Do you wish to join the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, are you looking for the NNPC Recruitment Requirements? There are specific requirements you should know.

In this post, we have highlighted these NNPC Recruitment Requirements— Brief Bios of the NNPC, Physical Features,  NNPC Recruitment Portal, NNPC Official Website

But first, let’s take a quick look at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is the oil corporation through which the federal government of Nigeria regulates and participates in the country’s petroleum industry.

NNPC was established on 1 April 1977 as a merger of the Nigerian National Oil Corporation and the Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel.

NNPC by law manages the joint venture between the Nigerian federal governmentand a number of foreign multinational corporations, which include Royal Dutch Shell, Agip, ExxonMobil, Total S.A, Chevron, and Texaco (now merged with Chevron).

Through collaboration with these companies, the Nigerian government conducts petroleum exploration and production.

In 2007, the head of the Nigerian wing of Transparency International said salaries for NNPC workers were too low to prevent graft.


Dr. Maikanti Baru is the current Group Managing Director (GMD). He was appointed Group Managing Director on July 4th, 2016 under the presidency of Muhammadu Buhari; he succeeded Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, the current Nigerian Minister of State, Petroleum.

Organisational structure

The NNPC Group comprises the NNPC Board, the Group managing director’s office, Seven operational units as listed below. Each of the Unit is headed by a chief operating officer (COO). Its Divisions are headed by Group General Managers (GGM) while its subsidiary companies are headed by Managing Directors. NNPC has several subsidiaries, two partly owned subsidiaries and 16 associated companies.

Autonomous Business Units:

  • Upstream Company
  • Downstream Company
  • Refining Company
  • Ventures Company
  • Gas & Power Company

Corporate Services Units:

  • Finance and Accounts
  • Corporate Services

Strategic Business & Corporate Services Units:

National Petroleum Investment and Management Service NNPC Trading Company
Crude Oil Marketing Division Nigerian Petroleum Development Company
Government & Labour Relations Integrated Data Services Limited
Corporate Secretariat, Legal Division NNPC Retail Limited
Corporate Social Responsibility Nigerian Petroleum Marketing Company
Marine Logistics Nigeria Pipeline & Storage Company
Renewable Energy/Frontiers Exploration Kaduna Refining & Petrochemicals Company
Group Public Affairs Division Warri Refining & Petrochemicals Company
Financial Controller Port Harcourt Refining Company PHRC
Treasury Gas & Power Investments Company
Liabilities Management Nigeria Gas Marketing Company
Group Human Resources Division Nigeria Gas Company
Engineering & Technology NNPC Properties
Information Technology Division/SAP NNPC Shipping with NIDAS & NIKORMA as Independent Subsidiaries
NNPC Medical Services National Engineering & Technical Company
NNPC Leadership Academy NNPC Oilfield Services
NNPC Pension Fund
Nigeria LNGLimited NLNG

Requirements for NNPC Recruitment


  1. Applicants applying for the NNPC Recruitment must possess any of the following;
  2. Five (5) credit grades in WASC/GCE/SSCE including Maths, English and 3 other relevant subjects obtained in one sitting.
  3. ND, NCE, HND Bachelor’s Degree (BSC) minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower Division) in any of the science disciplines listed below.
  4. NYSC Discharge Certificate.
  5. Ability to work with basic computer applications (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.)
  6. Geographical mobility within and outside your state of residence  and some other ones that will be stated on the official portal.

To apply, follow the instructions below

  1. Log on to
  1. Select Graduate Trainees or Experienced Hires

Graduate trainee;

 Applicants for this category should:

Not be more than 28 years of age as at this year of application.

Must have graduated not earlier than 2014

Possesses a Bachelors Degree in either of the following categories:

  1. First Class,
  2. Second Class upper,
  3. Second Class lower With Masters Degree


  • HND (minimum of Upper Credit) with Masters Degree in designated disciplines.

Must have completed NYSC (has an NYSC discharge certificate) or possess NYSC exemption certificate as at when he or she is applying.

Experienced Hires;

”Experienced Hires fall under either the Senior Officer/ Supervisory cadre or Managerial cadre

The form can only be obtained and filled online. All recruitment in the NNPC conducted via the NNPC recruitment portal on Web results

Please note that Aptitude tests will be conducted for candidates whose applications meet the recruitment process online

Nigerian Navy Recruitment Portal

The Nigerian Navy Recruitment Portal 2019/2020 can be accessed via the link below.

Online application is free!

Don’t pay money to anyone who claims to work with the board or who is selling the form because it is all free


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