Engr. Dr. Ifeanyi Uche Alex Oguamah

Engr. Dr. Ifeanyi Uche Alex Oguamah

Lecturer I

B. Eng., M. Eng., PhD
Email: ifeanyi.oguamah@futo.edu.ng


Engr. Dr. Oguamah is a faculty in the Department of Petroleum Engineering, of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri. A seasoned petroleum engineer with over a year of practical experience in the industry. Equipped with a Ph.D.in Petroleum Engineering, obtained from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria in 2019,  He possess a strong academic background and a relentless drive to advance the field. He began his teaching career in the Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering at AfeBabalola University, Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria in 2013. He joined the Petroleum Engineering Department of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri as an assistant lecturer. His research interests revolve around crucial aspects such as flow assurance, leveraging data sciences in petroleum engineering, multi-scale modeling, hydrogen fuel technologies, and carbon capture. He is deeply committed to exploring innovative solutions that promote sustainable development and address the challenges faced by the petroleum industry. With his expertise and passion, he aim to make meaningful contributions to the future of energy and drive positive change in the field of petroleum engineering.

Academic Qualification

  • Ph.D. Petroleum Engineering (Petroleum Engineering) (Ibadan)   06/2019
  • M.Sc. Petroleum Engineering (Petroleum Engineering) (Ibadan)    10/2011
  • B.Sc. Chemical Engineering (F.U.T.O) 06/2006


  • A participant in the TETfund research grant Award 2021 (NRF_CC_CAE_00004) awarded by TETfund.


  • Member Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) membership Number: 30216 (2013)
  • Council for the Registration of Engineering in Nigeria, (COREN) Registration ID: R. 29193 (2014)
  • Society of Petroleum Engineering

Courses Assigned to Teach

  1. Natural Gas Engineering
  2. Petroleum Production Engineering I &II
  3. Alternative Energy Sources
  4. Petroleum Process Technology
  5. Reservoir Engineering
  6. Applied Geophysics in petroleum exploration
  7. Engineering Mathematics
  8. Heat and Mass transfer
  9. Petroleum Engineering rock mechanics.


  • October 2009- Oct 2011: University of Ibadan, Nigeria.

Research Student (Department of Petroleum Engineering)

Laboratory equipment calibration


  • April 2013- January 2015: AfeBabalola University Ado-ekiti, Nigeria

 Lecturer II (Department of petroleum Engineering)

Course Taught: Reservoir Engineering I, Petroleum Production Engineering II, Surface operations, Reservoir Performance analysis, Fundamentals of Natural Gas Engineering, Petroleum Law, Well Testing, Fluid Transport Phenomena, Petroleum Geophysics .Process Technology


  • January 2015- Till date: Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria

Lecturer I (Department of Petroleum Engineering)

Course Taught: Natural Gas Engineering, Petroleum Production Engineering I &II, Alternative Energy Sources, Petroleum Process Technology, Reservoir Engineering.

Research Interest

Equation of State development, Molecular Simulation, Reservoir Fluid, Hydrogen, Caborn Capture, Enhanced Oil Recovery, Data Science in Petroleum Engineering


  1. Isehunwa, S.O., Adetoyi, G.A. and Oguamah, I.A. 2012. Experimental Determination of the Molecular weight of Some Binary Mixtures and Petroleum Liquids. Canadian Journal of pure and applied science 7(1): 2271-2275,
  2. Oseh, J.O. Oguamah, I.A. Omohimoria, C.U. Oluwagbenga, O.O. 2013. Statistical Method of Estimating Nigerian Hydrocarbon Reserves. American Journal of Engineering Research. Vol. 4.
  3. Oseh, J. O. and Oguamah, I. A. 2014. Predicting Asphaltene Precipitation in a High gas-oil ratio well using Bayesian Belief Network Approach. A Quarterly Publication of the Faculty of Science, Adeleke University Journal Vol. 1.
  4. Oguamah, I. A.; Oseh J. O. and Yekeen, P. N. 2014. Effects of Freezing Point Depression on Molecular Weight Determination of Hydrocarbon Mixtures. The Pacific Journal of Science and Technology. 15(2):2271-2275.
  5. Oguamah, I. Ogunkunle, T. and Oseh, J. 2015. Effect of Matrix Acidizing on the Performance Niger-delta Reservoir. International Journal of Oil Gas and Coal Engineering. 3(2) 18-23
  6. Oseh, J. O. Oguamah I. A., Omohimoria C.U. Alternate Method of Estimating Nigeria Hydrocarbon Reserves. Pacific Journal of Science and Technology. 16(1)
  7. Omotara O. Oluwagbenga, J. Oseh, O. Oguamah, I. A. Adeyi, A. A. 2015. Evaluation of Formation Damage and Assessment of Well Productivity of Oredo Field, Edo State. American Journal of Engineering Research. 4(3)1-10.
  8. NurudeenYekeen, Muhammed, A. Manan, Ahmad Kamal Idris, EswaranPadamabhan, RadzuanJunin, Ali Mohamed Samin, Afeez O. Badamosi, Ifeanyi Oguamah. 2018. A comprehensive review of experimental studies of nanoparticles-stabilized foam for enhanced oil recovery. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 164, 43-47.
  9. Oguamah, I., Isehunwa, S., &Udeagbara, S. (2019). Prediction of Asphaltene Onset Pressure during Natural Gas and Carbon Dioxide Injections. Journal of Petroleum and Coal, 61(2), 395–401.
  10. Udeagbara, S.G., Isehunwa, S.O., Okereke, N.U., Oguamah, I. U. (2020). Treatment of Produced water from Niger Delta oil fields using Simultaneous mixture of local materials. Journal of Petroleum Exploration and Production Technology, 11, 289-302. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13202-020-01017-w
  11. Udeagbara, S.G., Okereke, N.U., Kerunwa, A., Oguamah I., Nwanwe, O.I., Odo, J. E., Ikejimba, B. and Okeke, R. 2021. Performance evaluation of oil based drilling fluid formulated with castor oil. Journal of Petroleum and Gas Enginnering. 12(1), 8-22
  12. NdubisiOkereke, Vincent Okereke, NkemakolamIzuwa, Fuat Kara, NgoziNwogu, OnyebuchiNwanwe, Yahaya Baba, Sunday Kanshio, Jude Odo, Ifeanyi Oguamah. 2020 Advanced Mathematical Model for Prediction of sand production rate: A Niger Delta case study. SPE Journal, SPE 203692-MS.
  13. Udeagbara, S. G., Isehunwa, S. O., Okereke, N. U., Oguamah, I. U., Kerunwa, A., &Nwanwe, O. (2021). Treatment of produced water from Niger Delta oil fields using sequential mixture of bio-adsorbents. Cogent Engineering, 8(1), 1939927. https://doi.org/10.1080/23311916.2021.1939927
  14. Odo Jude Emeka, Onyejekwe Ifeanyi, Anthony Chikwe, Angela Nwachukwu, OkerekeNdubuisi, Oguamah Ifeanyi, Obikaonu Agnes Chidiebere. Effect of the Application of Aluminium Oxide on Recovery in Enhanced Oil Recovery. Engineering and Applied Sciences. 6(2), 2021, Engineers pp. 41-48. doi: 10.11648/j.eas.20210602.12
  15. Udeagbara, S.G., Isehunwa, S.O., Nwanwe, O., Oguamah I., Kerunwa, A. 2021. Managment of produced water from Niger-Delta oil field using local material. J. of Petrol. Env. Biotech. 12(10).
  16. Uwaezuoke, N., Igwilo C.K., Oguamah. I, Samuel, G.C. 2022. Evaluation and Suitability of a bio-material as oil-based drilling fluids viscosifier using chemical structural properties approach. International Journal of Engineering & Technology. 11(1), 27-32


Technical Paper

  1. Oguamah I.A. 2013. Design of 40 MMSCFD LPG Plant, Economic Profitability Using Indicators. The Nigerian Society of Engineers

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