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Championing Oil and Gas Training and Research in Ghana

Since 2004, the Department of Petroleum Engineering, KNUST has been at the forefront of shaping the future of the Ghana oil and gas industry. With a strong commitment to excellence in training and research, we craft and implement modern curricula to ensure that our students are well-equipped with the requisite skills to remain not only resilient but also highly relevant in this era of energy transition while providing practical, real-world solutions that contribute to the sustainable development of the local and international energy sector. Whether you are a prospective student, a collaborator from the industry, or a curious enthusiast, we invite you to explore the exciting opportunities and contributions that make the Department of Petroleum Engineering at KNUST a distinguished hub of excellence.


Embarking on the journey of Petroleum Engineering at the KNUST Department of Petroleum Engineering has truly transformed both my professional path and personal growth.

Donna Christie Essel

TechnipFMC Ghana Limited

My time at KNUST's Department of Petroleum Engineering was a rigorous but transformative experience. The program equipped me with a rock-solid foundation in Petroleum Engineering.

Victor Darkwah-Owusu

Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS

During my time, the department's commitment to providing a comprehensive education through adjunct faculty and encouraging students to think beyond perceived limitations played a pivotal role in shaping my professional journey.

Rashid Shaibu

Whirlpool Corporation