Mr Avanoma is an accomplished oil and gas professional and project manager with over 16 years oil industry experience in Drilling & Completions Engineering, Wireline Logging, Production Optimization and Production Surface Facilities in USA, Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa, Gabon, France, UK, Algeria & Colombia.
Registered with The Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), Project Management Institute (PMI) and Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists (NAPE), his areas of expertise range from project management, well delivery (Drilling & Completion), well costs optimization, interface (asset, reservoir & engineering), rig management, operations, civil works location and preparation gathered from his experience working with SEPLAT, WellManned, Schlumberger Oilfield Services and Oildata Wireline Services.
He is currently responsible for setting strategy, direction and sustaining the growth of various oil and gas companies domiciled within Africa and continues to lead these companies into success.
His personal interests are in project management and travels.
Mr. Faka is a senior Oil & Gas professional. He has over 15 years of domestic and international experience in the oil and gas industry (Nigeria, Ghana and USA). His core expertise includes drilling and completions, subsea engineering, subsea inspection, maintenance and repair, strategic planning and management, market Analysis, project management, product marketing, business forecasting, budget and cost control, P&L management and operations management from Schlumberger, Grant Prideco, National Oilwell Varco, InterMoor, DeltaTek Group and Global Pilot.
His credentials include:
• Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Benin, Nigeria
• MBA Global Management from the University of Phoenix, USA
• A member of: Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) US Gulf Coast and Port Harcourt, Nigeria Chapters, Marine Technology Society of Houston and International Honor Society of Business Administration.
With over 8 years of experience as an oil and gas professional and business developer, Kester’s core competence includes drilling engineering, directional drilling, project management, business development, sales and strategy.
He gathered his wealth of experience from working with Baker Hughes (a GE company), Segofs Energy, Busivel Oil & Gas, KSoft International and attended various professional trainings on leadership, business development, project management, directional drilling, well planning, well control, general oil and gas, safety, ICT, to name but a few.
His academic credentials include:
- Masters in Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria.
- Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electrical Electronics Engineering, Federal University of Technology Owerri, Nigeria
Mr. Awani is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) and the Project Management Institute (PMI).
His hobbies include reading, developing businesses and travelling.
Martins joined the BRADE senior management team in 2016, and is actively involved in implementing long-term strategic organizational goals, building/managing key customer relationships with clients, and also manages the introduction of new, cutting-edge technologies such as the National Oilwell Varco’s SEABOX-SWIT Subsea Water Treatment and Injection system and several others into the Nigerian oil and gas industry.
Mr Essien has over 8 years’ experience in field and operations management in the oil and gas industry. His journey in the industry began while working as a Schlumberger Drilling and Measurements lead Logging-While-Drilling engineer for deep offshore clients in the West African coast, covering Ghana, Nigeria, Benin Republic, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Mauritania, and briefly in the United Kingdom (Aberdeen). Prior to this, Martins had a three (3) year stint in one of the foremost banking institutions in Nigeria, where he learned the fundamentals of exceptional service delivery, with emphasis on the core business strategy anchored on People, Technology and Service.
He is a first class chemical engineering graduate from the prestigious Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, and has attended numerous local and overseas training courses focused mainly on general oilfield services, advanced log interpretation, drilling well control (IWCF Level 4), deep water drilling operations, drilling optimization, people, operations and P&L management.
Martins enjoys discussing politics, watching soccer and travelling as his hobbies.