Welcome To OTI, The Frontier Of Knowledge In Deepwater Research And Training In Africa!

The Offshore Technology Institute, University of Port Harcourt (OTI-UNIPORT) is a postgraduate energy institution offering educational support and direction to the Oil and Gas Industry through the development and delivery of leadership, management and technical education specifically relevant to the Offshore and Subsea industry. The Institute partners appropriate government and non-governmental agencies, oil industry operators and service providers in the realization of providing skilled and competent manpower resource at postgraduate and professional levels relevant to the needs of the energy industry.
By choosing to study at OTI, you would have made a major personal and professional decision that will have a positive and lasting impact on your career
The Institute provides leadership, management and technical education specifically relevant to the Offshore and Subsea industry through partnership with corporate bodies and professionals in the industry to provide training in the Offshore Oil and Gas Technology. Through research, the Institute seeks to be a leader in the generation and development of leading – edge knowledge and information to meet the needs of the domestic and global offshore industry through a broad multidisciplinary approach.
OTI works collaboratively with the industry locally and internationally to provide training and technology transfer that resolves energy challenges and advances the Energy industry in Africa.

Port Harcourt is the heart of the Nigerian oil and gas industry, an international hub for companies engaged in Offshore Subsea Engineering.

OTI – UNIPORT location in the ‘ENERGY CAPITAL OF AFRICA’ provides us ongoing opportunities to draw from the vast knowledge and experience of the petroleum industry in Port Harcourt and, specifically, the subsea and offshore engineering sectors.

A degree from OTI – UNIPORT will thus put students in a unique position to develop business connections alongside learning and developing international skills within the adaptable, modular programmes.

Mission & VIsion

The vision of the Institute

OTI aspires to be a competent capacity building institute of excellence in engineering and sustainable energy studies in Africa with specific focus on Offshore & Subsea development.


The mission of the Institute

OTI mission is  to bridge the knowledge and skills gap in the offshore oil & gas industry by providing quality training, applied research and capacity training for sustainable development.




Prof John Okoli
DirectorProf John Okoli

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