ABOUT FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF PETROLEUM RESOURCES EFFURUN
The Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun(FUPRE), Delta State, Nigeria was established in March 2007 under a Federal Government of Nigeria initiative to build a specialized University to produce unique high level manpower and relevant expertise for the Oil & Gas sector in Nigeria and worldwide.
At first, it occupied the PTI Conference centre, Effurun Delta state, which is few kilometres away from the permanent site. The new site covered large hectares of land generously leased by the chiefs and people of Uviwe kingdom.
FUPRE is the first of its kind in Africa and it is destined to be the premier international institution-of-choice with the state-of-the-art facilities to provide the petroleum and allied sectors, world class education, training, research, consultancy and extension services.
FUPRE organise its academic activities along college lines. Under this arrangement, related Departments are grouped to form a College without an intervening tier of faculties.
The foundational College of the University was College of science with 113 foundation students. The foundation students began their courses at FUPRE, on May, 2007.
The College not only enrols its own students but serves as support for other colleges to be established. The General Studies and Entrepreneurship Unit was also established in the College to coordinate all programmes of the University aiming at producing rounded graduates with entrepreneurial skills.
The first SOD turning at the permanent site of the University, took place on 10 March, 2010.
The Vision of the University is to be the premier international institution with state-of-the-art facilities to provide for the petroleum and allied sectors, world-class education, training, research, consultancy and extension services.
To create top quality human resource in order to enhance the local content in the Oil & Gas and Energy industry of the country.
To design, develop and deliver cutting edge education and training programmes for professionals in the industry.
To engage in research, consultancy and development activities in all technical and managerial aspects of the Oil & Gas sector.
To take the leadership role in promoting the economic development of the immediate community and the society at large through specific education, training and outreach activities.
The University has as its philosophy “To promote the advancement of knowledge and produce graduates who are technopreneurs with concern for the promotion of environmentally friendly technological solutions in the practice of their profession”.
FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF PETROLEUM RESOURCES EFFURUN LOCATION
Ugbomre,Delta state,Nigeria., Warri, Nigeria Effurun,Delta State,Nigeria
Box Warri Delta State