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Petroleum Engineering Salary in Nigeria

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Petroleum Engineering Salary in Nigeria

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The petroleum sector of Nigeria has continually grown enormously ever since its inception in Nigeria. Its ability to displace agriculture as the mainstream of the country’s revenue is evidence of its prestige nature. The wealth generated by these petroleum industries in Nigeria is no small wealth at all. The petroleum sector of the economy of Nigeria has since then become a concern to the Federal Government of Nigeria
The continuous wealth and increase of petroleum industries of Nigeria have orchestrated very strong passion in the Nigerian citizens for petroleum engineering as a discipline and a career. The number of candidates applying for admission to study petroleum engineering in a single university in Nigeria is so profuse and they are proliferating each and every year.
Let us delve into the main purpose of this post, what is the take-home salary of petroleum engineers in Nigeria. Below, I shall provide you with the take-home salary of petroleum engineers in Nigeria.

How Much Do Petroleum Engineers Earn in Nigeria

In order to provide information on the salary offered to petroleum engineers in Nigeria, you need to be aware that there are several petroleum engineering industries in Nigeria. There is disparity or inequality in the salary offered to petroleum engineers in each of those oil and gas industries.
Since there is disparity or inequality in the pay of petroleum engineers by these oil and gas industries, therefore, some petroleum or oil and gas industries would pay petroleum engineers higher than others.

Below are the highest paying oil and gas industries and how much they pay petroleum engineers

Shell

  Shell commonly known as the Royal Dutch Shell is an illustrious multinational oil and gas industry which arrived at the nation Nigeria in 1937. Like the above oil and gas industry, Shell is first founded in a foreign land outside the borders of Africa with it’s headquarter being situated at Netherland and incorporated in the United Kingdom. The Royal Dutch Shell has played a fascinated role in the award of scholarship to interested students in the tertiary level.
Entry Level Salary for Petroleum Engineers: N500 000 monthly

Experienced Petroleum Engineers: N600, 000 to N1, 000, 000 monthly

Plant Managers: N2, 000, 000 to N3, 000, 000

Total

 Total oil and gas industry takes the second lead in one of the highest paying companies in the world. Total is an international company, to be more specific, it is a French multinational integrated oil and gas company. Total has grown immensely over the years to become one of the seven “Supermajor” oil companies in the world and still rates down to be one of the highest paying companies in the country Nigeria.
Entry Level Salary for Petroleum Engineers: N400, 000 TO N500, 000 monthly

Experienced Petroleum Engineers: N500, 000 to N800, 000 monthly

Plant Managers: N2, 000, 000 to N3, 000, 000

Exxon Mobil

 Exxon Mobil Corporation is an international multinational oil and gas industry. It is an internationally known firm widely known in the business world. Exxon Mobil is an American established Corporation of which headquarter can be located in Irving, Texas.
    Exxon Mobil is not only reputed as the highest paying company in Nigeria but also as the world’s fifth-largest oil and gas industry with a revenue of $268.8Billion.
Entry Level Salary for Petroleum Engineers: N350, 000 to N400, 000 monthly

Experienced Petroleum Engineers: N400, 000 to N600, 000

Plant Managers: N1, 000, 000 to N1, 500, 000

Chevron

 This is another top high paying company in Nigeria. Chevron also deals with oil and gas and it is foreign-based as well, an American oil and gas company to be specific. Chevron in Nigeria sees the growth of energy in Nigeria as an exigency and works to meet Nigeria’s expectation
Entry Level Salary for Petroleum Engineers: N350, 000 to N400, 000 monthly

Experienced Petroleum Engineers: N400, 000 to N600, 000

Plant Managers: N1, 000, 000 to N1, 400, 000

Schlumberger

  Schlumberger Limited is the world largest oilfield service company which was originally founded in France. Like every other oil industry, Schlumberger pays her staff extremely well due to the fact that the revenue it achieves every year is extremely high.
Entry Level Salary for Petroleum Engineers: N250, 000 to N350, 000 monthly

Experienced Petroleum Engineers: N400, 000 to N500, 000

Plant Managers: N600, 000 to N1, 000, 000

Addax

 Addax is one of the oil and gas industries in Nigeria which of course deals in the exploration, production, and provision of oil and gas to the general public for consumption basis.
Entry Level Salary for Petroleum Engineers: N300, 000 to N400, 000 monthly

Experienced Petroleum Engineers: N400, 000 to N500, 000

Plant Managers: N500, 000 to N800, 000

Con oil

 Con oil plc is also one of Nigeria’s petroleum marketing companies. They sell petroleum products like kerosene, gasoline, diesel, aviation fuel, and low pour fuel. Con oil is headed by Mike Adenuga.
Entry Level Salary for Petroleum Engineers: N100, 000 to N120, 000 monthly

Experienced Petroleum Engineers: N150, 000 to N350, 000

Plant Managers: N700, 000 to N1, 000, 000

NNLG

 NNLG (Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas) is a Nigerian industry which produces liquefied natural gas. It head office can be located at Port Harcourt.
Entry Level Salary for Petroleum Engineers: N100, 000 to N150, 000 monthly

Experienced Petroleum Engineers: N200, 000 to N500, 000

Plant Managers: N700, 000 to N1, 000, 000

Seplat

Petroleum engineers earn up to N150, 000 to N380, 000 at an entry level

Oando

Petroleum engineers earn up to N130, 000 at an entry level

Saipem

Petroleum engineers earn up to N250, 000 to N350, 000 at an entry level

Halliburton

Petroleum engineers earn up to N350, 000 at an entry level

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