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Master's Degree in Oil and Gas Engineering

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ABOUT THE

Program

The Master’s program in Petroleum and Gas Engineering is the complement in the different areas of training offered by the School of Petroleum Engineering, contributing to the generation of knowledge, developing a program that will allow future provide solutions to the problems that arise daily in the hydrocarbons industry, equipping them with skills and tools to improve and make each of the different field operations more efficient, improving the profitability of the projects, allowing greater social and economic impact in the regions where the industry is concentrated.

 

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The Master’s program in Petroleum and Gas Engineering offers five areas to deepen:

  • Gas Engineering and Processes
  • Reservoir Engineering
  • Hydrocarbon Production Engineering
  • Drilling and Completion Engineering
  • Hydrocarbons Management and Economics

It offers the possibility for the student to opt for one of the areas of deepening covering the needs of the country, related to mature fields, offshore drilling, unconventional deposits, petrophysics, and operational processes in the production field.

Bucaramanga, Santander: SNIES 105673 | Qualified Registration: MEN N.° 13290 of June 30, 2016, validity 7 years.

Bogota, Cundinamarca:  SNIES 105674 | Qualified Registration: MEN N.° 13291 of June 30, 2016, validity 7 years.

Barrancabermeja, Santander: SNIES  105675 | Qualified Registration: MEN N.° 13292 of June 30, 2016. validity 7 years.

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PERSONALIZED ADVICE

DEGREE:

Master of Oil and Gas Engineering

DURATION:

4 Semesters

MODALITY::

In-Person

CAMPUS

Bucaramanga Main Campus. Barrancabermeja. Bogotá.

DEGREE:

Master of Oil and Gas Engineering

DURATION:

4 Semesters

MODALITY:

In-Person

CAMPUS:

Bucaramanga Main Campus. Barrancabermeja. Bogotá.

APPLICANT

Profile

Petroleum Engineers, Chemical Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Metallurgical Engineers, Civil Engineers, Geologists, Geophysicists, Professionals in administrative areas, among others; who have been linked to work or academically in the area of hydrocarbons for a minimum period of two years.

GRADUATE

Profile

  • The Master in Oil and Gas Engineering at the Universidad Industrial de Santander, is a professional with the capacity to plan, lead, formulate, evaluate and execute projects in the area of hydrocarbons for the development of the industry at the national level and international; he is an ethical person, with a high sense of social responsibility, committed to the community and to the care of the environment. For which:

    Analyses and evaluates the global and national environment as a basis for developing strategies that contribute to the development of the hydrocarbons sector

    It uses engineering tools for the formulation, planning and execution of projects that contribute to the development of the sector

    Recognizes and applies the potential of technology in the hydrocarbons business

    Proposes alternatives to solve the problems that arise in the hydrocarbons industry, making efficient use of physical, human and financial resources with social and environmental responsibility

    Designs and evaluates investment programs and alternatives for the development of the hydrocarbons sector contributing to the social and economic progress of the region and the country

    Analyze environmental and safety risks and make sound and timely decisions against them

    Take personal responsibility, teamwork and leadership as elements that enable you to perform successfully in your professional practice.

LABOR

Field

The Master's Degree in Petroleum and Gas Engineering is the object of knowledge in the development, exploitation, treatment, transport and marketing of hydrocarbons.  Under the different areas of deepening will allow to transfer and contribute to science and technology, so that the solutions respond to the specific needs for the sustainable and efficient achievement of the country's hydrocarbons industry.

The Master of Oil and Gas Engineering will be able, among many other things, to: optimize or make the most of existing technologies, assimilate and build knowledge to solve the fluctuating needs of the hydrocarbons industry and generate technological alternatives of impact on the development of the hydrocarbons sector, to face the new challenges in the different areas of deepening that favor the growth of the country's hydrocarbon sector.

APPLICANT

Profile

Petroleum Engineers, Chemical Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Metallurgical Engineers, Civil Engineers, Geologists, Geophysicists, Professionals in administrative areas, among others; who have been linked to work or academically in the area of hydrocarbons for a minimum period of two years.

GRADUATE

Profile

  • The Master in Oil and Gas Engineering at the Universidad Industrial de Santander, is a professional with the capacity to plan, lead, formulate, evaluate and execute projects in the area of hydrocarbons for the development of the industry at the national level and international; he is an ethical person, with a high sense of social responsibility, committed to the community and to the care of the environment. For which:

    Analyses and evaluates the global and national environment as a basis for developing strategies that contribute to the development of the hydrocarbons sector

    It uses engineering tools for the formulation, planning and execution of projects that contribute to the development of the sector

    Recognizes and applies the potential of technology in the hydrocarbons business

    Proposes alternatives to solve the problems that arise in the hydrocarbons industry, making efficient use of physical, human and financial resources with social and environmental responsibility

    Designs and evaluates investment programs and alternatives for the development of the hydrocarbons sector contributing to the social and economic progress of the region and the country

    Analyze environmental and safety risks and make sound and timely decisions against them

    Take personal responsibility, teamwork and leadership as elements that enable you to perform successfully in your professional practice.

LABOR

Field

The Master’s Degree in Petroleum and Gas Engineering is the object of knowledge in the development, exploitation, treatment, transport and marketing of hydrocarbons.  Under the different areas of deepening will allow to transfer and contribute to science and technology, so that the solutions respond to the specific needs for the sustainable and efficient achievement of the country’s hydrocarbons industry.

The Master of Oil and Gas Engineering will be able, among many other things, to: optimize or make the most of existing technologies, assimilate and build knowledge to solve the fluctuating needs of the hydrocarbons industry and generate technological alternatives of impact on the development of the hydrocarbons sector, to face the new challenges in the different areas of deepening that favor the growth of the country’s hydrocarbon sector.

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All about our program

Academic

Curriculum

Code: 28176             Credits: 3 - Reservoir Engineering


Code: --                     Credits: 1 - Elective Subject I


Code: --                     Credits: 1 - Elective Subject II


Code: --                      Credits: 1 - Elective Subject III


Code: 28181             Credits: 2 - Deepening Seminar I


Code: 28177             Credits: 2 - Evaluation of Hydrocarbon Projects


Code: --                     Credits: 1 - Elective Subject IV


Code: --                     Credits: 3 - Elective Subject V


Code: --                     Credits: 3 - Elective Subject VI


Code: 8182               Credits: 2 - Deepening Seminar II


Code: 28178             Credits: 2 - Innovation and Technology of Hydrocarbons


Code: --                     Credits: 2 - Elective Subject VII


Code: --                     Credits: 3 - Elective Subject VIII


Code: --                     Credits: 3 - Elective Subject IX


Code: 23455             Credits: 2 - Application Work I


Code: --                          Credits: 3 - Elective Subject X


Code: 28180                 Credits: 12 - Application Work II


EMPHASIS ON HYDROCARBON MANAGEMENT AND ECONOMICS

Code: 28369            Credits: 3 - Up and Downstream of Hydrocarbons


Code: 28370             Credits: 1 - Business Accounting Analysis


Code: 28371             Credits: 3 - Geopolitics and Economics of Oil and Gas


Code: 28337             Credits: 1 - Safety, Health at Work and Environment


Code: 28373             Credits: 3 - Advanced Econometrics


Code: 28374             Credits: 3 - Negotiation and Conflict Resolution


Code: 28375             Credits: 2 - Human Talent Management


Code: 28376             Credits: 3 - Hydrocarbon Project Management


Code: 28377             Credits: 3 - Monitoring and Control of Hydrocarbon Projects


Code: 28378             Credits: 3 - International Marketing and Hydrocarbons Market


EMPHASIS ON GAS AND PROCESS ENGINEERING

Code: 28334             Credits: 3 - Properties of Hydrocarbons


Code: 28335             Credits: 1 - Gas Market


Code: 28336             Credits: 3 - Basic Process Operations


Code: 28337             Credits: 1 - Safety, Health at Work and Environment


Code: 28338             Credits: 3 - Gas Treatment Plants


Code: 28339 Credits: 3 - Risk and Safety in Gas Handling


Code: 28340             Credits: 2 - Gas Processing Plants


Code: 28341             Credits: 3 - Liquefaction and Regasification of Gas


Code: 28342             Credits: 3 - Gas Transportation Systems


Code: 28343             Credits: 3 - Software for the Design of Gas Plants


EMPHASIS ON HYDROCARBON PRODUCTION ENGINEERING

Code: 28359             Credits: 3 - Production Variables


Code: 28360             Credits: 3 - Artificial Lifting Systems


Code: 28361             Credits: 1 - Production Records


Code: 28362             Credits: 1 - Safety, Health at Work and Environment


Code: 28363             Credits: 3 - Separation Systems


Code: 28364             Credits: 3 - Crude Oil Treatment Operations


Code: 28365             Credits: 3 - Production Water Treatment


Code: 28366             Credits: 3 - Production Optimization


Code: 28367             Credits: 3 - Flow Assurance


Code: 28368             Credits: 3 - Integral Administration of Hydrocarbon Fields


EMPHASIS ON RESERVOIR ENGINEERING

Code: 28344             Credits: 3 - Petroleum Geology


Code: 28345             Credits: 3 - Characterization of Deposits


Code: 28346             Credits: 1 - Training Evaluation


Code: 28347             Credits: 1 - Damage to Training


Code: 28348             Credits: 3 - Pressure Analysis


Code: 28349             Credits: 3 -  recover Immiscible Methods I


Code: 28350             Credits: 2 - Recovery of Thermal Methods


Code: 28351             Credits: 3 - Recovery miscible methods I


Code: 28352             Credits: 3 - Unconventional Deposits


Code: 28353             Credits: 3 - Reservoir Simulation


EMPHASIS ON DRILLING ENGINEERING AND WELL COMPLETION

Code: 28379             Credits: 1 - Optimization of Well Drilling Hydraulics


Code: 28380             Credits: 3 - Well Drilling Engineering


Code: 28381             Credits: 3 - Geology and Geomechanics in Drilling


Code: 28337             Credits: 1 - Safety, Health at Work and Environment


Code: 28383             Credits: 3 - Well Completion Engineering


Code: 28420             Credits: 3 - Offshore Drilling Engineering


Code: 28421             Credits: 2 - Completion of Wells in Unconventional Deposits


Code: 28422             Credits: 3 - Offshore Operations


Code: 28382             Credits: 3 - Well Planning and Design


Code: 28372             Credits: 3 - Management of Drilling projects and well completion


KEEP IN MIND

Additional Information

   BucaramangaBogotáBarrancabermeja

2nd Semester

2022

* Subject to demand

Registration oppening

Registration closing

Knowledge test

Interview

Classes start

 

2022 february 22

2022 july 15

2022 july 22-25

2022 july 27

2022 august 11

2022 february 22

2022 july 15

2022 july 22-25

2022 july 27

2022 august 11

2022 february 22

2022 july 15

2022 july 22-25

2022 july 27

2022 august 11

Requirements list
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
  • UIS registration form duly completed and signed.
  • Resume, it has to be done in the UIS format established institutionally for this purpose, with the attachment of the certificates and copies of documents that corroborate what is described in it.
  • Photocopy of valid identity document valid in Colombia or valid passport for foreigners.
  • Recent document type photo, preferably in digital format, white background 3×4.
  • Photocopy of the diploma or Photocopy of the undergraduate degree certificate required by the program, issued by a recognized HEI in Colombia.
    • Notice 1: If the applicant has a degree from a foreign university, it must be duly apostilled and translated into Spanish if it is in a foreign language.
    • Notice 2: The degrees must be validated by the Ministerio de Educación Nacional of the Republic of Colombia in case the applicant is going to study a master’s degree in the area of health, law or any other area regulated by national regulations that require this administrative act.
  • Certificate of the grades obtained during undergraduate studies, with a weighted average equal to or higher than three point fifty (3.50), and those of the research or in-depth master’s degree programs completed.
    • Notice 3: In the case of UIS undergraduate alumni, it is not necessary to provide it.
  • Receipt of payment issued by the UIS treasury for the current value of the registration or receipt of consignment in the account authorized by the UIS.
SPECIFICS REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS PROGRAM
  • AA
  • BB
  • CC
  • Notice A: All the documents listed above must have a digital version in PDF in order to complete the online registration process.
  • Notice B: All documents must be submitted physically. To hand the documents in, please go to the postgraduate office of the program in the city where you wish to take the academic program or to the offices of the entity with which the UIS has an agreement with.
  • Notice C: When physical documents are submitted, additional documents that you consider relevant for the admission must be attached.
  • Notice D: On the page “Start the registration process” the formats to fill out the requested documentation can be downloaded.

Inscription

0.25 S.M.M.L.V.

Tuition fees per semester

1 S.M.M.L.V.

Academic fees per semester

Bucaramanga

11 S.M.M.L.V.

Bogotá and Barrancabermeja

11.50 S.M.M.L.V.

The university has a mechanism through which the financial obligations of a student can be partially or totally covered by a company or entity that wishes to support the student.

Also, various forms of payment have been arranged so that students can combine the available forms of payment according to their particular conditions. On the page "Start registration process" you will find the available options.

Additionally, to facilitate access to postgraduate programs, the UIS has signed various agreements with entities specialized in educational credit. These agreements seek facilities and better credit conditions for UIS students.

* Students who have the voting certificate from the last popular election process in Colombia may request a 10% discount on tuition fees.

 

KEEP IN MIND

Additional Information

2nd semester

2022

*Subject to demand of the program.




Bucaramanga

Registration start

2022

Registration deadline

2022

Knowledge test

2022

Interviews

2022

Classes start

2022



Bogotá

Registration start

2022

Registration deadline

2022

Knowledge test

2022

Interviews

2022

Classes start

2022



Barrancabermeja

Registration start

2022

Registration deadline

2022

Knowledge test

2022

Interviews

2022

Classes start

2022

Requirements list

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

  • UIS registration form duly completed and signed.
  • Resume, it has to be done in the UIS format established institutionally for this purpose, with the attachment of the certificates and copies of documents that corroborate what is described in it.
  • Photocopy of valid identity document valid in Colombia or valid passport for foreigners.
  • Recent document type photo, preferably in digital format, white background 3×4.
  • Photocopy of the diploma or Photocopy of the undergraduate degree certificate required by the program, issued by a recognized HEI in Colombia.
    • Notice 1: If the applicant has a degree from a foreign university, it must be duly apostilled and translated into Spanish if it is in a foreign language.
    • Notice 2: The degrees must be validated by the Ministerio de Educación Nacional of the Republic of Colombia in case the applicant is going to study a master’s degree in the area of health, law or any other area regulated by national regulations that require this administrative act.
  • Certificate of the grades obtained during undergraduate studies, with a weighted average equal to or higher than three point fifty (3.50), and those of the research or in-depth master’s degree programs completed.
    • Notice 3: In the case of UIS undergraduate alumni, it is not necessary to provide it.
  • Receipt of payment issued by the UIS treasury for the current value of the registration or receipt of consignment in the account authorized by the UIS.

SPECIFICS REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS PROGRAM

  • AA
  • BB
  • CC
  • Notice A: All the documents listed above must have a digital version in PDF in order to complete the online registration process.
  • Notice B: All documents must be submitted physically. To hand the documents in, please go to the postgraduate office of the program in the city where you wish to take the academic program or to the offices of the entity with which the UIS has an agreement with.
  • Notice C: When physical documents are submitted, additional documents that you consider relevant for the admission must be attached.
  • Notice D: On the page “Start the registration process” the formats to fill out the requested documentation can be downloaded.

Inscription

0,25 S.M.M.L.V.

Tuition fees per semester

1 S.M.M.L.V.*

Academic fees per semester

Bucaramanga

11 S.M.M.L.V.

Bogotá and Barrancabermeja

11,5 S.M.M.L.V.


The university has a mechanism through which the financial obligations of a student can be partially or totally covered by a company or entity that wishes to support the student.

Also, various forms of payment have been arranged so that students can combine the available forms of payment according to their particular conditions. On the page "Start registration process" you will find the available options.

Additionally, to facilitate access to postgraduate programs, the UIS has signed various agreements with entities specialized in educational credit. These agreements seek facilities and better credit conditions for UIS students.

* Students who have the voting certificate from the last popular election process in Colombia may request a 10% discount on tuition fees.

PROGRAM

professors

Jaime Ardila Gómez

Master's Degree in Occupational Risk Prevention

Aristóbulo Bejarano Wallens

Master in Technological Management applied to the Petroleum Industry

José Carlos Cárdenas Montes

Doctor of Chemical Engineering

Rubén Hernán Castro García

Master's Degree in Hydrocarbons Engineering

Luis Felipe Carrillo Moreno

Master of Science in Petroleum Engineering

Olga Patricia Chacón Arias

Doctor of Administrative Sciences

Alexandra Cortés Aguilar

Doctor of Economics

Tomás De La Calle Botero

MBA

Jorge Enrique Forero Sanabria

Master's Degree in Management in the Hydrocarbons Industry

Pedro Elías Galindo León

Doctor of Legal Sociology and Political Institutions

Hugo Alejandro García Duarte

Specialization in Field Engineering at the University of Calgary

Édison Odilio García Navas

Master in Hydrocarbons Engineering

Jaime Wilfrido Giraldo Alfonso

Master's Degree in Integrated Quality, Safety and Environmental Management

Manuel Guillermo Hoyos Trujillo

Master's Degree in Integrated Quality, Safety and Environmental Management

Favio Yovany Jiménez Inocencio

Doctor with deepening hydrotreating process research and application of advanced analytical techniques for the characterization of heavy oil fractions

Jolman Lozano Pico

Raúl Andrés Martínez López

Master's Degree in Hydrocarbons Engineering

Jorge Enrique Meneses Flórez

Alexis David Meza Gualdrón

Master's Degree in Business Administration

Giovanni Albeiro Montoya Aldave

Business Administration Specialist at THE CEIPA University Institution

Saulo Enrique Mora Gómez

Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA)

Éider Niz Velásquez

Doctor of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering

Andrés Felipe Ortiz Meneses

Master of Hydrocarbons Engineering

Nicolás Pachón Cabrera

Master's Degree in Gas Management and Engineering

José Darío Parra Vega

Hermes Peña Velásquez

Martha Ilce Pérez Angulo

Master's Degree in Computer Science for Education

Alberto Raúl Pinzón Díaz

Master of Hydrocarbons Engineering

Álvaro Prada Velásquez

Master's Degree in Petroleum Engineering

Hénderson Iván Quintero Pérez

Doctor of Chemical Engineering

Helena Margarita Ribón Barrios

Master of Hydrocarbons Engineering

Diego Armando Rodríguez Reyna

Master's Degree in Petroleum and Gas Engineering

Jorge Eduardo Romero Domínguez

Master's Degree in Petroleum and Gas Engineering

Néstor Fernando Saavedra Trujillo

Jorge Andrés Sáchica Ávila

Master's Degree in Petroleum and Gas Engineering

Graford Santamaría Valbuena

José Manuel Santos Rueda

Fabio Humberto Tarazona Quintero

Master of Business Administration

Carlos Enrique Vecino Arenas

Doctor of Management from the University of Montreal

Francisco Alberto Velandia Patiño

Doctor of Geosciences

AGREEMENTS

and allies

The UIS has established different agreements with national and international entities in order to have a greater impact on their training, teaching, research and related processes in the articulation of the public university with the different social actors.

 

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School of Petroleum Engineering

Phone: +57 (607) 634 4000

Extension: 2720 – 1061

Direct Phone: +57 (607) 6325772

Email:

maespetrogas@uis.edu.co

UIS  Main Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander.

Cra 27 calle 9, Ciudad Universitaria. Edificio Jorge Bautista Vesga – Oficina 425.

Universidad Industrial de Santander

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Do yo want more information?

Contact Us

School of Petroleum Engineering

Phone: +57 (607) 634 4000

Extension: 2720 – 1061

Direct Phone: +57 (607) 6325772

Email:

maespetrogas@uis.edu.co

UIS  Main Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander.

Cra 27 calle 9, Ciudad Universitaria. Edificio Jorge Bautista Vesga – Oficina 425.

Universidad Industrial de Santander

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Do yo want more information?

Contact Us

School of Petroleum Engineering

Phone: +57 (607) 634 4000

Extesion: 2720 – 1061

Direct Phone: +57 (607) 6325772

Email:

maespetrogas@uis.edu.co

UIS  Main Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander.

Cra 27 calle 9, Ciudad Universitaria. Edificio Jorge Bautista Vesga – Oficina 425.

Universidad Industrial de Santander

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.