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Petroleum Engineering for the Curious: Why Study Petroleum Engineering? (A Decision-Making Guide to College Majors, Research & Scholarships, and Career Success for Students, Educators and Parents)

Petroleum Engineering for the Curious: Why Study Petroleum Engineering? (A Decision-Making Guide to College Majors, Research & Scholarships, and Career Success for Students, Educators and Parents)

Petroleum Engineering for the Curious: Why Study Petroleum Engineering? (A Decision-Making Guide to College Majors, Research & Scholarships, and Career Success for Students, Educators and Parents)
By Professor W. John Lee PhD (University of Houston), Professor John R. Fanchi PhD (Texas Christian University), Professor Martin Blunt PhD (Imperial College London), Professor Robert Badger PhD (State University of New York at Potsdam), Professor Jeffrey Reimer PhD (University of California Berkeley), Professor Keenan Dungey PhD (University of Illinois Springfield), Professor Daniel Sui PhD (Ohio State University), Professor Richard Brown PhD (Johns Hopkins University), Associate Professor Kishor Vaidya PhD (University of Canberra Australia)

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Book Description

Save your Parents’ Money – Prepare Yourself for a Career in Petroleum Engineering Without Added Semesters and Tuition!


What if you were able to choose Petroleum Engineering as your career with 100% confidence? What if you could base your major career decision (which will impact the rest of your life) on factual research and self-reflection?

Over 10 top professors and experts in Petroleum Engineering from universities such as University of Houston, Imperial College London, Texas Christian University etc. have presented their remarkable insights and powerful perspectives in this book. They have come together in this book to help you make an informed decision about your career in Petroleum Engineering. In this decision-making guide, they answer the question “Why Study Petroleum Engineering” in plain English.
  • Are you interested in pursuing a bachelor’s, master’s, or doctorate degree?

  • Do you feel you are underprepared when making a major/career decisions?

  • Are you choosing your major/career based on influence and assumptions?


If so, this decision-making guide is for you. You need help to make an important decision about your major/career which will impact the rest of your life. This book contains no fluff, no complex theories, and no sugar coating. This is a serious book. It is presented in a rather fun, non-serious manner.

In this book, you will learn:

  • Why should you consider Petroleum Engineering as your undergraduate major or minor?

  • What’s required of the Petroleum Engineering major, and the career in this field? Why should you undertake a graduate/PhD degree in Petroleum Engineering?

  • What are the research areas/issues and scholarship opportunities in Petroleum Engineering?

  • What are the career options and best practice tips for the Petroleum Engineering graduates?

If you are considering Petroleum Engineering as your career, we assure this is the ONLY book you’ll ever need for your career success. We repeat, this is the ONLY book that provides in-depth insights on Petroleum Engineering.

This is a different book. First, as opposed to “one size fits all” books on majors/careers, this is the first book ever written solely focusing on Petroleum Engineering. Second, as opposed to perspective from a single author, this book provides you with multiple perspectives from the top professors. Finally, although most of the chapters in this book are peer-reviewed, they have been written in plain English in layperson’s terms to give you the best/easiest reading experience.

One of the most important decisions that you will make in college is to select a major. Such decision should not be taken lightly, as it has profound implications for your career and life after college. If you are like most university/college students who are financially supported by their parents – help them save money! A wrong choice today will result in added semesters and tuition tomorrow.

Take this Book as an Investment in your Life. In case you were not curious about Petroleum Engineering and came across this book by accident, perhaps you should not buy this book. Otherwise, take action today. Scroll up and simply click the "buy" button at the top of this page.

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Book Details

  • Amazon Sales Rank: #436610 in eBooks
  • Published on: 2016-02-10
  • Released on: 2016-02-10
  • Format: Kindle eBook

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0 of 0 people found the following review helpful.
5nice book
By Amazon Customer
Petroleum Engineering for the Curious! OMG!! Guys – I am totally honest here but you would never get to read a peer-reviewed book like this one for this price. I wanted to work in this field and was considering this major. However, I was not sure if Petroleum Engineering was for me. So, I bought this book. Every chapter was so intriguing that I finished the whole book in one go! I was very much impressed with the quality of the book. Some people might even say that you get all the information on the Internet these days. But my question is – where else would you get such original perspectives from multiple top professors in one place? Where else would you get information from the top minds of the world which you can trust? Why consider a career in this field? Why study Petroleum Engineering after all? Guys – I am again totally honest here – the answers are found in the book “Petroleum Engineering for the Curious”

0 of 0 people found the following review helpful.
4Answers are in the book but I can say with 100% conviction that you will not be disappointed by buying this book
By Chaunice
Being a career adviser, I know how important this book is for the students and grads. Why study Petroleum Engineering? Answers are in the book but I can say with 100% conviction that you will not be disappointed by buying this book. In fact, many college students change their majors and it simply wastes their time (and of course their parents' money). If you buy this book, you will be able to save thousands of dollars for your parents in tuition fees. Graduating months earlier means you will have more opportunity. I read chapter by chapter and found all the chapters very insightful. Look at the universities - all the professors come from top universities, and they offer very insightful tips. Trust me - Petroleum Engineering for the Curious is a must-read book for the students and people who are undecided about their career options.

0 of 0 people found the following review helpful.
5Great Book! Great Price!
By Nathan
I liked this book on Petroleum Engineering. This book helped me clearly understand what actually Petroleum Engineering is. For just $10, this peer-reviewed/academic book is a real bargain. I was confused as to what to choose for my undergraduate major and this book opened up my eyes. I found this book also useful for graduate or PhD studies. The good thing is that - there are so many top professors writing the insightful chapters in plain English for the students like myself. I think it will save the students (and their parents) thousands of dollars because changing the major again and again will cost them lots of money. I showed this book to my parents and they were glad I bought it. Yes - I highly recommend it. It will be a major decision of your life – if you are considering a career in this field, you must know why study Petroleum Engineering.

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