EMR MD Biola Ajayi
Mr Abiola Ajayi
Managing Director


Mr. Abiola Ajayi is a well rounded Geologist with over 30 years of broad based geoscience experience. He has held various management positions mostly in the Oil and Gas Exploration and Production industry over the last 10 years.

During his career, he has acquired diverse international experience from Shell in the Netherlands, Schlumberger in Norway and PSI in Venezuela. As the founding Geology and Geophysics manager of Afren Nigeria, he was a core member of the executive management team that grew the company from startup to 21,000 barrels per day production in a two year period.

On the business side, Biola had been involved in a number of acreage acquisitions, divestments and acreage auctions in Nigeria and across a few countries in Africa.

He has an M.Sc. in Mineral Exploration from the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife

Colins Ibekwe - Sub-surface Manager
Mr Collins Ibekwe
Subsurface Manager

Mr. Collins Ibekwe is an Engineer and a Petrophysics specialist with over 20 years experience in Exploration, Development and Technology support mostly with a major international Oil and Gas company (Shell). He was involved with a number of hydrocarbon discoveries, successful Appraisals and field developments.

He worked in different locations around the world (Nigeria, Netherland, USA). His work experience span diverse basins and prospecting terrains - from Niger Delta to the high pressured environments of the Gulf of Mexico.

He has worked several integrated studies and Field Development projects. Collins has also been involved in a number of asset developments beyond the upstream E&P business. He has responsibility for ensuring that the company’s subsurface evaluation projects yield quality products.

He holds a B.sc in Chemical Engineering from the University of Lagos, a Masters in Applied Geophysics and an MBA.

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Mr Yomi Disu
Head of Finance and Admin

Mr. Disu has over 20 years working experience in various industries ranging from publicity, educational, recreation to oil and gas.

As EMR's head of Finance and Administration, his duties are to oversee the finance, administration and HR issues along with statutory and regulatory matters and ensuring compliance. A Charted Accountant, he is a member of ICAN and has attended various management courses seminars and conferences both within and outside Nigeria.

He finished from the university of Lagos with a B.Sc in Business Administration after a Higher National Diploma in Accounting.

Dr Obaoye
Dr Michael Obaoye
Principal Geoscience Consultant


Dr. Mike Obaoye has over 30 years of  industry experience in operating oil companies and in consulting. Dr. Mike is highly skilled in structural and stratigraphic evalution, wireline log interpretation, mapping and  basin modelling. 

He also has extensive experience in Field Development Planning, regional accreage evaluation, prospect generation and maturation, production optimization and reservoir management. He is also a highly skilled petrophysicist with several years experience in the Exploration, Development and Technology support group with the defunct Texaco Overseas. He has been involved in a number of hydrocarbon discoveries, successful Appraisals and field developments.

Mike has a Ph.D in Applied Geophysics.

Mr Tony
Mr Anthony Aniekwena
Principal Reservoir Engineering Consultant

Mr. Anthony Aniekwena has over 20 years of experience as a reservoir engineer. He is versed in integrated reservoir management and production optimization, with extensive experience in well test design, interpretation, and the simulation of petroleum reservoirs. In addition Tony has in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience on well design, drilling and completion, with good integration skills.

He has provided on-site technical support to drilling and workover operations in Shellas a well-site Petroleum Engineer.  He has been involved in reservoir engineering support and management in sandstone, naturally fractured carbonate reservoirs and for shale gas wells.

Tony has had international experience in The Netherlands, UAE and the United States.

He graduated from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) with a B.Eng in Mechanical Engineering degree 1987 and an MSc in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A & M University.

Mr Joshua Ogunyannwo
Mr Joshua Ogunyannwo
Principal Facilities Engineering Consultant

Joshua Ogunyannwo has over 20 years of experience in the engineering and project management of oil and gas facilities. He has been engaged in the successful delivery of diverse engineering projects ranging from small and large diameter cross-country pipelines, Oil and gas compression and refrigeration facilities to oil sands, bitumen extraction, rig refurbishment and refinery maintenance in Africa, the Middle East, Europe, Russia Far East and North America.

He is a member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, a Professional Engineer in Canada and a Project Management Professional.

He graduated from the University of Lagos with a BSc in Mechanical Engineering 1985 and he did a project management coursework, from Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, Calgary, Canada, 2007.

Sandy Eyal - Economist
Sandy Eyal
Principal Economist


With 14 years experience as an accountant with international companies and as a petroleum economist, Sandy has a versatile professional background that enables successful accomplishment of day-to-day managerial tasks and leading of financial aspects of organizations including budget control, implementation of processes and management initiatives.

Her professional experience includes evaluation of oil and gas tax financing, project budget preparation and monitoring, development of new businesses and finance generation of projects etc.

Sandy is a qualified professional accountant with a master`s degree in economics.


Seye Fadahunsi - Adviser
Mr Seye Fadahunsi
Strategic Advisor

Mr. Seye Fadahunsi is a distinguished oil and gas professional with over 25 years experience in oil and gas industry. He co-founded Pillar Oil Limited, operator of the Umuseh/Igbuku Marginal Field and one of the very few companies to have attained production status in the Marginal Field Class of 2003. He is also a founder of EMR and was the immediate Vice-President of the Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists (NAPE).

Seye was invovled in the establishment of South Atlantic Petroleum (SAPETRO), acting as General Manager in 1999 and participated actively in the discovery and appraisal of the giant Akpo deep-water field.

Mr. Fadahunsi has a Master`s degree in Geology from the University of Hull.

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