ACE-CEFOR: The Pace Setter
The Africa Center of Excellence in Oilfield Chemicals Research (ACE-CEFOR) is one of 22 World Bank-funded Centers of Excellence established in 2013, to promote home grown and regional research networks that will help to develop the human capital in Africa.
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We are building our own timber and growing capacity. This will surely position the University of Port in the annals of history as a Centre of Excellence.
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Take advantage of the World Bank Scholarship: Apply for PhD Programme in Petroleum and other related disciplines in ACE-CEFOR, UniPort
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Academic activities continued for the PhD Batch 6 students of the Centre with Departmental lectures from Monday, November 28 and will end …
ACE-CEFOR, was one of the 17 Nigeria ACE Impact Centres that participated in the 8th ACE Impact Workshop which took place in …
17 PhD students of the Centre successfully defended their thesis at the School of Graduate Studies, University of Port Harcourt between Monday …
ACE-CEFOR in partnership with the Africa Centre of Excellence in Public Health and Toxicological Research (ACE-PUTOR); the Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer …
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Frequently Asked Questions
ACE-CEFOR is an acronym for Africa Centre of Excellence – Centre for Oilfield Chemicals Research, University of Port Harcourt
ACE-CEFOR is located in the innovation park of the University of Port Harcourt, Choba
Ph.D in Petroleum Engineering and Other related Disciplines
Candidates with relevant M.Sc degree of the University of Port Harcourt with a CGPA of 4.0 and above on a scale of 5, and a minimum CGPA of 3.0 on a scale of 5 in their first degree or its equivalent degree from any accredited institution.
Candidates must also possess the minimum entry requirements with, at least, a credit pass in Mathematics and English Language in their Ordinary Level certificates.
Minimum of twenty-four (24) and maximum of thirty-six (36) Calendar months of intensive modular taught courses and industry-relevant research project.