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Federal Occupations Toolkit - White Collar Occupations
0881 — Petroleum Engineering Series***

This series covers positions managing, supervising, leading, and/or performing professional engineering and scientific work involved in the discovery and recovery of oil, natural gas (e.g., methane, ethane, propane, and butane), and helium. The work includes:
  • exploration and development of oil and natural gas fields;
  • production, transportation, and storage of petroleum, natural gas, and helium;
  • investigation, evaluation, and conservation of these resources;
  • regulation of the transportation and sale of natural gas;
  • valuation of production and distribution facilities for tax, regulatory, and other purposes; and
  • research on criteria, principles, methods, and equipment involved in exploration and development activities.