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Natural Gas Engineering and Management

Natural Gas Engineering and Management


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Curriculum developed and taught by faculty from

Mewbourne School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering

Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy

Skills for Success

OU’s Mewbourne School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering offers a unique program focused on Natural Gas Engineering & Management – developing both the technical and business skills necessary to excel in this growing market. The program has been designed for students working full-time and is being offered completely online

The Online M.S. in Natural Gas Engineering & Management is a 36-credit hour program, completed in two years while working full-time. The program focuses on technical expertise needed for leadership positions expanding on the benefits of natural gas as a clean fuel with minimal environmental impact.

Course sequence:

    Oil, Gas & Environmental Laws

    Human & Safety Factors

    Intro to Natural Gas Engineering & Management

    Natural Gas Finance & Valuation

    Natural Gas Engineering

    Natural Gas Processing

    Natural Gas Finance II: Trading and Risk Management

    Liquified Natural Gas Value Chain

    Natural Gas Utilization

    Petrochemicals & Plant Management

    Natural Gas Transportation & Storage

    Project Management


    100% Online

Admission Deadline:

    Rolling Admissions

Next Start Date:

    August 2020



Student Experience

The program is built for working professionals in the technical disciplines of natural gas engineering, with small courses focused on engaging students and creating interaction with both faculty and the other students. Plus, each graduate will have access to industry contacts through the vast and expansive Sooner alumni network.



Faculty Expertise

The instruction consists of both OU faculty in Mewbourne School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering and industry professionals combining real world experience with the latest research in the field. Including in our instructors are Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy Dean Mike Stice, the former CEO of Access Midstream.


Strong Career Growth

This program is unique and like no other across the country.  It is an ideal combination of engineering classes that span the product lifecycle as well as business courses that provide financial acumen and leadership capabilities. Industry leaders will be created in this program.


An Investment in Your Future

The Online M.S. in Natural Gas Engineering & Management is an investment in natural gas knowledgedesigned for immediate application among those seeking career advancement. The cost of the program is $35,460* which includes all tuition and fees.

Program Details

Admission to the online program is selective. Those interested in the program should have a competitive undergraduate GPA. Additional admissions factors may include work or service experience, demonstrated leadership potential, exceptional talents or skills, trends, or improvement in academic performance and undergraduate school performance.

To apply for the online program, students are asked to submit:

  • Online application and application fee of $50
  • Resume or CV
  • Personal Statement
  • Official undergraduate transcript from an accredited institution
  • Submit three letters of recommendation

The admissions committee operates under a rolling admission process, and admissions may continue until two weeks before the start of classes. The committee strives to respond to all applicants within two weeks from the time a completed application is submitted.

Program Graduate Have Many Opportunities:

    Systems Engineer

    Technical Sales Engineer

    Design Engineer

    Gas Measurements Engineer

    Environmental Project Manager

    Gas Plan Operations Manager

    Natural Gas Consultant

    Sr. Environmental Engineers

    Applications Engineer    

For more information on the admissions process, please complete the contact form above and an admissions counselor will be in touch shortly.



Program Contacts:

Enrollment Counselor:

Jared Mandelbaum
(405) 345-6114


Suresh Sharma
Director of Natural Gas Engineering & Management Programs