Distance MBA in Oil and Gas Management Program - CCE UPES
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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
  • Per Semester Fee (INR) :
    36250/- (Total 4 Semesters)


  • Get degree from one best known University in Asia for Energy Programs
  • Move to managerial positions in Oil & Gas industry or move up in career
  • Get Global perspective of the Oil & Gas industry
  • Work in Oil &Gas, renewal energy, consulting firms, IT companies & more
  • You can work across multiple functions like operations, project management, consulting, sales & others



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
  • Halliburton Energy services
  • Maersk Oil
  • PetroFac
  • Bourbon Gulf WLL
  • 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.


Oil and Gas Industry

  • Refinery Management
  • Gas Business and Marketing
  • Corporate Planning & Strategy
  • Operations Management
  • Business Analysis
  • Financial Management

Shipping and Engineering

  • Project and Performance Management
  • Ship Operations & Management
  • Strategy & Consulting
  • Supply Chain and Procurement


  • Research Project Consulting
  • Financial Planning & Management
  • Strategic Consulting



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.



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
  • Graduates, professionals who want move to managerial positions in Oil & Gas and related industries
  • 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 I

  • Economics & Management Decisions
  • Financial Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Quantitative Techniques for Management Applications
  • Operations & Material Management

Semester II

  • Human Resource Management
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Project Management & Contract Administration
  • Strategic Management of Technology & Innovation
  • Research Methodology

Semester III

  • Understanding Oil & Gas Business
  • Understanding Natural Gas Business
  • Understanding Petro Chemical Business
  • Fundamentals of Petroleum Refining
  • Fundamentals of Petroleum Exploration

Semester IV

  • Business Policy & Strategy
  • Petroleum Law & Policy
  • Petro Retailing Business
  • Dissertation


E-Learning Content for 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

Live Interactive Classes on Weekends:

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

HelpDesk – Solve your queries instantly:

Helpdesk Support is Available for all students in CCE UPES in the defined business hours. All learners can connect via Email & Chat. Helpdesk Connect learners to all departments of CCE. Issues raised via Email & Tickets answered within 24 Business Hours. 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


  • Min 50% marks in graduation from a recognized University or Institution
  • 5% relaxation in marks in case of more than 2 years of experience


Rs. 1,45,000/- (Rs. 36,250 per Semester)


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

Success Story

Gained In-depth technical knowledge about the up stream & exploration processes. The faculties are very helpful & co - operative during the whole curriculum. I am highly obliged for whole teams immense support & cooperation. The overall experience was very kind memorable.

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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 5,000 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