U.S. Students Lose Enthusiasm for Petroleum Degrees
October 8, 2015
Marasi News - Enrollment in U.S. petroleum engineering degree programs fell for the
first time in 13 years this fall, as an oil industry slump makes college students
wary of entering the boom and bust world of oil and gas.
"The students who haven't made a long term commitment yet are making a change based
on what they are seeing," said Lloyd Heinze, professor of petroleum engineering at
Texas Tech University, who compiled the data.
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