EGBOGAH, Prof. Emmannuel Onu




Contact Address: 1, Bamford Williams Close, Victoria Island Lagos. Contact Telephone: 234-1-4619075, Fax: 234-1-4619076 Email: Dr. Emmanuel Onu Egbogah is an erudite Scholar, a topflight academic, an accomplished and a thorough-bred Petroleum Engineer whose expertise in the field of Petroleum Engineering had received a worldwide recognition and the impact he had made in this direction had reached an enviable height in the Oil Industry in Nigeria and beyond. He is indeed a thorough-bred professional who is intolerant of mediocrity of any kind in his work and operations. Education and Training • Friendship University. Moscow. USSR. 1963-69 • McGill University, Montreal, PQ. Canada. 1970-1971 • University of Alberta. Edmonton, Alberta Canada 1972-1976 • Imperial College of Science & Technology London UK 1977-1979 Academic Qualifications Obtained • M.SC (Applied Petroleum Geology) 1969 • M.SC (Petroleum Engineering) 1975 • DIC (Petroleum Reservoir Engineering) 1979 • Ph.D (Petroleum Reservoir Engineering) 1979 Job and Teaching Experience He started out as Assistant Well-Site Geologist with USSR Academy of Sciences, Geological/Geophysical Party at the Black Sea Area Exploration. 1968. • Digressed a bit to Lecturing as Graduate Teaching Assistant. McGill University, Montreal Quebec Canada 1970-1971. • Became Consulting Geologist for Northern Science Research Group. 400 Lauricr Ave. W. Offawa Ontario Canada 1970-1972. • Back to Nigeria, as a Lecturer in Petroleum Technology University of Ibadan Nigeria 1971 -1972 • Went back to Canada to become Petroleum Reservoir/Production Engineer. Pacific Petroleums Ltd. Calgary Alberta Canada. 1973. • In the same year. Teaching and Research Assistant. Dept. of Mineral Engineering. University ofAlberta Edmonton Canada. 1973-1976. • Was Pioneer Nigerian Lecturerin Petroleum Engineering Institute of Applied Science and Technology University of Ibadan. Nigeria 1974- 1975 • Served as Consulting Petroleum Engineer for Oil & Gas Division Dept of Indian and Northern Affairs. Information and Liason ACND. Ottawa Canada. 1973-1977. • Consultant to Porta-Test Manufacturing Ltd. Alberta Canada on Soviet Gas Technology 1975-1976 • Teaching and Research Assistant. Sedimentary Geology Laboratories. Dept of Geological Sciences McGill University Montreal Canada. 1970-1971. • Senior Lecturer in Petroleum and National Gas Engineering University of Ibadan. Nigeria. 1979-1980 • Technical Services Manager. United Petro Laboratories Ltd (A Division ofAGAT Ltd) Calgary. Alberta Canada 1980-1981 • Manager Reservoir Engineering. United Petro Laboratories Ltd (A division ofAGAT Ltd) Alberta Canada. 1981-1982. • Vice President. Engineering and Director of Research. Applied Geo-Scicnce and Technology (AGAT) Consultants Ltd Alberta Canada. 1981- 1982 Enhanced Oil Recovery Consultant, Oil Recovery Engineering Ltd Alberta Canada 1981 -1982 • President. EMEG Engineering Ltd. Alberta Canada 1981 to present. • Sessional Instructor on behalf of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Accountants, Centre for Professional Management Mount Royal College. Calgary Canada. 1982-1985 • Engineering Manager and Enhanced Oil Recovery Specialist. Amerigo Technology Ltd. Alberta Canada. 1983-1985. • Vice President. International Production, Niko Resources Ltd. Alberta Canada. 1997-2000 • Group Executive Chairman. Evergreen Gas Company Inc.: HoustonTexas USA with a branch in Nigeria. 1998-2001 • Executive Vice President & Director. Training and Technology Transfer. VRMT International Inc. Texas USA 1998. • Executive Chairman. Emerald Energy Resources Ltd Lagos Nigeria since 1998 to Present. • Chairman ICEO. O&G Technologies Ltd. Alberta Canada 1999 Chairman, PINL Marine & Oil Services Ltd (Formerly Pipeline Integrity Nig. Ltd.) Lagos Nigeria, since 1999 to present • Visiting Professor. Institute of Petroleum Studies. University of Port llarcourt Nigeria 2005. Special Assignments Abroad • Technical Advisor. Petroleum Engineering Dept. PetronasCarigaliSDN BHD.the National Oil Company of Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur: 1991- 1995. • Technology Custodian. Reservoir Engineering. Petroleum Engineering Dept. Petronas Carigali SDN BUD. Kuala Lumpur Malaysia 1996- 1997. • He was Project Team Leader for the Planning, Studies, Design and implementation of pressure Maintenance (by water injection and Gas Injection) into Reservoirs of the Dulang Unit Area Operated by PETRONASCarigali and Esso Production Malaysia) • Also served as Champion, Technology Break through Team of the Organization effectiveness Study and Technology Focal Point. • He was Associate Editor, Resource Magazine ofthe Malaysian Petroleum Club • Adjunct visiting Professor, Dept. of Petroleum Engineering, University Teknologi Malaysia, Kuda Lumpur Malaysia 1991-1992 • Advisor, Petroleum Engineering Skill Group Steering Committee Executive Training and Career Development, PETRONAS Carigali SDN BHD. Kuala Lumpur. • Advisor, Corporate Organization Structure responsible for the re-organization of Petroleum Engineering departments including delineation of responsibilities and descriptions of job functions Kuala Lumpur; All these took place between 1985 and 1990. • Services in Libya: Enhanced Oil Recovery Advisor, National Oil Corporation,Tripoli, Libya, Served as planning and engineering group leader responsible for long range planning, Co-ordination and supervision of all enhanced oil recovery projects in Libya, and many other duties. • Chairman, Technical Advisory Committee on Petroleum Engineering Research & Development, Petroleum Research Centre, Tripoli • Associate Editor, Petroleum Research Journal and organized the very successful 1st Technical Symposium on EOR in Libya, 1990, attended by 335 participants from 32 countries. Research Experience Advisor/Supervisor of Ph.D Research on the Effects of Hetero-generous Wettability on Fluid Flow and Fluids Distribution in Porous Media. Mat Hussin Yunan, University of Technology Malaysia 1992-1995. Applied Geo-Science and Technology (AGAT) Consultants Ltd Alberta Canada Reservoir Sensitivity and Completion Procedures in Send stone Reservoirs, Contract Research for a Consortium of 63 Oil Companies, 1980-1983. For Amerigo Research and Development Ltd, a division of Amerigo Technology Ltd Alberta Canada, where he conducted extensive applied laboratory research into the Mechanics offluid flow in porous Media, 1983-1985. Research Assistant in Petroleum Engineering, University Alberta Canada, 1972-1976. Research Assistant in Sedimentary Geology, Department ofGeological Sciences McGill University Montreal Canada where he worked towards Ph.D in Geology (Sedimentation) 1970-1971 . Membership of Professional Learned Societies • Member, Society of Petroleum Engineers ofthe AIME • Member, Petroleum Society ofthe Canadian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy • Member, The Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists ofAlberta, APEGGA New York Academy of Sciences. • Member, American Society for Engineering Education • Member, American Association for the Advancement of Science • Member, Canadian and International Rock Mechanics Association • Networking Member, Commonwealth Partnership for Technology Management. • Distinguished Member, New York Academy of Sciences • Member, African Oil Policy Initiative Group (AOPIG) 2000 to present • Member, International Technology Panel, Technology Policy and Assessment Centre, Georgia Tech. Atlanta USA. 1996-1999 Academic Awards and Distinctions • National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Summer Progamme Grants, 1984-1985. • Government ofCanada, New Tech. Employment Program Grant 1981-1983 • University of Ibadan Academic Grant, 1977-19790 • Canadian International Development Agency Scholarship 1972-1976. • Excellent Student, Faculty of Engineering, Moscow 1967-1968. • Faculty of Engineering Dean's Honour List, Moscow 1967-1968 • N.S.S.R State Scholarship, 1963-1969. Honours and Accolades • He is a Recipient ofthe SPE Asia Pacific Regional Service Award, Jakarta, Indonesia, 1999 • Distinguished Member, Society of Petroleum Engineers, this honour is specially reserved for those who have achieved distinction deemed worthy ofspecial recognition and also have attained eminence in the Petroleum Industry or in the academic world, 1995. • Listed in Who's Who in Science and Engineering,2nd EditionMarquisPublishers/Biographers, IOWA, USA, 1994. • Official Judge, Calgary Youth Science Fair, City of Calgary, Alberta Canada, 1981-1985 • Recipient, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council ofCanada (NSERC) Grant on Innovative Technology Transfer; 1983-1985. • Executive Council Member, Graduate Students Association, University ofAlberta, Edmonton Canada, 1973-1974 and 1975-1976. • Review Chairman, the SPE Editorial Review Committee, Journal of Petroleum Technology 1995-1997. Publications • As a Prolific Writer, he has to his Credit 71 published works some of which include: • Similarities in Geological structure between the Gulf of Guinea and East Atlantic Coast of Brazil (Bahia)" 1968. • "Geological Structure and Final Exploration ofthe 5th & 6th Horizons ofthe Akhtisk-Bugarndisk Oil field, Krasnodar Region, U.S.S.R" 1969. • "Career In Petroleum Engineering", Occasional Publication, Dept. of Geology University of Ibadan, )972. • "Height Distribution of West African Bauxites as an Index of Neogene Tectonism" 1975. • "Technical and Professional Training of Petroleum Engineers in Nigeria" 1975 "lnterlacial Properties of Heavy Crudes in the in the Presence of Chemically Treated Waters" 1975. • "Russia's Long-Team Oil Prospects Lie in Siberian Basin Development" Part I& II 1975 • "Training of Nigerian Petroleum Engineers". 1976 Interfacial Properties of Certain Crude Oils in Presence of Chemically Treated Waters" 1976. • Co-authored, "The Importance ofU.S.S.R North in the Total Sorliet and World Energy Supply Systems" 1977. • Co-authored. "Models ofTwo phase Flow in Porous Media" 1978. And Recovery of Oil from Petroleum Reservoirs" 1978 • "Vast Oil Gas Potential Seen in USSR North|. 1978. • "Nigeria Looks to Gas for a Solution to its Problems". 1978 • Mechanisms of Residual Oil Mobilization Porous Media" • Co- authored. "Nigerian Oils Future Prospects Seen Keyed to Government Policies". 1979 And "Current Mining Activities in Nigeria" 1979, And "Possible New Oil Potentials ofthe Niger Delta", 1980. And "The Significance ofMining Industrial in Nigeria's Fourth National Development Plan" 1981 An expert Technical Presenter, he has to his credit 23 Major Technical Presentations at Local and International levels, and had been invited lorLectures and Seminars in Nigeria and Overseas on many occasions since 1979 to dale. • Some ofhis numerous Unpublished Reports include: "Blueberry Missionippian Field. British Columbia. Canada.Aperformance Review" "Oil and Gas Industry in the USSR- An Appraisal". "Strategic Technology Plan for PETRONAS Carigali Sdn Bhd", "Dulang Unit Development- Water Injections/Gas Inject.on Reservoir Management Plan". "Marginal Field Development Studv (Malong, Sotomi Andin<> Fields Malagysia)". ° Ilis Hobbies are listening to Classical Music. International Affairs (Discussion and Analysis of Current Affairs). Traveling and Sports. married: Chirota; Children: one son and two daughters. Dr. Emmanuel Egbogah died on June 18, 2018.
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