Francis B. Akiang holds a BSc. in Applied Geophysics from the University of Calabar, Calabar. He obtained his MSc in Geophysics from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka. He is currently undertaking a PhD. Programme in Applied Geophysics in the University of Port Harcourt. He has undergone a series of oil and gas training in both Nigeria Agip Oil Company (NAOC) Port Harcourt and CGG veritas Lagos.