Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Journal of Petroleum and Geothermal Technology is a journal managed by Petroleum Engineering Department, Universitas Pembangunan Nasional "Veteran" Yogyakarta. This Journal focuses on the petroleum and geothermal engineering including; reservoir engineering, drilling engineering and production engineering.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Here are the steps of paper review from submisson to publish in this journal.

Initial manuscript evaluation 

The submitted manuscript is first reviewed by an editor. It will be evaluated in the office, whether it is suitable for Journal of Petroleum and Geothermal Engineering focus and scope or has a major methodological flaw and similiarity score by using Turnitin.

If the manuscript has minor flaw, then the editor will send the manuscript back to the author. to be revised before resubmit to be reviewed.

Peer Review Type

The manuscript will be sent to anonymous reviewers (Single Blind Review). The time required for the review process is dependent on the response of the reviewers. Reviewers' comments are then sent to the corresponding author for necessary actions and responses. 

Final Decision

The suggested decision will be evaluated in an editorial board meeting. Afterwards, the editor will send the final decision to the corresponding author.


Publication Frequency

This Journal Publish on May and November.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



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