Ag. Managing Director
Segun Ogunwumi has over 35 years of upstream oil and gas industry experience, 23 of which were spent with Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) including 4 years of cross posting to Shell in the Netherlands. Between 1985 and 2006, he led various Geophysics, Economics, Planning and Portfolio Management teams in Shell Nigeria and Netherlands. In 2006, he was seconded to the DPR from Shell where he acted as Special Adviser to the Director of Petroleum Resources between 2006 and 2008. He left Shell and joined Sahara Energy Field Limited in 2008.
Between 2008 and 2014 as General Manager Commercial, he successfully led the team that negotiated the acquisition of equity interest in various oil blocks in Nigeria (including IOC divested assets), Ghana & Cote D’Ivoire. During this period, he also led negotiations with several Government and Independent Oil companies in Nigeria, Ghana, Sudan, Kurdistan, Pakistan and Angola for block acquisitions and bid rounds. He was appointed Managing Director of Asharami Energy Limited (a Sahara E&P company) in 2015, a position he held till January 2016.
Segun joined Gasco Marine Nigeria Limited at the end of 2016 as Deputy Managing Director & Director Gas Solutions, tasked with building a portfolio of CNG, LPG and LNG solutions for local industries.
In his role as Director of Gas solutions, he led Gasco Marine’s project team that constructed the company’s new CNG Compression plant at Abeokuta between 2018 and 2019. He was responsible for the entire process from engineering design to manufacturing, construction, installation and commissioning of the plant. Segun has a B.SC in Applied Geophysics from the University of Ife (currently Obafemi Awolowo University) and has attended several professional and safety courses during his career with Shell. He is married with children and is a member of the Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists (NAPE) and Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society (NMGS)
General Manager, Operations
Babajide is an experienced, transformational, resourceful and dynamic petroleum engineer with 10+ years experience in Oil, Gas, and Power operations in West Africa spanning across the Up, Mid, and Downstream sectors of the Oil & Gas value chain. In his current role as GM Operations & Logistics, he is responsible for monitoring all aspects of operational control and formulation of strategy and framework, in line with the overall goals and vision of the organization. Further, he leads a team of plant and logistics managers, technicians, operators, and contractors, in managing a Compressed Natural Gas mother station and a fleet of virtual pipeline infrastructure. Babajide began his career at Oando as a Technical Analyst. He then joined Transocean on an Accelerated Rig Trainee (ART), Drilling program and progressed to the role of Assistant Driller. He has been empowered through classroom learnings from University of Ibadan, where he attained a B.Sc in Petroleum Engineering. He is an active member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), Nigerian Gas Association (NGA), and Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE). His major strengths are analytical reasoning, proactive planning and managing high-paced, multi-dimensional projects with rigid deadlines. With these strengths, he delivers value to organizations. He is passionate about the utilisation of Natural Gas and exploring clean alternative energy sources.
Director, Commercial Services
Ike joined Gasco Marine Limited from Ratio Energy where he was Executive Director Business Development Ratio Energy – responsible for distillates trading and supply, crude oil contracts as well as Gas exports.
His background is a mix of commercial banking focused on treasury and corporate finance and public sector experience having served as Special Assistant to His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Delta State for budget and economic planning from July 1999 to May 2007.
A determined philanthropist, Ike established the PIA Initiative in 2001 to focus on healthcare. He has a degree in Agriculture from the University of Maiduguri.
A financial service industry expert, he joined Gasco Marine from Finance & Commercial Services Limited where he was the General Manager. Olubukola began his career in the 80’s with Kenneth Michael & Co . Ltd, (now known as FSDH Merchant Bank) from where he moved to FDB Financial Services Ltd where he was the Head of Oil Services.
In this capacity he led many key projects such as: Turn Around Maintenance (TAM) of the Eleme and Kaduna Petrochemical Refineries and the establishment of Nile first Oilfield Services Ltd, a Port Harcourt based oil Services Company that managed equipment for the oil majors.