To be a global, authoritative journal on petroleum technology and human capital development in the petroleum sector.


To advance the quest for petroleum technology development, understanding of learning and development, disseminate information to enhance knowledge and to propel the quest for excellence in the petroleum sector.

The Idea

The idea of a Nigerian based petroleum industry journal was mooted at a meeting of the Forum of the Management of the Petroleum Training Institute (PTI) and the Training Managers in the Petroleum Sector (the Forum) in Nigeria in February 1996.

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“PTJ is the first of its kind. It will be of immense benefit to all stakeholders in the oil & gas sector. It is an indispensable tool for planning & development for key functionaries.”

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National University Commission Accreditation

Significantly, the Journal has been accredited by the National Universities Commission (NUC) as one of the foremost technical journals in the intellectual and professional orbit. The Journal was ranked ‘First’ in the Technology and Engineering Category by the NUC. This accreditation confirms the status of the Journal as a top quality reference journal.