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Wednesday, June 15, 2016

AKSU Chemical /Petrochemical Engineering Department Students Visit Port Harcourt Refining Company (PHRC)

AKSU Students at PHRC
Last Thursday, year four and five students of chemical /Petrochemical Engineering led by their Head of Department and Instructors visited the Port Harcourt Refining Company situated in Alesa Eleme, Rivers State.

The team was welcomed and treated to a short documentary about the Refinery and it's operations, before holding an interactive session with the Managing Director of the Company. 

The MD, Bafred Enjungu PhD, in his welcome note encouraged the young Engineers to work harder as the future of the nation's oil and gas industry, being the major source of the country's revenue generation, depended on them.

The Head of Department, Engr. (Dr.) Mrs. Taiwo Ademiluyi thanked the Management for the opportunity granted the students for a full tour of the Refinery plant and it's units. She concluded by saying the visit hopes to create a good relation between the Refinery and University for future joint programmes and projects.
AKSU Student meeting with the MD - PHRC
Thereafter, the Students were given a full tour of the new and old refinery plants including the Tank farm, Control room, Crude distillation unit, etc.

In closing remarks, the course Instructor, Engr (Dr) Rasheed Babalola thanked the Management and Staff of Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU) for the practical exposure given to the students. The Team departed for the University at end of the visit.

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