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Mr. Eric Mensah Amarfio

eamarfio@umat.edu.gh


Position

Lecturer

Department

Petroleum Engineering

Research Interest

Nano-drilling fluids technology, Reservoir and production optimization, Enhanced oil recovery, and Petroleum Economics




AMARFIO, Eric Mensah is a lecturer at the University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa, Ghana. He obtained his PhD in Petroleum Engineering from UMaT, Tarkwa, and his masters in the same programme from African University of Science and Technology (AUST), Abuja, Nigeria and his BSc in Chemical Engineering from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology(KNUST), Kumasi, Ghana. He also holds certificates in Energy and Environment, and Business and Innovation both from African University of Science and Technology, Abuja, Nigeria. He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers International, USA, and the Editorial board of the International Journal of Petroleum and Petrochemical Engineering, India. His research areas of interest are; Nano-drilling fluids technology, Reservoir and production optimization, Enhanced oil recovery, and Petroleum Economics

2021
PhD
University of Mines and Technology,Tarkwa, Ghana
2011
MSc
African University of Science and Technology, Abuja, Nigeria
2008
BSc
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana
2018--2021
University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa
2010--2011
African University Science and Technology(AUST), Abuja, Nigeria
2004--2008
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology(KNUST),Kumasi
2020--Present
International Association of Engineers
2017--Present
International Journal of Petroleum and Petrochemical
2013--to present
UTAG
2011--to-present
SPE Young Professionals
2010--to-present
Society of Petroleum Engineers
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Ghana Section, Society of Petroleum Engineers
2018
UMaT Staff Development Fund Scholarship
2014
AUST-Africa Development Bank Scholarship
2012
AUST-World Bank Scholarship
2015--Present
Lecturer
2013--2015
Assistant Lecturer
  1. 1. E. M. Amarfio, Amorin, R., Brobbey O. and Ikiensikimama (2020), "Analysis of the Effect of Fresh Zeolite on the Rheological Properties and Thermal Stability of Water Based Mud at High Temperature Conditions", International Journal of Petroleum and Petrochemical Engineering, 6 4, 21-32

  2. 2. Amarfio, E.M., Ntiamoah, E.A., Bediako B.A. and Brobbey, O (2020), "The Future and Challenges of LNG", International Journal of Petroleum and Petrochemical Engineering, 6 3, 21-28

  3. 3. Amarfio, E. M., Akoto, R. N. A., Bediako, B (2020), "Waterflood Pattern Size Reduction in Faulted Anticlinal Reservoirs", International Journal of Petroleum and Petrochemical Engineering (IJPPE), 6 2, 17-22

  4. 4. Marfo, S. A., Opoku Appau P., Acquah J. and Amarfio, E. M. (2019), "Flow Assurance in Subsea Pipeline Design – A Case Study of Ghana’s Jubilee and TEN Fields", Ghana Mining Journal, 19 1, 72-85

  5. 5. Amarfio, E. M, and Brobbey, O (2019), "Evaluation of Various Water Flooding Patterns in the Kube Fiel", International Journal of Petroleum and Petrochemical Engineering, 5 2, 1-8

  6. 6. Marfo, S. A, Owusu, W. A and Amarfio, E. M (2018), "Evaluation of Guinea Corn Husk Ash as Oil-Well Cement Slurry Extender", International Journal of Petroleum and Petrochemical Engineering, 4 4, 1-7

  7. 7. Amarfio, E. M., Gyagri, M. and Marfo, S. A (2017), "Determining the Global Pricing of Crude Oil Using Trend Analysis and Numerical Modelling", Ghana Journal of Technology, 2 1, 82-90

  8. 8. Gyagri M., Amarfio, E. M. and Marfo S. A (2017), "Determinants of Global Pricing of Crude Oil - A Theoretical Review", International Journal of Petroleum and Petrochemical Engineering, 3 3, 7-15

  9. 9. Amarfio, E. M. and Abdulkadir, M (2016), "Effect of AL2O3 Nanoparticles on the Rheological Properties of Water Based Mud", International Journal of Science and Engineering Applications, 5 1,

  10. 10. Amarfio, E. M. and Abdulkadir M. (2015), "Effect of Fe4O3 Nanoparticles on the Rheological Properties of Water Based Mud", Journal of Physical Science and Application,, 5 6, 415-422

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  1. Amarfio, E. M., and Adusu, P. T (2019), "Optimising Candidate Well Selection for Matrix Stimulation-IPR Approach", SSPE Nigeria Annual International Conference and Exhibition, Lagos, 5-7th August, 2014,
  2. 2. Marfo, S. A., Somuah, E. K. and Amarfio, E. M (2015), "Performance Evaluation of Rheological Properties of Clay from the Western Region of Ghana", 8th International Conference of the African Materials Research Society, Accra, Ghana, 7 -10th December,
  3. 3. Mohammed, S., Amarfio, E. M. and Ohenewaa, O. D (2014), "Production Analysis for Solution Gas-Drive Reservoir; General Variable Pressure/ Variable Rate Case- Theory", SPE Nigeria Annual International Conference and Exhibition, Lagos, SPE 172426, 5-7th August 2014,
  4. 4. Amarfio, E. M. and Mohammed, S (2014), "Environmental and Health Impact of Nanoparticles in Our Oil and Gas Industry", SPE Nigeria Annual International Conference and Exhibition, Lagos, SPE-172427, 5-7th August,
  5. 5. Mohammed, S., Enty, G. S. and Amarfio, E. M (2014), "Determination of Average Reservoir Pressure from Constant Rate Drawdown Test", SPE Nigeria Annual International Conference and Exhibition, Lagos, SPE-172424-MS, 5-7th August, 2014,
  6. 6. Amarfio, E. M., Aborisade, O and Mohammed, S (2013), "Effects of Nano-Particles in Emulsion Treatment and Separation", SPE Nigerian Annual International Conference and Exhibition, Lagos. SPE 167508, August, 2013,
  7. 7. Amarfio, E. M. and Igbokoyi, A. O. (2013), "Breakthrough Time Correlations for Coning in Bottom Water Supported Reservoirs", SPE Nigeria Annual Conference and Exhibition, Lagos, SPE 167511, August, 2013,
Petroleum Geology
Natural Products
Properties of Reservoir Rocks and Fluids
Reservoir Engineering I and II
Production Operations and Equipment
Drilling Operations and Equipment
Properties of Reservoir Rocks and Fluids
Chemical Thermodynamics
Principles of Petroleum Engineering
Training on Oil Rigs