ING. EMMANUEL K. NYANTAKYI (PhD, PE-GHIE, MITE)

Brief Profile

Ing. Dr. Emmanuel K. Nyantakyi is a Geological Resources Expert. His main areas of research are Applications of Landmark in the analysis of Seismic data and Geosec Software in Geological modelling. He also has interests in Oil, Gas and Mining Wastes Management as well as Oil and Gas Storage and Transportation. He is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and currently the Partnership Coordinator for RCEES. He is a Council member and the Branch Chair of the Ghana Institution of Engineering (GhIE) in the Ashanti Region. He represents the Ghana Institution of Engineering on the Entity Tender Committee for the Middle Belt Development Authority which consists of 5 regions namely Eastern, Ashanti, Bono, Bono East and Ahafo.

Courses Taught at the Graduate Level

  • EEMA 706 Management of Oil, Gas and Mining Wastes
Institution (Start – End dates)Degree(s)/Diploma(s) /Certificates obtained
Yangtze University, Wuhan City, China; March 2012 – June 2015PhD (Geological Resources and Geological Engineering)
Han University, Netherlands (Organized by NUFFIC); 21st – 26th July 2008Certificate in Project Evaluation and Development
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi; August 2007- June 2010MSc (Road and Transportation Engineering)
Hanze University, Groningen, Netherlands(Organized by NUFFIC); 15th – 29th November 2007Certificate in Training “BTech Curriculum Development”
Han University, Netherlands (Organized by NUFFIC); 21st – 26th July 2008Certificate in Health and Safety
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi; Sept 1998- June 2002BSc (Civil Engineering)

Research Interest

My main research interests are in applications of Landmark in the analysis of Seismic data and Geosec Software in Geological modelling used in determining structures capable of oil and gas. I also have interests in Oil, Gas and Mining Wastes Management. Further areas of interests are Structural and Petroleum Geology, Oil and Gas Storage Transportation, Geochemistry, Sedimentology.

Publications

  1. Uba F., Forson F., Nyantakyi E.K., Fiagbe Y., (2020). CFD Modeling and Analysis of the Trajectory and Fate of Oil Spill Particles in the Coastal Waters of Ghana. Scientific African, Elsevier (Accepted and yet to be published)
  2. Uba F., Essandoh E., Nyantakyi E.K., Anumah P., (2020). Hydrodynamic Model for Operational Forecasting in Coastal Waters of Ghana. Open Journal of Modelling and Simulation, 8, 48-59. https://doi.org/10.4236/ojmsi.2020.82004 (April 2020)
  3. Mohammed S, Morgan A., Nyantakyi E.K., (2020). On the influence of uncited publications on a researcher’s h-index. Scientometrics 122, 1791–1799 (Jan 2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11192-020-03356-1, www.springer.com
  4. Hu wangshui, Yang Shengu, Li Tao, Lei Zhongying, Nyantakyi E.K., Xing Xiang (2016). Volcaniclastic Fan Facies and Reservoir Characteristics: A case study of Guantao Formation in No.1 and No.2 structures in Nanpu Sag, Bohai Bay Basin, East China. Arabian Journal of Geosciences (SCI Journal). DOI: 10.1007/s12517-016-2556-x, vol. 9, Issue 9, July 2016,  www.springer.com
  5. Nyantakyi E.K., Li Tao, Hu Wangshui, Borkloe J.K., (2016). Depositional model for mud-diapir controlled intra-slope basins, deepwater Niger delta, Nigeria. Acta Geodaetica et Geophysica, Hungary (SCI Journal). DOI: 10.1007/s40328-015-0121-9, vol. 51, Issue 2, pp. 207-225, June 2016, www.springer.com
  6. Borkloe J.K., Pan Renfang, Jin Jineng, Nyantakyi E.K., Meng Jianghui (2016). Evaluation of Shale Gas Potential of Cambrian Formation in WEI-201 well area in Sichuan Basin, China. Interpretations (SCI Journal).  http://library.seg.org/doi/abs/10.1190/INT-2015-0074.1
  7. Nyantakyi E.K., Hu Wangshui, Nagre R.D., Borkloe J.K., Li Songze (2016). Geochemical Characterization of Crude Oils from Well ‘X’, Agbada formation, Onshore Nigeria. Arabian Journal of Geosciences (SCI Journal). DOI: 10.1007/s12517-015-2101-3, vol. 9, Issue 3, March 2016,   www.springer.com
  8. Nyantakyi E.K., Li Tao, Hu Wangshui, Borkloe J.K., Li Songze, M. Cheng Han, (2015). Structural and stratigraphic characteristics on distal parts of the outer fold and thrust belts, Southern Niger Delta, Nigeria. Arabian Journal of Geosciences (SCI Journal).DOI: 10.1007/s12517-014-1727-x, vol. 8, Issue 9, September 2015, pp. 6677-6695, www.springerlink.com
  9. Owusu P.A., Nyantakyi E.K., Borkloe J.K., (2015). Strength Evaluation of Phyllite aggregate as concrete material. International Journal of Engineering Science and Management. Vol. V, Issue I, Jan-June 2015, ISSN No. 2231-3273
  10. Owusu P.A., Nyantakyi E.K., Borkloe J.K., (2015). Effects of land use change on hydrologic models: A case study of urban basin, Accra. International Journal of Engineering Science and Management. Vol. V, Issue I, Jan-June 2015, ISSN No. 2231-3273
  11. Nyantakyi E.K., Li Tao, Hu Wangshui, Borkloe J.K., (2015). Geochemical Characterization of Hydrocarbon Generation Potential for Agbada Formation, Benin City Area, Niger Delta, Nigeria. International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering (EI Journal). ISSN: 0974-5904, April 2015, Volume 08, No. 02, pp. 569-577, www.cafetinnova.org
  12. Nyantakyi E.K., Li Tao, Hu Wangshui, Borkloe J.K., (2014). The Role of Geomechanical-Based Structural Restoration in Reservoir Analysis of Deepwater Niger Delta, Nigeria. Acta Geodaetica et Geophysica, Hungary (SCI Journal). DOI: 10.1007/s40328-014-0072-6, Volume 49, Issue 4, pp 415-429, www.springerlink.com
  13. Nyantakyi E.K., Li Tao, Hu Wangshui, Borkloe J.K., Nagre R.D., (2014). Erratum to: Prognostication of Hydrocarbon Generative Potential in the onshore and offshore Niger Delta, Nigeria Using TOC content and Rock-Eval Pyrolysis Techniques. (EI Journal) Chinese Journal of Geochemistry, DOI: 10.1007/s11631-014-0694-y,Volume 33, Issue 3, p 324,www.springerlink.com
  14. Nyantakyi E.K., Li Tao, Hu Wangshui, Borkloe J.K., Nagre R.D., (2014). Prognostication of Hydrocarbon Generative Potential in the onshore and offshore Niger Delta, Nigeria Using TOC content and Rock-Eval Pyrolysis Techniques. (EI Journal) Chinese Journal of Geochemistry, DOI: 10.1007/s11631-014-0669-z,Volume 33, Issue 2, pp 138-144,www.springerlink.com
  15. Nyantakyi E.K., Owusu P.A., Borkloe J.K., (2014). Methods for the Assessment of Performance Indication Measures at Amakom Intersection and their application in Micro Simulation Modeling. International Journal of Traffic and Transportation Engineering (IJTTE), 2014, 4(1):35-51. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7708/ijtte.2014.4(1).03, UDC: 656.1.054/.057
  16. Bansah S., Nyantakyi E.K., Awuni L.A., Borkloe J.K., Gong Qin (2014). Geochemical Characterization of Potential Source Rock of the Central (Saltpond) Basin, Ghana. International Journal of Oil, Gas and Coal Engineering 2014; 2(2): 19-27, doi: 10.11648/j.ogce.20140202.12, www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/j/ogce
  17. Nyantakyi E.K., Hu Wangshui, Borkloe J.K., Nagre R.D, Frimpong I.K., (2014). Geochemical Investigation of Potential Source Rocks for Agbada Formation, Osioka South Area, Western Niger Delta, Nigeria. Geosciences 2014, 4(1):13-22 DOI: 10.5923/j.geo.20140401.02
  18. Owusu P.A., Dehua L., Nyantakyi E.K., Nagre R.D., Borkloe J.K., Frimpong I.K., (2013). Prognosticating the Production Performance of Saturated Gas Drive Reservoir: A Theoretical Perspective. International Journal of Mining Engineering and Mineral Processing 2013, 2(2): 24-33. DOI: 10.5923/j.mining.20130202.02

  19. Nyantakyi E.K., Li Tao, Hu Wangshui, Borkloe J.K., Owusu P.A., Nagre R.D., (2013). Determination of Organic Matter Richness for Agbada Formation, Osioka South Area, Western Niger Delta, Nigeria. ARPN Journal of Science and Technology. VOL. 3, NO. 8, August 2013, ISSN 2225-7217.
  20. Owusu P.A., Nyantakyi E.K., (2013). Advances and Challenges of Oil and Gas Developments in Ghana. ARPN Journal of Science and Technology, VOL. 3, NO. 5, ISSN 2225-7217.
  21. Nyantakyi E.K., Borkloe J.K., Owusu P.A., (2013). Capacity and Performance Analysis of Suame Roundabout, Kumasi-Ghana. International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology (IJRET). Volume: 02 Issue: 08/Aug-2013, www.ijret.org,  eISSN:2319-1163/pISSN:2321-7308
  22. Owusu P.A., Nyantakyi E.K., Borkloe J.K., (2013). Assessing Performance of Irrigation of Rice in Ghana. ARPN Journal of Science and Technology, VOL 3, NO. 7, July 2013, ISSN 2225-7217.
  23. Nyantakyi E.K., Owusu P.A., Borkloe J.K., (2013). Performance Assessment of Anloga Signalized Intersection on the 24th February Road, Kumasi-Ghana Using Micro Simulation Model. Journal of Civil Engineering Research 2013, 3(3): 114-126 DOI: 10.5923/j.jce.20130303.04.

Other Publications (conference)

  1. The 4th Annual Oil and Gas International Conference on the theme “The Role of Tertiary Educational institutions in the Oil and gas Industry”, All Nations University College, ANUC Main Campus Auditorium, Koforidua, Eastern Region-Ghana between 30th and 31st March, 2016
  2. The 2015 International Conference of the Commonwealth Association Polytechnic in Africa (CAPA) at the Golden Bean Hotel, Kumasi Ghana from 7th to 12th December 2015
  3. 2nd International Conference on Applied Sciences and Technology (ICAST 2015), at New Great Hall, Kumasi Polytechnic, Kumasi from 28th to 30th October 2015.
  4. International Conference on Deep Sea Sediments – Archives for oceans and climate history, Yangtze University, Caidian-Wuhan, Hubei Province-China from 20th to 22nd May, 2015.
  5. 4th International Conference on Geology and Geophysics (ICGC 2014) in Suzhou, China from December 26-28

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