About ACE

About Us

Welcome to the World Bank African Centre of Excellence for Oilfield Chemicals Research. In line with the World Bank’s mandate for establishing the African Centre of Excellence in Uniport, within the first six months of operation of the Centre, about 60 students from Nigeria and other African countries are embarking on their Ph.D programme.

Why Choose Us

The African Centre of Excellence in Oilfield Chemicals, Institute of Petroleum Studies (IPS), University of Port-Harcourt is established to offer international graduate programmes for sustainable development in the petroleum industry. The Centre recently won a multi-million dollars grant from World Bank to establish an African Centre of Excellence in Oil Field Chemicals Research to address regional development challenges in the oil and gas industry. The Centre is well positioned to deliver professional and high quality service to the industry through capacity building and cutting edge research.
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History

Following the Desk Evaluation of two proposals it submitted to the World Bank, the University of Port Harcourt has won a grant that would enable it set up a Centre of Excellence in Oilfield Chemicals at the Institute of Petroleum Studies.

Mission

The mission of the Centre is to meet the needs of the petroleum industry through a commitment to excellence in training, applied research, continuing education and capacity building.

Vision

Our vision is to become the foremost international Centre of Excellence in Petroleum Oilfield Chemicals, Petroleum Policy & Strategic Studies in Africa
Prof. Ogbonna JoelCentre Leader, ACE-Uniport
Prof Joel is the Director, Centre for Petroleum Research and Training, IPS, Uniport, Centre Leader, World Bank African Centre of Excellence in Oil field Chemicals Research
Prof. Mike OnyekonwuDirector-IPS, Uniport
Mike Onyekonwu is the Director, Institute of Petroleum Studies, and a Professor in the Department of Petroleum & Gas Engineering, University of Port Harcourt.
Prof. Godwin Joseph IgweDirector-CGRP, Uniport
Godwin Joseph Igwe is the Director, Center for Gas, Refining, University of Port Harcourt and Professorial Chair Occupant, Nigeria Liquefied Natural gas Company (NLNG) Chair of Gas Processing Engineering in the University Of Port Harcourt.
Prof. Wunmi IlledareDirector-E.E.I, Uniport
Omowumi O. Iledare, a Professor of Petroleum Economics and Policy Research and the Director of Emerald Energy Institute, University of Port Harcourt

Contact Us

ACE-UNIPORT

Address:Emerald Energy Building, 

University of Port harcourt,
Rivers State, Nigeria

Email: info@aceuniport.org

Phone:: +234 803 7100051

Webistewww.aceuniport.org

African Centre of Excellence, University of Port-Harcourt is established to offer international graduate programmes for sustainable development in the petroleum industry.