Standard Occupational Classification

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17-2171 Petroleum Engineers

Devise methods to improve oil and gas well production and determine the need for new or modified tool designs. Oversee drilling and offer technical advice to achieve economical and satisfactory progress.

Petroleum Engineers (broad occupation)

Engineers (minor group)

Architecture and Engineering Occupations (major group)

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Last Modified Date: October 26, 2009

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