Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists
Abiodun Adesanya has been in the Oil & Gas Industry since 1983. He started off his career at Agip Energy (National Service) and later as a Seismologist with United Geophysical where he rose to Party Chief overseeing 2D/3D Seismic acquisition & processing. He later moved to Elf Petroleum in 1990 where he initially supervised seismic operations before moving to Asset Management team as Senior Geoscientist responsible for 2D/3D evaluation and portfolio management.He later joined Landmark Graphics (Halliburton) in 1997 where he worked for four years. His duty includes management and provision of technical consulting, sales marketing and training to Local, National and International Independents and Multinational companies within the Sub-Sahara Africa region. He became the Managing Consultant of Degeconek in 2000. The company, incorporated in 1996, is one of the leading petroleum geosciences, reservoir engineering and project economics consulting firm working across West Africa. The company also provides technical advisory services and training to financial institutions. Clients include local independents and international upstream oil and gas operating companies. Abiodun is a Fellow of the Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists (NAPE) and is currently the NAPE president elect.