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  • Igbokoyi, A. O., Daboer, J. N., & Iledare, O. (2017, July 31). The Effect of Regulation on the Development of Natural Gas Value Chain in Nigeria. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/189059-MS
  • Mgbaja, U. M., & Enwere, N. (2017, July 31). Reservoir Characterization, Simulation & Estimation of Storage Capacity of depleted Reservoirs in Niger Delta for Underground Natural Gas Storage. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/189058-MS
  • Ogbeiwi, P., Aladeitan, Y., & Udebhulu, D. (2017, June 17). An Approach of Water Flood Optimization - Case Study of Reservoir X. J Petrol Explor Prod Technol. DOI 10.1007/s13202-017-0368-5
  • Olayiwola, T. (2017, October 9). Application of Artificial Neural Network to Estimate Permeability From Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Log. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/189294-STU
  • Onuh, H. M., Ogbe D., & Onuh, Charles Y. (2017). Modified reservoir quality indicator methodology for improved hydraulic flow unit characterization using the normalized pore throat methodology (Niger Delta field as case study). J Petrol Explor Prod Technol (2017) 7:409–416. DOI 10.1007/s13202-016-0297-8
  • Onuh, H. M., & Ogbe D. O. (2017, July 31). Applications of the Normalized Pore Throat Radius Methodology for Improved Hydraulic Flow Unit Characterization Using the Niger Delta Field as Case Study. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/189131-MS



  • 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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