History Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effuru

History of FUPRE | How Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effuru (FUPRE) come into existences in Nigeria, the history and Establishment of the institution., Fact you need to know about (FUPRE), past and Current Vice-Chancellor, board members and academic policy.

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Fact You Need to Know About (FUPRE).

The Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun (FUPRE) in Delta State, Nigeria was established and approved by the Federal Executive Council meeting of 14 March 2007 and admitted its first set of undergraduates in 2008.

The university was established under the Federal Government of Nigeria initiative to build a specialized university in the Niger Delta to produce manpower and expertise for the oil and gas sector.

The National Universities Commission (NUC) approved sharing of facilities between the Petroleum Training Institute Effurun and FUPRE until it moved to its permanent site on development of its main campus at Ugbomro, Uvwie Local Government Area in 2010.

FUPRE Administrative structure

The administrative structure of the university consists of:

  • Chancellor
  • Vice Chancellor
  • Principal Officers of the University
  • Members of the Governing Council

FUPRE Programmes

The institution presently has six colleges:

  • College of Science
  • College of Technology
  • College of Basic studies and Foundation Programme
  • Post HND Programme
  • Centre for Safety Education
  • Centre for Maritime and Offshore Studies

The College of Science and College of Technology has started running courses for its academic session while the College of Management Sciences will commence at a later date.

FUPRE Departments and courses

The main focus is petroleum engineering and technology related courses such as:

  • Chemistry
  • Environmental Management and Toxicology
  • Industrial Chemistry
  • Geophysics
  • Geology
  • Marine Engineering
  • Mathematical Science
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Physics
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical/Electronics
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Natural Gas Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering

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