve their performance and profitability.

who we hire

We’re looking for individuals with a bachelor’s or master’s degree in petroleum, chemical or mechanical engineering, as well as other engineering disciplines with previous oil industry experience.

"From the first day I arrived, I felt accepted, which allowed me to begin contributing right away."

Joe,

Lead Production Engineer

what you'll do

Join our petroleum engineering team and work in one of the following vital capacities:

  • Production engineers - who handle the daily management of oil and gas production operations and help to maximize profitability by increasing revenue and lowering operating expenses
  • Production operations - who implement safe and environmentally sound practices in field operations and maintenance
  • Reservoir engineers - who evaluate field performance opportunities and help maximize the ultimate value of a property

where you'll work

Petroleum engineers work at all of Chevron’s upstream operations around the world. Typically, petroleum engineers spend their first five to 10 years in:

  • Production engineering
  • Reservoir engineering
  • Drilling engineering

Opportunities to transfer overseas usually begin after five years of experience.