U.S. Army Petroleum Supply Specialist (92F)

Military Occupation Specialties (MOS)

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Petroleum supply specialists supervise the reception, storage and shipping of bulk or packaged petroleum-based products, according to the U.S. Army.

These soldiers also perform petroleum and water accounting duties, and must be trained to operate equipment associated with petroleum and water distribution systems.

Other job duties include fueling and defueling vehicles, aircraft, and stationary equipment.

Duties of Army Petroleum Supply Specialists

Duties performed by soldiers in this  Military Occupation Specialty (MOS) include:

  • Receive and stock bulk and package products.
  • Issue and dispense bulk fuels and water from storage and distribution facilities to using units.
  • Select and submit samples to laboratory for testing.
  • Perform petroleum and water accounting duties.
  • Operate equipment used with petroleum and water distribution system and multi-product pipeline system.

Training Information

The U.S. Army requires petroleum supply specialists to take 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 11 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instructions. Part of this time is spent in the classroom with the remainder in the field, including practice using petroleum.

Skills You’ll Learn Include:

  • Operating airplane refueling systems and equipment.
  • Planning and scheduling petroleum transport.
  • Operating pumps, pipelines and tanker equipment.
  • Safety regulations and procedures for handling dangerous materials.
  • Testing oil and fuels.

Required Testing

Soldiers must have an 86 ASVAB Score in aptitude area CL and 85 in aptitude area OF.

Other Requirements

Similar Civilian Occupations

  • The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career with oil refineries, pipeline companies and tanker truck and ship lines.

    Tuition Reimbursement

    In the U.S. Army, students can earn full-tuition, as well as merit-based scholarships, allowances for books and fees, and an annual stipend for living expenses.


    Included in total compensation is housing, food, special pay, medical and vacation time.

    Partnership for Youth Success (PaYS) Program

    After working for the Army as a petroleum supply specialist, you may be able to obtain civilian employment, after the Army, by enrolling in the Army PaYS program. Recruitment through this program guarantees a job interview with military-friendly employers seeking trained veterans to join their companies. Learn more about the Army PaYS Program at http://www.armypays.com.

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