About Us

The centre of excellence (CoE) in Geosciences and petroleum Engineering was established in 2012 with the aim being to develop skilled young professionals at the postgraduate level that will be ready for opportunities in the oil and gas industry work place at the end of their training.


The curriculum of the programs was developed by a team of academics, oil and gas specialists and subject matter experts. This ensured that they met the highest standards of the university and in line with the latest concepts and developments in the industry. Benchmarking with international institutions also ensures quality.
Professionals bodies(SPE, NAPE and SEG) were engage and have all endorsed the program.
The Senate of the University of Benin approved the following programs to be run at the centre: