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    • Olivier Massol, Scientific Assistant to the Director of IFP School, and Omer Rifaat, a graduate of the Master of Energy and Markets (class of 2015), have just co-authored the article "Phasing out the U.S. Federal Helium Reserve: Policy insights from a world helium model", published in the scientific journal Resource and Energy Economics.

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    Key facts


    IFP School provides students and young professionals from across the world with Master’s or Doctoral level training in the fields of energy (oil, gas, petrochemicals, powertrains, new energy technologies) meeting industry’s needs and society’s demands, particularly in terms of innovation and sustainable development.


    The school prepares its students to be key players in the energy transition of the 21st century and ensures their professional success by providing cross-cutting professional training and offering strong international exposure, by leveraging its strong industrial footing and IFPEN’s scientific environment.


    IFP School is the usual name for the Ecole Nationale Supérieure du Pétrole et des Moteurs. It is a public institution created by decree of 13 October 1954 and placed under the authority of the Ministry of the Environment, Energy and Marine Affairs.


    IFP School provides the following, depending on the student’s status:



    IFP School benefits from the EUR-ACE European label for its title of engineer.




    IFP School offers a wide range of training programs:


    Master's level programs at the Rueil-Malmaison site:


    • 17 programs, including 7 English-language programs
    • Almost 500 graduates per year: 320 Engineering / 100 Research Master's ; 60 executive and specialized Master's programs
    • 80 % of students receive industry-backed financing
    • 50 % international students

    Types de programmes VA 2


    • an employment rate at graduation of over 90%
    • recruitment each year by some 100 companies


    Master's level off-site degree programs:


    • close to 100 graduates per year as part of the dissemination policy (Nigeria, Russia and Saudi Arabia)


    Doctoral these :


    • More than 40 PhD dissertations defended per year, and more than 1,000 over 50 years.