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  • Tekena Manuel


Experienced and methodical subsurface expert with expertise in building decision-based models, collaborating across diverse teams, and managing technical processes. He has provided technical justifications that have underpinned sustainable energy projects with Capex headlines sizes > $100m across global organizations in Europe and Africa.

Tekena brings over 15 years of experience managing major oil and gas investment projects through data analysis, critical thinking, and a proactive approach to solving complex problems. Beyond his core competence, he also provides coaching and mentoring to young professionals in the energy industry. He has received awards from the Centre of Excellence, University of Benin in Nigeria for his contributions in developing young graduates from the school.




Dallas, TX


15 years experience in oil and gas industry in Europe and Africa

Awards and Certifications

PRINCE2 Foundation certification


Reservoir Characterization and modelling
Well-log interpretation
Geological well operations
Seismic data processing and interpretation
Project management


USC Marshall School of Business Los Angeles, CA - MBA
Ecole Nationale Superieure du Petrole et des Moteurs Paris, France - MS Petroleum Geology
Federal University of Technology Owerri, Nigeria - B.Tech Geology