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DR EMMANUEL O EGBOGAH, P.Eng. OON


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Dr Emmanuel Egbogah has over 35 years of diversified geological and petroleum engineering experience in consulting, teaching, research & development, and project planning, implementation and management in Canada, United States, Europe, Africa, Middle East and the Asia Pacific region. He is an internationally recognized authority in the fields of petroleum policy and strategy, improved/enhanced oil recovery, stimulation procedures and multidisciplinary team approach to field development planning and reservoir management.


Dr Egbogah is founder and Executive Chairman of Emerald Energy Resources Limited, the operator of continental shelf block OPL 229, (Now OML 141) Niger Delta, Nigeria. He is also the Executive Vice President & Director, Training and Technology Transfer, VRMT International Inc, Houston, Chairman, Pipeline Integrity Nigeria Limited and O & G Technologies Limited, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He was Vice President, International Production for Niko Resources Limited, an international E&P company in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.


Previously, Dr Egbogah served for eight years as Technical Advisor and Technology Custodian for PETRONAS, the national oil company of Malaysia where he was responsible for strategic planning and expansion program leading to the company’s E&P establishment in over 25 countries around the world. He served for five years as Enhanced Oil Recovery Advisor for the Libyan National Oil Corporation, Tripoli, where he was responsible for the Reservoir Management of 159 reservoirs containing about 40 billion barrels of oil reserves. He was responsible for the planning and supervision of EOR programs in 34 Libyan reservoirs.


A former Petroleum Engineering Manager & EOR Specialist for Amerigo International in Calgary and Houston, Dr Egbogah was previously Senior Consultant and Vice President Engineering for Applied Geoscience and Technology (AGAT) Consultants Ltd of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, where he directed a multi-million dollar, multi-client study on Reservoir Sensitivity and Completion Procedures Project on behalf of 53 multinational and 10 independent oil companies, issuing a 2200-page report of the same to its subscribers.


Dr Egbogah started his oil and gas industry career in Canada with Phillips Petroleum Canada (Pacific Petroleums) Ltd in 1973. He is a distinguished presenter of petroleum industry short course, workshops and seminars in field development, reservoir management, including applied petroleum geology, petroleum reservoir engineering, enhanced oil recovery, and strategic planning for many international oil corporations and organizations. He was the pioneer and founding petroleum engineering lecturer at the Institute of Applied Science and Technology, (later to be known as the Faculty of Technology), the University of Ibadan, Nigeria.


Dr Egbogah has authored and co-authored over 80 technical publications so far. A Distinguished Member (1995) of the International Society of Petroleum Engineers, Dr Egbogah  was a Review Chairman for the Journal of Petroleum Technology, JPT, a 1993-99 Steering Committee member of the Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Conference and a 1992-96 Steering Committee member for Forum Series In Asia Pacific, and Chairman of the 1995 SPE Forum Series in Asia Pacific on “Challenges in Gas  Reservoir Management,” member of the Diversity/Governance Task Force, SPE Speakers Bureau Speaker and member, SPE Cedric Ferguson Gold Medal Committee.


He served as Senior Editorial Advisor to the Journal of Petroleum Technology on Field Development Planning and Reservoir Management (1994-1998).


He is the current Chairman of the SPE Applied Technology Workshops on Practical/Cost-Effective Reservoir Management and Multidisciplinary Field Development Planning as well as Steering Committee member, SPE Asia Pacific International Conference on Improved Oil Recovery (2001-2005).


He is currently an SPE Director, Africa Region. Dr Egbogah is also a member of Petroleum Society of CIM (Canada), American Society for Engineering Education, International Society for Rock Mechanics, and the New York Academy of Sciences.


He is a registered professional engineer of the province of Alberta, Canada.


He is listed in the world’s Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, and is the life Patron of the African-Caribbean Network for Science & Technology, United Kingdom. Dr Egbogah is the recipient of the Society of Petroleum Engineer’s 1998 Asia Pacific Regional Service Award (Jakarta, Indonesia, April 20, 1999) in recognition of his continuing and outstanding commitment of personal effort and time for technology transfer throughout the Asia Pacific Region and also received the 1999 SPE Nigeria Council Millennium Award (August 5, Abuja, Nigeria) in recognition of his active and dedicated service to the Society of Petroleum Engineers in the 20th Century.


He is a Member of the 15-person  African Oil Policy Initiative Group, (AOPIG), the policy strategy think tank that produced the White Paper “African Oil: A Priority for U.S National Security and African Development” which forms the new American oil policy predicated on West African Oil.

 

Dr Egbogah served (2002-2003) as Long Term Policy and Strategic Advisor, Oil and Gas Sector, for the Presidency’s Bureau of Public Enterprises, the Secretariat of National Council on Privatization with a responsibility for the Restructuring of the Nigerian Oil & Gas Sector of the Economy. He completed the Presidential Assignment and produced the following reports:

 

BPE/200301: PROPOSED NEW STRUCTURE OF THE PUBLIC SECTOR OF THE PETROLEUM INDUSTRY.

 

 

BPE/200302: PROPOSED STRATEGY OF DIVESTMENT OF FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF NIGERIA’S SHARES IN THE OIL SERVICE COMPANIES.
 

 

  • BPE/200303: FISCAL REGIME FOR THE OIL & GAS SECTOR. 
  • BPE/200305: PROPOSAL ON ISSUES RELATING TO HOST COMMUNITIES. 

He is a recipient of the Nigeria 2006 National Honour of “Officer of the Order of the Niger”, (OON)for significant contribution to the Nation’s development.

 

 

A Distinguished Member of the National Commission on Science & Technology, Dr Egbogah is the current Director, Africa Region for the Society of Petroleum Engineers International, a Member of the 27-member Board of Directors, the highest decision-making body of the 88,000-member global society of Oil & Gas Industry.

He is currently serving as Special Adviser to the President on Petroleum Matters, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Member, Economic Management Team, Member of The Nigerian Economic Summit Group  and Chairman of the Governing Board, Nigerian Nuclear Regulatory Authority.

Dr Egbogah is Member of Nigeria’s Vision 20-20 Steering Committee and

National Working Group.


Philanthropy:

Dr Emmanuel O. Egbogah’s contributions towards energy technology education/human capital development/capacity building in Nigeria

ENDOWMENTS:

1.    UNIVERSITY OF PORT HARCOURT,

   Institute of Petroleum Studies (April 29, 2006)

 

  • One Million US Dollars ($1,000,000.00) for the Construction of the Emerald Energy Centre for Petroleum Economics, Policy & Strategy.

 

 

  • 20 I-Mac Computers with Associated Software for use in teaching and research at the Institute of Petroleum Studies of the university.
  • N5.0 Million/Year for Emmanuel Egbogah Chair in Petroleum Engineering, held by the Director of the Institute for Petroleum Studies, Professor Joseph Ajienka.

 

 

  • N1.0 Million/Year for Managing the Emmanuel Egbogah Legacy Lecture Series  in Petroleum Economics, Policy & Strategy at the University of Port Harcourt.
  • Two Scholarships of N100,000.00 each to Top Graduate Students in Petroleum Engineering & Project Management, named after Professor Amos Nur (Chief Technology Officer for Emerald Energy) and Dr Jude O Amaefule (Vice Chairman/Chief Operating Officer for Emerald Energy).

 

 

  • Dr Egbogah’s Technical Library a collection of Dr Egbogah’s technical library, notes, reports and published works.

 

2.     BELL’S UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, OTA (Nov. 2005)

 

  • 20 I-Mac Computers with Associated Software for use in teaching and research at the university.

 

 

  • N2.0 Million Cash Donation.
  • N10.0 Million/Year to support the Organization and management of Annual Technology Fair hosted by Emerald Energy Resources Limited with participation of technology front leaders from world’s top technology universities, industry and R&D centers.

 

3.     FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, OWERRI                                                                        

 

  • 20 i-Mac Computers with Associated Software for use in teaching and research at the university’s department of petroleum engineering.

 

 4.    UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN

        Faculty of Technology (January 2007)

  •  

N60Million ($600,000.00) for the Construction of Dr Emmanuel Egbogah Centre for Petroleum Engineering (in honour of Dr E O Egbogah, founder of and pioneer lecturer in Petroleum Engineering at the University of Ibadan). 

 

 

  • Two Emmanuel Egbogah Scholarships of N100, 000.00 each/ year for needy petroleum engineering students (who must be members of the Society of Petroleum Engineers International).
  • N2.0 Million/Year for Organization and management of Emmanuel Egbogah Annual Lectures in Petroleum Engineering.

 

 

  • N500, 000.00/Year Africa Regional Director grant to the University’s Student Chapter of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) to facilitate the organization/management of their Annual Engineering week.

 

5.     LAGOS STATE UNIVERSITY, Epe Campus (February 2007)

         

  •  

N100,000.00/Year Emmanuel Egbogah Scholarship to an Engineering Student (who must be a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers International).

 

 6.    COMMUNITY SECONDARY SCHOOL, UMUOKPU-AWKA,

    Anambra State (February 2005)

 

  • 10 I-Mac Computers with Associated Software for teaching
  • N40Million for the Construction of a Building Complex housing Emerald Energy Computer Lab and T.C Okoli Memorial Library (opened September 2007).

 

 

  • PLUS $37,000 27KVA Power Generator to provide electricity for the computer laboratory and the library complex.

7.    DENNIS MEMORIAL GRAMMAR SCHOOL, ONITSHA (April

        2007).

 

  • 10 I-Mac Computers for teaching of computer science at my Alma Matter.

 

 

  •   SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM TO NNAMDI AZIKIWE 

        UNIVERSITY, AWKA (November 2008)

        N4.0Million endowment to Awka Development Union, Lagos for

        the award of 10 scholarships annually to indigenes of Awka to

        study Science and Engineering at Nnamdi Azikiwe University.

 

 

SOCIETY OF PETROLEUM ENGINEER’S ACTIVITIES OF DR EMMANUEL O EGBOGAH

Dr. Emmanuel Onu Egbogah (SPE No. 0595801)

Join Date: 1 September 1973

35-Year Member

SPE Distinguished Member Award (Presented at 1995 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition in Dallas, Texas, U.S.A)

Citation: The Board of Directors of the SPE has elected Dr Emmanuel Onu Egbogah as Distinguished Member in 1995 in recognition of distinguished achievement in the field of petroleum engineering and noteworthy service to the Society of Petroleum Engineers.

2.      Recipient of the Society of Petroleum Engineers 1998 Asia Pacific Regional Service Award (Jakarta, Indonesia, April 20

          1999). 

Citation: The Board of Governors of the SPE presented to Dr Emmanuel Onu Egbogah ,In Recognition of the continuing and outstanding commitment of personal effort” and time to further the organizational efforts and those of technology transfer throughout the Asia Pacific Region.

 

3.         Recipient of the SPE Nigeria Council Millennium Award (Abuja Nigeria, August 5, 1999)

Citation: The SPE Nigeria Council presents the Recognition Millennium Award to Dr Emmanuel 0 Egbogah in recognition for his active and dedicated Service to the Society in the 20” Century: Abuja, Nigeria, August 5/99.

 

COMMITTEE ACTIVITIES:

 

Committee Name/Position

Appointed Date/Expire Date

SPE Kuala Lumpur Section Director

1 July 1991 to 1 July 1993



Chairman of Editorial Review Committee for SPE  Journal of Petroleum Technology (JPT)

1 Oct 1994 to 15 April 1998

Technical Editor for SPE Journal of Petroleum Technology (JPT)

4 Aug 1995 to 15 April 1998



Member of SPE Cedric K. Ferguson Medal Committee

1 Oct 1992 to 1 Oct 1996



Member of SPE Task Force on Diversity/Governance

1 Oct 1994 to 1 Oct 1995



Steering Committee Member for SPE Forum Series in Asia Pacific on “Wellbore and Formation Damage Related to Completion Practices”

1 May 1991 to 1 May 1992

Steering Committee Member for SPE Forum Series in Asia Pacific on “Near-Wellbore Stimulation”

1 July 1992 to 1 Jun 1993

Chairperson for SPE Forum Series in Asia Pacific on “Challenges in Gas Reservoir Management”

1 June 1994 to 1 May 1995



Programme Committee Member/Session Co-Chairperson for 1993 SPE Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition

1 Feb 1992 to 1 Feb 1993

Programme Committee Member/Session Co-Chairperson for 1995 SPE Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition

1 Nov 1993 to 1 April 1995

Programme Committee Member/Session Co-Chairperson for 1997 SPE Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition

1 Sep 1996 to 1 April 1997

Programme Committee Member/Session Co-Chairperson for 1999 SPE Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition

1 April 1998 to 1 April 1999



Programme Committee Member/Session Co-Chairperson  for 1998 SPE Asia Pacific Conference on Integrated Modeling for Asset Management

1 July 1997 to 1 March 1998



Programme Committee Member/Session Co-Chairperson for 1999 SPE Asia Pacific Improved Oil Recovery Conference in

10 Mar 1999 to 30 Oct 1999

Programme Committee Member/Session Co-Chairperson for 2001 SPE Asia Pacific Improved Oil Recovery Conference

16 Nov 2000 to 31 Oct 2001

Programme Committee Member/Session Co-Chairperson for 2003 SPE International Improved Oil Recovery Conference in Asia Pacific

29 Dec 2002 to 31 Oct 2003

Programme Committee Member/Session Co-Chairperson for 2005 SPE International Improved Oil Recovery Conference in Asia Pacific

1 Sep 2004 to 31 Dec 2005



Reservoir Subcommittee Member for 2005 International Petroleum Technology Conference

11 Aug 2004 to 30 Nov 2005



Co-Chairman for 1997 SPE Applied Technology Workshop on “Cost Effective/Practical Reservoir Management”, 26-28 May 1997, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


Chairman for 1997 SPE Applied Technology Workshop on “Cost Effective/Practical Reservoir Management”, 26-29 October 1997, Bandung, Indonesia


Chairman for 1998 SPE Applied Technology Workshop on “Cost Effective/Practical Reservoir Management”, 23-26 August 1998, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei


Steering Committee Member for 1998 SPE Applied Technology Workshop on “Field Development Planning: Multidisciplinary Team Approach”, Chiba(Tokyo), Japan


Steering Committee Member for 1998 SPE Applied Technology Workshop on “Integrated Petroleum Asset Management”, Nusa Dua, Indonesia


Steering Committee Member for 1999 SPE Applied Technology Workshop on “Increasing the Oil Recovery of High Water Cut Reservoirs”, Daqing, China


Co-Chairman for 2000 SPE Applied Technology Workshop on “Developing and Managing Marginal Fields”, Kemaman, Terengganu, Malaysia




SPECIAL SPEAKER INFORMATION:

Panelist, Energy Roundtable, Offshore Technology Conference, Houston, Texas, USA, May 07, 2008

Speaker for Special Session on “Reservoir Evaluation” at 2001 SPE Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition in Jakarta, Indonesia

Panel Session Moderator on “Risk Assessment/Management of Uncertainty” at the 1997 SPE Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition.

Panel Session Moderator on “Safety Evaluating Commitment” at the 1999 SPE Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition. 

           

Panel Session Moderator on “IOR Experiences Best Practices and Lessons Learnt” at 1999 SPE Asia Pacific Improved Oil Recovery Conference.

Panel Session Moderator on “50% of the World’s Oil Production Will Come From IOR/EOR by 2020” at the 2001 SPE Asia Pacific Improved Oil Recovery Conference.

Panel Session Moderator on “More Footage Instead of EOR” at the 2003 SPE International Improved Oil Recovery Conference in Asia Pacific.

Panel Session Moderator on “Are We Progressing in the Right Direction?” at the 2005 SPE International Improved Oil Recovery Conference in Asia Pacific.

 

SPE PAPER PUBLICATIONS (Search Result from SPE eLibrary)

 

Year 

Paper

Title, Authors 

1997

38692

Correction Factor for Residual Oil Saturation From Conventional Cores

Egbogah, Emmanuel O., Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd; Amaefule, Jude O., VRMT International, Inc.

1997

38683

Reducing Field Development Planning and Reservoir Management Uncertainty Through a Comprehensive Core Analysis Program in the Dulang Field, Offshore Peninsular Malaysia

Egbogah, Emmanuel O., Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd

1995

29286

STOCHASTIC AND DETERMINISTIC RESERVES ESTIMATION IN UNCERTAIN ENVIRONMENTS

Karra, Sastry, Egbogah, Emmanuel O., Yang, Foo Wah, PETRONAS Carigali Sdn Bhd

1995

29262

Core-log Data Integration for Improved Formation Evaluation in the Dulang Field, Offshore Peninsular Malaysia

Amar, Zarool Hassan Bin Tajul, Egbogah, Emmanuel O., Nurdin, Abdul Rahim Bin, Petronas Carigali Sdn. Bhd.

1987

14876

The Concept of Relative Ganglion Velocity and Generalization to Oil- Bank Movements in Porous Media

Egbogah, Emmanuel, Amerigo Intl.

1976

6497

INTERFACIAL PROPERTIES OF CERTAIN CRUDE OILS IN THE PRESENCE OF CHEMICALLY TREATED WATERS

EGBOGAH, ONU E., THE UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA

1986

14826

Acidization of Dirty Sandstones With Buffered HF Acid Systems

Smith, M.J., Clark, G.J., Amerigo R and D Ltd.; Hendrickson, A.R., Hendrickson Intl.; Egbogah, E.O., Amerigo R and D Ltd.

1994

27771

A Systems Approach to Enhanced Oil Recovery Planning in Malaysia

Egbogah, E.O. *, Hovdestad, W.R. *, Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd; Daud, M.E., Raja, D.A. *, Petroleum Research and Scientific Sercives Sdn Bhd

1995

29253

Integrated Approach to Natural Gas Utilisation in the Asia Pacific Region

Hovdestad, Wayne R., Egbogah, Emmanuel O. 

1997

38091

Reservoir Management Key Performance Indicators

Sawabini, C.T., Reservoir Management Consultant; Egbogah, Emmanuel O., Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd

1997

38044

An Integrated Approach to Petroleum Resources Definitions, Classification and Reporting

Zainul, Abdul Jalil, Md Nor, Rosly, Hong, Teh Yat, PETRONAS; Egbogah, Emmanuel O., Musbah, A. Wahid, Hamdan, M. Kamal, Yang, Foo Wah, PETRONAS Carigali Sdn Bhd

1997

38024

Accurate Initial / Residual Saturation Determination reduces Uncertainty in Further Development and Reservoir Management of the Dulang Field, Offshore Peninsular Malaysia

Egbogah, Emmanuel O., Amar, Zarool Hassan Bin Tajul, Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd

1993

25335

A Synergistic Approach to the Development of the Dulang Field, Offshore Peninsular Malaysia

Egbogah, E.O., Chandramohan, S., Embong, M.K., Petronas Carigali Sdn. Bhd.

1992

25012

Reservoir Management of the Dulang Oil Field, Offshore Peninsular Malaysia: The Heuristic Approach

Hussain, Ahmad, Egbogah, E.O., Hovdestad, W.R., Petronas Carigali Sdn. Bhd.

1981

10115

A Model of Oil Ganglion Movement in Porous Media

Egbogah, Emmanuel O., United Petrol Laboratories Ltd.; Wright, Robert J., Dawe, Richard A., Dept. of Mineral Resources Engineering, Imperial College







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