Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun is the first petroleum university in Africa and sixth in the world. 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 aimed to distinguish itself through commitment to learning, internationally renowned, and world-class research. These strategies will improve our position in the core areas of research, knowledge transfer, the student experience and internationalisation and help us realise our ambition to be recognised as one of the leading universities in the world.

The University’s dedication to uphold tenaciously the set goal of research excellence and relevance that will:

  • define us as a world-class university
  • offer the best context for excellent teaching
  • ensure that staff committed to first-class teaching and knowledge discovery are attracted to and retained by the University

Our mission is as follows:
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.

We appreciate your interest in the University and will certainly make every effort to make sure your experience here  is a great one.  If there is something in particular that you are looking for and cannot find feel free to contact us directly using the University address or contact form.