In order to register as a student member of the Institute, an applicant should have the relevant qualifications:

  • University Degree
  • Higher Diploma
  • Advanced Diploma
  • Technical Institution certificate
  • read a course with concentration in oil and gas or a related area
  • undertake a high level of full time academic
  • any other approved qualification


  • meeting and sharing of professional information and sector updates;
  • receive practical career path and advice in the oil and gas sector;
  • understand quality of professional practice enhancement in compliance                          with best practices, standards and regulations;
  • better employment chances and opportunities;
  • participate at the Institute programmes
  • seminar and conference huge discount allowance;
  •  quality leadership articles, career enhancement and rewards;
  • connection and access to global oil and gas technical network;
  • workshops, conferences and training programmes discount allowance;
  • access to innovative technologies, technical education and professional interaction with colleagues for development, etc

Those holding the certificates or belonging to the following professional bodies shall enjoy accelerated membership processing:

  • The Society of Petroleum Engineers – worldwide
  • The Nigerian Society of Engineers
  • New Zealand Institution of Gas Engineers
  • Institution of Engineering & Technology
  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers
  • European Federation of Geologists
  • Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists
  • American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical & Petroleum Engineers
  • The Geology Society of London
  • International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
  • American Association of Petroleum Geologists
  • Nigerian Association of Petroleum Engineers
  • Geological Society of America
  • Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria
  • World Institute for Nuclear Security
  • Nigerian Association of Petroleum Geologists
  • International Association for Energy Economics
  • Institute of Quantity Surveyors – worldwide
  • Institution of Civil Engineers – worldwide
  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Chartered Institute of Civil Engineering Surveyors
  • Institute of Mechanical Engineers – worldwide, etc


Complete the student membership application form, attach the necessary documents and submit.


The Institute of Oil & Gas Research & Hydrocarbon Studies does not discriminate against any person no matter their sexual orientation, political affiliation, religion, race, disability, national origin, marital status, gender, age, etc concerning admission to its programmes or activities.
All personal data collected will be handled appropriately and used by the Institute to manage and administer your membership. Your consent shall always be sought before passing your personal information to a third party.

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