National Centre for Petroleum Research & Development

MANDATES

The Centre is charged with the responsibility of organizing research in fossil fuel energies. The Centre, therefore, is to perform the following functions:

  1. Serve as a Centre for research and training of high level manpower in petroleum and other fossil fuel technologies, including clean coal technology.
  2. Research into environmental problems associated with exploitation, transportation and utilization of petroleum and other fossil fuel resources.
  3. Serve as a resource centre offering advisory and research facilities to government, public and private players in the petroleum and other fossil fuel industries.
  4. Collaborate with similar institutions and organizations engaged in petroleum and other fossil fuel researches in Nigeria and overseas for collaborative research.
  5. Serve as a Centre for the study of fuel petroleum products and other fossil fuels demand and supply.
  6. Serve as a Centre for equipment development for petroleum and other fossil fuel exploration and exploitation.
  7. Disseminate the results of Research and Development (R&D) through public awareness programmes such as seminars, conferences, publications, mass media, etc.