The field of geology is a broad field with many areas of specialization, some of which include:
Depending on the area of specialization, there are vast prospects for geologists in both private and public sectors:
Public sector: The following are the ministries and agencies where the services of geologist are needed:
Private Sector: The most important private sectors that need the services of geologists are the upstream of the oil and gas industries, other areas include:
Entrepreneurial opportunities: Geologists can also be self-employed depending on his/her area of specialization and the necessary skills acquired.