MOTTO AND LOGO
The Logo of the University combines four elements: one, the gear wheel symbolizing technology; two, the blue section representing sea/ocean characterizing the physical environment of the Niger Delta; three, an open book which is traditionally a symbol of knowledge; and four, the flame of enlightenment. The colours of the University are black and dusty gold.
The black represents the black gold (crude oil), the major mineral resource in the area. The dusty gold represents downstream products of the petroleum industry: gas, petrol, diesel, kerosene, etc.
MOTTOThe motto of the Federal University of Petroleum Resources is Excellence and Relevance.
Excellence is to be reflected in every aspect of activities/sectors of FUPRE - excellent students, quality staff, excellent graduates, quality working and living environment.
Relevance connotes the commitment of the University to the task of meeting the needs of the community, the nation and the world at large.