About Petroleum and Chemical Engineering Department Petroleum and chemical engineering department was established in the academic year 2017 -2018, during the same academic year forty-three students were registered. The department offers B.Sc. in petroleum and chemical engineering. The Bachelor of Science programme is a four-year programme organized into eight semesters.Petroleum and chemical engineering department is one of the eight departments in the college of engineering at Salahaddin university-erbil, which is the top ranked state university in Kurdistan. The department has gone through several re-structuring stages to reflect the needs of Kurdistan in the area of natural resources and its related fields.The department offers a comprehensive range of courses leading to well-qualified graduates who can address the challenges of the world’s industry needs responsibly, to exceed the evolving expectations of employers in the petroleum and chemical industries, to sustain industry-leading skills and to be leaders in industry, academia and government.