MBA-Oil and Gas


This program will lead to a rewarding careers across the Oil and Gas, Renewable energy and other related industries, both in India and Abroad. You can do this program both as a Fresher and as well as a working professional along with your present job. With traditional oil and gas, new sectors like renewal energy and consulting in India on huge growth, professionals with management skills and degree would be highly preferred


Duration : 2 Yrs
Eligibility : Graduate with 50% marks*
Program Fee (INR) : 1.40 Lacs
Per Semester Fee (INR) : Rs. 35,000/- per semester

*Preference to be given to candidates with minimum 2 years and above of work experience.

* Instructor led training program with e-learning content support available on our LMS


  • Post completion of the program, get opportunity to join Oil and Gas industry or move up in career
  • Work in Oil and Gas, Renewal energy, consulting firms with practice in Oil and Gas
  • You can work across multiple domain functions like sales, operation, project management & others
  • Opportunity to work in India and Abroad; travel across the world
  • Get global perspective of the Oil and Gas Industry



  • Oil Companies – Indian Oil, HPCL, BPCL, ONGC, GAIL, Indigo, Gulf Air, Reliance, Essar, L & T Hydrocarbon Engg
  • International Oil companies – Schlumberger Asia Service, Qatar Gas, Saudi Aramco, Abudhabi National Oil, GASCO, Halliburton Energy services, Maersk Oil, PetroFac, Bourbon Gulf WLL, ZADCO, AUXFYS Treading CO LLC, Dubai,
  • IT and Consulting companies – McDermott International, TCS, Infosys, Thyssen Krup, T D Williamson India Pvt Ltd, Technomak, CGC Converse Technologies
  • Shipping and Engineering Organizations - Thome Shipping, Goodwoood Marine Services, Saudi Ceramic Company, Jindal Steel, KOC, Deep Industries, GS E&C Mumbai PVT LTD, SMB Off Shore, Valdel E&C Pvt. Ltd
  • • Other Organizations – – Indian Coast Guards, Deep Industries.



The MBA (Oil and Gas Management) program combines thorough training in core business administration skills with in-depth education in understanding of strategic business issues across the entire hydrocarbon value chain, from exploration to the retailing of petroleum and petroleum products.

It covers areas like pricing, exploration and production, import of crude oil and LNG, acquisition of oil equity, refining and export of petro products, regulations, distribution of oil & gas and petro research. The program is focussed at creating strong concepts while inculcating hands on practical learning experience


Oil and Gas Industry Shipping and Engineering Consulting
Refinery Management
Gas Business and Marketing
Corporate Planning & Strategy
Operations Management
Business Analysis
Financial Management
Project and Performance Management
Ship Operations &Management
Strategy & Consulting
Supply Chain and Procurement
Research Project Consulting
Financial Planning & Management
Strategic Consulting


UPES is the best known University for Oil and Gas programs in India. It started with Oil and Gas programs in 2003 before launching other domains. We are considered a premium University by corporates in Oil & Gas, Energy, Shipping, Logistics and related sectors. Our students are working with some of best known corporates both in India and as well Abroad.


  • Professionals in Oil & Gas Sector who want to enhance their career opportunities
  • Engineers, Project Managers, Technical Experts who want to upscale to managerial roles
  • Professionals from other industries who wish to enter Oil & Gas Management Sector
  • Fresher’s looking forward to pursue their career in Oil & Gas Management



It's a 2 year program approved by the Distance Education Bureau (DEB) of UGC delivered in distance education mode where you can continue your job while pursuing the program. The 2 years are divided into 4 semesters; the 1st and 2nd semesters focuses on general management papers while other two on Oil & Gas specialization with a dissertation / industry project in last semester.

The program is delivered in a blended learning format that includes self-learning supported by our customized Learning Management Platform, instructor led live session and real life experience through dissertation.


Semester-wise Details :

Semester I

  1. Economics & Management Decisions
  2. Financial Management
  3. Marketing Management
  4. Quantitative Techniques for Management Applications
  5. Operations & Material Management

Semester Il

  1. Human Resource Management
  2. Customer Relationship Management
  3. Project Management & Contract Administration
  4. Strategic Management of Technology & Innovation
  5. Research Methodology

Semester IlI

  1. Understanding Oil & Gas Business
  2. Understanding Natural Gas Business
  3. Understanding Petro Chemical Business
  4. Fundamentals of Petroleum Refining
  5. Fundamentals of Petroleum Exploration

Semester IV

  1. Business Policy & Strategy
  2. Petroleum Law & Policy
  3. Petro Retailing Business
  4. Dissertation


This is a 2 years DEB-UGC approved program designed specially for working executives who are looking forward to a rewarding career in Oil & Gas, Energy and other manufacturing sectors

The program is delivered in distance education mode that is flexible and provide maximum learning outcomes

An industry recognized program, our students are working with best of Oil & Gas – upstream, downstream, renewal energy, IT consulting division, top consulting firms in Oil & Gas practice, EPC etc.


  • Self-Learning : We provide access to our Learning Management System (LMS) that includes resources from e-books, assignments, Audio-Video links and web-links. The LMS is accessible via smart phones and tabs, and is also available in our website
  • Faculty Led Live Classes : Our expert faculty members take session on each paper that is delivered through live webinar sessions mostly on weekends. These sessions are joined by students from India and Abroad. Key concepts, case studies and real life examples are discussed. Students also get chance to clarify their doubts / academic clarifications. If by any chance you miss these live classes, don’t worry, the recorded sessions are uploaded in the LMS
  • Stay in Touch : Each learner would have access to academic team. He / she may write e-mail or call them to seek clarification. We respond within 2 working days on email queries. We encourage students to use this facility.


The faculty members who take care of Live Sessions and Offline discussions are comprised of:

- Dedicated Faculty members for Centre for Continuing Education headed by an Academic Head
- 450+ faculty members who are full time resource taking sessions at our campus in Dehradun
- Industry experts either currently servicing or retired at senior level with passion for teaching


  • Career Services : Learners post successful completion of their program can avail career services facility. We create resume templates and send them to various organizations where a learner can get a job opportunity. We make the connect, in case your candidature is accepted for any suitable opening by a respective organization. This is an additional services to learners; we don’t make any commitment or promise jobs / placement services.
  • 24 x 7 Student Support : All learners are allocated to dedicated program manager during the course of the program, wherein they can seek queries or reach out for any support / help required.


Graduate in any discipline from a recognized University with at least 50% marks, preference given to those with work experience


Rs.1,40,000/- (Rs.35,000 per Semester)


On successful completion of the program, you will get the MBA Degree in Oil and Gas Management from UPES


“CCE UPES is doing excellent job in advancing the Careers of Working Professionals. MBA Oil & Gas program provided in-depth knowledge of the Industry. Personally, I gained and could explore many facts of upstream & downstream sector in Oil & Gas sector both in Indian scenario & globally”

Prashant Kharge, Manager, Bharat Petroleum Corp.Ltd


UPES is amongst the best known University in India for Oil and Gas Programs. Conceived in 2003, it is Asia's first core sector focused University. It has undisputed leadership in Logistics & Supply Chain, Oil & Gas, Power and Aviation Programs. The Centre for Continuing Education offers itself as a centre of excellence and is committed to prepare students in providing quality education through distance learning mode

Join the excellent peer group of over 3,000 global students from across the sectors and domains as well as professionals, self-employed, Govt. officials, policy planners and more on the pathway to progress


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