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How hard is it to become a petroleum engineer?

I know engineers have a huge job market, and likely an expanding job. Petroleum engineers specifically I have heard get paid very generously. How hard is it to obtain a degree in engineering? Petroleum engineering industry to be more specific? To obtain a bachelors degree in this field, will I have to take very advanced sciences and math? If so, how advanced? Any information would be greatly appreciated. (about petroleum engineering, or just engineering in general) I am 19 and wanted to learn more about this trade as a possibility for college.

Asked By: - 1/3/2011
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It is no harder than other engineering disciplines. Don't be fooled by the idea that petroleum engineers get much larger pay than other engineers. In some locations there is a slightly higher pay scale for petroleum engineers but it isn't that much greater... More
Answered By: oil field trash - 1/4/2011
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lots of chemistry and calculus thats all i know
Answered By: joblagz - 1/3/2011
 
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Answered By: nafis a - 1/4/2011
 
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