About the Author
Prof. Adegoke holds the degrees of BSc Zoology (2nd Class Upper Division) of University of London (1962) and PhD Paleontology of University of California, Berkeley (1966). He was Professor of Geology at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Nigeria (1967) and currently Managing Director Mosunmolu Ltd. Oil and gas consulting. He was Research Associate at California Institute of Technology, Pasadena (1966-1967) and Visiting Research Associate, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC (1970-1971). He is recipient of the Nigerian National Order of Merit in Science (1987), Nigeria and NLNG National Hall of Fame in Science. He is Fellow of Nigerian Science Association, Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists, Nigerian Academy of Science, African Academy of Sciences, etc. Mr. Oyebamiji holds the degrees of B.Tech Applied Geology of the Federal University of Technology Akure (1991); MSc degree in Micropaleontology of the University College London, UK (1997). In 1993, he worked in Mosunmolu Limited as a Biostratigrapher specializing in Micropaleontology and Calcareous Nannofossils (Oil and Gas Service Company) and rose to become the General/Technical Manager. He joined the Nigerian Agip Oil Company Limited as a Senior Biostratigrapher in 2005. He is currently working as the Principal Biostratigrapher and Coordinator, Geosciences Research & Development & Knowledge Management for the ENI Companies in Nigeria. He was the Editor-in-Chief of the Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists and currently the Abuja Chapter Chairman of the Association. He is the Treasurer, Africa Region of AAPG (2012-2016). Dr. Edet holds the degrees of BSc Geology (2nd Class Upper Division) of University of Calabar (1983); MSc, Geology, University of Calabar-1988 and PhD, Micropaleontology of the University College London, UK (1991 - 1995). He is the Corporate R&D Manager, Total E&P Nigeria Limited, Lagos (Aug. 2012 - Date): Establishment and management of the subsidiary's Research & Development Department. He is Fellow of Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists. Dr. Osterloff holds the degrees of BSc Geology and Geography (Distinction) of University of Newcastle Upon Tyne (1981) and PhD, Palynology of the University of Sheffield, UK (1993). He joined Shell Exploration and Production Ltd., London in 1982. He is currently a Principal Stratigrapher in Shell UK Ltd. Aberdeen. He is a Special Publications Editor, The Micropaleontology Society. Prof. O.K. Ulu holds the degrees of BSc Geology of University of Texas (1979); MSc, Geology, Louisiana State University (1979 - 1981) and PhD Geology/Palynology of University of Calabar, Nigeria (1988). He became a visiting Professor of Geology at Nassarawa State University, Keffi, Nigeria (2005) and currently consulting in the Oil and gas industry. Prof. O.K. Ulu, is a seasoned Biostratigrapher, Visiting Professor of Geology who has over 35 years of Oil and Gas Industry and academic experience in the field of Geology specializing in Biostratigraphy. He has studied over 1000 wells, created zonal schemes and built stratigraphic correlation across the Tertiary Niger Delta as well as Cretaceous Inland. He is Fellow of Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists.