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62% Pass 2007 Petroleum PE Exam

Nationwide, 62% of petroleum engineers taking the professional engineer exam passed the test. Firsttime test takers succeeded with a pass rate of 70%. NCEES and the state engineering boards released the 2007 professional engineering exam results in March. The estimated pass rates of a few other engineering disciplines were: Agricultural 67% Chemical 66% Civil 58% Control Systems 70% Electrical 62% Environmental 69% Fire Protection 49% Industrial 55% Mechanical 55% Metallurgical 50% Mining 60% Petroleum 62% Structural 42% The petroleum engineering pass rates in 2006 for selected states: Alaska 100% California 0% Colorado 0% Louisiana 33% New Mexico 100% Oklahoma 67% Texas 74% Wyoming 100% What are the requirements to take the petroleum PE exam? Today, most states require that you have An engineering, math or science degree Passed the fundamentals, or Engineer-In-Training (EIT) Exam At least four years of professional …


PE Cut Score Session in Houston: PE Engineers Needed

SPE would like to invite you to support the professionalism of engineers and petroleum engineering licensing programs this November 13-14 by participating in the PE Cut Score Session in Houston, Texas. This session will be held at the SPE Houston Office at 10777 Westheimer Road, Suite 1075. Once every seven years, NCEES and SPE conduct a cut-score session that is used to calibrate the Petroleum Engineering Licensure exam. Once the exam has been reviewed and calibrated, this particular exam becomes the anchor examination for the next six years. The session is looking for PE licensed engineers in all disciplines, along with engineers who have taken the exam in the last five years. The cut-score session will consist of taking the 2008 exam and self-scoring the results. You would then take part in a focus group to critique the exam, problem by problem. This process insures …