Joe Roustabout

About Us

U.S. News & World Report recently ranked Texas A&M's petroleum engineering department as second for public undergraduate petroleum engineering programs in the United States.

The primary goals of the program are to produce up to 200 highly-qualified U.S. and international students each year, placing these students in entry-level industry positions or graduate programs, and to maintain an ABET-accredited program in petroleum engineering.

If we are to reach these goals, we believe we must give our students the best possible preparation to enter this industry. Our curriculum gives every student a solid foundation in petroleum engineering fundamentals, but we also insist on experience in the industry. As a result, our graduates will enter the industry ready to be productive contributors, but they also will understand the need to continue to learn and improve their skills throughout their careers.

 Watch Our Undergraduate Program here

 Watch Our Graduate Program here


That "I am an Aggie Petroleum Engineer" be the most respected, prestigious self-definition within the petroleum engineering profession.


  • to create, preserve, integrate, transfer and apply petroleum engineering knowledge.
  • to produce capable future engineers and to enhance the capabilities of current practitioners.