Ebibo has over twenty (20) years’ experience in the Oil & Gas and Shipping industry. He started his career with Karinax Shipping in 1998 where he oversaw vessel contracting and leasing. He later moved to Ignite Energy where he oversaw the company’s operations and in 2001, to Sigmund, where he was Head of Trading and Operations.
He is responsible for Beluga’s International and Nigerian office’s business origination, operations and risk management and has brought in his wealth of experience to position Beluga as a reputable player in the integrated Oil and Gas sector.
A member of the Institute of Energy, London and a graduate of Botany & Microbiology from University of Ibadan, Mr. Soroh in 2006 obtained a Post Graduate diploma in International Ship Management, London City College, 2006.
Professional Courses Attended:
- Physical Crude Oil Pricing and Products Trading & Hedging. ICE EDUCATION
- Introduction to Oil Futures and Options. ICE EDUCATION.
- Post Graduate Diploma in International Shipping Management.
- Graduate member Energy institute/Institute of petroleum London (GradEI).
- International oil supply, Transportation, Refining and Trading. College of Petroleum and Energy Studies. The Oxford Princeton Programme. (SP1)
Mr. Chikaodili S. Okoli holds a bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Management from Middlesex University, London (1993). He later proceeded to the University College London (UCL) between 1993 and 1994 and obtained an MSc degree in Ergonomics, Human Factors/Human-Computer Interaction (HF/HCI).With a work history of over 10 years, Chikaodili has had various professional and extra-disciplinary experiences gathered at Chase Manhattan, UK; Royal Bank of Scotland Plc (Waterhouse Sq. London), Rothschilds Asset Management, and also at Morgan Stanley (Regulatory Controllers) where he developed the swaps database (SYBASE/Access/VBA environment), working in various capacities in treasury services, capital market operations and risk management.
He returned to Nigeria in 1999 and took up a job with Magnum Trust Bank (now Sterling Bank Plc) where he implemented the Value-Card system for the bank. He later moved on to Standard Chartered Bank Ltd in 2001 where he had a Business Development role. In 2003, he was appointed to work as Corporate Planning and Logistics Manager at WABECO.
He has brought his wealth of administrative skills now into Beluga as a Director.
Boye Adeyemi is an astute Petroleum Geologist with more than twenty years of oil industry experience. He graduated with a BSc Degree in Geology at the University of Ibadan and obtained a Certificate of Specialisation in Geosciences, Masters of Science in Applied Geophysics and Masters in Business Administration from the Robert Gordon University, University of Lagos and the Lagos Business School, respectively.
He started his career as an Engineering Geologist responsible for EIA soil testing and geophysical data acquisition with Iten International Limited, and later went through the Shell Intensive Training Program (SITP) and had a short stint as a Petrophysicist with The Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) before joining ExxonMobil Corporation where he rose through the ranks in fourteen years. He worked in several affiliates including ExxonMobil Exploration Company (EMEC), ExxonMobil Production Company (EMPC), Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited (MPNU) and Esso Exploration and Production Company (EEPNL) and was a key contributor to major exploration, development and production projects such as the South Texas King Ranch Exploration Project, Nigerian JV Near-Field Wildcat projects, and multi-million dollars Deepwater Erha and Bosi Projects where he served as Block Coordinator for OML 133. He left to start up Hansol Geonetworks Limited - a training, research and consultancy firm for the energy industry - functioning as the Managing Partner and Subsurface Team Lead for the Company.
Boye Adeyemi is a member of various professional bodies including American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG), Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG), the Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists (NAPE), and the Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society (NMGS). He is also an active industry mentor for the AAPG Industrial barrel award and an adjust lecturer at the Pan African University Institute of Life and Earth Sciences (PAULESI), University of Ibadan and at the Centre of Excellence in Geosciences and Petroleum Engineering at the University of Benin.
He is a proven oil finder with expertise in seismic interpretation, formation evaluation, reservoir characterization and connectivity analysis, static and dynamic modeling, production operations and integrated field development planning.
Boye is a core member of Beluga where he will lead the Exploration and Production Team. He is married with children, loves soccer and is an active supporter of LFC.
An astute oil and commodity trader, with a career spanning over 23 years in the Oil and Gas industry, Chinedu Nwokedi’s career covers crude oil trading, marketing and supply, oil market development, independent trading advisory services and strategy development.
Beginning at Delphi Petroleum Inc., U.S.A. and STS (UK) Ltd. London, he was a member of the oil trading team responsible for International supply and trading activities for the companies, which involved petroleum products offtake arrangements from Nigeria for end-users in the United States East Coast/ Gulf Coast.
He later moved to Duke Oil Company Incorporated-London (NNPC’s crude oil trading affiliate) and worked as a crude oil trader, with the oil trading team where he traded NNPC’s equity crude oil and third-party crude oil. After this, he joined NNPC’s crude oil marketing division in Lagos and Abuja as a senior crude oil market analyst.
He has acted as an independent trading advisor to a range of private International and Nigerian oil companies, preparing them for future integration into the competitive world oil markets.
Mr. Nwokedi has a degree in Law from the University of East Anglia (UK) and a Masters of Business Administration, from Durham University (UK).
Professional Courses Attended
- Oil Supply & Demand Economics, Institute Of Petroleum, London, UK
- Trading Oil On International Markets, Cambridge University
- Advanced Oil Markets Risk Management For Traders, London, UK
- Professional Assessed Oil Traders Course, London, UK