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Military Occupational Specialty.

Petroleum Supply Specialist. Today’s Army requires fuel to meet its missions, and this MOS supplies it.

Soldiers will operate the Digital Training Enabler and Interactive Multimedia Instruction in order to learn how refueling systems and equipment are assembled sequentially. Through technology,  Soldiers are able to gain knowledge that is self-correcting prior to conducting hands on training in the Petroleum Training and Military In The Field Facilities

After successfully completing 10 weeks of Army Basic Combat Training, you will attend X weeks of Advanced Individual Training at Fort Lee, Virginia..,

The Army will train you to load and unload bulk fuel, supply and store it from a variety of sources.  Soldiers will perform quality surveillance, and distribute it to keep the Army in a high state of readiness. It’s crucial for the Army to operate and maintain petroleum distribution equipment for the loading and offloading of fuel from rail cars, fuel tankers, and barges to fuel our combat equipment.

You’ll also train to operate and maintain a variety of fuel pumps, repair stationary fuel storage depots, install bulk petroleum storage systems and tactical storage systems, which are major components of the Inland Petroleum Distribution System.

In addition, you’ll train to ensure product quality and equipment are serviceable daily by performing preventative maintenance checks and services.

Today’s Soldiers will learn to deploy the Modular Fuel System, Tank Rack Modules that provides a means for receipt and storage of bulk petroleum to be issued to combat forces.

Soldiers will be capable of operating the Twin Agent Unit in order to put out fires that ensures safe petroleum operations.

Soldier will discuss what attracted them to this MOS i.e. experience, training, college credit, and certifications for their civilian careers in Petroleum.

Instructor describes what type of Soldier will succeed in this MOS. Explain how Military Experience and Certifications qualify them for civilian employment as a Petroleum Professional worldwide

After your advanced individual training, you’ll perform rewarding work in the field or at a fixed location where your duties will be to record the issue of all the petroleum products under your responsibility. Your duties will include to inspect storage areas and repair them for inspections

Serving as a Petroleum Supply Specialist can help you transition from the military to the civilian employment sector because your abilities, leadership, teamwork, and problem solving skills.  These values are in high demand by civilian employers for the foreseeable future.

Soldier describes why they enjoy training.

Soldier describes how the skills in this MOS will help them succeed within the Army and beyond.

Petroleum Supply Specialists play a critical role in keeping the Army on the go. So join us in Military Occupational Specialty, Petroleum Supply Specialist.

Petroleum Supply Specialist (92F)

  • Enlisted
  • Officer
  • Active Duty
  • Army Reserve
  • National Guard
  • Entry Level


Petroleum supply specialists are primarily responsible for supervising and managing the reception, storage and shipping of bulk or packaged petroleum-based products.

Job Duties

  • 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 multiproduct pipeline system


Those who want to serve must first take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, a series of tests that helps you better understand your strengths and identify which Army jobs are best for you.


Job training for a petroleum supply specialist requires 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 and part in the field, including practice in using petroleum.

Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

  • 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

Helpful Skills

  • Interest in shop mechanics and business math
  • Ability to follow spoken instructions
  • Enjoy physical work

Required ASVAB Score(s)

Clerical (CL): 86, Operators & Food (OF): 85

Learn more about the ASVAB and see what jobs you could qualify for.


Total compensation includes housing, medical, food, special pay, and vacation time. Learn more about total compensation.

Earn Cash For In Demand Jobs

You could earn up to $40,000 in cash bonuses just for enlisting under certain Military Occupational Specialties. Visit Jobs in Demand to see if this job qualifies for an enlistment bonus.

Education Benefits

In the Army, qualified students can earn full-tuition, merit-based scholarships, allowances for books and fees, plus an annual stipend for living expenses. Learn more about education benefits.

Future Civilian Careers

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


Those interested in this job may be eligible for civilian employment, after the Army, by enrolling in the Army PaYS program. The PaYS program is a recruitment option that guarantees a job interview with military friendly employers that are looking for experienced and trained Veterans to join their organization. Find out more about the Army PaYS Program at

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