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Chemical Engineers

Jobs within this classification contribute to the upstream petroleum industry in many ways, including process design and development, and production enhancement in plant operations, corrosion control, inspection and quality control. Chemical engineering is common in oil sands mineral processing and upgrading, Western Canada Sedimentary Basin (WCSB) oil and gas extraction, processing, transportation and offshore oil and gas operations.

Chemical engineers are classified into the following categories:

For more information on chemical engineer careers, check out the  Chemical Process Engineer Occupational Summary.

Common chemical engineer careers include:

  • Chemical process engineer
  • Corrosion engineer
  • Inspection engineer
  • Process control engineer
  • Project engineer
  • Project manager