College of petroleum and minerals engineering was established at Tikrit University in 2010. It is the second college in the country in this field. this college is very important because of the huge oil fields in the area,and the refining of petroleum products. The college was established with the support of the Presidency of Tikrit University and Oil Ministry especially the North refineries company in Baiji. The College has two departments: Petroleum Processing Engineering and Computer and Control Engineering.