Dr. Richard Amorin

ACADEMIC DEGREES EARNED

  1. PhD. Petroleum Engineering, 2016
  2. Msc. Petroleum Engineering, 2009
  3. B.Sc. [Hons.] Geomatic Engineering, 2007
 

INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED

  1. University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa-Ghana (2012-2016)
  2. African University of Science and Technology, Abuja-Nigeria, (2008 - 2009)
  3. Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi-Ghana, (2003 - 2007)
 

PROFESSIONAL BODY MEMBERSHIP

  1. Member, University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG), (2010 - To Date)
  2. Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), (2008 - To Date)
 
 

ACADEMIC RANKS HELD

  1.  Lecturer (2013 - Date)
  2. Assistant Lecturer (2010 - 2012)
 

SUBJECTS TAUGHT

Undergraduate

  1. Drilling Engineering II
  2. Petroleum Engineering Laboratory Practices
  3. Principles of Petroleum Engineering
  4. Field Trip and Technical Report Writing I
  5. Field Trip and Technical Report Writing II
  6. Fundamentals of Natural Gas Engineering
  7.  Natural Gas Engineering
  8. Drilling Operations and Equipment
  9. Transportation of Oil and Gas
  10. Drilling Fluids

 

Postgraduate

  1. Advanced Drilling Engineering
  2. Offshore Drilling Technology
  3. Multi-Phase Flow in Pipes

 

RECORD OF SERVICE

  1. School of Postgraduate Studies Examinations Officer, UMaT (2017 - Date)
  2. Departmental Examinations Officer, Petroleum Eng. Dept (08/2014 -07/2016)
  3. Departmental Laboratory Officer, Petroleum Eng. Dept (08/2013 - 08/2014)
  4. Departmental Training Officer, Petroleum Eng. Dept (08/2011 - 08/2013)
  5. International and Local Association Coordinator, Petroleum Eng. Dept. (2011 - 2012

Peer Reviewed Journal Publication

  1. Broni-Bediako, E., Amorin, R. and Bavoh, C. B. (2017), “Gas Hydrate Formation Phase Boundary Behaviour of Synthetic Natural Gas System of the Keta Basin of Ghana, The Open Petroleum Engineering Journal, 2017, 10, 64-72
  2. Amorin, R., Dosunmu, A. and Amankwah, R. (2017), “Local Plant Seed Oils (Esters): The Frontier of Geothermal Drilling Applications – A Review”, Ghana Journal of Technology, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 62 - 72.
  3. Broni-Bediako, E, Amorin, R. and Koomson-Awortwe, S. (2017), Safety Knowledge of Domestic Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Users in Ghana – A Case Study, Petroleum and Coal, 59(1), pp. 54-61.
  4. Broni-Bediako, E. and Amorin, R. (2016), Evaluation of the Operations of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Refilling Plants in Ghana – A Case Study”, Journal of Environmental and Natural Resources Management, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 15-22.
  5. Amorin, R., Dosunmu, A. and Amankwah, R. K. (2015), “Economic Viability of the Use of Local Pseudo-Oils for Drilling Fluid Formulation”, Ghana Mining Journal, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 81 - 90.
  6. Amorin, R., Dosunmu, A. and Amankwah, R. K. (2015), “Enhancing the Stability of Local Vegetable Oils (Esters) For High Geothermal Drilling Application”, Journal of Petroleum and Gas Engineering (Academic Journals), Vol. 6(8), pp. 90-97.
  7. Amorin, R. And Broni-Bediako, E., (2013), “Major Challenges in Ghana’s Oil and Gas Discovery: Is Ghana Ready?”, ARPN Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 3, No. 1, http://www.ejournalofscience.org, pp. 21-25.
  8. Keuengoua, C.D.S. and Amorin R., (2011), “Well Spacing for Horizontal Wells”,  Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology, Vol. 3, No. 6, pp. 486-493.
  9. Ofei, T. N. and Amorin R., (2011), “Theoretical Analysis of Gravity-controlled Waterfloods”, Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology, Vol. 3, No. 5, pp. 369-376.
  10. Asamoah, D. Nana and Amorin R., (2011), Assessment of the Quality of Bottled/Sachet Water in the Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipality (TM) of Ghana, Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology, Vol. 3, No. 5, pp. 377-385
  11. Amorin R. and Broni-Bediako E., (2010), “Application of Minimum Curvature Method to Wellpath Calculations”, Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology, Vol. 2, No. 7, pp. 679-686.
  12. Broni-Bediako E., and Amorin R., (2010), “Effects of Drilling Fluid Exposure to Oil and Gas Workers Presented with Major Areas of Exposure and Exposure Indicators”, Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology, Vol. 2, No. 8, pp. 710-719.

 

 

Refereed Conference Publication

  1. Broni-Bediako, E., Amorin, R. and Bavoh, C. B. (2016), “Gas Hydrate Formation Phase Boundary Behaviour of Synthetic Natural Gas Systems at Keta Field of Ghana”, 4th UMaT Biennial International Mining and Mineral Conference, pp. MP 19-24.
  2. Amorin, R., Dosunmu, A. and Amankwah, R. K. (2015), “Enhancing the Stability of Local Vegetable Oils (Esters) for HPHT Drilling Application”, Proceedings at the 1st International Conference on Oilfield Chemistry and Flow Assurance, June 22-24, Port-Harcourt, Nigeria pp. 508-518.
  3. Amorin, R. and Adeleye, J. O. (2012), “Environmental Impacts of Ghana’s Oil and Gas Transportation Spillages on Coastlines and Onshore”, Proceedings at the 2nd UMaT Biennial International Mining and Mineral Conference, Tarkwa, Ghana, pp. 62-73.
  4. Amorin, R. and Broni-Bediako, E., (2013), “Major Challenges in Ghana’s Oil and Gas Discovery: Is Ghana Ready?Proceedings at the International Conference on Research and Development, Nekang, R. M. (ed), Miklin Hotel, Accra, Ghana, Vol. 3, No 11, pp. 94-98.
  5. Amorin, R. and Broni-Bediako, E., (2012), “Challenges Facing Petroleum Engineering Education in Public Universities in Ghana: The Way Forward”, Proceedings at the 2nd UMaT’s Biennial International Conference on Mining and Mineral Processing, pp. 510 – 513.
  6. Amorin, R. and Broni-Bediako, E., (2010), “Application of Minimum Curvature Method to Wellpath Calculations”, Proceedings at the 1st biennial UMaT International Conference on Mining & Mineral Processing, “Expanding the Frontiers of Mining Technology”, Tarkwa, Ghana, August 4 – 7, 2010, University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa-Ghana.