UG launches Petroleum Engineering programmes

Professor Brian Copeland and Professor Ivelaw Griffith display the Memorandum of Understanding between the University of the West Indies and the University of Guyana to administer a Master’s of Science Degree in Petroleum Engineering. (Photo by Terrence Thompson)

Under the theme ‘Engineering for First Oil and Beyond,‘ the University of Guyana (UG) yesterday launched undergraduate and post-graduate degree programmes in the area of petroleum engineering.

The Associate of Science Degree in Petroleum Engineering will be offered by UG in collaboration with the University of Trinidad and Tobago, while the Master of Science in Petroleum Engineering will be offered by the University of the West Indies (UWI) in collaboration with UG.

Speaking at the launch at the Turkeyen Campus yesterday, UG Vice-Chancellor Professor Ivelaw Griffith noted that the programmes, which are part of the Department of Petroleum and Geological Engineering, were enabled by partnerships developed over a period of 15 months…..

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