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Petroleum Engineer Interview Questions

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  1. 1.

    What is the purpose of Artifical Gas Lift?

  2. 2.

    How do you handle stressful situations?

  3. 3.

    Why did you study Petroleum Engineering?

  4. 4.

    What does OPEC stand for?

  5. 5.

    Give an example of how you worked on a team.

  6. 6.

    What is the difference between porosity and permeability. Why are these concepts important in petroleum engineering?

  7. 7.

    What does mud logging entail?

  8. 8.

    Would you be willing to travel for work? Where? For how long?

  9. 9.

    How do you practice safety on the job?

  10. 10.

    What is the current price of oil?

  11. 11.

    Why do you want to work for our company?

  12. 12.

    What can you tell me about tertiary recovery and reservoir simulation modeling?

  13. 13.

    What do you know about our company?

  14. 14.

    What is the difference between True Vertical Depth (TVD) and Measured Depth (MD)?

  15. 15.

    If approached by someone from the media and asked about the company's stance on a current event related to oil, how would you handle the situation?

  16. 16.

    How would you handle an unexpected issue if working in the field?

  17. 17.

    What is the formula for hydrostatic pressure in a well?

  18. 18.

    What is hydraulic fracturing and why is it important in petroleum engineering?

  19. 19.

    How do you feel about a rotational schedule?

  20. 20.

    Tell me about a time when you gave your supervisor a negative work update.

  21. 21.

    What experience can you bring to our company?

  22. 22.

    What can you tell me about this job position?

  23. 23.

    What can you tell me about the BP oil spill?

  24. 24.

    Tell me about a time where you had to deal with a stressful situation on the job.

  25. 25.

    Tell me about a time when you had to present complex information. How did you ensure that the other person understood?