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Program details

The BBA in Oil & Gas Marketing - Oil & Gas Operations program offered by UPES is designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the oil and gas industry, combining general management education with specialized knowledge in the field. The curriculum includes a range of domain-specific subjects such as Natural Gas Business, Oil & Gas Business Fundamentals, Refining Fundamentals, Petroleum Exploration, Petrochemical Business, Refinery Management, Business Analysis, Financial Management, and Marketing Research. These subjects are taught by experienced instructors from around the world, ensuring students receive high-quality education.

UPES goes beyond academics and encourages students to engage in co-curricular activities. As a member of the Federation of Indian Petroleum Industry, the university offers students the opportunity to join the student chapter, which is run by students themselves under the guidance of faculty advisors. This membership allows students to build connections in the industry and apply their managerial skills in practical scenarios. It prepares them for the competitive global market and promotes their organizational growth and adaptability.

The program acknowledges the increasing importance of gas as a cleaner fuel and the potential for India to become a "Gas Based Economy." This opens up various job opportunities in areas such as City Gas Distribution, CNG as an automotive fuel, and pipeline integration and management systems. The program also recognizes the impact of digitalization on the industry and equips students with the necessary IT skills like SAP and SCADA to support the resilient oil and gas sector. This ensures that students are well-prepared to seize the employment opportunities emerging from the industry's digital transformation.

Program Highlights

  • Students undertake a major project (dissertation) and have the opportunity to participate in summer internships and live projects with companies in the oil and gas industry.
  • The BBA in Oil & Gas Marketing program allows students to choose between operations and consulting in the oil and gas sector or pursue higher education, providing them with a range of career options.
  • The BBA in Oil & Gas Marketing program encourages students to engage in research projects, seminars, conferences, and internships, ensuring they stay updated with industry trends and developments.
  • Students gain practical exposure through real-world case studies, industry visits, and guest lectures delivered by industry experts, enhancing their understanding of the oil and gas sector.
  • The UPES School of Business offers modern smart classrooms, a well-equipped Analytics Lab, a well-stocked library, and advanced analytical tools, providing students with a conducive learning environment.
  • Students have the opportunity to participate in student exchange programs, study abroad programs, and semester exchanges with leading global partner management institutes of UPES worldwide, broadening their international exposure.

The BBA in Oil & Gas Marketing program offers students the necessary skills for mid and senior management positions in various areas of the oil and gas industry, both nationally and internationally. With a significant shortage of qualified professionals in the field, this program aims to equip students with the expertise needed to effectively manage oil and gas businesses. Hands-on learning is a key aspect of the program, providing students with internships and on-the-job training opportunities to apply their classroom knowledge to real-world scenarios. This practical experience not only enhances their understanding but also gives them a competitive edge in the job market. The curriculum delves deep into the industry, covering industry practices, challenges, and emerging trends in sectors such as Upstream, Midstream, and Downstream. Additionally, students gain exposure to various software and technologies, including Advanced Excel and Power-BI, further enhancing their employability. Overall, the BBA in Oil & Gas Marketing program prepares students for a promising future in the oil and gas industry, addressing the industry's demand for skilled professionals and providing them with a comprehensive understanding of the sector.

Career Opportunities

The BBA in Oil & Gas Marketing - Oil & Gas Operations program offered by UPES School of Business presents promising career opportunities in the dynamic and lucrative oil and gas industry. With a focus on developing a strong foundation in business management coupled with specialized knowledge of oil and gas operations, graduates of this program can pursue diverse roles in both national and international energy companies. Graduates may find employment opportunities in areas such as project management, supply chain management, logistics, operations planning, risk management, and business development within the oil and gas sector. The program equips students with the necessary skills and industry-relevant knowledge to excel in this highly competitive field, making them well-prepared for successful careers in the oil and gas industry.

Listed below are the possible professional paths that students can pursue in the field of Oil & Gas Marketing.

  • Oil & Gas Regulatory & Financial Consultant
  • Energy Analyst
  • ESG Specialist
  • CGD Business Development Manager
  • Oil & Gas Transportation
  • Procurement Management


In recent years, there has been a notable advancement in the job prospects for students pursuing a BBA degree in Oil & Gas Marketing. Numerous well-known companies, such as Ernst and Young, PWC, Deloitte, E&Y, KPMG, APAR, SHELL, THINK GAS, IRM, GREEN GAS, HNGPL, GSPC, GSPL, Value Creed, and others, provide attractive employment opportunities for these students. Moreover, several medium-sized startups show a strong interest in hiring graduates with a BBA in Oil & Gas Marketing. The starting salary for freshers in this field typically ranges between INR 3-9 lakh per annum. The offered salary is based on the candidate's skills, knowledge, and exposure.

Fee Structure

The fee structure for the BBA program in Oil & Gas Marketing is available in the table below for students who are interested in enrolling.

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The minimum eligibility criteria for BBA in Oil & Gas Marketing – Oil & Gas Operations to be fulfilled by interested students is as follows: Minimum 50% marks in Classes X and XII.

Selection Criteria

The process of selection criteria for students interested in pursuing BBA in Oil & Gas Marketing – Oil & Gas Operations offered by UPES is based on the individual's performance in Entrance Exam (UPESMET-UG) / UGAT’23/ CUET.