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Dr Richard Amorin Wins 2019 SPE Africa-Region Distinguished Achievement Award for Petroleum Engineering Faculty

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Dr Richard Amorin
Dr Richard Amorin

Dr Richard Amorin has won the 2019 Society of Petroleum Engineering (SPE) Africa-Region Distinguished Achievement Award for Petroleum Engineering Faculty. Dr Amorin is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Petroleum Engineering in the University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa. He has also been the Faculty Advisor for the SPE UMaT Students Chapter for five years.

The Society of Petroleum Engineering is the largest individual-member organisation serving managers, engineers, scientists and other professionals worldwide in the upstream segment of the oil and gas industry. Its membership is over 156,000, located in 154 countries with 203 sections and 383 student chapters with 72,000 student members.

The SPE Regional and Section awards recognise members who contribute exceptional services and leadership within the Society as well as making significant professional contributions within their technical disciplines at the SPE regional level. Winners of Regional Awards move into consideration for the International equivalent in the following year.

The 2019 SPE Africa Region Distinguished Achievement Award for Petroleum Engineering Faculty recognises superiority in classroom teaching, excellence in research, significant contributions to the petroleum engineering profession and/or special effectiveness in advising and guiding students. The Award is presented based on the recommendation of the regional director or the regional award committee.

Formal award presentation is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, 7th August, 2019 during the SPE Nigeria Annual International Conference and Exhibition holding at the EKO Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.

 

Source: Paul Y. A. Yeboah, Head, University Relations Office

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