Engr. Dr. Angela Nkechi Nwachukwu

Senior Lecturer

B.Eng., M. Eng. PhD
Email: angela.nwachukwu@futo.edu.ng


Engr. Dr A.N. Nwachukwu is a lecturer I in the Department of Petroleum Engineering, Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO), Imo State, Nigeria. She obtained her B.Eng. and M.Eng. degrees from the Federal University of Technology, Owerri and PhD degree partly from the African University of Science and Technology, Abuja before transferring to FUTO for the completion of the PhD degree.  All degrees are in Petroleum Engineering. Dr Nwachukwu has taught various Petroleum Engineering courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Her research interests include Reservoir Engineering, Production Engineering & Flow Assurance, and recently Artificial Intelligence. She is currently the Research Assistant to Prof. Godwin A. Chukwu, Professor Emeritus, University of Alaska, USA who is the lead researcher for the Oil and Gas Research Grant of the Petroleum Technology Development Fund, (PTDF) on a Research Project titled “Evaluation of Wax Deposition during Production of Crude Oil in an Identified Niger Delta Waxy Oil Field”. She is in charge of the Laboratory of Excellence for Flow Assurance Research Studies in the Department of Petroleum Engineering, Federal University of Technology, Owerri.

Academic Qualifications:  

  • B.Eng.(Petroleum Engineering) FederalUniversity of Technology, Owerri
  • M.Eng.(Petroleum Engineering) Federal University of Technology, Owerri
  • PhD (Petroleum Engineering)Federal University of Technology, Owerri

Awards and Honors:

  • Award of Honour as a Youth Ambassador, 2017 by ST. Anthony’s Station Youth, Maria Assumpta Cathedral Parish Owerri, Imo State.
  • Award of Excellence/ Celebrity, 2009 by ST. Anthony’s Station Council, ST. Anthony’s Station/Wing Youth, Assumpta Parish, Owerri, Imo State

Professional Affiliations:

  • Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
  • Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE)
  • Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria (APWEN)
  • COREN Registered

Courses Taught:

  • PET 202: Introduction to Petroleum Engineering
  • PET 301: Drilling Technology I
  • PET 317: Petroleum Geology
  • PET 302: Drilling Fluid Technology
  • PET 405: Petroleum Production II
  • PET 409: Applied Geophysics in Petroleum Exploration
  • PET 501: Drilling Technology 111
  • PET 502: Reservoir Engineering III
  • PET 504: Petroleum Production III
  • PET 505: Reservoir Modeling and Simulation
  • PET 518: Nigerian Oil mining Law
  • PET 700: Introduction to Petroleum Engineering
  • PET 703: Petroleum Production 1
  • PET 704: Petroleum Production 11
  • PET 705: Reservoir Analysis 1
  • PET 709: Technical Report Writing
  • PET 801: Advanced Reservoir Engineering
  • PET 802: Advanced Well test Analysis

Research Interests:

  • Production Engineering & Flow Assurance
  • Reservoir Engineering
  • Artificial Intelligence       

Teaching Interests:

  • Petroleum Production Engineering
  • Drilling Engineering Technology
  • Reservoir Engineering
  • Reservoir Modeling and Simulation
  • Well test Analysis

Selected Publications:

  1. Nwachukwu et al. (2017) Characterization of Identified Niger Delta Waxy Crudes, Journal of Petroleum Technology Development, pp 64-76
  2. Nwachukwu et al. (2016) Establishment of Wax Deposition Index from Saturates, Aromatics, Resins, Asphaltenes Analysis, Journal of Petroleum Engineering & Technology, pp 1-8
  3. Nwachukwu, A.N. (2016) Development of Model for Critical Oil Rate and Well Placement for Simultaneous Water and Gas Coning in a horizontal well, FUTO Journals, Vol 2, pp 346-360
  4. Nwachukwu et al. (2015) Synopsis of Laboratory Methods for Characterizing Waxy Crude Oils, Journal of Advanced Research in Petroleum Technology and Management, pp 1-11