Career In Oil & Gas Management

If you are someone who is looking towards to make career in Oil and Gas Management….. then this article will guide you about the courses, study materials, career scope and salary in this field.

Oil and Gas Management can be defined as:

Oil and Gas Management is a division of management, which deals with the supply, logistics, transportation, infrastructure and management of the oil and gas industries.

Oil & Gas

With the rising demands of oil and gas in the national and international market has resulted in the growth of Oil and Gas Industries.

This field offers a rewarding career in the fast growing energy and hydrocarbon industry.

Some specialized fields of Oil and Gas Management are:

  • Retail and Marketing.
  • Operations Management.
  • Pipeline Operations.
  • Logistic & Supply Chain Management.

Course Objectives:

  • It works to enhance the productivity in the Energy, Oil & Gas and Transportation industries.
  • To offer support in research and development activities in technical and managerial aspects of Oil and Gas industry.
  • Design and develop new technologies for Oil and Gas resources.

Courses & Eligibility

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What are the courses available in the field of Oil and Gas Management?

In this field, you can opt diploma, certificate, bachelor, master and doctoral courses.

Courses in this field teach you about the skills required to support a large number of professional careers in the global petroleum industry. By pursuing courses in this field it can also work as a career enhancement for those who are already working in this field.

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    These courses are suitable for a person who is looking towards to make their career in Oil and Gas industries. Some most popular courses are listed below:

    Certificate & Diploma Courses:

    • Postgraduate Diploma in Oil & Gas Management
    • Postgraduate Certificate in Oil & Gas Management

    Bachelor Courses:

    • B.Sc (Bachelor of Science) – Hons in Oil & Gas Management
    • BBA in Petro Marketing
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    Master Courses:

    • Master of Science (M.Sc) in Oil & Gas Management
    • Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Oil and Gas Management

    Doctoral Courses:

    • Doctor of Philosophy in Fuel Cells

    Eligibility Criteria

    Am I eligible for these courses?

    UG Courses Eligibility:

    To apply for UG courses, you must have passed higher secondary or equivalent examination from any recognized board. Some colleges also consider the minimum percentage criteria in the qualifying examination for providing admissions.

    PG Courses Eligibility:

    For admission in PG courses, students should have qualified the bachelor’s degree in the related discipline from any recognized college or universities. Minimum percentage criteria shall be applicable as per the decision of the respective college or university.


    How to get Admission?

    Some universities in India, offer admission to students on the basis of merit list prepared as per the marks scored in the qualifying exam.

    Some reputed universities offer admissions to students on the basis of entrance exams. UPES (University of Petroleum & Energy Studies) organizes UPESMET (UPES Management Entrance Test) for providing admission to its MBA programmes.

    Entrance exams are organized at national, state or university level by their respective authorities. Students can appear in the exams as per their choices. For admission in MBA courses, you can appear of CAT 2020, MAT 2020 and many other national or state level examinations. Some MBA entrance exams are mentioned below:

    • CAT (Common Admission Test)
    • MAT (Management Aptitude Test)
    • XAT 2020 (Xavier Aptitude Test)
    • GMAT 2020 (Graduate Management Aptitude Test)
    • CMAT 2020 (Common Management Admission Test)
    • SNAP 2020 (Symbiosis National Aptitude Test)

    Which are the best colleges for pursuing Oil and Gas Management courses?

    Some top colleges to pursue courses are:

    • University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun
    • Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar
    • International Institute of Information Technology, Pune
    • AMET University, Kanathur

    Career & Jobs

    “Oil and Gas sectors, mostly require management professionals with a good knowledge of energy management”.

    In this field, there are lots of opportunities are available for the qualified candidates. You may enter the oil and gas industries through entry-level or technical positions. After completing the degree in this field, you can get jobs easily in India as well as abroad.

    After pursuing oil and gas management courses, you can easily find jobs in various areas like Oil and Gas Refineries, Waste Management Companies, Energy Product Manufacturers, Oil Well Sites, Paints and Dyes Companies, Oil and Gas Consultancies and many others.

    Job Profiles:

    • Energy Consultant
    • Assistant Manager
    • Maintenance Manager
    • Field Material Coordinator
    • Lab Supervisor
    • Business Analyst
    • Educationist
    • Oil Field Sales
    • Business Development Representative

    Major Recruiters:

    • ONGC
    • HPCL
    • Reliance Petroleum
    • GAIL
    • Shell
    • Essar Oil


    “Oil and Gas management field offers a rewarding salary package to qualified candidates”.

    In India, as a skilled management professional can get the salary packages between Rs.2 to 3 lacs per annum. Candidates who have good working skills and experience in this field can earn a handsome salary package.

    If you hold a senior position in this field you can earn between Rs.4 to 6 lacs per annum. Attractive salary packages are offered in India and also in abroad. Salary packages will vary on various factors like Company, Skills, Education, Work Experience, etc.

    “Once you have gained enough experience in this field, you can earn beyond the limits”.

    Books & Study Materials

    Some popular books to study Oil and Gas Management are listed here:

    The Global Oil & Gas Industry: Management, Strategy, and Finance by Andrew Inkpen

    The Petroleum Industry: A Nontechnical Guide by Charles Conaway

    Beyond Oil: The View from Hubbert’s Peak by Kenneth S. Deffeyes

    Petroleum Refining: In Nontechnical Language by William L. Leffler

    Petropoly: The Collapse of America’s Energy Security Paradigm by Gal Luft

    The Big Rich: The Rise and Fall of the Greatest Texas Oil Fortunes by Bryan Burrough

    The Oil & Gas Industry: A Nontechnical Guide by Joseph Hilyard

    Oil & Gas Company Analysis: Upstream, Midstream, and Downstream by Alfanso Colombano

    For any other queries regarding Career in Oil and Gas Management, you can leave your queries below in the comment box.

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    1. Rahul says:

      Sir i have completed pg diploma in oil and gas engineering and
      iam a graduate mechanical engineer.. what the next step to get into this industry???

    2. Eendu says:

      Sir i m pass and doing mcom and i m in second yr do i have any job?or cn i get in oil Industry

    3. Shoaib says:

      Please help me oil and gas courses information 🤧

    4. princely souza says:

      sir im a pass out 12th sciecnce student. what is the procedure to join in this field. do we require JEE?

    5. Shivan says:

      I have a bachelor degree of Business administration, can i apply or am i eligible to apply for a Master degree in oil and gas field ? Such as management in petroleum?

    6. shayn says:

      I’ve chosen commerce with computer application and i’ve graduated plus two. Am i eligible for the oil rig studies?

    7. abrod service age limit for this job says:

      I am 47 years ald so Can I eligible fir this abrod job

    8. shilalipi chakraborty says:

      to get recruited in ONGC may i persue hons. in chemistry?pl. let me know other UG courses to get jobbed in ONGC.

    9. Deepa Prabhu says:

      Which distance MBA in Oil and Gas is better – the one at UPES or the one at Dundee (Scotland)? Which is the best distance MBA in oil & gas in the world?
      I have 12 years of work experience in the sales of petrochemicals.

    10. Abhay Kumar says:

      Ive a query plz help if u can sir I’m currently working in environment and quality control department of Chambal fertilizers and chemicals limited, Rajasthan. Iam looking for part time MBA in oil and gas management from University of petroleum and energy studies, Dehradun to enhance my career in petroleum sector
      Please tell is it good to do MBA in oil and gas for a M. SC chemistry background student who is working in environment and quality department?

    11. Syed Arafath says:

      Hi….Need some guidance on your expertise,

      Iam a construction professional with 7 yrs of experience in Project management. I worked in Power, Petrochemical & oil sectors as a construction Planning engineer. Recently I enrolled my self in Distance MBA program in O & G with UPES.

      How good is the scope in india for Oil & Gas professional, being in Construction project management how will the MBA in O & G be useful to me how can I explore my job opportunities in india.

      Can you please guide and putforth your valuable advice

    12. Manish kumar says:

      I need addmission

    13. edwin says:

      Sir I did my graduation in commerce now Ian confiution what to do diploma in oil and gas

    14. praveen says:

      Iam complecated with computer applications. Now I want to focus my carrier. If this is better one?

    15. Harshal belurkar says:

      I have completed my diploma in industrial safety management,and now im doing pg diploma in oil & gas management,so i wanna know that what can i do next to get a job in this sector

    16. Abel fernandes says:

      Hello,I8 and have passed high school(12th Grade) . Do you know any offshore courses. Thank You.

    17. Jay says:

      I have completed my mcom.can I do MBA in oil and gas sector?

    18. Sapna says:

      I have completely information about oil and gas diploma.after BSC or 12th science.

    19. Ihejirika Casmir says:

      Do applicants from Nigeria with degrees in Economics and financial management eligible to apply for post graduate programs in oil and gas management?

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