FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF PETROLEUM RESOURCES AWARDS


Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun

FUPRE

Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun The Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun (FUPRE) Delta State, Nigeria was approved and established by the Federal Executive Council meeting of 14 March 2007 and admitted its first set of undergraduates in 2008. The university was established under a 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 Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun until it moved to its permanent site upon development of its main campus at Ugbomro, Uvwie Local Government Area in 2010. FUPRE, Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun The Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun (FUPRE) Delta State, Nigeria was approved and established by the Federal Executive Council meeting of 14 March 2007 and admitted its first set of undergraduates in 2008. The university was established under a 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 Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun until it moved to its permanent site upon development of its main campus at Ugbomro, Uvwie Local Government Area in 2010. FUPRE, Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun is the first petroleum university in Africa. is the first petroleum university in Africa.

Federal University of Petroleum Resources Awards.

FUPRE

Federal University of Petroleum Resources Awards (FUPRA). The university as a research institute understands that Recognizing the outstanding achievements made within the Upstream, Midstream and Downstream sectors of the Oil & Gas Industry; rewarding success and commitment to health & safety, environmental stewardship and corporate social responsibility Will in no small measure upscale the standard for excellence and healthy competition in the sector. The FUPRE raises the bar showcasing hard work as a panacea for advancement. The 2021 edition will witness a cross-section of oil and gas players and stakeholders recognize and awarded from Government, upstream, midstream, downstream, regulators, civil society, financial institutions, and insurers, among others. The FUPRE AWARDS is organized annually by the Federal University Of Petroleum Resources in collaboration with the African Child Foundation to showcase activities and achievements of companies and industry players in the oil and gas sector in the previous year as well as offer scholarships to Academically Best Students in each department of the University.

SELECTION

judges

Selection Process The selection into the FUPRE AWARDS is in stages,Spanning 12 weeks. Nomination Stage: Under this stage, questionnaires are sent out for members of the university community to nominate candidates of their choice for the various categories listed, for individuals /organizations, nominations is allowed for more than one category but not exceeding three. Collation Stage: This stage involves the summary of total nominations for each category and two individual or institution with the highest nominations is qualified to proceed to the final stage. The Second Questionnaire Stage: Under this stage questionnaire are issue to members of the academia to judge the characters, reputations and general performances of the duo which made it to the final stage. Examining of Questionnaire: The unbiased response of the members of public at this stage are collated and administered as the tentative final result. Interview Stage: This stage climaxes the selection stage which involves media interviews. The Event The event witnesses the conferment of the various honors on the winners to the admiration of all viewers present and TV audience. Only Winners will be sent confirmation letter stating the terms of events and only Awardees who have successfully conformed to the terms of the Awards ceremony will be ushered to the Arena.

Vice-Chancellor Prof. Rim-Rukeh Akpofure

The Vice-Chancellor

The Vice-Chancellor Prof. Rim-Rukeh Akpofure before his appointment as Vice-Chancellor was a professor of Microbial Corrosion and Environmental Studies in the University. He obtained a Bachelor's Degree in Biochemistry in 1986 in University of Port Harcourt and Post Graduate Diploma in Education in Delta State University Abraka in 2004. He also got a post Graduate Diploma in Chemistry from university of Benin in 1993, Master’s degree in Chemistry Engineering from University of Port Harcourt in 1998 and PhD in Chemistry Engineering from Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt, in 2008.