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Serial No: 41394
(01/20/1985, male)
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Short Bio:

High‐performing, strategic‐thinking professional with more than seven years' experience in the Mineral Exploration and Oil & Gas Industries. With extensive experience in managing projects from the planning phase to completion phase. Highly skilled at relationship building with clients, across organizations and teams; exceptional writing, presenting, and interpersonal communication skills. Creating and implementing innovative technological solutions and improving operational efficiency.

Current location: 

Greater Accra, Ghana - View on map



Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Oil, Gas and Energy

Spoken languages: 

english, french, italian

Locations I am interested in working:

africa, Arabia, Saudi, Asia, Australia, canada, Dubai, Europe, Middle East, United Arab Emirates

Educational Qualifications

POLITECNICO DI TORINO – ITALY (Sept. 2010 – Oct.2012)
 MSc. Petroleum Engineering

Thesis Topic – “Geophysical Methods for Fault System Mapping”

 BSc. Geological Engineering – 2 nd Class Upper Division

Project Work-“A Comparative Study of Very Low Frequency (VLF) and Induced Polarization (IP),

Geophysical Methods used for the Exploration of Gold on the Asankragwa Gold Belt in Ghana”.


Professional Experience

Position – Field Engineer
(Feb.2015 – Present)

Projects worked on; ANADARKO, Algeria on the Nabors 810 Rig and REPSOL, Algeria on the KCA- DUATAG T211 Rig

 Quality Health Safety & Environment Training, Algeria – Hassi Messaoud (02 Feb. 2015 )

 Contribute to Unit Rig Up and Rig Down of Logging Unit

 Monitoring Drilling Parameters.

 Collecting and Washing Geological Samples (Cuttings) and Cuttings Analysis (Calcimetry, Sulphate Test, Fluoroscopy).

 Lithotypes Description, Percentages Evaluation and Thin Sections Preparation.

 Equipment General Maintenance and Logging Materials Management.


Position – Petroleum Engineer/Geologist
(Oct. 2014 – Jan. 2015)

 Studying, Interpretation and Evaluation of Geological Data

 Coordination of installation, testing, maintenance and operation of oil field equipment to ensure safe operations and compliance with performance specifications. Determine Reservoir Properties, Fluid Contacts and Fractures Zones

 Simulation of reservoir performance for different recovery techniques, using computer models; Eclipse, Petrel, etc.

 Inspection of oil and gas wells to verify that installations are completed.


(Jan. 2013 – Sept.2014)

Adansi Gold Company Ghana Ltd, Noble Gold Gh. Ltd, GeoResources Gh. Ltd., Ampella Mining Ltd., etc.

 Making visits to mineral project sites and advising on the selection and development of the mineral location, extraction and production methods, based on factors such as safety, cost and deposit characteristics.

 Examining geological maps, deposits and drilling locations to determine the size, accessibility, contents, value and potential profitability of mineral deposits.

 Collecting, recording, interpreting and analyzing geological information from satellite images, maps, geochemical surveys and other sources.


In collaboration with Politecnico di Torino – Petroleum Engineering Dept.
Student Trainee

Drilling & Completion Practical Session and Field Work (Mar.2012 – Apr. 2012)

 Designed and planned wells; casing design, casing setting points, bit selection, drill string stabilization, etc.

 Observed abnormal pressures in wells; their origin, detection and prediction.

 Conducted simulated drilling fluid and cementing programmes.


Reservoir Geology/Engineering Practical Session and Field Work
(Sept. 2011- Nov. 2011)

 Used Eclipse and Petrel to perform Dynamic/Static Reservoir Model Initialization, History Matching, Forecasting and Aquifer Fitting/Matching of the Gullfaks field, North Sea.

 Performed a History Match on an oil bearing reservoir with bottom Water Drive; Running Eclipse Simulations and Floviz in Petrel Environment.

 Performed Build-up Tests for Oil Wells, Well deliverability and Material Balance for Oil/Gas Reservoirs – Well Testing Practical Sessions.

 Performed computer aided Well Testing Analysis and Interpretation on simulated Oil and Gas

Wells – Interpret® by Paradigm® and Rubis & Saphir by KAPPA.


POLITECNICO DI TORINO, ITALY – Practical Training Sessions and Field Work (2010 – 2012)

 Designed a transportation device, a monitoring and risk analysis system of a pipeline used for the transportation of oil/gas from Trecate wells to Torino; a pipeline for Biogas transportation from Torino Landfill to IREN combustion facility; and the shipment of oil/gas from Gela to Genova – Italy.

 Analysed the Risk of a Gasoline Plant and its Fire System; Reported on Failure mode, effects and criticality analysis (FMECA), Hazard & Operability Analysis (HAZOP), Risk Evaluation, Reliability and Consequence Analysis of a Plant and its Fire System.

 I was a member of a team that used Project Management tools (PERT diagrams, scheduling and expediting and the Critical Path Method) to bid for a contract for the construction of a Dewsbury

Power Station Plant with Utilities Operations Inc. UK – (Academic Work).


(Nov.2009 – Aug.2010)
Position: Contract Geologist attached to Goldbelt Resources (now Avocet Mining), West African Resources, Ampella Mines and Semafo Mines all in Burkina Faso.

 Planned and executed detailed geochemical, Brownfield and Greenfield investigations.

 Planned and executed geochemical auger drilling programmes and completed the field logs.

 Prepared geological maps, cross-sectional diagrams and reports from fieldwork and prepared geochemical samples for laboratory analysis.

 Analyzed and interpreted geological, geochemical, and geophysical information from sources such as survey data, well logs, boreholes and aerial photos.


Aug.2008 – Oct.2009
Position: Project Geologist

 Planned and executed Geochemical Auger Drilling programmes and completed the field logs.

 Supervised the pegging, drilling, sampling and preparation of Auger drilled samples for Laboratory analysis

 Compiled the geochemical sample database, validated and interpreted the data using Mapinfo with Discover

 Organised, supervised and reported on regular Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) meeting and logistics management

 Wrote weekly and monthly technical reports and presented periodic work progress to client


Position: Geologist Intern (May.2007- Aug.2007) and Part Time Contract Geologist
(Feb.2009 & June 2009)

 Planned and managed detailed Geochemical and Geophysical field investigations for gold exploration and mapped geologically promising sites

 Conducted Geophysical Surveys, Very Low Frequency (VLF) and Induced Polarization (IP) Surveys to determine ore bearing formation and advised on preliminary drilling targets.

 Compiled the Geochemical and Geophysical database, validated and interpreted the data using MapInfo with Discover

 Conducted Daily Health, Safety and Loss Prevention sessions for Casual Workers

 Key liaison point between the company and the community and developed compensation packages for people directly affected by our work.



English: Fluent

Italian: Beginner

French: Intermediate