Petroleum Engineering. By: Gary Roberson. What they do. Petroleum engineers produce and design products made to be used in the petroleum industry. An example of the products is the system BP used to filter oil out of the water after the huge BP oil spill. The Skimmer.
By: Gary Roberson
Machines like this “skimmer” were used to separate the oil from water and BP ordered 32 of these to pick up the water with each machine capable of extracting up to 2,000 barrels per day, After one week of testing, BP began to proceedand by 28 June, had removed 890,000 barrels