Sample Petroleum Engineer Resume

The applicant in this petroleum engineer resume focuses on her ability to find and utilize reservoirs in the world that contain oil or natural gas. All petroleum engineer resumes should include any pertinent information and experience regarding the job seekers that will land an interview.

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Some Town, USA 99999
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A position as a Petroleum Engineer


Innovative; professionally trained; reliable employee; knowledgeable in the petroleum industry


Petroleum Engineer, 2000 to present:

Madison Petroleum Company, Big City, USA.

Responsible for designing equipment and processes to achieve the maximum recovery of oil and gas using various enhanced recovery methods. Part of a team of award-winning designers. Recognized at the 2003 Petroleum Industry Convention.

Petroleum Consultant, 1998-2000:

Peterson Petroleum Plant, Major City, USA.

Duties included convening with engineers, geologists, and other petroleum specialists to understand the geologic formation and properties of the rock containing the reservoir of natural gas and oil prior to extraction.


M.A., Petroleum Engineering, 1997

Northern States University, Any City, USA


American Association of Petroleum Engineers

Vice President, 2005

NOTE: This petroleum engineer resume is a shortened version of a full resume. It is meant to serve as a sample for you to create your own petroleum engineer resume. Include enough information to cover your previous work experience and training-roughly two pages.