Engr. Prof. Stanley Ibuchukwu Onwukwe


B. Eng., M. Eng., PhD (Petroleum Engineering)


Professional Affiliations:

  • Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
  • COREN Registered

Research Interests:

  • Enhanced Oil Recovery, Production & Optimization
  • Mature Field Development and Production
  • Gas processing, distribution and Utilization

Teaching Interests:

  • Reservoir Engineering
  • Petroleum Production Engineering
  • Drilling Engineering
  • Drilling Fluid Technology
  • Gas Engineering
  • Natural Gas Processing Technology
  • Water Injection and Flooding Operations
  • Petroleum Economics

Selected Publications:                      

  1. Nwachukwu Angela N, Chukwu Godwin A, Onwukwe Stanley I, Chukwu Felicia I, Obah Boniface (2017) “Characterization of Identified Niger Delta Waxy Crudes” Petroleum Technology Development Journal. Vol. 7, No. 1. p.64-77
  2. Nwachukwu A.N, Chukwu G.A, Onwukwe S.I, Chukwu F. (2016) “Establishment of Wax Deposition Index from Saturates, Aromatics, Resins, Asphaltenes Analysis” Journal of Petroleum Engineering & Technology. Volume 6, Issue 1. P.1-8
  3. Onwukwe S. I, (2015) “Enhancing Production from Oil Reservoir through Open Channel Hydraulic Fracturing” International Research Journal in Engineering, Science and Technology. Vol.12, No.2. p.6-12
  4. Onwukwe S. I (2015) “Improving Efficiency of Gas Lift System in Horizontal Well through Perforated Dip Tube Lift System” International Research Journal in Engineering, Science and Technology. Vol.12, No.2. p.25-30
  5. Stanley Onwukwe, Ugochukwu Duru, Princewill Ikpeka (2015) “Natural Gas Utilization through Domestic Gas Distribution in Nigeria” Journal of Advanced Research in Petroleum Technology & Management. Vol 1, No 1. p.1-7
  6. Stanley Onwukwe (2015) “Techniques of Controlling Water Coning in Oil Reservoirs” Journal of Advanced Research in Petroleum Technology & Management. Vol 1, No 1. p.8-16
  7. Onwukwe S. I, Ogbuagu C. I, Obah B. (2015) “Review of Radial Drilling Technology and Viable Prospect in Mature Field Development in the Niger Delta”, Journal of Petroleum Engineering and Technology. Vol.5, Issue 2. p.60-66
  8. Onwukwe S. I. and Duru U. I. (2015) “Prospect of Harnessing Associated Gas through Natural Gas Hydrate (NGH) Technology in Nigeria” Journal of Petroleum and Gas Engineering. 6(3), p. 38-44
  9. Stanley Onwukwe, Ugochukwu Duru, Boniface Obah (2014) “Performance of Water Injection in Oil Rim Reservoir Recovery Factor” Journal of Petroleum Engineering and Technology. Volume 4, Issue 2. p.31-38
  10. Onwukwe S. I (2014) “Adaptation of Thermal Desorption in the Treatment of Oil Based Drill Cuttings” International Journal of Engineering and Technical Research. Vol. 2, Issue 12. p.78-80
  11. Onwukwe S. I, Obah B, Uwaezuoke N, (2012) “A Model Approach of Controlling Coning in Oil Rim Reservoirs” Journal of Petroleum Engineering and Technology, Volume 2, Issue 1. p.1-10
  12. Onwukwe S. I and Nwakaudu M. S, (2012) “Drilling Wastes Generation and Management Approach,” International Journal of Environmental Science and Development, Vol. 3, No. 3. p.252-257
  13. Onwukwe S. I, (2009) “Gas-to-Liquid-Technology: Prospect for Natural Gas Utilization in Nigeria”, Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, (Elsevier) Volume 1, Issue 6. p.190-194.
  14. Onwukwe S. I and Obah B, (2009) “Production Optimization in Thin-oil Column with Horizontal Well Placement” OilGas European Magazine, Volume 35, Number 3. p.121-123.
  15. Onwukwe S. I and Obah B, (2004) “Natural Gas Utilization – Feasibility for Local Distribution in Nigeria” Journal of Research in National Development, vol. 2, No. 2, 2004, pp. 1-10