In it’s bid to deepen research in the University, especially as pertains the generation of creative solutions to the myriad of problems in the oil and gas sector, the Center for Research innovation in partnership with industrial players have come up with research areas of urgent attention.

To this end, the Center invites entries from researchers and scholars to join multidisciplinary teams at the Center within the prescribed research areas outlined below.

AREAS OF RESEARCH

A. UPSTREAM SUB-TEAMS

  1. Basin Analysis, Petroleum Source Rock and Formation Evaluation
  2. Reservoir Simulation and Characterization
  3. Biostratigraphic, Geochemical and Geophysical studies
  4. Formation of drilling fluids from local raw materials
  5. Enhanced oil recovery and Flow Assurance

B. DOWNSTREAM SUB-TEAMS

  1. Chemical Analysis – Total Crude Assay, Crude Blending and Petroleum product testing
  2. Crude Oil Refining and Distillation technology Development
  3. Troubleshooting of Plants Operational Problems and Maintenance Solution
  4. New products development in fuels, lubes, bitumen and petrochemicals
  5. Natural Gas Conversion and Utilization Studies
  6. Catalysts characterization and development for Oil and Gas

C. ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

  1. Toxicological studies of Air, Soil and Water bodies of major industrial areas
  2. Energy Transition and Decarbonization Studies
  3. Climate Change in Africa

D. GENERAL SUB-THEMES

  1. Robotics and Artificial Intelligence
  2. Process Control and Instrumentation Design of Plants
  3. Software Development and Data Analytics for Oil and Gas
  4. Subsea Installation and Maintenance Systems
  5. Renewable Energy, Fuel Cells and Battery Technology

Note:

ENTRIES SHALL CLOSE ON MAY 31, 2021 BY 4:00PM CAT

CONTACT : BRR. (MRS.) RUTH UBANI (DESK OFFICER)

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