Stephanie Nwoko is a reservoir geologist specialized in geomdeling with 13 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry. She holds a BSc in Geology from the University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria and currently undertaking a Master’s degree in Petroleum Geology from the Royal Holloway University of London. She started her career working offshore North Sea in 2003 in Aberdeen, UK with Geoservices Ltd (now Schlumberger) and her roles included mud logging geologist, data engineer, wellsite geologist and operation geologist for various international oil company clients in different field locations.
In 2007, she left the wellsite world and joined a consultancy company called Senergy Ltd as a Lead Geoscientist which embodied roles such as Petrophysicist which involved formation evaluation including log analysis, conventional and special core analysis to determine porosity prediction and fluid saturation; she later changed roles as a Geologist which involved well planning, subsurface mapping and well correlations and updating 3D geological models. In 2010 she joined a Norwegian consultancy firm called Blueback Reservoir in Aberdeen, UK as a Geomodeler and was involved in building 3D static geological model for their global multi-clients and in 2011 was transferred to Houston, US where she was assigned to clients on projects in different fields; offshore Brazil and Texas.
Stephanie joined Hilcorp Energy Company in 2013 and was recently a Geomodeler and responsible for building 3D geological model for CO2 and water flood projects for enhanced oil recovery (EOR) and field optimization for Texas, Louisiana and Alaska Fields. Her focus was mostly on the integration of geological data with petrophysics and production to provide input for reservoir modeling and reservoir characterization studies. She is now an Independent Consultant.
Till date, she has worked in many countries, including Scotland, Norway, Denmark and United States.
She is a member of Geological Society of London, Petroleum Exploration Society of Great Britain (PESGB) and Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE). She is actively involved with the SPE and has served on the SPE Aberdeen board as a committee member; she was one of the pioneers and co-chairperson for Another Perspective (an SPE sub section) that targets gender and diversity from inception in 2009 until she left the UK in 2011. She also was a co-chairperson for the SPE YP European section and organized a workshop in Amsterdam, 2008 and an SPE judge for the 2010 ATCE International student paper contest. She currently volunteers for the SPE Gulf coast section for the college scholarship by grading and interviewing potential candidates.
- In Progress – M.S. Petroleum Geoscience, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, England, UK
- 2002 – B.S. Geology, University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Premier Oilfield Group, Houston, Texas
- 2017-Present – Senior Geomodeller, Premier Oilfield Group, Houston
- 2016-17 – Reservoir Geologist/Geomodeller, Independent Consultant, Houston
- 2013-16 – Geomodeller, Hilcorp Energy, Houston
- 2010-13 – Reservoir Geologist, Cegal, Houston, and Aberdeen, UK
- 2007-10 – Lead Geoscientist, Senergy Ltd, Aberdeen, UK
- 2006-07 – Wellsite Geologist, HRH Geological Services, Aberdeen, UK
- 2003-06 – Mudlogging/Wellsite/Operations Geologist, Geoservices Ltd, Aberdeen, UK