Advanced Master

MS GAZ - Gas Engineering and Management



The MINES ParisTech Advanced Master's Degree "Gas Engineering and Management" (GAZ) is a high-level up-to-date Post-Master educational programme in the energy field.
It is certified by the French Conference des Grandes Ecoles (C.G.E.).
It is taught in French.


The Advanced Master's Degree in Gas Engineering and Management aims to ensure the training of high level engineers. The sectors involved are transport, storage, distribution, trading and the uses of gas fuel.
The courses are organized partly around a series of modular sessions proposed by CFAFG Competences et Formations. The teaching staff comprises numerous specialists from the French gas industries, and academic staff from MINES ParisTech and other practicing engineers associated with Association Franaise du Gaz AFG.


6 months of theoretical Courses:
Each student has to choose the various modules and to organize his own programme collecting European at least 45 Credits Transfer System (ECTS).

- Technical courses:
- Basic information on gas distribution
- Design, construction and management of gas distribution networks
- Design, construction and management of gas transport networks
- Gas uses in houses and commercial buildings
- Quality of gas
- Liquefied natural gas (LNG)
- Underground natural gas storage
- Liquefied petroleum gases (LPG)
- Gas techniques in development

- Economy and marketing courses:
- The gas industry and the environment
- International organization of the gas industry
- Gas economics
- Legal aspects in tranport, storage and distribution of gas
- Confidentiality, negociation in gas sector, energy markets, trading
- Project finance in gas industry
- Management, marketing

- Others:
- Gas seminar in a foreign country
- Athens weeks within ParisTech
To know more about the program, see the Advanced Master's web site.

4-6 months of professional mission:
The professional mission is a specific study performed in a company. It gives 30 ECTS. The student will be supervised by a professor and a representative from the company. The mission will be closed with a professional thesis and an oral defense.

Examples of companies and countries :
Distrigaz Sud in Rumania, Mission for GDF Suez in India, ENBRIDGE in Toronto, BUGET in Beijing, Litoral Gas in Argentina

Skills acquired

- Global knowledge on gas industry and other energies
- Solid expertise on natural gas distribution, transport and storage
- Naturel gas uses in residential and commercial buildings
- Expertise on Liquefied natural gas (LNG)
- Economical and financial aspects of gas industry : being an actor of confidentiality, negotiation in gas sector, legal aspects in transport, storage and distribution of natural gas

Professional openings

Engineers specialized in transport, storage, distribution, negoce and the uses of gas fuel


- Gas seminar in a foreign country
- Network "AmiGaz" of graduates:>
- LinkedIn :

Web Site Download Supervisors
http://migaz.mines-par... PDF version Chakib BOUALLOU - MINES ParisTech
Keywords Requirements Admission

MINES Paristech, Advanced Master, energy sector, gas, trading, gas distribution, gas transport, gas storage, Post-Master

- Graduates with a Master degree or equivalent (5 years university curriculum)
- Exceptionally graduates with a Bachelor degree or equivalent (4 years university curriculum)
- A good level in French is required

CV, application form and interview. You can apply from February.
Dead-line for submission: 22th of May 2022

Location Program Language Student Life


English & French

Beginning of courses: end of August

Cost Contacts Duration
ECTS Credits : 75

Last modification :Wednesday November 3 2021