OGTAN, NCDMB, PTDF partner to sustain local content through training
The Oil and Gas Trainers Association of Nigeria (OGTAN), in conjunction with the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), and the Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF), have concluded plans to hold a one-day National Education Summit (NES).
Overhaul pipelines, refineries, depots to address fuel scarcity, PENGASSAN tells FG
In a bid to proffer solutions to the lingering fuel scarcity in the country and attendant man-hours lost at fuel stations, the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria...
PTDF graduates 25 trainees in plant development, maintenance
The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) has graduated 25 trainees in plant maintenance and development at the Kaduna Refinery and Petrochemical Company (KPRC). The participants, beneficiaries of PTDF’s Post Training Attachment Programme (PTA), were said to have undergone a six-month course on industrial welding, maintenance and construction. Speaking at the passing out and presentation of certificates ceremony, PTDF…
FIIRO, NIRSAL, PTDF push for agric value chain programme
Three federal institutions are currently working on a collaborative effort aimed at enhancing growth in the agricultural value chain in the country.
Timipre Wolo is the CEO of TFN Energy Limited and the Founder of the Centre for Gender Equality, Education and Empowerment (CGEEE), an NGO which...
PTDF trains 185 Nigerians to boost local content in oil industry
The PTDF boss hinted that the selection of the scholars was based on performance in the aptitude test, the oral interviews and classes of degree and chosen programmes for their programmes.
PTDF, Brazil varsity technology training scheme begins with 17 scholars
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the PTDF and USP was signed last year proposing to establish mutual co-operation in the conduct of academic projects in teaching, research and community service.
FG to spend N2.3 billion on internet connectivity, IT facilities
Investigations revealed that this figure does not include the many interventions by internet donors such as NITDA, NCC, CBN, PTDF, and others that are not reflected in the federal budget.
Africa’s premier petroleum varsity in the throes of want
Ten years after it was established as Africa’s premier oil industry university, the Federal University of Petroleum Resources (FUPRE), Effurun, Delta State, is still hamstrung on several fronts.