Contact Information

  • Christopher Baiyegunhi
    +2 773 849 9853

Description

Collected projects

2022- To date Analysis of rare earth elements (REEs) in coal and coal ash in South Africa: Exploring a new resource for REEs (IN PROGRESS; Principal Investigator)
2022- To date Reservoir qualities, hydrocarbon potential and 3D-petroleum modelling of the Ecca Group in the southern Main Karoo Basin, South Africa (IN PROGRESS; Principal Investigator)
2018-2021 Sedimentology, reservoir properties and hydrocarbon potential of the southern Bredasdorp Basin, offshore of the Western Cape Province, South Africa (COMPLETED; Co-Principal Investigator)
2015-2018 Sedimentology, reservoir properties and hydrocarbon potential of the Ecca Group in the southern Main Karoo Basin, South Africa. (COMPLETED; Principal Investigator)

Industry

E&P

Location

Texas

Skills

Geological modelling
Good knowledge in software applications such as Oasis Montaj (Geosoft), GM-SYS, PetroMod, Surfers 10, ArcGIS, Petrel, Grapher, Strater 10 and Microsoft office (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).

Mineralogy
Interpretation and use of petrographic microscope, XRD, QEMSCAN, XRF, and SEM+EDX techniques for the detection and quantification of minerals and elements.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Geology (2015 - 2017)
(University of Fort Hare, Alice, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa)
Thesis title: Sedimentary, geochemical and geophysical study of the Ecca Group, Karoo Supergroup, and its hydrocarbon potential in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa.

Master of Science in Geology (2013-2015)
(University of Fort Hare, Alice, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa)
Dissertation title: Geological and geophysical investigation of the south-eastern Karoo Basin, South Africa.

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Geology (2012-2013)
(University of Fort Hare, Alice, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa)
Project title: Characterization of Aliwal-North hotspring using magnetic, electromagnetic and radiometric methods.

Bachelor of Science in Geology (2004-2007): Second Class Honours (Upper division) (University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria)
Project title: Assessment of two residual soils from South-western part of Nigeria for engineering construction works.