Professor Babs Oyeneyin

Robert Gordon University

Babs Oyeneyin; is a Retired Professor of Petroleum Engineering at Robert Gordon University Aberdeen UK[April 2004 to March 2019], Proud Fellow of the Nigerian Academy of Science(FAS) , a Royal Society Enterprise Fellow and Managing Director of I-Flow Energy Holdings Ltd( an oilfield asset acquisition , technology development and service company with focus on integrated Petroleum Engineering and flow assurance solutions.

His MSc and PhD are in Petroleum Engineering from Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh. With a background in mechanical engineering from University of Benin, he has over 40 years of oil industry experience with integrated professional experience spanning industry, consultancy, technology facilitation, research and development, and professional training in the oil industry. He has worked as a field engineer and on professional attachment with major oil and gas service companies. Formerly Head of Petroleum Engineering at the University of Benin, followed by Well Engineering Project Manager in Petroleum Engineering Department at Heriot-Watt University with responsibility for joint industry well engineering funded projects and was an Associate of the Horizontal Well Technology Unit up to his recent positions.

As an academic he successfully initiated and executed a number of joint industry projects and developed a number of game changing technologies with value addition delivery to the global oil and gas industry. As a consultant he has worked on a number of field development and sand management projects in the North Sea, China, The Carribeans and West Africa .

I-flow Energy Holdings Ltd that he also leads as MD has recently been engaged in the execution of a number of oilfield development programmes [FDP] and operations especially in Gulf of Guinea and particularly in Niger Delta the province where he has an expert knowledge.

As well as his more recent academic interests, Professor Oyeneyin was the founder and chairman of the Global Joint Industry Sand Management Network( and was the 2011/2012 President of the Mining institute of Scotland Babs Oyeneyin is a Chartered Engineer, a Registered Engineer(COREN) , Fellow of the Nigerian Academy of Science(FAS) , a Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy(FHEA) , a Fellow of the Institution of Materials, Minerals & Mining [FIMMM] , and a corporate member of a number of professional bodies including Society of Petroleum Engineers, Nigerian Society of Engineering, Energy Institute and Society of Underwater Technology Babs Oyeneyin has an established track record of extensive publications spanning over thirty years with over 100 technical publications[ and 6 patents to his credit.