Institute for Oil and Gas Studies
Institute for Oil and Gas Studies

The Institute for Oil and Gas Studies is one of the most progressive and forward-looking institutes in the University of Cape Coast. The focus of the Institute is to build capacity in the oil and gas sector through teaching, research and extension for the efficient management of petroleum resources, revenue and the environment. The Institute came into being in 2013 and we have made significant strides in the introduction of sandwich and regular programmes at the graduate level; and short courses at the certificate level. Our academic programmes are market driven and very affordable.

I would like to welcome you to the Institute’s web page and encourage you to take a virtual tour to see what the Institute can offer you.

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The Institute for Oil and Gas Studies is a multidisciplinary research, training and consulting department in UCC established in 2013, with the goal of building capacity in the oil and gas sector through teaching, research and outreach for the efficient management of petroleum resources, revenues and the environment. The Institute runs multi-disciplinary MBA, MSc, MA, and M.Phil, programmes in oil and gas management, including short courses in oil and gas resource management, conflict management, business and economics, risk management, chemistry, physics, marine environmental management and environmental science.

Vision

The vision of the Institute is to become a leading institute of learning, teaching and research in oil and gas management in Ghana, an oil and gas centre of choice, offering unique and innovative programmes to advance knowledge in oil and gas management in collaboration with public and private institutions, locally and internationally.

Mission

The Institute aims to equip students with the requisite knowledge in oil and gas operations, oil revenue management, and petroleum trading and risk management for the efficient management of activities in the industry.

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IOGS academic programmes are unique and first of their kind in Ghana stemming from our focus on oil and gas management with special emphasis on upstream and downstream activities. The Institute offers, industry-driven programmes oriented to meet the job market; the programmes are regularly reviewed and implemented within long-term teaching and practical field projects by academia and industry professionals, putting students at the centre of training. The Institute give Students hands-on experience through research conducted on topics relating to real practices in the oil and gas industry.

EMPLOYABILITY

The graduates from the Oil and Gas programmes have the potential to gain employment into the following sectors:

  • International and national oil and gas companies
  • Petrochemical and manufacturing industries
  • Refinery companies
  • Energy trading companies (bulk distribution companies, oil marketing companies etc)
  • Energy research and think-tanks
  • The financial sector and insurance companies
  • Consulting firms
  • Tertiary institutions such as universities, polytechnics and colleges
  • Media industries/ public relations companies, corporate affairs companies etc.

 

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