Dr. Eric Broni-Bediako

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

2.  ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

 

(A) Academic Degrees

Date

  1. PhD (Petroleum Engineering)
  2. MPhil (Mining Engineering)
  3. MSc (Petroleum Engineering)         

(iii)  BSc (Mining Engineering)              

 

July 2016

July 2012

December 2009

June 2006

(B) Institutions Attended

Date

 

  1. University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa
  2. University of Mines and Technology
  3. African University of Science and Technology, Nigeria
  4. Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Tech.

Kumasi, Ghana

 

2012 - 2016

2008 - 2012

2008 - 2009

2002 - 2006

 

 

 

(C) Professional Titles

Date

 

 

  1. MSPE (Member, Society of Petroleum Engineers)

2008-date

 

(D) Scholarships/Awards

Date

 

(i)UMaT, Ghana, Staff Development Fund for PhD

(ii)African University of Science and Technology for MSc

2012 – 2015

2008 - 2009

 

 

 

       

3.   UNIVERSITY TEACHING AND/OR RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

 

  1. Academic Ranks Held

 

  1. October 2017 to Date: Senior Lecturer, Petroleum Engineering Department, University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa, Ghana.
  2.  
  3. April 2013 to September 2017: Lecturer, Petroleum Engineering Department, University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa, Ghana.

 

  1. June 2010 to April 2013: Assistant Lecturer, Petroleum Engineering Department, University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa, Ghana.

 

  1. 2008 to 2009: Demonstrator, Mining Engineering Department, University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa, Ghana.

 

  1. 2006 to 2007: National Service Personnel, Mining Engineering Department, University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa, Ghana.

 

        (B) Subjects Taught

 

Since my appointment as an Assistant Lecturer in June 2010 and Lecturer in April 2013, I have handled a total of 9 different courses at undergraduate programmes. Details of the courses I have taught since my appointment as an Assistant Lecturer in June 2010 and Lecturer in April 2013 are shown in Table 1.

 

  Table 1 Courses Taught at the Undergraduate Level at UMaT

SN

Course Code

Course Name

Year

1

PE 452

Colloquium/Seminar

2014 to 2017

2

PE 270

Field Trip and Technical Report I

2014 to 2015

3

PE 356

Field Trip and Technical Report II

2014 to 2015

4

MN 380

Petroleum Engineering

2012 to 2015

5

PE 379

Environment Management, Health & Safety in Petroleum Industry

2012 to date

6

PE 472

Oil and Gas Field Project Evaluation

2012 to date

7

PE 373

Drilling Engineering II

2011 to 2015

8

PE 272

Drilling Engineering I

2010 to date

9

PE 271

Drilling Operations and Equipment

2010

10

PE 361

Probability and Statistics

2016 to date

 

  1. Referred Journal Papers (Published with Exact References)

 

  1. Dankwa, O. K., Prince, P. O. and Broni-Bediako, E. (2018), “Evaluating the Effects of Monovalent and Divalent Salts on the Rheological Properties of Water Based Mud”, The Open Petroleum Engineering Journal, Vol. 11, pp. 98 - 106.

 

  1. Amorin, R., Broni-Bediako, E., Worlanyo, D. and Konadu, S. A. (2018), “The Use of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) as a Fuel for Commercial Vehicles in Ghana: A Case Study at Tema Community 1”, Current Journal of Applied Science and Technology, Vol. 29, No.2, pp. 1 - 8.

 

  1. Broni-Bediako, E. and Amorin, R. (2018), “Enhancing the Performance of Local Cement as an Alternative for Oil and Gas Well Cementing Operation”, Petroleum and Coal, Vol. 60, No.5, pp. 977 - 984.

 

  1. Broni-Bediako, E., Onyije I. J. and Unwene, K. K. (2018), “Economic Effects of Oil Price Volatility on Developing Countries: A Case Study of an Oil Exporting Country”, International Journal of Economics and Management Sciences, Vol. 7. No. 2, pp. 1 – 5.

 

  1. Broni-Bediako, E. and Amorin, R. (2018), “The Ghana Liquefied Petroleum Gas Promotion Programme: Opportunities, Challenges and the Way Forward”, Innovative Energy and Research, Vol. 7. No. 2, pp. 1 – 5.

 

  1. Broni-Bediako, E. and Amorin, R. (2017), “Advances in the Possibility of Utilising Construction Grade Cements CGCs) for Oil Well Cementing”, Oil and Gas Research, Vol. 3. No. 3, pp. 1 – 4.

 

  1. Broni-Bediako, E. and Amorin, R. and Bavoh, B. C (2017), Gas Hydrate Formation Phase Boundary Behaviour of Synthetic Natural Gas Systems at Keta Basin of Ghana”, The Open Petroleum Engineering Journal, Vol. 10, pp. 3 - 11.

 

  1. Broni-Bediako, E. and Amorin, R. (2017), Safety Knowledge of Domestic Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Users in Ghana – A Case Study”, Journal of Petroleum and Coal, Vol. 59, No. 1, pp. 54 - 61.

 

  1. 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.

 

  1. Broni-Bediako, E., Joel O. F. and Ofori-Sarpong, G. (2016), “Oil Well Cement Additives: A Review of the Common Types”, Journal of Oil and Gas Research, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 1 - 7.

 

  1. Broni-Bediako, E., Joel, O. F. and Ofori-Sarpong, G. (2015), “Comparative Study of Local Cements with Imported Class ‘G’ Cement at Different Temperatures for Oil Well Cementing Operations in Ghana”, Journal of Petroleum and Environmental Biotechnology, Vol. 6, No. 4, pp. 1 - 7.

 

  1. Broni-Bediako, E., Joel, O. F. and Ofori-Sarpong, G. (2015), “Evaluation of the Performance of Local Cements with Imported Class ‘G’ Cement for Oil Well Cementing Operations in Ghana”, Ghana Mining Journal, Vol. 15, No. 1, pp. 78 - 84.

 

  1. Broni-Bediako, E. and Dankwa, O. K. (2013), “Assessment of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Utilisation in Ghana – A Study at Tarkwa”, International Journal of Scientific and Technology Research, Vol. 2, No. 9, pp. 6 - 10.

 

  1. Bimpong, O. B., and Broni-Bediako, E. (2012), ‘Theoretical Design Consideration of Artificial Lift and Tubing String for Solution Gas Drive, ARPN Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 2, No. 5, pp. 463 - 473.

 

  1. Amorin, R., and Broni-Bediako, E. (2012), “Major Challenges in Ghana’s Oil and Gas Discovery: Is Ghana Ready”, ARPN Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 21 - 25.

 

  1. 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.

 

  1. 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.

 

  1. Eshun, P. A., Broni-Bediako, E. (2011), “Assessment of Conflicts among Supervisors and Operational Employees in Ghanaian Mines - A Case Study’, Asian Journal of Business and Management Sciences, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 138 - 147.

 

  1. Broni-Bediako, E. and Addei, I. (2010), “Managing the Huge Expectations of Ghana’s Oil and Gas”, International Journal of Economic, Development Research and Investment, International Centre and Institute for Development Research, Vol.1, Nos. 2&3, pp. 1 - 7.

 

(B)      Referred Conference Paper (Published with Exact References)

 

  1. Amorin, R. and Broni-Bediako, E. (2018), “Evaluating the Performance of Local Anion Surfactant as a Possible Emulsifier for Ester Based Oil Mud System for Drilling Operations”, 5th UMaT Biennial International Conference on Mining and Mineral Processing, 1st – 4th August, 2018, University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa

 

  1. Amorin, R. and Broni-Bediako, E. (2018), “Evaluating the Effects of Spent Synthetic Hydrocarbon Based –Fluids on Aquatic and Terrestrial Lives”, 5th UMaT Biennial International Conference on Mining and Mineral Processing, 1st – 4th August, 2018, University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa

 

  1. Broni-Bediako, E. and Suglo, R. S. (2012), “A Study of the Causes of Boulder Production at Ghana Bauxite Company Limited”, 2nd UMaT Biennial International Conference on Mining and Mineral Processing, pp. 468 - 472.

 

  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 Conference on Mining and Mineral Processing, Tarkwa, Ghana, 3th-6th August, 2016, pp. 1-6.

 

  1. Broni-Bediako, E., and Amorin, R. (2012), “Challenges Facing Petroleum Engineering Education in Public Universities in Ghana: The Way Forward”, 2nd UMaT Biennial International Conference on Mining and Mineral Processing, pp. 510 - 513.

 

  1. Addei, I., Addei C. and Broni-Bediako, E. (2010), “The Oil and Gas Find at Cape Three Points-Expectations of the Neighbouring Communities”, Proceedings of the 1st Biennial UMaT International Conference on Mining & Mineral Processing, Expanding the Frontiers of Mining Technology, Tarkwa, Ghana, pp. 1 - 12.

 

6.   RECORD OF SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY

 

        (A)    Service to the University Community (SUC)

 

Since my appointment into the University of Mines and Technology in 2010, I have served the university community in the following areas:

  1. Administrative Experience

 

                        Dec., 2018 - date                  Faculty Rep on Academic Board, University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa.

 

                        Aug., 2018 - date                  University Training Coordinator, University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa.

 

                        Aug., 2018 - date                  Faculty Training Coordinator, Faculty of Mineral Resources Technology University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa.

 

                        Aug., 2017 - July 2018         Senior Hall Tutor, Chamber of Mines Hall, University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa.

 

                        Aug., 2013 - July 2015         Training Officer, Petroleum Engineering Department, University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa.      

 

  1. Membership of Non-Statutory/Ad-hoc Committees

 

Jan., 2017:                             Member, Fee Regime Committee.

 

March., 2016:                        Co-opted Member, Committee to Organise the 1st First UMaT Day of Relaxation.

 

Sep., 2016:                            Chairman, Committee to Review/Propose a Welfare Scheme for UTAG-UMaT Branch.

 

                   Aug., 2016                       Chairman-To develop learning outcomes for Petroleum Engineering Programme.

 

                        Aug., 2016                       Chairman-Committee on Proposal Development, Petroleum Engineering Department, University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa.

 

                   Jan., 2013 - July, 2015       Department Representative, Faculty Board of the Faculty of Mineral Resources Technology, University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa.

 

                   Sep., 2014                       Member, Committee on Field Trip and Industrial Attachment Report Format, University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa.

 

      March 2015                           Member, Committee on Training Co-ordination fees and Departmental Dues, University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa.

 

                        Feb., 2015:                            Member, To draw a curriculum for the establishment of BSc Petroleum Geoscience Engineering Programme.

 

                        Sep., 2014:                            Member/Secretary, To draw up a curriculum for the establishment of BSc Natural Gas Engineering Programme.

 

                        Sep., 2014:                            Member/Secretary, To draw up a curriculum for the establishment of BSc Petroleum Refining Systems Engineering.

 

April, 2011 - July 2013                          Lecturer In-Charge of Petroleum Engineering Laboratory, Petroleum Engineering Department, University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa.

 

                        Feb., 2014:                            Member; To draw up course syllabi for postgraduate programme for Petroleum Refining Systems Engineering.

 

                        June, 2013:                            Chairman, Committee for Selecting Best Colloquium/Seminar and Project Report Student in Petroleum Department for 2012/2013 Academic Year.

 

                        Feb., 2013:                            Chairman, Committee for Determining the Criteria for Selecting Best Production Student instituted by Prof Dulu Appah.

 

                        Jan., 2012:                             Member, Investigative Committee on Examinations Malpractice involving two Petroleum Engineering Students.

 

                        Sept., 2010                            Team Member: Mobilise Resources for Get Energy Workshop.

 

                        April, 2002 to date:               Academic Tutor, Petroleum Engineering Department.

 

  1. Extension Work/Workshops

 

                        April, 2016:                            Resource Person, Seminar/Lecture on the topic, “Format for the Presentation of Project Reports in University of Mines and Technology”, Petroleum Engineering Department.

                        March., 2016:                        Resource Person, Seminar/Lecture on the topic, “Effective Presentation Skills for Academic Purposes”, Petroleum Engineering Department.

 

                        Feb., 2016                             Designer, “Preparation of Departmental Brochure”, Petroleum Engineering Department.

 

                        Feb., 2015:                            Resource Person, Seminar/Lecture on the topic, “Evaluation of Locally Manufactured Cements as Possible Alternative for Oil and Gas Well Cementing Operations in Ghana” Petroleum l Engineering Department.

 

                        Oct., 2012:                             Main Speaker, Seminar/Lecture on the topic, “Petroleum Engineer and Job Opportunities”, Association of Mining and Mineral Engineering Students.

 

                        Dec., 2011:                            Main Speaker, Seminar/Lecture on the topic, “Petroleum Engineer and Job Opportunities”, Association of Mining and Mineral Engineering Students.

 

  1. Participation in University/Faculty/Department Activities

 

Since my appointment into the University of Mines and Technology in 2010, I have participated in university/faculty/department activities in the following areas:

  • Convocation Meetings   
  • Faculty Board Meetings
  • Departmental Board Meetings
  • Seminars/Colloquium

 

          (B)  Service to the National Community (SNC)

 

Jun. 201 8 to Date:   Small Scale Mining Training Coordinator: Programme Coordinator of Sustainable Small Scale Mining Operations in Ghana.

 

10-12- 2018:           Member: Panel Member of the 5th National Policy Summit held in Takoradi.

 

2018:                       Member: Vetting Member of Inter-Ministerial Committee on Illegal Mining (IMCIM)of Small Scale.

 

29–01-2018:           Chairman: Panel of Assessors to undertake an assessment exercise at the Takoradi Technical University.

 

17–03-2017:           Chairman: Panel of Assessors to undertake an assessment exercise at the Kumasi Technical University.

 

07-12-2016:            Presiding Officer: Presiding Officer for Electoral Commission of Ghana for 2016 Election.

 

23-06-2016:            Member: Organising Committee Member for Minerals Commission Training Programme.

 

13-06-2016          Assessor: Assess the detail measures taken by the Madina Institute of Science and Technology to address deficiencies identified by Accreditation Assessment Panel.

 

15 - 12, 2014:         Team Member: Panel of Assessors to undertake an assessment exercise at the Madina Institute of Science and Technology.

 

14–08-2014:           Team Member: Panel of Assessors to undertake an assessment exercise at the University of Energy and Resources.

 

17-04-2013:         Member: Review and Comment on Draft Petroleum (Exploration and Production) Bill, 2013.

 

15-03-2012:            Member/Secretary: Committee to Review Book and Research Allowance for University Lecturers, UMaT.

 

2010 to date:          Principal Consultant/Team Member: Organisation of short courses for the mines and general public.

 

          (C)  Service to the International Community (SIC)

 

  1. Membership of International Committees/Professional Bodies

 

Feb., 2018              Member/Secretary, Accommodation Sub-Committee of LOC, 5th UMaT International Conference on Mining and Mineral Processing.

 

2008 to date            Member, Society of Petroleum Engineers, (MSPE).

 

July, 2010               Member, Ushering Team, First UMaT International Conference on Mining and Mineral Processing.

 

July, 2012               Member/Secretary, Accommodation Sub-Committee of LOC, Second UMaT International Conference on Mining and Mineral Processing.

 

  1. Editor/Peer Review

 

Feb., 2018:             Sectional Editor, Sectional Editor for Ghana Mining Journal and Ghana Journal of Technology, University of Mines and Technology

 

April, 2016:             Reviewer, Perspectives of Petrochemical Industry in Russia in the Contemporary Conditions, Journal of Oil and Gas Research                                                           

April, 2016:             Reviewer, Effect of Parameters of Selection and Replacement Drilling Bits Based on Geo Mechanical Factors, American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences.