Petroleum Training Institute

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Petroleum Training Institute (P.T.I.) in Effurun, Delta State was established in 1973 by the federal government of Nigeria as a prerequisite for the membership in the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to train indigenous middle-level manpower to meet the labour force demands of the oil and gas industry in Nigeria and the West African subregion. It awards General Welding Certificates, ND (National Diploma) and HND (Higher National Diploma) certificates.

The Institute is headed by the Principal and CEO Professor Sunny Iyuke, who last served at the university of Witswatersrand (Johannesburg),[1] before returning to Nigeria to head the institute.[2] He was appointed following the retirement of the Institutes immediate past Principal/CEO - Mr A.j. Orukele.

Principal/CEO Petroleum Training Institute Effurun

Departments In Petroleum Training Institute[edit]

  • Petroleum & Natural Gas Processing (PNGPD)
  • Industrial Safety and Environmental Technology (ISET)
  • Petroleum Marketing and Business Studies (PMBS)
  • Petroleum Engineering and Geosciences (PEG)
  • Electrical Engineering Department (EED)
  • Welding Engineering and Offshore Technology (DWEOT)
  • Mechanical Engineering (MED)
  • petrochemical engineering (PEMBS)

See also[edit]


1. Professor Sunny Iyuke Retrieved 2017-01-16

  1. ^ Johannesburg, The University of the Witwatersrand,. " - Wits University". Retrieved 2017-03-28.
  2. ^ "FG appoints Iyuke Principal of PTI". Punch Newspapers. Retrieved 2017-03-28.

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