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Welcome to Department of Petroleum Engineering

Prof. Emmanuel A Donkor
Prof. Emmanuel Amponsah Donkor
Head of Department

You are warmly welcome to the Department of Petroleum Engineering, KNUST.

For over a decade of excellent service, we are well-positioned to offer insight into emerging challenges in the oil and gas industry in Ghana and the world. The discovery of hydrocarbon resources in Ghana promises an enormous potential of leaping Ghana into an economically vibrant nation. However, this vision is achievable only with a strong working force having deep technical knowledge and competence in the energy industry.

The Department of Petroleum Engineering, KNUST, is poised to train generations of qualified engineers with the requisite skills and knowledge to resolve the challenges in the oil industry. The Department provides an enabling environment for students and faculty to nurture creative ideas and passionately strive to achieve meaningful impact in diverse areas. Our distinguished staff are aptly prepared to share knowledge and guide prospective students through exciting formative years. The Petroleum Engineering program is designed to give individuals competitive advantages across the various career paths and opportunities in the energy sector.

You are always welcome to visit or email us.