UAP

Announcing the NAPE Outstanding Earth Science Lecturer Awards (NOELA)

The NOELA award is instituted by NAPE to be awarded in recognition of: “distinguished and outstanding contributions to effective teaching of geoscience education in Nigeria.”

CRITERIA:
1.    Active member of the Association with dues duly paid.
2.    Must hold a Ph.D degree in any field of Geoscience and in active service - lecturing Geosciences fields in any Nigerian University.
3.    Must be living at the time of selection and willing to be personally available to receive the award.

For Details and Award Nomination Forms, Click Here.

Attach current curriculum vitae and send with your original application and supporting materials, e.g. recommendation letters, by October 13, 2017 to:
Tunbosun Afolayan
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Phone: 08057098932 or 08034369628

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF AWARDS NOMINATION FORM IS 13TH OCTOBER, 2017


Announcing the 2017 NAPE Grants-In-Aid Programme For Tertiary Institutions

The Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists, University/Polytechnic Assistance Program announces its 2017 Grants-in-Aid Program.The Program includes special grants named in recognition of benevolent leaders/corporate organizations.  These individuals/organizations have made substantial contributions to the UAP teaching, and research programs in NigerianUniversities and Polytechnics.

PURPOSE
The purpose of the program is to foster research in the geosciences by providing support to undergraduate and graduate students in the earth sciences whose research has application to the search for and development of oil, gas, energy-mineral resources, hydrogeology and related environmental geology issues.

ELIGIBILITY AND GRANT VALUE
Award recipients must be financially up-to-date NAPE Members and enrolled in anHND, Bachelor, Masters or PhD programme. They must be of proven character who maintain the ethics and standard of the profession while, above all, having a constant high grade in his chosen academic career (i.e. minimum of 2.50 CGPA and 60% aggregate for B.Sc. and M.Sc. respectively). However, credit will be given for higher grade.  

USE OF GRANTS
Grants are to be applied to expenses directly related to the student’s thesis work, such as fieldwork, laboratory analyses, and books as detailed on page 3.  The educational institution attended by the applicant must ensure the grant’s appropriate use, and that the grants are not turned over to the Institution.

BASIS FOR AWARDING GRANTS:
Grants would be based on merit, proven character and, in part, on the financial needs of the applicant.  Applicants will be selected based on qualification, as indicated by past academic performance, originality and imagination of the proposed project, support by the department in which the work is being done, and significance of the project to petroleum, energy-minerals and related environmental geology.

For prudence, these grants will only be awarded once to any one applicant on M.Sc. degree and twice for B.Sc. and PhD Programmes. Repeatability will be based on excellent academic record.

INTENT, RECOMMENDED GUIDELINES & DISBURSEMENT
The overall intent of this program is to assist students by subsidizing selected projects. The following guideline is recommended for most projects.

a.    30% of the amount should be used to cover fieldwork expenses, including:
(i)    Transportation, accommodation and feeding for student and the supervisor

(ii)    Fieldwork and sampling equipment and materials.

b.    60% of the amount should be spent on laboratory analyses including:
(i)    Sample preparation

(ii)    Photographic materials and production

(iii)    Chemicals and laboratory wares, and

(iv)    Cost of analyses within or/and outside the Institution

c.    10% of the amount should be spent on Report/Thesis production.

Disbursement may vary with project and value of grant. For most projects, 100% of the grant will be paid in advance while in certain cases it will be based on a formula determined by the committee in consultation with the relevant institutions.

TO APPLY: (FOR ONLY FINANCIALLY UP-TO-DATE NAPE MEMBERS)
1) CLICK HERE TO VIEW LIST OF DONORS and CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FORM. Complete this application in full. Please type or print neatly, since legibility affects your evaluation.
Please note that only one application is required per student.

2) Attach an official copy of your most recent academic transcripts. (If your school does not issue transcripts, attach a signed and department stamped statement from your Professor or Head of department commenting on your academic credentials).

3) Obtain department endorsements and department stamps on the form. If your department does not have a stamp, attach a statement on department letterhead, signed by the Head of department, identifying you as a currently enrolled student of that school. Application without endorsements would be rejected.

NOTE: You will be eligible for consideration of a grant only if all of the requested information accompanies your application.

Mail your completed application and supporting documents to the Executive Director, (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) and Head, Membership Services (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). Also, ensure you copy your Head of Department and NAPE-UAP Faculty Adviser.
4)    Deadline: Only applications received on or before 31st October 2017 will be considered.

5)    Award Presentation: At the 2017 NAPE INT’L CONFERENCE


2016 NAPE/NMGS Mini-Conference for Tertiary Institutions 11-13 August

The 8th Edition of the NAPE Min-Conference for Tertiary Institutions was held in collaboration with the Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society (NMGS) and therefore the first of its kind. The conference provided oppurtunities for students to showcase their works during Technical/Oral sessions, join in field excursions and network with industry, academia and other stakeholders in the geosciences family. The event was held 11th -13th August 2016, at the University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State.

The Theme for the Conference was: Strengthening Geosciences Training for Mineral Resources Development in An Emerging Economy.

Subthemes:

1. Hydrocarbon Prospectivity of Nigeria Inland Basins

2. Operations Geology: The well delivery process

3. Sedimentological Models of Paralic reservoirs

4. Health, Safety and Environment: Implications of Mineral Resources Exploration and Processing

5. Developing Oil Field Chemicals using local raw materials

We wish to thank our esteemed students, the academic community, the Oil and gas industry, invited guests and Speakers for a successful mini conference.

For the Mini-Conference keynote address by Mr. Andrew Ejayeriese, Click Here.

For the NAPE President's Address, Click Here.

For the UAP Chairman Address, Click Here.

For the Mini Conference Pictures, Click Here.

 


13th NAPE University Assistance Programme (UAP) Leadership Forum

Thank you for your participation in the NAPE-UAP Leadership Forum which was held from Friday, 13th – Sunday, 15th March, 2015 at The Dover Hotel, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos State. The Forum was well attended by participants from Tertiary institutions, Oil and Gas Industry and related Government establishments.  

The theme for this year’s forum was: “REVAMPING SKILL BASED GEOSCIENCE EDUCATION IN NIGERIA’S TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS”


For the Leadership Forum Programme of Events, Click Here.

 

13TH NAPE-UAP 2015 PRESENTATIONS

NAPE-UAP 2015 Presentation: NAPE-AAPG AR Young Professionals

NAPE-UAP 2015 Presentation: Strategies for Overcoming Resource Constrants in Geoscience Education by Ajibefun

NAPE-UAP 2015 Presentation: NAPE-UAP Talk 2015 by Prof. Samuel Akande

NAPE-UAP 2015 Presentation: Bridge Building by Dr. Lambert

NAPE-UAP 2015 Presentation: Geological Survey Presentation

NAPE-UAP 2015 Presentation: Lean Sigma A Continuous Improvement Methodology

NAPE-UAP 2015 Presentation: NAPE - 2015 Leadership Forum Curriculum Developemnt Report 13.3.2015

NAPE-UAP 2015 Presentation: NAPE – UAP 2015-Kenny Ladipo fnape

NAPE-UAP 2015 Presentation: Strategies for Overcoming Resource Constraints in Geoscience Training by Prof. Badejo

NAPE-UAP 2015 Presentation: Presentation on Roles of Stakeholders by Prof. Elueze

NAPE-UAP 2015 Presentation: Role of COMEG in Regulating Geoscience and Mining Education in Nigeria Tertiary Institutions by Prof. Rahaman

NAPE-UAP 2015 Presentation: Shell Geosciences Education

 

 


 NAPE Students Leadership Meeting at University of PortHarcourt June 2014

Cross Section of the Student Leaders with some NAPE Executives including Mr. Olafioye Akinrinlola, Mrs. Doja Ojelabi and Mrs. Esther Adeniyi

The opening prayer was said by Joshua Mene, President, NAPE Uniport chapter at 2.17pm. Introduction was done by everyone present after which Mr. Austin Mgbemere shared the vision and the reason for the leadership meeting, the floor was declared open for chapters to share their challenges and give situation report in their different chapters.

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INAUGURATION OF NAPE STUDENT CHAPTER IN DEPARTMENT OF EARTH SCIENCES, KOGI STATE UNIVERSITY
Group photograph of DVC (Academics), NAPE Officials, Staff and students at the inauguration ceremony of NAPE-UAP Student Chapter of the Department of Natural Sciences, Kogi State University

Group photograph of DVC (Academics), NAPE Officials, Staff and students at the inauguration ceremony of NAPE-UAP Student Chapter of the Department of Natural Sciences, Kogi State University

The Executive Committee of NAPE approved the inauguration of a NAPE student chapter in Department of Earth Sciences, Kogi State University, Anyigba, Kogi State after review of application and documentation for a chapter inauguration submitted by the Department of Earth Sciences NAPE-UAP Student Chapter Faculty Adviser, Mr. Aaron Auduson on behalf of the Dean of Faculty of Natural Sciences and the Head of Department of Earth Sciences, Prof. Joseph .I. Omada. The inauguration ceremony was carried out by the NAPE Secretariat staff, the Executive Director of NAPE, Mrs. Esther Adeniyi and the Head of membership Services, Mr. Bamidele Ismail on behalf of the Chairman, NAPE‐UAP, Mr. Olafioye Akinrinlola together with the President of NAPE, Mrs. Adedoja Ojelabi and other executive members of NAPE on the main campus of the University on Thursday, October 9, 2014.

Earlier before the inauguration ceremony commenced, the officials of NAPE led by the Executive Director were welcomed with a warm reception at conference room of the department of Earth Science by the Dean of Faculty of Natural Sciences and the Head of Department of Earth Sciences, Prof. Joseph .I. Omada together with the other Academic staff. He commended the efforts of NAPE in ensuring the development of Geosciences through her NAPE-UAP initiatives. Thereafter, Prof. Omada together with other staff of the department led NAPE officials on inspection to the following places in the department: workstation, Petrology Laboratories and Laboratory Room/ Equipment store. He requested NAPE to assist more in area of industry linkage for more grants, manpower assistance through the Distinguished Lectureship Program (DLP) or Visiting Lectureship Program (VLP) and equipment donation. Immediately after the inspection, we all proceeded on a courtesy visit to the office of the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academics, Prof. Z.O. Apata who welcomed the NAPE official on behalf of the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Hassan .S. Isah who was not available because of the state government assignment. Prof. Apata deeply appreciated the efforts of NAPE and other oil and gas companies in ensuring the advancement of geosciences in Kogi State University.

The program started around 11.20am with the opening remarks by the Dean of Faculty of Natural Sciences and the Head of Department of Earth Sciences, Prof. Joseph .I. Omada. He welcomed everyone present at the ceremony beginning from the representative of the Vice Chancellor followed by the NAPE Officials. He enjoined the students to seize the opportunity of a NAPE chapter in the Kogi State University to get into the initiatives of NAPE and learn from the professionals. He was optimistic that the new status would further bring more industries benefits and linkage. The welcome address was delivered by the Vice Chancellor, Professor Prof. Hassan .S. Isah ably represented by the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academics, Prof. Z.O. Apata. He promised that the authority of the university led by the VC is ready to give their full support to the department and he further enjoined the student to be good ambassadors of the university as they give their full participation in NAPE program and activities.   

Some of the high points of the ceremony were the presentations of the NAPE Activities and Programs; and exploring NAPE website and membership online services by the Executive Director of NAPE, Mrs. Esther Adeniyi and the Head of Membership Services, Mr. Bamidele Ismail respectively.
The main event of the day was the declaration of a NAPE student chapter in the University as the 32nd inaugurated NAPE-UAP geosciences institutions and donation of books and presentation of certificates to the 50 registered student members of NAPE conducted by the Executive Director, Mrs. Esther Adeniyi. The best student in 300 level, Mr. Kunle .J. Kadri gave Technical presentation titled “Oil Drilling in Nigeria.”

Before the closing of the inauguration ceremony, reactions, comments and questions were taken from the students and were fully addressed. The students were very excited and full of accolades for NAPE Executives for supporting their aspirations of many years for a student chapter in their school. The inauguration ceremony which recorded over 80 students and many of the Academic and Non-Academic staff in attendance came to a close at about 1:30pm with a vote of thanks and closing remarks by the Department of Earth Sciences NAPE-UAP Student Chapter Faculty Adviser, Mr. Aaron Auduson.


 

JUNE 2014 COMEG ACCREDITATION WORKSHOP

Address by Chairman For 2014 Pre-Accreditation Workshop
2013 Leadership Forum Curriculum Developement Report June 2014

Capacity Building On Accreditation

COMEG Chairman Presentation June 2014

COMEG Pre-Accreditation Workshop June 2014

COMEG Summary of Scores for Accreditation

Requirements for the Compedium for Minining and Geosciences Programmes

Quality of Minerals Engineering Education by Engr. Nwude

Excerpts from COMEG Act No. 40 of 1990

NAPE 2013 Leadership Forum Curriculum Developemnt Report June 2014

Recommended COMEG Summary of Scores for Accreditation

Pre Accreditation Industry and Associations Group

Guidelines For Assessment Template

Keynote Address by Prof. Rahaman June 2014

Keynote Address2 by Prof. Rahaman 2014

Prof. Teme Paper June 2014

Keynote Address3 by Prof. Rahaman 2014

 

 


 

NAPE OUTSTANDING EARTH SCIENCE LECTURER AWARD (NOELA) 2014

The NAPE Outstanding Earth Science Lecturer Award (NOELA) award is sponsored annually by NAPE solely, or in partnership with interested corporate bodies or individuals.

 


7TH NAPE MINI-CONFERENCE AT UNIPORT

The 7th edition of the Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists (NAPE) Mini-conference was held in the University of Port Harcourt, Rivers state from June 5th to 8th, 2014. The conference is a bi-annual event. The Theme for the conference was Enhancing Geoscience Education to meet Future Energy Demands.

The Sub-Themes:

1. Enhancing local raw material input in Oil & gas Production

2. Mineral exploration for economic development

3. Petroleum Geologyu of Nigeria's Inland Basins

4. Shale, Shale oil, Shale gas

5. Environmental Challenges in E & P

 

For the Mini Conference Pictures, Click Here.

For the AAPG Presentation, Click Here.
For details of the NAPE Students Leadership Meeting at Uniport, Click Here.
For the NAPE 2014 Mini Conference Field Trip details, Click Here.
For the 7th NAPE Mini Conference Programme of Events, Click Here.
For the 7th NAPE Mini-Conference 2014 Book of Abstracts (1), Click Here.
For the 7th NAPE Mini-Conference 2014 Book of Abstracts (2), Click Here.
For the Local Organising Committee Chairman Address, Click Here.
For the UAP Chairman Opening Speech (Mr. Olafioye Akinrinlola), Click Here.
For the NAPE UAP 2014 Grants - In - Aid Annoucement, Click Here.
For the NAPE UAP 2014 Grants-In-Aid Application Form, Click Here.
For the NAPE UAP Student Chapter Inauguration Form to Schools, Click Here.
For the Lead Paper Abstract 2014 presented by Felix Molokwu, Click Here.
For the Paper presented by Adekunle Adesida, Enhancing Geoscience Education to Meet Future Energy Needs, Click Here.
For the Lead Paper Abstract presented by Dr. Wasiu Odufisan, Click Here.

 


 12TH UNIVERSITY ASSISTANCE PROGRAMME (UAP) LEADERSHIP FORUM

Thank you for your participation at the Leadership Forum held at the Conference Centre, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Ibadan Oyo State. The Forum was held March 15th - 17th, 2013.

The Theme was: ENHANCING SKILL-BASED AND PROFESSIONALISM IN GEOSCIENCE EDUCATION IN NIGERIA – INDUSTRY TO ACADEMIC SUPPORT AND COLLABORATION.

For the UAP Lecture delivered: "Stress in the Workplace", Click Here.

For the Leadership Forum Schedule of Activities, Click Here.

For the NAPE 2013 Leadership Forum Presentation by the NAPE President, Click Here.

For the NAPE Leadership Forum Past Themes from 2001 to 2011, Click Here.

For the NAPE Oustanding Earth Science Lecturer Award (NOELA) Information, Click Here.

For the NOELA Award Application Form, Click Here.

For the News Release of the 12th UAP Leadership Forum, Click Here.

For the UAP Leadership Forum expected Participants, Click Here.

For the Chairman Welcome Address, Click Here.

For the Keynote Address by Emeritus Professor Ayo Banjo, Click Here.

For the UAP Health Talk Lecture delivered: "Stress in the Workplace", Click Here.

For the NAPE UAP Presentation by Prof. Idowu Olayinka, Click Here.

For the Chevron Presentation by Kunle Ajao, Click Here.

For the UniPort VC Presentation, Click Here.

For the UniBen Presentation by Dr. Kehinde Ladipo, Click Here.

For the PTDF Presentation titled Practical Strategies for Industry Academic Teaching Support, Click Here.

For the COMEG Presentation titled COMEG as a Regulatory Body on Geoscience Education, Click Here.

For the UAP Geoscience and Mining Professional and Curriculum Development, Click Here.

For Dr. Lambert Presentation titled Bridge Building: Oil Industry to University, Click Here.

For Dr. Adesida Presentation titled Enhancing Skill Based Learning and Professionalism in Geoscience Education in Nigeria, Click Here.

For the UAP 2013 Leadership Forum Communique, Click Here.


For the Final Report on Site Verification to the University of Port Harcourt on the Hosting Rights for the 2014 NAPE Mini Conference, Click Here.

 


 

 

For the NAPE - UAP Report November 2012, Click Here.

 


 

 

What is UAP about?

UAP is the acronym for University/Polytechnic Assistance Programme. The programme was established in 1987 under the umbrella of NAPE FOUNDATION, by the Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists (NAPE), a non profit making Association. It was formarlly launched in November, 1999 in MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos. The programme is deeming to expressly support educational development of geoscience and environmental students, lecturers, higher Institutions and members of the Association.


What are NAPE-UAP Dreams?

To see a progressive improvement and attainment of global education standard in Nigeria Tertiary Institutions. Development and production of confident, dedicated and astute geoscientists, environmentalists among our membership and affiliated bodies in conformity with Tertiary Institutions Programmes.


Vision

To make Nigerian tertiary education as competitive as others in the world before year 2010, by complimenting the government and University efforts. To establish effective network with international geo-scientific institutions, organization and regional leadership in other affiliated societies.


What are the objectives of UAP?

To complement the effort of the Universities, States and Federal Government to maintain established educational standard. " To contribute substantially to the continuous improvement of educational among Higher Institutions and Oil/Mining Industries.

Who will benefit from this?
Hard working geoscience students, related earth science/environmental students of NAPE. Proactive Universities, Polytechnics with clear geoscience programme. Corporate and Affiliated members of NAPE. Benevolent individual and corporate institutions.


UAP Strategies
NAPE-UAP is looking forward to embarking on further strategies, as events unfold. But so far the following strategies have been devised and implemented: " Division of the country into six geographic zones administered by a nominated zonal coordinator, who are, and must be, heads of departments or equivalent in Nigerian universities. All the institutions in each zone have been given special attention to know their needs, after the nationwide survey of geoscience departments. These need have been prioritized and given necessary assistance to make sure that they are met. The zones are;

NAPE-UAP ZONAL COORDINATORS

ZONE COORDINATOR
North-West
Prof. P.M Zaborski(ABU)
Department of Geology,
Ahmadu Bello University,
Samaru Campus, Zaria.
Kaduna State.
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North-East
Dr. A .Opeloye (FUTY)
Department of Geology,
Federal University of Technology,
Yola, Adamawa State.
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North-Central
Prof. Samuel O. Akande
Department of Geology
University of Ilorin, Ilorin,
Kwara State.
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South-East
Prof. K. Mosto Onuoha, FNAPE
Department of Geology,
University of Nigeria, Nsukka,
Enugu State,
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South-West 1
Prof. J.S. Ojo
Dean, School of Mines& Geosciences
Federal University of Technology,
Akure, Ondo State.
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South-West 2
Prof. T.R. Ajayi
Department of Geology
Obafemi Awolowo University
Ile-Ife, Osun State
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South-South 1
Prof. M.N, Oti
Department of Geology
University of Port Harcourt
Port Harcourt,
Rivers State
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South-South 2
Mr. Sam J.L. Coker
Department of Geology
University of Benin,
Benin City, Edo State.
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Sub-comittee Chairs:
Prof. E.A. Fayose(Visiting Lecturers Programme (VLP),
Prof.C.M. Ekweozor, fnape (Distinguished Leadership Programme (DLP),
Dr.E.A. Ayolabi(Database Management Programme (DMP)
Mr. Olafioye Akinrinlola (NAPE-UAP Grants-In-Aid Chairman)
Approved projects have been implemented in phases in accordance with the drawn-up programmes between NAPE-UAP and the tertiary institutions. These comprise all institutions with clear geoscience and environmental courses.


Geological Field Excursion Guidebooks

1.Development and production of Lower Bida Basin Geological Field Excursion Guidebooks sponsored by Chevron Nigeria Limited.

2.Development and production of Anambra Basin Geological Field Excursion Guidebooks sponsored by Shell Petroleum Development Company.

3.Development and production of Dahomey Embayment Geological Field Excursion Guidebooks awaiting response from ChevronTexaco Nigeria Ltd.

4.Development and production of Recent Niger Delta Sediment (Western Axis) Geological Field Excursion Guidebooks partly sponsored by Global Energy Nigeria Limited.

5.Development and production of Chad Basin Geological Field Excursion Guidebooks- awaiting response from NAPIMS/NNPC.

6.Development and production of Gongola Basin Geological Field Excursion Guidebooks- awaiting response from SNEPCO.

7.Development and production of "Turbidites Sequence in the Deep Offshore" Geological Field Excursion Guidebooks- awaiting response from ExxonMobil.

8.Development and production of Niger Delta Sediments (Eastern and Western arms) Geological Field Excursion Guidebooks- awaiting response from NAOC.

9.Development and production of Yola arm of The Benue Trough Geological Field Excursion Guidebooks- ELF Petroleum would be contacted.


The NAPE-UAP appointed project officer who now run its programmes, appraises the results and reviews programmes to set for future goals under the Chairmanship of Mrs. Tunbosun Afolayan
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Mrs. Nene Ahuoma
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Chairman: Mrs. Tunbosun Afolayan (NAPE UAP CHAIRMAN)
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Programmes Implemented so far:

1.NAPE-UAP Leadership Forum, organized on yearly basis since 2001 usually hold on first weekend in April at Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. This programme provides a forum where a broad spectrum of highly experienced geoscientists from Universities all over the country and the petroleum industry, deliberate upon the state of geosciences education vis-à-vis expectations, challenges and opportunities in the energy and mining sectors.
NAPE Mini Conference: the first ever was held at the Federal University of Technology, Akure, NIGERIA 27th -29th September, 2002. The essence of this programme is to afford students the opportunity to show case their geo-scientific knowledge by presenting papers on Petroleum and Environmental issues. Similarly, the forum also acts as a "head hunt" for oil producing and service companies.

2.Inauguration of 27 NAPE/AAPG Student Chapters out of 36 institutions offering geoscience.

 

How can you participate in the UAP?

Individual/Corporate can participate through their contribution financially, materially and physically in the Programme. Suggestions and ideas of some good programmes are also welcome.

INTRODUCTION OF THE NIGERIAN ASSOCIATION OF PETROLEUM EXPLORATIONISTS’ (NAPE) UNIVERSITY ASSISTANCE PROGRAMME (UAP)

We wish to introduce the University- Polytechnic Assistance Programme (UAP) of the Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists (NAPE) to you, your Organisation /Institution.The Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists (NAPE) was established in 1975 with the aim of furthering both social and technical interaction among professional colleagues whilst developing professionals and students to meet the ever-changing needs of the Geoscience world. NAPE; an affiliate of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) has membership spread across the Universities & Polytechnics with clear Geoscience programmes, the Oil & Gas Industry, Mining Industry and the Energy sectors within and outside Nigeria, it enjoys a large number of Corporate members, who are very supportive of NAPE programmes. The objectives of the Association include:
To advance the Geosciences, especially as they relate to Petroleum resources.
To disseminate information relating to geo-sciences and the associated Disciplines.
To promote the Technology of exploring for exploiting and producing petroleum.
To foster the spirit of scientific research throughout its membership.
To Inspire and maintain a high standard of professional conduct on the part of its members.
To provide the public with means of recognition of adequately trained and responsible professionals.
To advance the professional well being of its members.


In order to enhance the implementation of the objectives of the Association, the University Assistance Programme was established through the establishment of the NAPE Foundation in 1987. We are therefore resolved to carry out and ensure effective implementation of the UAP through your support and subsequent buy - in into the various proposed projects.The objectives of the UAP are:
To contribute substantially to the continuous improvement of educational standard in Nigeria.
To encourage and actively participate in the cross fertilization of knowledge among Tertiary Institutions and Oil/ Mining Industries
To create effective scholastic foreign exchange programs, Scholarships and awards programs
To encourage and participate in the publication of Geoscience books, journals and research funding and
To become regional leaders in Geo-scientific capabilities.


In view of the above, we have designed some programmes, which has been certified and approved by renowned academic experts in the Geosciences. These programmes shall be used to assist Tertiary Institutions where geoscience subjects are thought, to improve on the standard of Geo-scientific education in the Country. It will also help develop capable hands for the human resources need of all the Industries in the Oil & Gas sector, Government, Mining Sector and the Energy Sector of the Nigerian economy. The UAP will complement the existing Geoscience programmes through:

    Geoscience field Guides

    Organisation of Seminars / Workshop

    Upgrading of teaching and research equipments

    Encourage Exchange programmes in our Institutions /Industries and

    Sponsorship of research projects and endowment Chairs.

Some other expected benefits from participating in the programmes will include but not limited to:
Development of manpower needs of your Organisation in future recruitment drive.
Establishment of good relationship between your Organisation and all Tertiary Institutions where future manpower needs are being developed.
Improvement on the Communication link between your Organisation and other Firms that are involved in the Programme and the Golden opportunity for your Organisation to monitor your contribution to the Nigerian Economy without re-inventing the wheel.
Kindly, indicate your interest in participating in this Programme by forwarding to us the name of your focal point for subsequent communication. For further information about these programmes, feel free to contact our NAPE-UAP Chairman:

Mrs. Tunbosun Afolayan

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Telephone: 08057098932

NAPE Secretariat,
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Your positive response will be appreciated.


BENEVOLENT GROUP

LIST OF BENEVOLENT GROUP/INDIVIDUAL NAPE GRANT-IN-AID
If you wish to join the sponsors, Please contact NAPE UAP Grants In Aid Chairman


S/N
NAMES OF SPONSORS
LIST OF APPLICABLE SCHOOLS
CRITERIA

1
ANDREW EJAYERIESE
Delta State University,
Four best graduating students in geoscience

2
AUSTIN AVURU, fnape
Delta State University, University of Nigeria
One best graduating student in geoscience (Delta State Univer.), One postgraduate student working on research in the exploration and development of petroleum (University of Nigeria)

3
EBI PINNICK
Federal University of Technology Owerri,University of Ibadan
Two undergraduate geoscience students in their semi-final class (FUTO), One undergraduate geoscience students in their semi-final class (Univer. of Ibadan)

4
GILBERT ODIOR, fnape
University of Benin
Three undergraduate students in Petroleum Geology

5
ISAAC AROWOLO, fnape
Obafemi Awolowo University
Two undergraduate students in Geology and Geophysics, Two M.Sc. students in Geology and Geophysics

6
JACQUELINE GOYEA
University Of Ilorin
One best female undergraduate geoscience student

7
CHIKE ONYEJEKWE, fnape
University of Nigeria
One M.Sc. student in Geology or Geophysics with emphasis on Petroleum geology or Sedimentology

8
DR. EBI OMATSOLA, fnape
University of Ibadan
Two M.Sc. students with research in geology (Soft Rock), One M.Sc. student with research in Petroleum Engineering

9
CHIEF TUNDE AFOLABI, fnape
University of Ibadan, University of Port-Harcourt, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University
One M.Sc. Graduating Student in Geology or Geophysics from each school

10
DR. MUSTAFA JUBRIL
Obafemi Awolowo University
One M.Sc. student in Geology with emphasis on Sedimentology/ Stratigraphy

11
REV. LANRE OSHO
Adekule Ajasin University
Two graduating undergraduate geoscience students with project in Geophysical Application in Basin Evaluation & Modelling

12
GOODLUCK ADAGBASA
University of Calabar, Ambrose Alli University
One best undergraduate geoscience student in the semi-final class (year 3 of a 4-year course or year 4 of a 5-year course) from each school

13
NEDO OSAYANDE
University of Benin, University of Port-Harcourt
One best B.Sc. graduating student in Physics from each school

14
DOJA OJELABI
University of Jos
One outstanding female undergraduate of geology and mining in her penultimate year (300 Level)

15
PRINCE KUNLE ADESIDA, fnape
Federal University of Technology Akure, University of Ibadan
One graduating M.Sc. student in Geology or Geophysics from each school


16
MRS. TOLULOPE EWHERIDO
University of Ibadan
One best B.Sc. graduating student with minimum CGPA of 70%. B.Sc research area: Sequence Stratigtaphy. One best M.Sc. Graduating student in geology with minimum CGPA of 70%. M.Sc. Research area is Sequence Stratigraphy or Sedimentology.

17
EDWIN NWAERI
Nnadi Azikiwe University, Awka
Two best B.Sc. graduating student in geology or geophysics. Research areas: Geology/Geophysics.

18
SUNKANMI IYIOLA
Ibadan Polytechnic, University of Lagos, Federal University of Technology Akure
One graduating HND student with research in Petroleum geology and Sedimentology (Ibadan Poly.). One graduating student in Physics-Geophysics Program (UNLAG). One graduating student in Geology (FUTA).

19
WASIU ODUFISAN
Obafemi Awolowo University or Federal University of Technology Akure
One best student in Applied Geophysics or Geology


20
PROF. MARTIN OLORUNFEMI (sponsored by WASIU ODUFISAN)
Obafemi Awolowo University or Federal University of Technology Akure
One best student in Applied Geophysics or Geology

21
MR. UFUOMA EWHERIDO
Delta State University,
One best B.Sc. graduating student with minimum CGPA of 70%. B.Sc research area: Sequence Stratigtaphy. One best M.Sc. Graduating student in geology with minimum CGPA of 70%. M.Sc. Research area is Sequence Stratigraphy or Sedimentology.

22
CHIEF FEMI AKINMADE
University of Ibadan
One postgraduate student with significant involvement in sequence stratigraphy as applicable to basin evolution and evaluation

23
DR. AFE MAYOWA
University of Ado-Ekiti, Adekunle Ajasin University
University of Ado-Ekiti: One outstanding postgraduate student working on research in the area of sequence stratigraphy/micropaleontology, or One student in Geology in critical financial need. Adekunle Ajasin University: Two Best CGPA semi-final year students.

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