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İTÜ Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering Undergraduate Program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET (www.abet.org, Criteria: Petroleum Engineering).

Mission

The mission of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering Department is to provide undergraduate and graduate level engineers, conduct research, and serve for the petroleum and natural gas industry and its relevant sectors worldwide, and to contribute for the sustainable development of the nation and for the commonalty in the utilization of subsurface energy resources.  In addition to fulfilling the objectives consistent with the department's mission, our vision is to keep our quality comparable to the highly credited departments of the internationally well-known universities.


Educational Objectives

The educational objectives of the petroleum and natural gas engineering undergraduate program:
  1. Graduates will be competent engineers and/or researchers in the local and international petroleum, natural gas, and geothermal related industries and/or academia.
  2. Graduates will continuously develop skills to evolve in their jobs.
  3. Graduates will demonstrate high standards of ethical, environmental, and societal awareness with excellent communication skills.


Student Outcomes

1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
2. An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors.
3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
4. An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.
5. An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.
6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.
7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies. 


ABET Contacts

Dr. Emre Artun, Associate Prof. (Program Accreditation Coordinator)
Dr. Ö. İnanç Türeyen, Prof. (Department Head)


Annual Enrollment and Graduation Data

Academic Year
Number of Enrolled Students
Graduation Year
Number of Graduates

2021-2022

381

2022

2020-2021

373

2021

53

2019-2020

370

2020

57

2018-2019

351

2019

39

2017-2018

343

2018

46

2016-2017

349

2017

46

2015-2016

358

2016

51

2014-2015

358

2015

45

2013-2014

350

2014

61

2012-2013

347

2013

53

2011-2012

337

2012

57

2010-2011

304

2011

38





Program Advisory Board

 Name Position  Affiliation 
A. Gürkan Ceyhan Geoscientist and Geomechanics Advisor Turkish Petroleum - Offshore Technology Center (TP-OTC)
Birol Dindoruk Professor  U. of Houston 
Emrah Yüzüak  Senior HSE and Carbon Advisor BP 
Erdal Özkan  Professor Colorado School of Mines 
Fatih Güler  General Manager and COO Güney Yıldızı Petrol
Fikri Kuchuk Fellow Schlumberger
Hakkı Gücüyener
Chairman of the Board GEOS Drilling Fluids and Waste Management
Niyazi Aksoy
Partner  NTU Geothermal Consultancy
Tuba Fırıncıoğlu  Director NITEC
Yıldıray Çınar Senior Reservoir Engineer Saudi Aramco 
Yüksel Kurt  Manager (Fenix) &
President (PMO)
Fenix Engineering Solutions & Turkish Chamber of Petroleum Engineers (PMO)