Petroleum engineering is no doubt one of the hottest courses for you to read in Nigeria today.
As you should know, Petroleum is the mainstay of the Nigerian economy hence Petroleum engineering is an important course in Nigeria.
Do you aspire to study Petroleum engineering in Nigeria? If yes, the you should consider attending one of these 10 best Universities to study Petroleum engineering.
This ranking is partly based on the performance of students in SPE Petrobowl competitions and the nature of the student community as well aa general school standard
Top 10 Universities to study Petroleum Engineering in Nigeria
1. Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun (FUPRE).
Official site: https://www.fupre.edu.ng
The Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun (FUPRE) was established and approved by the Federal Executive Council meeting of 14 March 2007.
However, She admitted her first set of undergraduates in 2008.
It is located in Effurun, Delta state, Nigeria.
The University was established to build a specialized university in the Niger Delta to produce manpower and expertise for the oil and gas sector.
2. University Of Benin (UNIBEN)
Official site: https://www.uniben.edu
The University is known for producing prodigies. This also applies to the field of Petroleum Engineering.
She recently bagged the the award of 2nd Best University in Petroleum Engineering during the Petrobowl competition.
The first African school to get to the finals of the competition.
Her student chapter has also won so many wards including outstanding student chapter.
Spe Uniben student chapter is very active and this could really help you get a career in Petroleum Engineering.
In January 2006, the Federal Government approved the take off of the Department of Petroleum and Gas Engineering of the University of Benin with the initial population of 100 students in two departments; Petroleum Engineering and Gas Engineering.
3. University of Ibadan (UI)
official site: http://tech.ui.edu.ng/welcomepet
The University of Ibadan is known for her proficiency in delivering quality education, Petroleum Engineering is not an exception.
The department of Petroleum Engineering at the University of Ibadan is the oldest such department in Nigeria.
She has an active student SPE chapter.
It was formally established in 1972 as one of the foundation departments of the Faculty of Technology and very well equipped by the Canadian Agency for International Development (CIDA).
Her department of Petroleum Engineering is the oldest of such department in Nigeria.
It is one of the best schools in this field of study.
4. Federal University of Technology, Owerri( FUTO)
The Federal University of Technology Owerri(FUTO) is a minute drive from Owerri which happens the capital of Imo State.
It is the premier federal university of technology in the south east and south south parts of Nigeria.
5. University of Lagos
6. University of Calabar
The University of Calabar – also known as UNICAL is a situated in Calabar, Cross River, south-south, Nigeria.
It is one of Nigeria’s second generation federal universities. The University of Calabar was a campus of the University of Nigeria until 1975.
The architecture was designed by John Elliot.
It was established by decree to fulfill this traditional mandate, its motto “Knowledge for Service”. traditional mandate, its motto “Knowledge for Service”.
7. Rivers State University of Science and Technology
Official site : http://www.rsu.edu.ng
Rivers State University of Science and Technology, is located in Rivers state.
It is the first technological university in Nigeria and also the first university to be situated within the Niger delta.
In 2014, it was rated 14th best in the country.
Her performance during the yearly Petrobowl competition is usually applaudable.
8. Covenant University
Official site: http://m.covenantuniversity.edu.ng
9. Igbinedion University
Official site: http://www.iuokada.edu.ng
10. Nigerian Turkish Nile University
Official site: http://nileuniversity.edu.ng
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