Welcome to PTDF

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) is an Agency of the Federal Government of Nigeria established by Act No. 25 of 1973 for the purpose of training and educating Nigerians for its Oil and Gas industry.

The Fund's Mandate is dedicated to building of capacities and capabilities in Nigeria's Oil and Gas industry through the development of human capacities, institutional capacity development as well as the promotion of research and acquisition of relevant technologies.


The Scholarship Scheme is designed to meet the long-term capacity requirements of the Oil and Gas Industry through training of young Nigerians in related fields both at the Masters and Doctorate levels.

PTDF Digest

The PTDF DIGEST is a publication of the Fund that addresses current issues and concerns arising from the implementation of PTDF programmes and activities.

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As part of its institutional capacity building initiative, the Fund is involved in the provision of infrastructure and facilities for Oil and Gas related educational institutions across the country.


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