Yearly Archives: 2020

/2020

POST COVID-19: PARADIGM SHIFT IN CAPACITY BUILDING FOR THE FUTURE

The 4th quarter 2020 PTDF quarterly In-house lecture series was held virtually with the topic: Oil and Gas Operations Post Covid 19 Pandemic: Effects on Skills and Competencies and the Way Forward. The Guest Speaker, Mr. Emeka Akabogu, Chairman of Oil Trade Logistics and convener of OTL Africa Forum while delivering the lecture said that [...]

By |2020-11-10T19:38:57+00:00November 10th, 2020|PTDF News|Comments Off on POST COVID-19: PARADIGM SHIFT IN CAPACITY BUILDING FOR THE FUTURE

PTDF REFORMS IT’S LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME FOR MORE EFFEICIENCY AS DOCUMENTATION OF AWARDEES COMMENCE

Six Hundred (600) successful postgraduates have been invited for documentation exercise under the PTDF Local Scholarship Scheme that will lead to the presentation of award letters. The successful candidates are made up of Four Hundred and Fifty-Two (452) Msc and One Hundred and Forty-three (143) PhD candidates drawn from each of the 36 states of [...]

By |2020-10-20T14:34:50+00:00October 19th, 2020|PTDF News|Comments Off on PTDF REFORMS IT’S LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME FOR MORE EFFEICIENCY AS DOCUMENTATION OF AWARDEES COMMENCE

PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI REAPPOINTS PTDF EXECUTIVE SECRETARY, DR BELLO ALIYU GUSAU, FOR A NEW TENURE

The Executive Secretary of PTDF, Dr. Bello Aliyu Gusau has been reappointed by President Muhammadu Buhari, for another 4-year term. The announcement, which was made by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, on the 25th of September, 2020, stated that his reappointment was based on the recommendation of the Honourable [...]

By |2020-09-26T09:59:32+00:00September 26th, 2020|PRESS RELEASES|Comments Off on PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI REAPPOINTS PTDF EXECUTIVE SECRETARY, DR BELLO ALIYU GUSAU, FOR A NEW TENURE

PTDF EX-SCHOLAR INNOVATES AND DONATES ULTRAVIOLET WALK THROUGH DISINFECTION CHAMBER TO THE FUND

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund took delivery of an Ultra-Violet Walk Through Disinfection Chamber (UV-WTDC) developed and donated by one of its ex-scholars Major Dr. Abubakar Surajo Imam. The disinfection chamber will serve as an additional supportive layer to the protective measures already put in place by the Fund against the dreaded Corona virus. Maj. [...]

By |2020-09-07T11:48:35+00:00September 4th, 2020|PTDF News|Comments Off on PTDF EX-SCHOLAR INNOVATES AND DONATES ULTRAVIOLET WALK THROUGH DISINFECTION CHAMBER TO THE FUND

PTDF SCHOLARS IN THE SEASON OF COVID-19 PANDEMIC

In furtherance of its engagement with scholars studying in different countries overseas, the PTDF conducted online surveys to determine how they were coping with the impact of COVID-19 Pandemic. Interviews were conducted online with the scholars to have further insight on the impact of the pandemic on their studies and well being. Here are [...]

By |2020-08-07T17:07:30+00:00August 7th, 2020|PRESS RELEASES|Comments Off on PTDF SCHOLARS IN THE SEASON OF COVID-19 PANDEMIC

PTDF COVID-19 RESPONSE

As the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic made its entry into Nigeria the familiar pattern of disruptions already reported by global news media in countries that had recorded cases began to play out in Nigeria. From school closures and suspension of all local and international flights, various policies limiting large gathering of people were made and [...]

By |2020-08-10T19:54:51+00:00August 7th, 2020|PRESS RELEASES|Comments Off on PTDF COVID-19 RESPONSE

PTDF LEADS THE IMPLEMENTATION TEAM FOR ESTABLISHMENT OF OLOIBIRI MUSEUM

Oloibiri Community of Bayelsa State achieved another milestone as the Hon. Minister of State Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva inaugurated two steering committees and five project teams to provide necessary support and supervision for the implementation of the Oloibiri Museum and Research Center project. President Muhammadu Buhari recently approved the establishment of the project which [...]

By |2020-08-06T13:28:29+00:00August 5th, 2020|PRESS RELEASES|Comments Off on PTDF LEADS THE IMPLEMENTATION TEAM FOR ESTABLISHMENT OF OLOIBIRI MUSEUM

PTDF SUSPENDS ONGOING SCHOLARSHIP INTERVIEW

PTDF SUSPENDS ONGOING SCHOLARSHIP INTERVIEW Following concerns over the spread of coronavirus in Nigeria, the Management of the Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) has suspended the ongoing selection interviews for the award of 2020/2021 Overseas Scholarship. The suspension affects the conduct of the second week of the interview scheduled to review shortlisted PhD applicants in Four [...]

By |2020-03-22T11:26:14+00:00March 22nd, 2020|PRESS RELEASES|Comments Off on PTDF SUSPENDS ONGOING SCHOLARSHIP INTERVIEW

International Women’s Day Celebration

Women should be given equal opportunities in terms and assigned roles in the marketplace to ensure full productivity. On behalf of the Management of PTDF, we wish the beautiful ladies in the Fund and others out there a Happy Women's Day celebration!!! #GenerationEquality #EachforEqual #IWD2020

By |2020-03-08T18:05:47+00:00March 8th, 2020|PRESS RELEASES|Comments Off on International Women’s Day Celebration

NEW COMMANDANT AIR FORCE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, KADUNA VISITS PTDF

The new Commandant of the Airforce Institute of Technology, AFIT, Kaduna, Air Vice Marshal Olabisi Olayinka has commended the management of the Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) for its efforts at promoting technology through its capacity building programmes. Air vice Marshal Olayinka who assumed duty as the 9th commandant of the Institute on the 1st [...]

By |2020-01-30T20:51:28+00:00January 30th, 2020|PTDF News|Comments Off on NEW COMMANDANT AIR FORCE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, KADUNA VISITS PTDF