GM Sub-Surface, Oando Energy Resources
Mr. Babafemi Onasanya is the general manager Subsurface, Oando Energy Resources with overall responsibility for Geology & Geosciences and Petroleum Engineering. He joined Oando in 2014 and brought a wealth of experience in academics, management consulting, petroleum engineering and development planning spanning over twenty-five years.
Before joining Oando he worked for seventeen years at Mobil Producing Nigeria across different functions, namely, facilities engineering, subsurface engineering, management advisory, development planning and reservoir engineering. His major accomplishment while at Mobil Producing Nigeria was the 2016 production startup of the Erha Deepwater, the first Deepwater development for Exxonmobil in Nigeria, wherein he served as the lead production company reservoir engineer.
He also worked for five years at Chevron Nigeria as a Petroleum engineer. Prior to joining the oil industry in 1992, he was a management consultant at Price Waterhouse Nigeria and also lectured at the Mechanical Engineering department, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.
Mr. Onasanya is a COREN (The Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria) registered engineer, a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) and Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE). He graduated with a Bachelor of Science (First Class) in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Lagos in 1985 and also earned a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Nairobi, Kenya in 1989.