Mr. Onyebuchi Nwanwe

Assistant Lecturer

MSc. in Petroleum Engineering; B.Eng. in Petroleum Engineering


Onyebuchi Ivan Nwanwe is a lecturer and researcher attached to the Department of Petroleum Engineering, Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO). He holds a Bachelor of Engineering and Master of Science degree both in Petroleum Engineering respectively from the University of Benin, Nigeria and Technische Universität Clausthal, Germany. He is currently a PhD candidate in Petroleum Engineering in the Department of Petroleum Engineering, Federal University of Technology Owerri. Nwanwe’s research interests include Enhanced Oil Recovery, Integrated Field Modeling, Sand Control  Completion Technology and Hydraulic Fracturing. He is an academic adviser and teaches undergraduate and postgraduate diploma students.

Academic Qualification

  • MSc. in Petroleum Engineering (Technische Universität Clausthal, Germany: 2009 – 2012); 
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Petroleum Engineering (University of Benin, Nigeria: 2002 –  2006) 



Courses Assigned to Teach


Course CodeCourse Title
PET 317Petroleum Geology
PET 411Oil Pollution and Control
PET 505Reservoir Modeling and Simulation
PET 202Introduction to Petroleum Engineering
PET 310Heat and Mass Transfer
PET 705Reservoir Analysis I
PET 717Engineering Mathematics I
PET 721Applied Petroleum Geology
PET 710Computer Applications in Petroleum Engineering


Assistant Lecturer at Federal University of Technology, Owerri: 2018 – Till Date

Research Interest

  • Enhanced Oil Recovery
  • Integrated Field Modeling
  • Sand Control Completion Methods
  • Flow Assurance 
  • Hydraulic Fracturing


  • An assessment of hydrates inhibition in deepwater production systems using low-dosage hydrate inhibitor and monoethylene glycol (DOI: 10.1007/s13202-019-00812-4)   N.U. Okereke; P.E. Edet; Y. D. Baba; N. C. Izuwa; S. Kanshio; N. Nwogu; F. A. Afolabi and O. Nwanwe