Contact Information

  • Omoregie Bright
    (617) 952-1307

Description

University of Massachusetts Amherst Massachusetts, USA

Graduate Research Assistant September 2022 – Present

  • Assisted in the fabrication of custom-built experimental setups and instrumentation for in-situ monitoring and control of colloidal assembly processes.

  • Developed computational models in python to analyze experimental data using image processing algorithms & statistical methods, extracting quantitative information on 2D assembly kinetics and structure-property relationships.

  • Mentored 4 undergraduate research assistants, fostering their development and providing guidance and training in experimental methods and data analysis.

  • Developed new experimental techniques and methodologies to investigate the 2D self-assembly behavior of colloidal and ellipsoidal particles at liquid interfaces, specifically focusing on magnetic field-driven assembly techniques.

Pauliza Ltd. Lagos, Nigeria

Business Development Executive February 2021 – August 2022

  • Led a high-performing business development team specializing in oil and gas services, to create a market entry operational strategy resulting in a 50% increase in market penetration.

  • Successfully negotiated and secured multi-year contracts for fire safety and operations valued at $250,000 resulting in a significant 45% revenue growth and market expansion.

  • Conducted market initiatives that identified 5 emerging opportunities, prompting the development of a new specialized product line that generated $150,000 in revenue within the first year.

●  Established strategic partnerships and alliances with key players for oil spill remediation contracts, enhancing the company’s competitive position and market presence.

Exxon Mobil Producing Nigeria Unltd Lagos, Nigeria

Volume Analyst/ Planning Engineer December 2018 - December 2020

  • Implemented automated data capture and analysis tools, reducing manual data entry errors, improving production reporting accuracy by 65%, and improving accessibility for stakeholders (Joint Venture Partners & Production Sharing Contract CoVentures).

  • Developed predictive models to forecast oil and gas production volumes for Upstream Assets (Erha & Usan), resulting in an 18% increase in production optimization initiative and efficiency.

  • Identified and resolved production bottlenecks and inefficiencies, leading to a 20% improvement in well uptime and production rates.

  • Optimized turnaround project schedules and implemented scheduled risk analysis techniques to characterize downtime drivers, reducing overall project lead time by 12% and 45% reduction in downtime.

  • Conducted research on Annual Government Take and Production for the Country Strategy Analysis developing ExxonMobil’s contribution.

Halliburton Energy Services Nigeria Ltd Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Well Intervention Specialist August 2017 – December 2018

  • Strategically planned and executed 10+ stimulation jobs, including Fishing Operation, Sand Consolidation, Well Cleanup, Acid Simulation, and Nitrogen Lifting leading to a ~70% increase in production.

  • Implemented equipment maintenance and operational readiness of coiled tubing unites, resulting in a 40% reduction in equipment downtime and maintenance costs.

  • Successfully trained and mentored 12 junior coiled tubing operators, enhancing their technical proficiency in coiled tubing operations and safety practices.

  • Identified and addressed a critical downhole equipment malfunction issue in the Tubing Retrievable Safety Valve (TRSCSSV) during an intervention, executing a Lockopen operation preventing wellbore damage and minimizing downtime.

ND Western Ltd, OML 34-Utorogu NAG 1 Gas Plant Delta, Nigeria

Production Operations Specialist July 2016 - August 2017

  • Developed and implemented a process improvement plan that reduced environmental emissions by 18%, exceeding environmental regulation standard requirements.

  • Implemented a data-driven approach to optimize process operation parameters resulting in a 15% increase in asset efficiency.

  • Successfully implemented production optimization initiative that identified and rectified a potential equipment failure, preventing unplanned downtime and production loss by 60%.

  • Successfully led the completion of Utorogu NAG I&II gas handling facility expansion projects from 360MMscfd to 510MMscfd, enhancing operation efficiency by ~40%, which led to increased production capacity and increased operational flexibility.

  • Successfully implemented a new preventive maintenance program that reduced downtime by 20% and extended equipment lifecycle.

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Lee Engineering and Construction Company Ltd. Delta, Nigeria

Asset Management Engineer July 2015 – June 2016

  • Spearheaded a performance improvement project & plant revamp for Utorogu NAG 1, valued at $198M, resulting in production capacity increase of ~ 25%.

  • Achieved a 50% optimization of an existing process via equipment upgrades and transition to a Distributed Control System (DCS- Delta V), yielding substantial cost savings and enhanced process stability and efficiency.

  • Successfully coordinated well interventions and workover operations that improved well performance by 29% and extended asset lifespan, reducing nonproductive time from 19% to 4%.

  • Developed and implemented a cost-effective asset management strategy that reduced maintenance costs by 32% while maintaining equipment reliability.

Industry

E&P

Experience

● University of Massachusetts Amherst Massachusetts, USA
Graduate Research Assistant September 2022 – Present

● Pauliza Ltd. Lagos, Nigeria
Business Development Executive February 2021 – August 2022

● Exxon Mobil Producing Nigeria Unltd Lagos, Nigeria
Volume Analyst/ Planning Engineer December 2018 - December 2020

● Halliburton Energy Services Nigeria Ltd Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Well Intervention Specialist August 2017 – December 2018

● ND Western Ltd, OML 34-Utorogu NAG 1 Gas Plant Delta, Nigeria
Production Operations Specialist July 2016 - August 2017

● Lee Engineering and Construction Company Ltd. Delta, Nigeria
Asset Management Engineer July 2015 – June 2016

Awards and Certifications

● Winner of the Global Energy Initiative Competition for Renewable Energy. University of Benin Power Point Contest.
● Chevron-Agbami Science and Technology Scholarship
Star Deep Water Petroleum Limited

Education

● University of Massachusetts Amherst - MSc Chemical Engineering
● University of Benin - BEng Chemical Engineering