Post Graduate Program in
Oil & Gas Management


About the Program

Transform your career with Edology’s PGP in Oil and Gas Management, an industry-focussed program created in collaboration with UPES to drive a difference and combat the crisis in the Oil & Gas industry.


Along with unparalleled partnerships in the Oil and Gas industry, we also ensure to adopt a blend of academic and applied business approach throughout the curriculum to equip you for a progressive career. Switch your career to one of the timeless industries in the country today!

Program Overview

Key Highlights

UPES Certification

40+ Interactive live sessions by Industry Experts & Global Faculty

Career Essential programs

24/7 Lab and Content access

Global PEER-to-PEER interaction enhancing exposure

100% Placement Assistance

Dedicated academic & career advisor

30+ Case Studies

Detailed Curriculum

Best-in-class content by highly experienced faculty and eminent industry leaders. Live online classes, case-studies, projects, and assignments.

Block 1

  • Unit - 1 : Introduction to Petroleum Exploration
  • Unit - 2 : Nature of Petroleum
  • Unit - 3 : Physical Properties of Petroleum
  • Unit - 4 : Hydrocarbon Exploration and Licensing Policy (HELP)
  • Unit - 5 : Case Study

Block 2

  • Unit - 6 : Origin of Petroleum
  • Unit - 7 : Hydrocarbon Generation
  • Unit - 8 : Unconventional Oil and Gas
  • Unit - 9 : Gas Hydrates
  • Unit - 10 : Case Study

Block 3

  • Unit - 11 : Migration
  • Unit - 12 : Accumulation of Hydrocarbons
  • Unit - 13 : Reervoirs
  • Unit - 14 : Geological Structures for Petroleum Entrapment
  • Unit - 15 : Case Study

Block 4

  • Unit - 16 : Geological Methods and Remote Sensing
  • Unit - 17 : Hydrocarbon Resources and Reserves
  • Unit - 18 : Case Study

Block 5

  • Unit - 19 : Play and Prospect Analysis Volumetric and Risking
  • Unit - 20 : Economic Evolution of Prospects and Economic Indicators
  • Unit - 21 : Decision - Making
  • Unit - 22 : Commercialisation of Oil and Gas Discoveries
  • Unit - 23 : Case Study

Block 1

  • Unit - 1 : Introduction to Oil Refinery
  • Unit - 2 : Growth and Development of Refinery Industry in India
  • Unit - 3 : Chemistry of Petroleum
  • Unit - 4 : Characteristics of Crude Oil
  • Unit - 5 : Case Study

Block 2

  • Unit - 6 : Important Test on Petroleum Products
  • Unit - 7 : Bureau of Mines Correlation Index
  • Unit - 8 : Properties of Petroleum Products
  • Unit - 9 : Crude Distillation
  • Unit - 10 : Case Study

Block 3

  • Unit - 11 : Hydrogen Production and Management
  • Unit - 12 : Fluidised Catalytic Cracking
  • Unit - 13 : Offsite Facilities and its Management
  • Unit - 14 : Future Refining Scenario
  • Unit - 15 : Case Study

Block 4

  • Unit - 16 : Advances in Petroleum Refining
  • Unit - 17 : Hydrocarbon Loss Minimisation and Energy Conversation
  • Unit - 18 : Gross Refining Margin
  • Unit - 19 : Oil Accounting Excise and Custom on Petroleum Products
  • Unit - 20 : Case Study

Block 5

  • Unit - 21 : Environment, Health and Safety Guidelines
  • Unit - 22 : Fundamentals of ULSF Production
  • Unit - 23 : IT Applications in Hydrocarbon Industry
  • Unit - 24 : Petroleum Refining: Terminology
  • Unit - 25 : Case Study

Block 1

  • Unit - 1 : Worldwide Natural Gas Economics
  • Unit - 2 : India’s Energy Scenario and Natural Gas
  • Unit - 3 : Natural Gas Deposits and Technical Development
  • Unit - 4 : Drivers of Natural Gas Demand
  • Unit - 5 : Case Study

Block 2

  • Unit - 6 : Regulatory Issues in Pipelines
  • Unit - 7 : Introduction to Natural Gas Marketing
  • Unit - 8 : Structure and Nature of Gas, LNG and CNG Markets
  • Unit - 9 : Pricing of Gas
  • Unit - 10 : Case Study

Block 3

  • Unit - 11 : Natural Gas Trading
  • Unit - 12 : Elements of Gas
  • Unit - 13 : Theory, Role and Commercial Aspects of Legal Gas Contract
  • Unit - 14 : Strategic Storage of Natural Gas
  • Unit - 15 : Case Study

Block 4

  • Unit - 16 : Economic Characteristics of Gas Transmission and Distribution
  • Unit - 17 : LNG Chain Facilities
  • Unit - 18 : Natural Gas Properties and Handling
  • Unit - 19 : Economics of Natural Gas Processing and End Use Consumption Pattern
  • Unit - 20 : Case Study

Block 5

  • Unit - 21 : Coal Bed Methane and Natural Gas Hydrates
  • Unit - 22 : Gas-to-Liquid Technology
  • Unit - 23 : CNG, and Piped Natural Gas (PNG)
  • Unit - 24 : Eco Compressed Natural Gas and LNG as Transport Fuel nomics and Technology Trends
  • Unit - 25 : Case Study

Block 1

  • Unit - 1 : Basic Concepts
  • Unit - 2 : Crude Oil and Natural Gas Concepts
  • Unit - 3 : The Macro-system
  • Unit - 4 : The Indian Perspective
  • Unit - 5 : Case Study

Block 2

  • Unit - 6 : The Exploration of Oil
  • Unit - 7 : Production Methods
  • Unit - 8 : Onshore Oilfield Processing
  • Unit - 9 : Offshore Oilfield Processing
  • Unit - 10 : Case Study

Block 3

  • Unit - 11 : Gas Processing
  • Unit - 12 : Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)
  • Unit - 13 : Petroleum Refining
  • Unit - 14 : Refinery Requirements
  • Unit - 15 : Case Study

Block 4

  • Unit - 16 : Distillation in Refineries
  • Unit - 17 : Petrochemical Industry
  • Unit - 18 : Natural Gas Properties and Handling
  • Unit - 19 : Transportation of Oil, Gas and Products: Pipelines
  • Unit - 20 : Case Study

Block 5

  • Unit - 21 : Transportation of Oil, Gas and Products: Other Modes
  • Unit - 22 : Health, Safety and Environment
  • Unit - 23 : IT Applications in Hydrocarbon Industry
  • Unit - 24 : Economics and Technology Trends
  • Unit - 25 : Case Study

Block 1

  • Unit - 1 : Petrochemicals: An Overview
  • Unit - 2 : Introduction to Petrochemical Industry
  • Unit - 3 : Raw Materials for Petrochemical Processes
  • Unit - 4 : Petrochemical Intermediates
  • Unit - 5 : Case Study

Block 2

  • Unit - 6 : Packaging Aspects
  • Unit - 7 : Engineering Plastics
  • Unit - 8 : Petroleum Refining
  • Unit - 9 : Hydrocracking
  • Unit - 10 : Case Study

Block 3

  • Unit - 11 : Polymers
  • Unit - 12 : Thermoplastics
  • Unit - 13 : Polyethylene
  • Unit - 14 : Polypropylene
  • Unit - 15 : Case Study

Block 4

  • Unit - 16 : Polyvinyl Chloride
  • Unit - 17 : Polystyrene
  • Unit - 18 : Polycarbonates
  • Unit - 19 : Synthetic Fibres
  • Unit - 20 : Case Study

Block 5

  • Unit - 21 : Process Technologies
  • Unit - 22 : Technologies for Petrochemical Plants
  • Unit - 23 : Indian Scenario
  • Unit - 24 : Various Petrochemical Industries in India
  • Unit - 25 : Case Study

Block 1

  • Unit - 1 : Business Policy – An Overview
  • Unit - 2 : Strategy and Strategic Management
  • Unit - 3 : Basic Models of Strategic Management
  • Unit - 4 : Strategic Intent – Vision, Mission and Objectives
  • Unit - 5 : Case Study

Block 2

  • Unit - 6 : Formulating Business Strategy
  • Unit - 7 : Formulating Corporate Strategy
  • Unit - 8 : SWOT and Value Chain Analysis
  • Unit - 9 : Portfolio Analysis and Strategic Alliance
  • Unit - 10 : Case Study

Block 3

  • Unit - 11 : Strategic Management Process
  • Unit - 12 : Strategic Choice and Implementation
  • Unit - 13 : Strategies for Global Environment
  • Unit - 14 : Strategies for Retrenchment
  • Unit - 15 : Case Study

Block 4

  • Unit - 16 : Strategic Organisational Design
  • Unit - 17 : Modern Organisational Structure
  • Unit - 18 : Learning and Organisational Strategy
  • Unit - 19 : Behavioural Strategic Implementation
  • Unit - 20 : Case Study

Block 5

  • Unit - 21 : Strategies at Functional and Operational Level
  • Unit - 22 : Strategic Control and Evaluation
  • Unit - 23 : Corporate Goals and Strategic Gap
  • Unit - 24 : Life Cycle Approach to Strategic Planning
  • Unit - 25 : Case Study

Block 1

  • Unit - 1 : Introduction to Petro Industry
  • Unit - 2 : The Customer
  • Unit - 3 : Customer Relationship in Petro Sector
  • Unit - 4 : Production & Strategy in Petro Industry
  • Unit - 5 : Case Study

Block 2

  • Unit - 6 : New Exploration Licensing Policy
  • Unit - 7 : Fuel Quality
  • Unit - 8 : Fuel Adulteration
  • Unit - 9 : Forecourt Design and Network
  • Unit - 10 : Case Study

Block 3

  • Unit - 11 : Supply Chain and Transportation
  • Unit - 12 : The Pump
  • Unit - 13 : Petrol Station and Retail Outlets
  • Unit - 14 : Various Schemes in Retail Business
  • Unit - 15 : Case Study

Block 4

  • Unit - 16 : Petroleum Pricing
  • Unit - 17 : Crude Oil Pricing
  • Unit - 18 : OPEC
  • Unit - 19 : Promotion
  • Unit - 20 : Case Study

Block 5

  • Unit - 21 : Sales and Marketing
  • Unit - 22 : Franchising and Brand Management
  • Unit - 23 : Petroleum Industry Future
  • Unit - 24 : Emerging Issues in Indian Oil Industry
  • Unit - 25 : Case Study

Block 1

  • Unit - 1 : Legal Issues in Petroleum Management
  • Unit - 2 : Transnational and International Oil and Gas Law – I
  • Unit - 3 : Transnational and International Gas and Oil Law – II
  • Unit - 4 : Universal Rules of International Trading in Oil and Gas
  • Unit - 5 : Case Study

Block 2

  • Unit - 6 : Role of Law in Commercial Relations – I
  • Unit - 7 : Role of Law in Commercial Relations – II
  • Unit - 8 : Role of Attorney
  • Unit - 9 : Commercial Relationships – I
  • Unit - 10 : Case Study

Block 3

  • Unit - 11 : Commercial Relationships – II
  • Unit - 12 : Governmental Relationships – I
  • Unit - 13 : Governmental Relationships – II
  • Unit - 14 : NELP & PSC
  • Unit - 15 : Case Study

Block 4

  • Unit - 16 : Oil/Gas Contracts and Agreements – I
  • Unit - 17 : Oil/Gas Contracts and Agreements – II
  • Unit - 18 : Model Contract Documents
  • Unit - 19 : Crude Oil Sales and Transportation
  • Unit - 20 : Case Study

Block 5

  • Unit - 21 : Risk Management and Dispute Resolution – Arbitration
  • Unit - 22 : Litigation
  • Unit - 23 : Taxation in Petroleum Sector – I
  • Unit - 24 : Taxation in Petroleum Sector – II
  • Unit - 25 : Case Study
Instructor
Dr. Rajesh Gupta
Prof. (Dr.) Rajesh Gupta
Professor & Head Centre for Continuing Education
Ph.D. in Operations Management | Over 3 decades of teaching and industry experience | Published seve... ... ... ral books and research papers in journals of repute   Show more >  Show more >  Show more >
Dr.Atri Nautiyal
Dr.Atul Rawat
Assocate Head,
Oil & Gas Department, UPES
He has done his B.Sc-Geology, MSc-Maths before completing MBA & PhD in Oil & Gas specializat... ion from UPES. He has worked in various industries for around 9 years with top organizations like Deloitte, Genpact, E&Y, Global Data before joining UPES as Assistant Professor in Oil & Gas Department. In the last 5 years with UPES, he has published numerous research papers on Indian Energy Industry.  Show more >
Rahul Sharma
Rahul Sharma
MBA in Oil & Gas Management , Six Sigma Green Belt
Over 9 years of experience in academia | Laureate Faculty in the Twenty-first Century - Laureate I... nternational Universities   Show more >
Mr. Shantanu Trivedi
Dr. Kabir Sharma
Assistant Professor
PhD (Finance), M.Com | Recognized at the MHRD’s sponsored conference as the Best Paper Presente... ... ... r | Co-authored several books and published over ten research papers.   Show more >  Show more >  Show more >
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Skills you will learn

Petroleum refining process, Hydrocarbon value chain, Logistics & Supply Chain, Marketing & distribution of Oil Products, Gas distribution & marketing, Global regulations on petro-policy, Analytics, communication & decision making.

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Career Prospects

Refinery Manager, Operations Manager, Project Manager, Gas Business and Marketing Manager, Corporate Planning & Strategy Manager, Supply Chain & Procurement Manager.

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Who Is This Program For?

Fresh graduates/ Working Professionals looking for career growth into Mid or Senior level position, those leading teams, investing or initiating international business and are in the decision-making roles.

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Minimum Eligibility

Fresh graduates/ Professionals looking for career growth into Mid or Senior-level position, those leading teams, investing or initiating International business and are in the decision-making role.

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Post Graduate Program in Oil & Gas Management

After completing the course, you will get a Post Graduate from UPES

  • UPES is amongst the Top 100 ranked university in NIRF 2022 ranking
  • UPES stands at 41st rank in the Management category of NIRF 2022 ranking
  • UPES has been awarded with QS 5 Stars rating for Academic Development
Post Graduate Program in Oil & Gas Management
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Frequently asked questions

Why should I study PGP in Oil and Gas Management with UPES?

By 2040, our planet’s headcount is anticipated to reach 9 billion which entails the challenge of embracing the massive energy demand. Thus, the global outlook remains challenged across supply chains and inflation rates in the energy markets.

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

It extensively covers areas like pricing, exploration, and production, import of crude oil and LNG, acquisition of oil equity, refining and export of petro products, regulations and distribution of oil & gas. The program is focused on creating strong concepts while inculcating hands-on practical learning experiences. With Oil & Gas Industry surging ahead, domain specialists with certificates will have a professional edge over others and will be in high demand in the industry.

What are the minimum eligibility criteria for the program?

Working professionals or freshers graduated with 50% aggregate marks in their graduation. The work experience requisite is relaxed basis on application and profile. Basic knowledge of computer programming will be an added advantage.

What is the time commitment for the program?

A time commitment of an average of 4 to 6 hours per week is recommended to complete the program successfully.

Will I receive career assistance and support after the program completion?

Career mentoring will be provided to all the mentees on how to build an outstanding resume with respect to their technical and domain expertise. Interview preparation and coaching by industry experts will be provided with job assistance at the end of the program.

Do I get to interact with Industry Experts during the program?

Yes, there will be live online interactive sessions with faculty and industry experts.

Is there any financial support provided for the program?

To ensure the least number of barriers in the path of your learning, we offer financing options with our partner company Financepeer to help you make this program more financially feasible.

What certification will I get after the course?

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded Post Graduate Certification in Oil and Gas Management in collaboration with the UPES CCE, Dehradun.

What are the job prospects after completing the program?

Edology’s PG program in Oil & Gas Management ensures that you come out as a potential asset for an organization and meet the requisites of today’s competitive job market. You may get jobs in Refinery Management, Gas Business & Marketing, Corporate Planning & Strategy and Business Analysis, Strategic Consulting.