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Dr. Eric Broni-Bediako

ebroni-bediako@umat.edu.gh


Position

Training Coordinator

Department

Petroleum Engineering

Research Interest

Drilling Optimization Offshore Drilling Technology Health and Safety in the Petroleum Industry Environmental Control in the Exploration and Production Petroleum/Mineral Economics




2016
PhD Petroleum Engineering
University of Mines and Technology
2012
MPhil Mining Engineering
University of Mines and Technology
2009
MSc Petroleum Engineering
African University of Science and Technology
2006
BSc Mining Engineering
University of Mines and Technology
2008--2016
University of Mines and Technology
2008--2009
African University of Science and Technology
2002--2006
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
2019--Date
International Association of Engineers (MIAEng)
2008--Date
Society of Petroleum Engineers (MSPE)
2012
UMaT Staff Development Scholarship
2008
AUST World Bank Scholarship
2017--Date
Senior Lecturer
2013--2017
Lecturer
2010--2013
Assistant Lecturer
  1. Broni-Bediako, E. and Naatu, F. M. (2021), ""Effects of Fresh Nano Zeolite on the Physical Properties of Oil Well Cement Slurry at High Temperature",", Ghana Journal of Technology, Vol. 5, No. 2,, pp. 86-99.

  2. Broni-Bediako, E. and Naatu, F. M. (2021), "“Experimental Evaluation of the Performance of Fresh Nano Zeolite as an Oil Well Additive”", Petroleum Science and Engineering, Vol. 5, No. 1,, pp. 1 - 12.

  3. Broni-Bediako, E., Ocran, D., Amenyah, P. E. K and Marwa, S. N. (2020), "“Deregulation of Diesel and Petrol Pricing in Ghana: Perspectives of Commercial Drivers” ,", Petroleum and Petrochemical Engineering Journal, Vol. 4, No. 5,, pp. 1-8.

  4. Broni-Bediako, E., Amorin, R. and Mensah, A. G. (2020), "“Assessment of Quality of Diesel Fuel from Selected Filling Stations in Tarkwa, Ghana”,", Petroleum and Petrochemical Engineering Journal, Vol. 4, No. 5,, pp. 1 - 6.

  5. Amorin, R. and Broni-Bediako, E. (2020), ""Evaluating the Rheological Properties of Antioxidated Local Pseudo Oil Base Muds for Geothermal Drilling Environment”,", Ghana Journal of Technology, Vol. 5, No. 1,, pp. 93-103.

  6. Yuhaa, Y B. M, Bavoh, C. B., Lala, B. and Broni-Bediako, E. (2020), "“Methane Hydrate Phase Behaviour in EMIM-Cl Water Based Mud (WBM): An Experimental and Modelling Study”,", South African Journal of Chemical Engineering, Vol. 34, , pp. 47 - 56.

  7. Ocran, D., Broni-Bediako, E. and Ofori-Sarpong, G. (2019), "“Boundary Applicability of the Ghana’s Oil Block Fiscal Regimes”, ", Ghana Mining Journal, Vol. 19, No. 2,, pp. 70-76.

  8. Broni-Bediako, E. and Amorin, R. (2019), "“Experimental Study on the Effects of Cement Contamination in a Water Based Mud”, ", Advances in Geo-Energy Journal, Vol. 3, No. 3,, pp. 314-319.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. Broni-Bediako, E. and Amorin, R. and Bavoh, B. C. (2017), "“Gas Hydrate Formation Phase Boundary Behaviour of Synthetic Natural Gas System of the Keta Basin of Ghana”, ", The Open Petroleum Engineering Journal, Vol. 10, , pp. 64 - 72.

  16. 17. 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, Vol. 59 No. 1, pp. 54 - 61.

  17. 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.

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

  19. 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.

  20. 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.

  21. 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.

  22. Bimpong, O. B. and Broni-Bediako, E (2013), "“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.

  23. 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.

  24. Eshun, P. A. and 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.

  25. 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.

  26. 26. 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.

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

  28. Broni-Bediako, E., Fuseini, N. I., Akoto, R. N. A. and Brantson, E. T. (), "“Application of Intelligent Well Completion in Optimising Oil Production from Oil Rim Reservoirs”, ", Advances in Geo-Energy Journal, Vol. 3, No. 4,, pp. 343-357.

  1. Amorin, R., Broni-Bediako, E. and Sasu, P. (2020), "“The Effects of Spent Synthetic Based-Mud on Terrestrial and Aquatic Lives”, ", Proceedings of 6th UMaT Biennial International Mining and Mineral Conference, Tarkwa, Ghana, , pp. 58-63.
  2. Amorin, R., Broni-Bediako, E., Westkinn, C. and Appau, P. O. (2019), "“Performance Assessment and Economic Analysis of Blended Class G Cement with Local Cement for Oil Well Cementing Operations: A Case Study of Ghana”, ", Proceedings at the Nigeria Annual International Conference and Exhibition, Society of Petroleum Engineers, August 5-7, , pp. 1-13.
  3. Amorin, R., Broni-Bediako, E., Adanvor, J. B. and Appau, P. O. (2019), "“Evaluating the Performance of Local Anionic Emulsifier as a Possible Emulsifier for Synthetic-Based Mud System for Drilling Operations”, ", Proceedings at the Nigeria Annual International Conference and Exhibition, Society of Petroleum Engineers Society of Petroleum Engineers, , pp. 1-9.
  4. 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, 3rd -6th August, 2016, , pp. 1-6.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
2020--2021
Vice Dean, Planning and Quality Assurance Unit, University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa.
2019--2021
Head, Department of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering, University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa.
2018--2019
University Training Coordinator, University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa.
2018--2019
Faculty Training Coordinator, Faculty of Mineral Resources Technology University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa.
2018--2019
Faculty Representative on Academic Board, Representative of the Faculty of Mineral Resources Technology on the Academic Board, University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa.
2017--2018
Senior Hall Tutor, Chamber of Mines Hall, University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa.
2013--2015
Training Officer, Petroleum Engineering Department, University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa.
2013--2015
Department Representative, Faculty Board of the Mineral Resources Technology, University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa.
Research Methods
Introduction to Drilling Engineering
Drilling Engineering
Petroleum Economics and Management
Probability and Statistics
Environmental Management, Health and Safety in the Petroleum Industry
Drilling Operations and Equipment
Principles of Petroleum Engineering