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  • Haruna M. Onuh, David O. Ogbe and Chikezie Nwosu (2015). Genetic units-based permeability prediction for clastic reservoirs using normalised pore throat radius (Niger Delta as case study). International Journal of Petroleum Engineering. Volume 1, Issue 4 DOI: 10.1504/IJPE.2015.073529 

  • Haruna M. Onuh, O. Akeem Arinkoola, and Ogbe, David O. (2015). Genetic unit averages of pseudo-normalized pore throat radius for improved permeability predictions (Niger Delta as case study). J Petrol Explor Prod Technol (2015) 5:147–155. DOI 10.1007/s13202-015-0167-9 

  • Arinkoola, A.O. and D.O. Ogbe (2015). Examination of experimental designs and response surface methods for uncertainty analysis of production forecast: A Niger Delta case study. Journal of Petroleum Engineering, Vol. 2015, ID 714541, 

  • Arinkoola, A.O., M.O. Haruna and D.O. Ogbe (2015). Quantifying uncertainty in infill well placement using numerical simulation and experimental design: case study. Journal of petroleum exploration and production technology, ISSN 2190-0558, DOI 10.1007/s13202-015- 0180-z, 

  • Arinkoola, A.O., Duru, U.I. and H.M. Onuh(2015). Development of proxy model for production forecast using adaptive neuro-fuzzy inference system and experimental design. Int. J. Petroleum Engineering, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp.189-220 

  • Arinkoola, A.O., Aladeitan, M.Y and D.O. Ogbe (2015). Integration of structural uncertainty and experimental design for uncertainty quantification. Journal of Petroleum and Gas Engineering, ISSN 2141-2677, Vol.6. 

  • Ladipo, O. and David O. Ogbe (2015, August 4). Improved Data-Driven Models for Forecasting Production Performance with Uncertainty Analysis. Society of Petroleum Engineers. DOI: 10.2118/178412-MSDocument ID SPE-178412-MS. 

  • Udebhulu, Dickson O. and David O. Ogbe (2015, August 4). Mechanistic Models for Predicting Sand Production: A Case Study of Niger Delta Wells. Society of Petroleum Engineers. Doi: 10.2118/178279-MS. 

  • Echendu, J. C., O. O. Iledare and E.I. Onwuka (2015). Comparative Economic-Performance Analysis of Production-Sharing Contracts in Angola, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and Nigeria. SPE Economics & Management Journal, Vol 7, No.4. . doi:10.2118/162990-PA 

  • Echendu, J. C. and O. O. Iledare (2015). Progressive Royalty Framework for Oil and Gas Development Strategy: Lessons from Nigeria. Society of Petroleum Engineers. Doi:10.2118/174846-MS 

  • Echendu, J. C., and Iledare, O. O. (2015, August 4). Impact of the National Content Act on Deep Water Offshore Development in Nigeria. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/178410- 

  • Akonobea, A. E., Igbokoyi, A. O., and Akinojo, O. (2015, August 4). Coupled 3-D Temperature, Viscosity and Pressure to Investigate the Effect of Heating on Pressure Decline in a Closed Reservoir with high Viscosity. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/178291-MS 

  • Igbokoyi, A. O. and Iledare, O. (2015, August 4). The Role of Natural Gas in Nigeria Power Generation: Emprical Analysis of Challenges, Constraints and Opportunities. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/178394-MS




  • O. Badaru, Onuh, M. Haruna, L. Ramin; Evaluating the Applications of Magnetic Resonance Image Logging Technology in Thin-Bed Reservoir Analysis. 32 nd Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationist (NAPE) Annual Conference and Exhibition, 2014 

  • Dele, I. N., Igbokoyi, A. O., and Babalola, K. (2014, August 5). A Three-Dimensional Numerical Simulator for Expansion-Drive Reservoirs. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/172368- 

  • Kingsley-Akpara, C., and Iledare, O. O. (2014, August 5). Modeling Crude Oil Production Outlook: A Case Study of the Oil and Gas Industry in Nigeria. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/172381-MS 

  • Kingsley-Akpara, C., and Iledare, O. O. (2014, August 5). Petroleum Reserves Growth Trend and Pattern: A Case Study of the Niger Delta Basin in Nigeria. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/172367-MS 

  • Echendu, J. C., Onwuka, E. I., and Iledare, O. (2014, August 5). Spreadsheet Modeling and Simulation Analysis of Production Sharing Contract Terms and Instruments in Nigeria. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/172389-MS. NAICE Nigeria (SPE-172389-MS) Abstract 

  • Amarfio, E. M., and Mohammed, S. (2014, August 5). Environmental and Health Impacts of Nanoparticles Application in Our Oil Industry. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/172427-MS 

  • Mohammed, S., Enty, G. S., and Amarfio, E. M. (2014, August 5). Determination of Average Reservoir Pressure from Constant-Rate Drawdown Tests. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/172424-MS 

  • Mohammed, S., Amarfio, E. M., and Dankwa, O. K. (2014, August 5). Production Analysis for Solution Gas-Drive Reservoirs: General Variable Pressure/Variable Rate Case -Theory. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/172426-MS 

  • Iwayemi Olanorin and Alpheus O. Igbokoyi (2014). POWER-LAW FLUID PRESSURE BEHAVIOR IN HOMOGENOUS RESERVOIR WITH SPHERICAL FLOW. Special Topics & Reviews in Porous Media: An International Journal, Volume 5, 2014 Issue 3. DOI: 10.1615/SpecialTopicsRevPorousMedia.v5.i3.40 pages 233-249



  • Onuh, H.M., D. O. Ogbe and C. Nwosu (2013, September 16). Reservoir Characterization for Improved Petrophysical Properties Predictability & Validations: Capillary Pressures and Permeability (N. Delta Province as Case Study). Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/165958-MS 

  • O. A. Falode, A. O. Arinkoola, K. K. Salam and B. M. Ajagbe (2013): “Prediction of compressive strength of oil field class G cement slurry using factorial design“, J Petrol Explor Prod Technol OI 10.1007/s13202-013-0071-0 (2013) Open access at 

  • Amarfio, E. M., and Igbokoyi, A. O. (2013, August 5). Breakthrough Time Correlations for Coning in Bottom Water Supported Reservoirs. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/167511-MS 



  • Ezulike Obinna and Alpheus Igbokoyi (2012). Horizontal well pressure transient analysis in anisotropic composite reservoirs—A three dimensional semi-analytical approach. URL: 

  • Iheanacho, P. C., Tiab, D., and Igbokoyi, A. O. (2012, January 1). Vertical-Horizontal Permeability Relationships for Sandstone Reservoirs. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/163011-MS 

  • Omosebi, A. O., and Igbokoyi, A. O. (2012, January 1). A Two-Dimensional Reservoir Simulator for Expansion-Drive Reservoirs. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/162983-MS 

  • Ezulike, D. O., and Igbokoyi, A. O. (2012, January 1). Pressure Testing of Horizontal Wells in Anisotropic Composite Reservoirs - A 3D Semi-Analytical Approach. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/162996-MS 

  • Omosebi, A. O., Osisanya, S. O., Chukwu, G. A., and Egbon, F. (2012, January 1). Annular Pressure Prediction During Well Control. Society of Petroleum Engineers. Doi:10.2118/163015 MS 

  • Onwukwe, S. I., Obah, B., and Chukwu, G. A. (2012, January 1). A Model Approach of Controlling Coning in Oil Rim Reservoirs. Society of Petroleum Engineers. Doi:10.2118/163039-MS



  • Ugbenyen, B. O., Ogbe, D. O., and Osisanya, S. O. (2011, January 1). Efficient Methodology for Stimulation Candidate Selection and Well Workover Optimization. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/150760-MS 

  • Ogbe, E., Ogbe, D. O., and Iledare, O. (2011, January 1). Optimization of Strategies for Natural Gas Utilization: Niger Delta Case Study. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/150791-MS 

  • Odai, L., and Ogbe, D. O. (2011, January 1). An Approach for Ranking Realizations to Characterize Reservoirs for Fluid Flow Simulation. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/150738-MS 

  • Salam, K.K., Adeleye, O.J. and A.O. Arinkoola (2010). Evaluation of rheological properties of beneficiated locally sourced mud using factorial design. Int. J. Oil, Gas and Coal Technology, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp.144–159. 

  • Ogbonna, F. C., and Chukwu, G. (2010, January 1). The Role of Petroleum Engineering Education in the Enhancement of Oil and Gas Production. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/140631-MS

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