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MBA in Oil and Gas Management

Semester - 1

Quantitative techniques for


Subject Name Subject Code MDSP-811D
Management Applications

Content

Unit Unit Name


Unit 1 Decision Making
Unit 2 Functions.
Unit 3 Equations
Unit 4 Applications of Linear Equations and Functions in Business
Unit 5 Case Studies
Unit 6 Matrices
Unit 7 Determinants .
Unit 8 Probability.
Unit 9 Random Variables and Probability Distributions
Unit 10 Case Studies.
Unit 11 Decision Theory
Unit 12 Linear Programming
Unit 13 Transportation Models .
Unit 14 Assignment Problem
Unit 15 Case Studies
Unit 16 Game Theory
Unit 17 Markovian Model
Unit 18 Data Collection
Unit 19 Presentation of Data
Unit 20 Case Studies.
Unit 21 Sampling
Unit 22 Basic Tools of Data Analysis–I
Unit 23 . Basic Tools of Data Analysis–II
Unit 24 Forecasting.
Unit 25 Case Studies

Economics & Management


Subject Name Subject Code MBCE-701D
Decisions

Content

Unit Unit Name


Unit 1 Introduction to Managerial Economics
Unit 2 A Brief Analysis of Utility.
Unit 3 Laws of Utility
Unit 4 Demand Analysis
Unit 5 Case Studies
Unit 6 Law of Demand
Unit 7 Elasticity of Demand
Unit 8 Demand Forecasting – Concept and Survey Methods
Unit 9 Statistical Methods of Demand Forecasting
Unit 10 Case Studies
Unit 11 Supply Analysis
Unit 12 Cost
Unit 13 Production
Unit 14 Supply & Demand as Market Forces
Unit 15 Case Study
Unit 16 Market Equilibrium
Unit 17 Market Structures & their Pricing - I
Unit 18 Market Structure & their Pricing - II
Unit 19 Pricing Methods
Unit 20 Case Studies
Unit 21 Economic Profits
Unit 22 Break-Even Analysis
Unit 23 Decision Making Process
Unit 23 Unit 24 Leadership in Economic Decisions
Unit 25 Case Studies

Operations and Materials


Subject Name Subject Code MBCQ-722D
Management

Content

Unit Unit Name


Unit 1 Introduction to Production / Operations management
Unit 2 historical evolution of production / operations management
Unit 3 approaches to production / operations management
Unit 4 productivity and wastivity
Unit 5 Case Studies
Unit 6 Plant location
Unit 7 Plant layout
Unit 8 Types of layouts
Unit 9 Plant capacity
Unit 10 Case Studies
Unit 11 Production planning and control
Unit 12 Materialrequirement planning
Unit 13 Quality control
Unit 14 Process capability
Unit 15 Case Study
Unit 16 Emphasis from quality control to quality assurance
Unit 17 Statistical quality control
Unit 18 Total quality management
Unit 19 Quality circles and JIT
Unit 20 Case Studies
Unit 21 Purchasing
Unit 22 Ethical concepts in purchase
Unit 23 Purchasing procedure
Unit 23 Materials management
Unit 25 Case Studies

Subject Name Marketing Management Subject Code MBCM-771D

Content

Unit Unit Name


Unit 1 Understanding Marketing Management
Unit 2 Marketing Environment Analysis
Unit 3 Strategic Marketing Planning
Unit 4 Marketing Strategy : Segmentation & Targeting
Unit 5 Case Study
Unit 6 Consumer Buying Behaviour
Unit 7 Product Life Cycle Strategies
Unit 8 Branding and Packaging-I
Unit 9 Branding and Packaging-II
Unit 10 Case Study
Unit 11 Positioning and Differentiation Strategies
Unit 12 Pricing Strategies
Unit 13 Managing Marketing Channels-I
Unit 14 Managing Marketing Channels-II
Unit 15 Case Study
Unit 16 Management of Logistics and Physical Distribution
Unit 17 Integrated Marketing Communications
Unit 18 Advertising and Sales Promotion
Unit 19 Sales Management
Unit 20 Case Study
Unit 21 Marketing Information Systems and Market Research
Unit 22 Service Marketing
Unit 23 Future of Marketing and its Dimensions
Unit 24 Careers in Marketing
Unit 25 Case Studies

Subject Name Financial Management Subject Code MBPF-912D

Content

Unit Unit Name


Unit 1 Introduction to Financial Management
Unit 2 Time Value of Money
Unit 3 Sources of Finance
Unit 4 Leasing
Unit 5 Case Studies
Unit 6 Economic Value Added
Unit 7 Risk and Return Analysis
Unit 8 CAPM and SML
Unit 9 Cost of Capital
Unit 10 Case Studies
Unit 11 Capital Structure
Unit 12 Capital Structure Theories
Unit 13 Leverages
Unit 14 Fundamentals of Capital Budgeting
Unit 15 Case Studie
Unit 16 Capital Rationing
Unit 17 Risk Analysis in Capital Budgeting
Unit 18 Working Capital Management
Unit 19 Financing of Working Capital
Unit 20 Case Studies
Unit 21 Accounts Receivable Management
Unit 22 Inventory Management
Unit 23 Cash Management
Unit 24 Management of Surplus & Dividend Policy
Unit 25 Case Studies
MBA in Oil and Gas Management

Semester - 2

Subject Name Human Resource Mangement Subject Code MDSP-811D


Content

Unit Unit Name

Unit 1 Introduction to HRM and HRD.


Unit 2 Human Resource Policies.
Unit 3 Making HR a Line Function
Unit 4 Job Analysis .
Unit 5 Case Study
Unit 6 Job Design
Unit 7 Human Resource Planning
Unit 8 Human Resource Planning Process.
Unit 9 Qualitative Models .
Unit 10 Case Studies
Unit 11 Recruitment
Unit 12 Selection
Unit 13 Induction
Unit 14 Career Planning and Development
Unit 15 Case Studies
Unit 16 Succession Planning and Organizational Development.
Unit 17 . Management Development
Unit 18 Training
Unit 19 . Training Methods
Unit 20 Case Study

Subject Name Research Methodology Subject Code MDSP-811D


Content

Unit Unit Name

Unit 1 Introduction to Research Methodology


Unit 2. Types of Research Studies.
Unit 3 Research and Management Decisions
Unit 4 Defining Problem
Unit 5 Case Studies.
Unit 6 Decision-making in Research Methodology
Unit 7 Relationship between Management and Research Problem
Unit 8 Research Design
Unit 9 Causal Research
Unit 10 Case Studies.
Unit 11 Sampling Procedures.
Unit 12 Sampling Techniques
Unit 13 Primary Data Collection
Unit 14 . Secondary Data Collection
Unit 15 Case Studies.
Unit 16 Data Measurement
Unit 17 Hypothesis Testing
Unit 18 Observation Methods
Unit 19 Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) .
Unit 20 Case Study
Unit 21 Multivariate Analysis
Unit 22 Market Research Proposal
Unit 23 Research Report Writing
Unit 24 Oral and Written Reports
Unit 25 Case Study

Strategic Management of Technology


Subject Name and Innovation Subject Code MB-403 D
Content

Unit Unit Name

Unit 1 Strategy
Unit 2. Strategic Thinking
Unit 3 Evolution of Strategic Thinking
Unit 4 Corporate Strategic Planning
Unit 5 Case study
Unit 6 Startegic Objectives
Unit 7 Strategic Management
Unit 8 Strategy and Technology
Unit 9 Strategic Management Practice in India
Unit 10 Case study
Unit 11 Technology and Innovation
Unit 12 Technology Innovation System
Unit 13 Managing Technology and Innovation
Unit 14 . Strategy and Innovation
Unit 15 Case study
Unit 16 Strategy Formulation
Unit 17 Generic Strategies
Unit 18 Strategy Implementation
Unit 19 Strategy Implementation Approaches
Unit 20 Case study
Unit 21 Startegic Control and Evaluation
Unit 22 Tools for Startegic Planning and Evaluation
Unit 23 Life Cycle Approach to Startegic Planning
Unit 24 Strategic Management of Technology Innovation
Unit 25 Case study

Project management and contract


Subject Name administration Subject Code MBCQ-724D
Content

Unit Unit Name


Unit 1 Project feasibility - Econometric model
Unit 2 Project cost - Contingency, risk and sensitivity analysis
Unit 3 Initiating a project - I
Unit 4 Initiating a project - II
Unit 5 Case Studies
Unit 6 Project execution - developing a project schedule
Unit 7 PERT and CPM
Unit 8 Project control - checking project progress with Bell and S curves
Unit 9 Project cost control - I
Unit 10 Case Studies
Unit 11 Project cost control - II
Unit 12 Project procurement - evaluating bids for major equipment
Unit 13 Attributes of a good project manager
Unit 14 Modern trends
Unit 15 Case Studies
Unit 16 Contract elements - contract formation
Unit 17 Key business drivers for contract management
Unit 18 The need of contract management solutions
Unit 19 Contract management for legal department
Unit 20 Case Studies
Unit 21 the five characteristics of a contract life cycle management strategy
Unit 22 Justifying contract management
Unit 23 Five myths of contract management
Unit 24 Understanding and improving the contracting process
Unit 25 Case Studies

Subject Name Customer Relationship Management Subject Code MBCH-772D

Content

Unit Unit Name


Unit 1 Introduction to CRM
Unit 2 CRM Programs and Marketing Initiatives
Unit 3 CRM Implementation
Unit 4 CRM Projects in Other Disciplines
Unit 5 Case Study
Unit 6 CRM: A New Mantra in Travel and Tourism
Unit 7 CRM Trends in Tourism Industry
Unit 8 Customer Relationship Measurement
Unit 9 CRM Measurement Implementation
Unit 10 Case Study
Unit 11 Customer Loyalty
Unit 12 Customer Retention
Unit 13 Impact of Retention
Unit 14 Service and Complaint Management
Unit 15 Case Study
Unit 16 Consumer Complaints Management Initiatives
Unit 17 Service Characteristics
Unit 18 e-CRM
Unit 19 Portals and other Fields in e-CRM
Unit 20 Case Study
Unit 21 Sales Force Automation
Unit 22 CRM in B2B and B2C Markets
Unit 23 BPR and CRM
Unit 24 Creating Customer-focused Organisation
Unit 25 Case Study
Semester III

Subject Name: Understanding Oil & Gas Business


Subject Code: MDSO-801D
Detailed Content:
UNIT 1: BASIC CONCEPTS
UNIT 2: CRUDE OIL AND NATURAL GAS CONCEPTS
UNIT 3: THE MACRO-SYSTEM
UNIT 4: THE INDIAN PERSPECTIVE
UNIT 5: CASE STUDY
UNIT 6: THE EXPLORATION OF OIL
UNIT 7: PRODUCTION METHODS
UNIT 8: ONSHORE OILFIELD PROCESSING
UNIT 9: OFFSHORE OILFIELD PROCESSING
UNIT 10: CASE STUDY
UNIT 11: GAS PROCESSING
UNIT 12: LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS (LNG)
UNIT 13: PETROLEUM REFINING
UNIT 14: REFINERY REQUIREMENTS
UNIT 15: CASE STUDY
UNIT 16: DISTILLATION IN REFINERIES
UNIT 17: PETROCHEMICAL INDUSTRY
UNIT 18: PRODUCTION OF PETROCHEMICALS
UNIT 19: TRANSPORTATION OF OIL, GAS AND PRODUCTS: PIPELINES
UNIT 20: CASE STUDIES
UNIT 21: TRANSPORTATION OF OIL, GAS AND PRODUCTS: OTHER MODES
UNIT 22: HEALTH, SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT
UNIT 23: IT APPLICATIONS IN HYDROCARBON INDUSTRY
UNIT 24: ECONOMICS AND TECHNOLOGY TRENDS
UNIT 25: CASE STUDY

Subject Name: Understanding Natural Gas Business


Subject Code: MBSO-803D
Detailed Content:
UNIT 1: WORLDWIDE NATURAL GAS ECONOMICS
 Introduction
 Global Natural Gas
 Global Natural Gas Reserves
 Worldwide Natural Gas Production
 World Natural Gas Consumption
 International Trade
UNIT 2: INDIA’S ENERGY SCENARIO AND NATURAL GAS
 Introduction
 India’s Energy Mix
 Origin of Natural Gas
 Advantages of Natural Gas
 Natural Gas Production
UNIT 3: NATURAL GAS DEPOSITS AND TECHNICAL DEVELOPMENT
 Introduction
 Sector Organization
 Natural Gas Imports
UNIT 4: DRIVERS OF NATURAL GAS DEMAND
 Introduction
 Factors Driving Demand for Natural Gas
 Economic Activity
 Competitiveness versus Other Energy Sources
 Environmental Impacts of Energy Use
 Changes in Technology
 Access to Supply
 Government Policies
UNIT 5: CASE STUDY
UNIT 6: REGULATORY ISSUES IN PIPELINES
 Introduction
 Gas Pipeline Policy
 Regulatory Framework
 Natural Gas Prices
UNIT 7: INTRODUCTION TO NATURAL GAS MARKETING
 Introduction
 Meaning and History of Natural Gas Marketing
 Natural Gas Marketers
UNIT 8: STRUCTURE AND NATURE OF GAS, LNG AND CNG MARKETS
 Introduction
 Characteristics of Market Sectors of Gas
 Worldwide LNG Market Scenario
 Worldwide Trends in LNG Trade
 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)
UNIT 9: PRICING OF GAS
 Introduction
 The Power Generation Sector – Switchover from Oil to Gas
 Tariff and Contract Price Structure
UNIT 10: CASE STUDY
UNIT 11: NATURAL GAS TRADING
 Introduction
 Trading Natural Gas in India
 Natural Gas Trading Strategies
 Natural Gas Marketers
UNIT 12: ELEMENTS OF GAS
 Introduction
 Pipeline Gas Contracting – An Indian Context
 Short-term Agreements
 Gas Supply and Purchase Contracts
 Contracting in CGD Networks
UNIT 13: THEORY, ROLE AND COMMERCIAL ASPECTS OF LEGAL GAS CONTRACT
 Introduction
 Role of Gas Contract
 Gas Contracts – General Considerations
 Commercial Aspects
UNIT 14: STRATEGIC STORAGE OF NATURAL GAS
 Introduction
 Base Load vs. Peak Load Storage
 General Requirements for Storage Sites
 Economics of Natural Gas Storage
UNIT 15: CASE STUDIES
UNIT 16: ECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS OF GAS TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION
 Introduction
 Minimizing Transaction Costs
 Access and Disposition of Natural Gas Transportation Capacity
 Modification of Service Obligations
UNIT 17: LNG CHAIN FACILITIES
 Introduction
 Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)
 Ship Building
UNIT 18: NATURAL GAS PROPERTIES AND HANDLING
 Introduction
 Volumetric and Phase Behaviour of Hydrocarbon System: Qualitative and Quantitative
 Properties of Natural Gas
 Gas Water System
UNIT 19: ECONOMICS OF NATURAL GAS PROCESSING AND END USE CONSUMPTIONPATTERN
 Introduction
 Economic Indicators
 Natural Gas Consumption
 India's Potential for Gas-fired Power Generation
UNIT 20: CASE STUDIES
UNIT 21: COAL BED METHANE AND NATURAL GAS HYDRATES
 Introduction
 Overview of Coal Bed Methane
 Natural Gas Hydrates

UNIT 22: GAS-TO-LIQUID TECHNOLOGY


 Introduction
 Overview of GTL
 Process of Converting Natural Gas to Marketable Liquid Hydrocarbons

UNIT 23: CNG AND PIPED NATURAL GAS (PNG)


 Introduction
 Measuring Energy Content of CNG
 PNG for Household
 Factors Impacting Natural Gas Transmission and Distribution

UNIT 24: COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS AND LNG AS TRANSPORT FUEL


 Introduction
 Natural Gas as Auto Fuel in India
 LPG
 Transportation of LPG

UNIT 25: CASE STUDY

Subject Name: Understanding Petrochemical Business


Subject Code: MDSO-805D
Detailed Content:
UNIT 1: PETROCHEMICALS: AN OVERVIEW
 Introduction
 What is a “Petrochemical”?
 Historical Background
 Developments in Petrochemicals
 Petrochemical Processing
UNIT 2: INTRODUCTION TO PETROCHEMICAL INDUSTRY
 Introduction
 Overview
 Indian Petrochemical Industry
 Petrochemical Products and its Usage
 Petrochemical Plants
UNIT 3: RAW MATERIALS FOR PETROCHEMICAL PROCESSES
 Introduction
 Feedstocks
 Petrochemical Feedstocks from Refineries
 Initial Materials for Petrochemical
UNIT 4: PETROCHEMICAL INTERMEDIATES
 Introduction
 Production of Olefins
 Linear Alkyl Benzene (Surfactant Alkylates)
 Linear Alpha Olefins (LAO)
UNIT 5: CASE STUDY
UNIT 6: PACKAGING ASPECTS
 Introduction
 Corrugated Packaging
 Paper Packaging
 Plastic Packaging
UNIT 7: ENGINEERING PLASTICS
 Introduction
 Uses of Performance Plastics
 Properties of Engineering Plastics
 Applications of Engineering Plastics
UNIT 8: PETROLEUM REFINING
 Introduction
 Crude Oil
 Crude Oil Quality and Refining Economics
 Fundamentals of Refinery Processing
 Classifying Refineries by Configuration and Complexity

UNIT 9: HYDROCRACKING
 Introduction
 History of Hydrocracking
 Process Configurations
 Chemistry and Catalysts
UNIT 10: CASE STUDY
UNIT 11: POLYMERS
 Introduction
 Concept of Polymer
 Polymer Industry in India
 Polymerisation Techniques

UNIT 12: THERMOPLASTICS


 Introduction
 Concept of Thermoplastics
 Thermoplastics Market
 Recycling
 Thermoplastics vs Thermoset

UNIT 13: POLYETHYLENE


 Introduction
 Production and Uses
 Potential Dangers
 Physical and Chemical Properties

UNIT 14: POLYPROPYLENE


 Introduction
 Concept of Polypropylene
 Production
 Markets and Uses of Polypropylene

UNIT 15: CASE STUDY

UNIT 16: POLYVINYL CHLORIDE


 Introduction
 Concept of Polyvinyl Chloride
 Production
 Applications of Polyvinyl Chloride

UNIT 17: POLYSTYRENE


 Introduction
 Concept of Polystyrene
 Properties of Polystyrene
 Market and Uses of Polystyrene
 Production

UNIT 18: POLYCARBONATES


 Introduction
 Concept of Polycarbonates
 Properties and Processing
 Applications
 Potential Hazards in Food Contact Applications

UNIT 19: SYNTHETIC FIBRES


 Introduction
 Concept of Synthetic Fibres
 Polyester Fibres
 Acrylic Fibres

UNIT 20: CASE STUDY

UNIT 21: PROCESS TECHNOLOGIES


 Introduction
 Fundamentals of Process Technologies
 Applications of Technology
 Selection of Technology

UNIT 22: TECHNOLOGIES FOR PETROCHEMICAL PLANTS


 Introduction
 Aromatics Plants
 Olefins Plants
 Polymer Plants

UNIT 23: INDIAN SCENARIO


 Introduction
 Petrochemical Industry in India
 Challenges Faced by Indian Petrochemical Industry
 Environment Friendly Petrochemical Technology

UNIT 24: VARIOUS PETROCHEMICAL INDUSTRIES IN INDIA


 Introduction
 Aromatics Industry
 Printing Industry
 Food Processing Industry
 Pharmaceutical Industry
 Electronics Industry

UNIT 25: CASE STUDY

Subject Name: Fundamentals of Petroleum Exploration


Subject Code: MDSO-802D
Detailed Content:
UNIT 1: INTRODUCTION TO PETROLEUM EXPLORATION
 Introduction
 Petroleum
 Types of Petroleum
 Major Task in Oil Exploration

UNIT 2: NATURE OF PETROLEUM


 Introduction
 Components of Crude Oil
 Types of Natural Gas based upon their Origin

UNIT 3: PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF PETROLEUM


 Introduction
 Specific Gravity, Viscosity and Color
 Classification of Crude by Oil Industry

UNIT 4: NEW EXPLORATION LICENSING POLICY (NELP)


 Introduction
 E&P Activities in India
 Overview of New Exploration Licensing Policy (NELP)
 Sedimentary Basins of India

UNIT 5: CASE STUDY

UNIT 6: ORIGIN OF PETROLEUM


 Introduction
 Conditions for Petroleum Existence
 Theories of Origin of Petroleum

UNIT 7: HYDROCARBON GENERATION


 Introduction
 Concept of Hydrocarbon Generation
 Kerogen

UNIT 8: UNCONVENTIONAL OIL AND GAS


 Introduction
 Unconventional Oil
 Coal Bed Methane
 Shale Gas
 Tight Gas

UNIT 9: GAS HYDRATES


 Introduction
 Nature of Gas Hydrates
 Harvesting Gas Hydrates
 Economics of Gas Hydrates

UNIT 10: CASE STUDY

UNIT 11: MIGRATION


 Introduction
 Concept of Migration
 Factors Influencing Migration
 Phases of Migration

UNIT 12: ACCUMULATION OF HYDROCARBONS


 Introduction
 Accumulation
 Size of the Accumulation

UNIT 13: RESERVOIR


 Introduction
 Concept of Reservoirs
 Characteristics of Porous Rock

UNIT 14: GEOLOGICAL STRUCTURES FOR PETROLEUM ENTRAPMENT


 Introduction
 Trap
 Classification of Traps
 Salt Dome

UNIT 15: CASE STUDY

UNIT 16: GEOLOGICAL METHODS AND REMOTE


SENSING
 Introduction
 Geological Methods
 Remote Sensing

UNIT 17: GEOCHEMICAL METHODS


 Introduction
 Assumptions and Techniques of Geochemical
Methods
 Benefits of Geochemical Exploration

UNIT 18: GEOGRAPHICAL SURVEYS


 Introduction
 Magnetic Surveys
 Gravity Surveys
 Airborne Surveys
 Electrical Survey
 Electromagnetic Survey
 Seismic Survey

UNIT 19: METHODS OF SEISMIC SURVEYS


 Introduction
 Kinds of Seismic Surveys
 Vertical Seismic Profiles
 Seismic Data Acquisition
 Seismic Data Processing
 Seismic Data Interpretation

UNIT 20: CASE STUDY

UNIT 21: INTRODUCTION TO OIL WELL


DRILLING
 Introduction
 Preparing to Drill
 Planning for Drilling

UNIT 22: DRILLING OPERATIONS


 Introduction
 Onshore Drilling Operations
 Offshore Drilling Operations

UNIT 23: FORMATION EVALUATION


 Introduction
 Concept of Formation Evaluation
 Mud Logging (Mechanical)
 Coring
 Measurements While Drilling (MWD)
 Well Logging
 Geochemical Analysis
 Paleontological Studies
 Rock Studies

UNIT 24: NEW EVOLVING TECHNOLOGIES


 Introduction
 Smart Wells
 Snake Wells
 Digital Oilfield
 Resonance Coupling

UNIT 25: CASE STUDIES

Subject Name: Fundamentals of Petroleum Refining


Subject Code: MDSO-804D
Detailed Content:
UNIT 1: INTRODUCTION TO OIL REFINERY
 Introduction
 Operation
 Flow Diagram of Typical Refinery

UNIT 2: GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF REFINERY INDUSTRY IN INDIA


 Introduction
 Indian Refining Industry

UNIT 3: CHEMISTRY OF PETROLEUM


 Introduction
 Crude Oil
 Crude Assay

UNIT 4: CHARACTERISTICS OF CRUDE OIL


 Introduction
 Crude Oil Characteristics and their Significance

UNIT 5: CASE STUDY

UNIT 6: IMPORTANT TEST ON PETROLEUM PRODUCTS


 Introduction
 Significance of Tests

UNIT 7: BUREAU OF MINES CORRELATION INDEX


 Introduction
 Bromine Number
UNIT 8: PROPERTIES OF PETROLEUM PRODUCTS
 Introduction
 Properties of Petroleum Products and their Significance – Gasoline
 Diesel Fuels

UNIT 9: CRUDE DISTILLATION


 Introduction
 Process of Crude Distillation

UNIT 10: CASE STUDY

UNIT 11: HYDROGEN PRODUCTION AND MANAGEMENT


 Introduction
 Hydrogen Production Plant
 Sulphur Recovery Plant
 What is Claus Reaction?
 Amine Treating Unit (ATU)
 Delayed Coking

UNIT 12: FLUIDISED CATALYTIC CRACKING


 Introduction
 Process of Fluidised Catalytic Cracking (FCC)
 Petrochemical Process Plants
 Polypropylene

UNIT 13: OFFSITE FACILITIES AND ITS MANAGEMENT


 Introduction
 Types of Offsite Facilities and its Management

UNIT 14: FUTURE REFINING SCENARIO


 Introduction
 Requirements for Future

UNIT 15: CASE STUDY

UNIT 16: ADVANCES IN PETROLEUM REFINING


 Introduction
 Categories of Advances in Refining

UNIT 17: HYDROCARBON LOSS MINIMISATION AND ENERGY CONVERSATION


 Introduction
 Areas of Hydrocarbon Loss Minimisation

UNIT 18: GROSS REFINING MARGIN


 Introduction
 Operating Cost of the Refinery
 Net Margin

UNIT 19: OIL ACCOUNTING EXCISE AND CUSTOM ON PETROLEUM PRODUCTS


 Introduction
 Functions of Oil Accounting System

UNIT 20: CASE STUDY

UNIT 21: ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH AND SAFETY GUIDELINES


 Introduction
 Industry — Specific Impacts and Management

UNIT 22: FUNDAMENTALS OF ULSF PRODUCTION


 Introduction
 Key Properties of Gasoline and Diesel Blendstocks

UNIT 23: IT APPLICATIONS IN HYDROCARBON INDUSTRY


 Introduction
 Application of Information Technology
 IT Application in Design and Engineering
 IT Application in Operation
 Maintenance Management Software
 Enterprise Resource Planning and Management (ERP)

UNIT 24: PETROLEUM REFINING: TERMINOLOGY


 Introduction
 Key Terms

UNIT 25: CASE STUDY


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Semester IV
Subject Name: Business Policy & Strategy
Subject Code: MBCG-743D
Detailed Content:
UNIT 1: BUSINESS POLICY – AN OVERVIEW
 Introduction
 Concept of Policy
 Concept of Strategy
 Policy vs Strategy
 Business Policy
 Scope of Business Policy

UNIT 2: STRATEGY AND STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT


 Introduction
 Defining and Explaining Strategy
 Definition of Strategic Management
 Levels at Which Strategy Operates
 Need for Strategies and Strategic Management
 Strategies and their Role in Strategic Management
 Dimensions of Strategic Management
 Strategic Decision-making
 Industry Analysis

UNIT 3: BASIC MODELS OF STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT


 Introduction
 Henry Mintzberg Model of Strategic Management
 Ansoff Model of Strategic Management
 Michael Porter Model of Strategic Management
 BCG Matrix
 Porter’s Five Forces Model

UNIT 4: STRATEGIC INTENT – VISION, MISSION AND OBJECTIVES


 Introduction
 Hierarchy of Strategic Intent
 Vision Statement
 Mission Statement
 Value Statement
 Business and the Nature of its Objectives
 Organization’s Objectives

UNIT 5: CASE STUDY

UNIT 6: FORMULATING BUSINESS STRATEGY


 Introduction
 Business Level Strategy
 Concept of Competitive Advantage
 Key Success Factors

UNIT 7: FORMULATING CORPORATE STRATEGY


 Introduction
 Corporate Strategy
 Single Business Units (SBUs)
 Diversification

UNIT 8: SWOT AND VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS


 Introduction
 SWOT Analysis: An Introduction
 Analysis of the Firm against Competition
 The SWOT Matrix
 Value Chain: An Introduction
 Value Chain Analysis

UNIT 9: PORTFOLIO ANALYSIS AND STRATEGIC ALLIANCE


 Introduction
 Portfolio Analysis
 Strategic Alliances
 Value through Corporate Strategy

UNIT 10: CASE STUDY

UNIT 11: STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT PROCESS


 Introduction
 Purposes of Strategic Management Process
 Steps involved in the Strategic Management Process
 Strategic Management Process

UNIT 12: STRATEGIC CHOICE AND IMPLEMENTATION


 Introduction
 Constraints and Strategic Choice
 Strategy Implementation
 Strategic Control and Assessment

UNIT 13: STRATEGIES FOR GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT


 Introduction
 Major Drivers of Globalization
 Impact on National Conditions
 Strategies in Geographic Expansion
 Competing Internationally
UNIT 14: STRATEGIES FOR RETRENCHMENT
 Introduction
 What is Retrenchment Strategy?
 Corporate Restructuring Strategy
 Category of Corporate Restructuring
 Methods of Corporate Restructuring
 Turnaround Strategies

UNIT 15: CASE STUDY

UNIT 16: STRATEGIC ORGANISATIONAL DESIGN


 Introduction
 Organizational Structure: An Overview
 Organizational Design
 Classical Structure Configurations

UNIT 17: MODERN ORGANISATIONAL STRUCTURE


 Introduction
 Matrix Structure
 Strategy and Structure
 Type of Strategy

UNIT 18: LEARNING AND ORGANISATIONAL STRATEGY


 Introduction
 Characteristics of an Ideal Organization
 Organizational Learning
 Knowledge Management

UNIT 19: BEHAVIOURAL STRATEGIC IMPLEMENTATION


 Introduction
 Stakeholders and Strategy
 Strategic Leadership
 Leadership Approaches
 Corporate Culture and Strategic Management
 Social Responsibility and Strategic Management

UNIT 20: CASE STUDY

UNIT 21: STRATEGIES AT FUNCTIONAL AND OPERATIONAL LEVEL


 Introduction
 Functional Strategies
 Operational Plans and Policies
 Personnel (HR) Plans and Strategies

UNIT 22: STRATEGIC CONTROL AND EVALUATION


 Introduction
 Nature of Strategic Evaluation and Control
 Strategic Control
 Operational Control
 Techniques of Strategic Control
 Role of Organisational Systems in Evaluation

UNIT 23: CORPORATE GOALS AND STRATEGIC GAP


 Introduction
 What are Corporate Goals?
 Strategic Gap: An Introduction
 Types of Strategic Gap

UNIT 24: LIFE CYCLE APPROACH TO STRATEGIC PLANNING


 Introduction
 IA - BS Matrix
 Arthur. D. Little’s Life Cycle Approach to Strategic Planning
 Business Portfolio Balancing
 Strategic Funds Programming

UNIT 25: CASE STUDY

Subject Name: Petroleum Law & Policy


Subject Code: MDSO-811D
Detailed Content:
UNIT 1: LEGAL ISSUES IN PETROLEUM MANAGEMENT
 Introduction
 Petroleum Management: Some Legal Issues
 More Details about P.E.L./Leases, etc.

UNIT 2: TRANSNATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL OIL AND GAS LAW – I


 Introduction
 International Conventions
 GATT (General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade)/WTO (World Trade Organisation)

UNIT 3: TRANSNATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL GAS AND OIL LAW – II


 Introduction
 The Hague Rules (Provisions Apply to All Contracting State)

UNIT 4: UNIVERSAL RULES OF INTERNATIONAL TRADING IN OIL AND GAS


 Introduction
 INCOTERMS (Indicating Universal Rules of International Trading)
 Improper Invocation of Foreign Court’s Jurisdiction by a Foreign Party (AIR 1987 S.C. 674) – ONGC
 Market Forces Maintaining Equilibrium between Supply and Demand of Crude and Petroleum Products
UNIT 5: CASE STUDIES

UNIT 6: ROLE OF LAW IN COMMERCIAL RELATIONS – I


 Introduction
 Necessity of Law
 Contracts
 Law of Agency (Principal and Agent)
 Sale of Goods
 Insurance
 Law of Negotiable Instruments
 Carriers and Carriage of Goods

UNIT 7: ROLE OF LAW IN COMMERCIAL RELATIONS – II


 Introduction
 Company Law
 Banking Companies

UNIT 8: ROLE OF ATTORNEY


 Introduction
 Various Roles of Attorney

UNIT 9: COMMERCIAL RELATIONSHIPS – I


 Introduction
 Bill of Lading
 Letter of Credit
 Letter of Indemnity
 Performance Bond
 Laytime
 Demurrage
 Force Majeure

UNIT 10: CASE STUDIES

UNIT 11: COMMERCIAL RELATIONSHIPS – II


 Introduction
 Commercial Relationships in the Field of Exploration
 Different Categories of Contracts as Part of Trading Activities in Petroleum Procurement
 Joint Ventures

UNIT 12: GOVERNMENTAL RELATIONSHIPS – I


 Introduction
 Public Sector National Oil Companies
 Other Institutions and Bodies (For Regulation and Development of Petroleum Sector)
 Policy Changes and Reforms Made by Government in Petroleum Sector
UNIT 13: GOVERNMENTAL RELATIONSHIPS – II
 Introduction
 Regulatory Framework of Govt. to Check Pollution in Petroleum Sector
 Situations in Upstream Sector with Respect to Protection of Environment and Pollution Control
 Control Over Petroleum

UNIT 14: NELP & PSC


 Introduction
 New Exploration Licensing Policy (NELP)
 Production Sharing Contracts and Joint Operating Agreements

UNIT 15: CASE STUDIES

UNIT 16: OIL/GAS CONTRACTS AND AGREEMENTS – I


 Introduction
 Shipping Contracts (Methods of Delivering)
 Methods of Entering into Contracts – Tendering
 Procedure for Pre-qualification
 Bid Document and Contract
 Bid Evaluation

UNIT 17: OIL/GAS CONTRACTS AND AGREEMENTS – II


 Introduction
 Freight Assessment for Crude Oil
 General Terms and Conditions for ‘FOB’ Sales of Crude Oil

UNIT 18: MODEL CONTRACT DOCUMENTS


 Introduction
 Model Bid Document for Crude Oil
 Model Contract for Sale and Purchase of Crude Oil

UNIT 19: CRUDE OIL SALES AND TRANSPORTATION


 Introduction
 Crude Oil Markets
 Transportation of Oil
 Categories of Charter

UNIT 20: CASE STUDY

UNIT 21: RISK MANAGEMENT AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION – ARBITRATION


 Introduction
 Risk Management
 Dispute Resolution through Arbitration
UNIT 22: LITIGATION
 Introduction
 Concept of Litigation
 Caveat
 In-house Examination before Institution of Proceedings in a Court of Law
 Written Statement of Defence
 Arguments, Judgement and Decree

UNIT 23: TAXATION IN PETROLEUM SECTOR – I


 Introduction
 Petroleum Tax Guide
 Income Tax Provisions Applicable on Prospecting, etc.

UNIT 24: TAXATION IN PETROLEUM SECTOR – II


 Introduction
 Provision in Production Sharing Contract Regarding Taxation
 Sales Tax
 Excise Duty under Central Excise Rules, 1944

UNIT 25: CASE STUDY

Subject Name: Petro Retailing Business


Subject Code: MDSO-831D
Detailed Content:
UNIT 1: INTRODUCTION TO PETRO INDUSTRY
 Introduction
 Petroleum Industry Structure
 Geological System of India
 Exploration and Production Activities in Petro Industry
 Refining and Marketing Activities in Petro Industry

UNIT 2: THE CUSTOMER


 Introduction
 People in Petro Industry
 Customers’ Categorization and Recognition
 New Competitors
 Customer Loyalty Programmes

UNIT 3: CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP IN PETRO SECTOR


 Introduction
 Customer Relationship in Indian Petroleum Sector
 Initiatives Taken by Indian Oil Corporation Limited to Improve CRM
 CRM by Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited
UNIT 4: PRODUCTION & STRATEGY IN PETRO INDUSTRY
 Introduction
 Petroleum Production – Highly Regulated Industry
 Exploration and Production
 Crude Oil Reserves
 Strategy of 11th Plan (2007–12)

UNIT 5: CASE STUDIES

UNIT 6: NEW EXPLORATION LICENSING POLICY


 Introduction
 Concept of NELP
 Salient Features of NELP
 Offering of Blocks under NELP-IX
 Demand and Supply of Petroleum Product

UNIT 7: FUEL QUALITY


 Introduction
 Fuel Industry
 Fuel Quality Problems
 Indian Initiatives to Control Fuel Adulteration
 View of the Fuel Quality in India

UNIT 8: FUEL ADULTERATION


 Introduction
 Committees and Task Forces Constituted in India for Checking Fuel Adulteration
 Consumers Front: Anti-adulteration Tips
 Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited – Quality Management Initiatives

UNIT 9: FORECOURT DESIGN AND NETWORK


 Introduction
 Objective of the Transportation and Logistics
 Market Segments and Transportation Legs
 Transportation in Petro Industry – A Multi-modal Operation

UNIT 10: CASE STUDIES

UNIT 11: SUPPLY CHAIN AND TRANSPORTATION


 Introduction
 Supply Chain and Logistics
 Marketing of Transportation Fuels in India
 Pipeline Transportation
 Perspective Issues in Indian Pipeline Systems

UNIT 12: THE PUMP


 Introduction
 Petrol/Diesel Stations of HPCL
 Customer Loyalty Programmes by HPCL
 Fuel Promise

UNIT 13: PETROL STATION AND RETAIL OUTLETS


 Introduction
 Petrol Station Security
 Indian Oil–Petrol/Diesel Stations
 XtraCare
 Training Programme for Pump Attendants of XtraCare Retail Outlets

UNIT 14: VARIOUS SCHEMES IN RETAIL BUSINESS


 Introduction
 Indian Oil’s Initiatives
 Concept of Kisan Seva Kendra (KSK)
 Concept of Swagat Outlets
 Convenience Stores

UNIT 15: CASE STUDIES

UNIT 16: PETROLEUM PRICING


 Introduction
 Pricing of Petroleum Products
 Physical Market
 Players in the Physical Market
 Paper Market

UNIT 17: CRUDE OIL PRICING


 Introduction
 Tradable Crude and Non-tradable Crude
 OSP of NOCs
 Factors Affecting Petroleum Prices

UNIT 18: OPEC


 Introduction
 OPEC’s Role in Price Structuring
 OPEC’s Oil Policy
 OPEC’s Production Cut and Compliance

UNIT 19: PROMOTION


 Introduction
 Structure of Oil Industry
 Crude Oil Pricing
 Oil Products’ Pricing
UNIT 20: CASE STUDIES

UNIT 21: SALES AND MARKETING


 Introduction
 Sales and Marketing of Petroleum Products
 Crude Oil Marketing
 Natural Gas Marketing

UNIT 22: FRANCHISING AND BRAND MANAGEMENT


 Introduction
 Franchising Management
 Brand Management
 Basic Differences between Brand and Product

UNIT 23: PETROLEUM INDUSTRY FUTURE


 Introduction
 Future of Global Petroleum Industry
 Upstream Industry: Future of the North Sea
 Downstream Industry – Refining and Marketing
 Future Oil Prices
UNIT 24: EMERGING ISSUES IN INDIAN OIL INDUSTRY
 Introduction
 Import Parity Price
 Managing Unannounced Surplus
 Petro Retailing in General Outlets – FMCG Stores and Super Markets

UNIT 25: CASE STUDIES