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Petroleum Leeds


Petroleum Leeds brings together the Engineering and Geoscience expertise that is relevant to the oil and gas industry at the University of Leeds to create a world-leading research centre and offers a single point of contact for petroleum related research.

The Group have a flexible approach and can provide a range of collaborative research including specific projects to address a business need and pre-competitive joint industry projects (JIPs). 

Research-led teaching enables Petroleum Leeds to train the next generation of geoscientists and engineers through world class MSc and PhD programmes.

Areas of expertise include:

  • Asphaltenes, Emulsions and Wax
  • Basins and Structural Geology
  • Corrosion and Scale
  • Geophysics
  • Governance
  • Nanotechnology
  • Petrophysics and Geomechanics
  • Sedimentology
  • 3D Visualisation