Yearly Archives: 2020

/2020

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

FRENCH AMBASSADOR VISITS PTDF

The French Embassy in Nigeria seeks to strengthen its partnership with the Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) and explore more areas of collaboration in the Fund’s scholarship and other educational development programs, aimed at building capacities of Nigerians to contribute to the oil and gas industry. French Ambassador to Nigeria, His Excellency Mr Jarome Pasquier, [...]

By |2020-01-28T20:13:01+00:00January 28th, 2020|PTDF News|Comments Off on FRENCH AMBASSADOR VISITS PTDF

2020/2021 OVERSEAS POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME UNDER PTDF STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS IN UK

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF), the Federal Government agency with the mandate of developing indigenous human capacity and petroleum technology to meet the needs of the oil and gas industry, invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for Overseas MSc and PhD Scholarships to institutions under its UK strategic partnership initiative. Successful candidates will [...]

By |2020-03-12T11:31:24+00:00January 6th, 2020|PRESS RELEASES|Comments Off on 2020/2021 OVERSEAS POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME UNDER PTDF STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS IN UK