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  • Area of Specialization: Environmental Pollution and Control; process dynamics, simulation and control; renewable energy.
  • Department of Chemical/Petroleum Engineering

  • Dr. Kigho Moses Oghenejoboh ventured into the oil and gas industry at the young age of 19, when he joined the Nigerian Gas Company (NGC) limited (a subsidiary of NNPC) as a gas plant operator, after graduating from the second class of the Petroleum Training Institute in 1981 . Motivated by strong drive for higher education and his deep disire to be an academic, Dr Oghenejoboh left NGC after nine fruitful years of service for a degree program in Chemical Engineering at the University of Port-Harcourt in 1989. Upon his graduation in 1995, he proceeded to the University of Benin for a Master’s program which he completed in 1998. In realization of his dream, he joined the University of Uyo as Lecturer II in 1999. In 2003, he was invited by Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC, West) upon recommendation by NGC to coordinate the operations of the gas compressor stations in Eriemu, Afiesere, Kokori, Utorogu and Jones Creek that the SPDC acquired from NGC at that time. After serving in this capacity for three years, Dr. Oghenejoboh returned to the University of Uyo in 2006 while running his PhD program at the then Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port-Harcourt. On learning that a Faculty of Engineering had been established in his home University, Dr. Oghenejoboh left University of Uyo for the Delta State University as Lecturer I in 2009. Dr. Oghenejoboh who is currently an Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering had published more than 30 papers in reputable national and high impart international journals. He had also attended and presented papers at national and international conferences in his area of specialization. Dr Oghenejoboh is happily married with children
    My Publications
  1. Kigho Moses Oghenejoboh, Henry Oghenero Orugba, Ufuoma Modupe Oghenejoboh, Samuel Enahoro Agarry (2021) Value added cassava waste management and environmental sustainability in Nigeria: A review, Environmental Challenges Vol.Vol. 4 Pages: 1-14

  2. Henry Oghenero Orugba, Kigho Moses Oghenejoboh, Ufuoma Modupe Oghenejoboh, Onogwarite E. Ohimor (2021) Production of Biodiesel from a Novel Combination of Raphia Africana Kernel Oil and Turtle Shell (Centrochelys Sulcata) Heterogenous Catalyst, Journal of Human, Earth, and Future 28991/HEF-2021-02-03-07 Vol.Vol. 2, No. 3 Pages: 258 - 268

  3. Samuel E. Agarry, Kigho M. Oghenejoboh, Ewomazino. O. Oghenejoboh, Chiedu N. Owabor, Oladipupo O. Ogunleye (2020) Adsorptive Remediation of Crude Oil Contaminated Marine Water Using Chemically and Thermally Modified Coconut (Cocos nucifera) Husks, Journal of Environmental Treatment Technique Vol.8 (2) Pages: 694 - 707

  4. S. E. Agarry, K. M. Oghenejoboh, O. A. Aworanti and A. O. Arinkoola (2019) Biocorrosion Inhibition of Mild Steel in Crude Oil-Water Environment using Extracts of Musa Paradisiaca Peels, Moringa Oleifera Leaves, and Carica Papaya Peels as Biocidal-Green Inhibitors: Kinetics and Adsorption Studies, Chemical Engineering Communication Vol.206 (1) Pages: 98-124

  5. Oghenejoboh K.M (2018) Biosorption of nickel (II) ion from synthetic waste water on watermelon rind activated carbon using response surface method (RSM) optimization approach, , Nigerian Journal of Technology Vol.37 (3) Pages: 647 – 656

  6. Agarry S. E, Oghenejoboh K. M, Latinwo G. K. and Owabor C. N (2018) Biotreatment of petroleum refinery wastewater in vertical surface-flow constructed wetland vegetated with Eichhornia crassipes: lab-scale experimental and kinetic modelling, Environmental Technology Vol.39 Pages: 1 – 20

  7. Agarry S. E, Oghenejoboh K. M, Latinwo G. K, E. O. Dada and Owabor C. N (2018) Copper (II) Bioremoval from Simulated Industrial Wastewater by Acid-Treated Plantain (Musa Paradisiaca) Peel and Plantain Peel- Chitosan Composite: Kinetic, Mass Transfer and Isotherm Modelling Studies, Appl. J. Envir. Eng. Sci. Vol.4 (4) Pages: 473-496

  8. Oghenejoboh K.M,Igbagara P.W and Oghenejoboh U.M (2017) Contamination of agricultural soils by selected heavy metals from municipal solid waste dumpsites-A case study of Oleh Town in Nigeria‘s Niger Delta, Nigerian Journal of Technological Research Vol.12 (2) Pages: 1 – 7

  9. Oghenejoboh K. M, Otuagoma S. O and E. O. Ohimor (2016) Application of Cassava Peels Activated Carbon in the Treatment of Oil Refinery Wastewater – A Comparative Analysis, Journal of Ecological Engineering Vol.17 (2) Pages: 52 – 58

  10. Agarry S.E, Oghenejoboh K.M and Solomon B.O (2016) Bioelectricity Production from Cassava Mill Effluents Using Microbial Fuel Cell Technology, Nigerian Journal of Technology Vol.35 (2) Pages: 329 – 336

  11. Oghenejoboh K.M (2015) Effects of Cassava Wastewater on the Quality of Receiving Water Body Intended for Fish Farming, British Journal of Applied Science & Technology Vol.6 (2) Pages: 164 – 171

  12. Ohimor E.O, Oghenejoboh K.M, Odisu T, Iduh D and Onocha O (2015) Scale Inhibitor (SIH 307®) Commissioning and Ryznar Stability Indices in a Crude Oil Production Facility, International Journal of Engineering and Technical Research Vol.3 (7) Pages: 368 – 372

  13. Agarry S.E, Oghenejoboh K.M and Solomon B.O (2015) Kinetic Modelling and Half-Life Study of Adsorptive Bioremediation of Soil Artificially Contaminated with Bony Light Crude Oil, Journal of Ecological Engineering,2799,0,1.html Vol.16 (3) Pages: 1 – 13

  14. Oghenejoboh K.M,Aisien F. A and Ihoeghian N (2014) Photo-catalytic Degradation of Chlorobenzene in Aqueous Solutions-Comparison of TiO2 with Periwinkle and Snail Shells’ Powder as Photo Catalyst, British Journal of Applied Science & Technology Vol.4 (5) Pages: 808 – 822

  15. S.E Agarry and K.M Oghenejoboh (2014) Biodegradation of Bitumen in Soil and Its Enhancement by Inorganic Fertilizer and Oxygen Release Compound: Experimental Analysis and Kinetic Studies, Journal of Microbial & Biochemical Technology Vol.84 (2) Pages: 1 – 8

  16. J. S. Adeyinka, K.M Oghenejoboh, I. J. Otaraku and Y.P Nwambo (2014) Aromatization of Propylene on Pt-Cu/ß-Al¬¬2O3 Nano-Catalyst, Chemical and Process Engineering Research Vol.26 Pages: 1 – 6

  17. Oghenejoboh K. M, Ohimor E. O and Olayebi O (2013) Application of Re-Refined Used Lubricating Oil As Base Oil For The Formulation of Oil Based Drilling Mud - A Comparative Study, Journal of Petroleum Technology and Alternative Fuels Vol.4 (4) Pages: 78 – 84

  18. Akhihiero E. T., Oghenejoboh K. M and Umukoro P. O. (2013 (2013) Effects of Process Variables of the Transesterification Reaction of Jatropha Curcas Seed Oil for the Production of Biodiesel, , International Journal of Emerging Technology and Advanced Engineering Vol.3 (6) Pages: 388 – 393

  19. Oghenejoboh, K. M. and E. O. Ohimor (2012) Contamination of Soil and Rivers by Lead from Used Engine Oil: A Case Study of Choba Community in Port-Harcourt, Nigeria, Journal of Pollution Research Vol.32 (2) Pages: 1-6

  20. Oghenejoboh K. M (2012) Effects of Starch Fermentation on the Shelf-Life of Cassava Based Adhesive, British Biotechnology Journal Vol.2 (4) Pages: 257 – 268

  21. Oghenejoboh K. M. and Adiotomre K. O. (2012) Finite Volume Modelling of Carbon Monoxide from Vehicular Emission at Oshodi Market in Lagos Metropolis of Nigeria, Journal of Computation and Modelling Vol.Vol. 2 (2) Pages: 55-77

  22. Oghenejoboh, K. M. and Ohimor E. O (2011) Effects of Sodium Hydroxide Concentration on the Physical Properties of Zeolite Produced from Local Clay found in Nigeria’s Niger Delta,, European Journal of Scientific Research Vol.56 (4) Pages: 445-452

  23. Oghenejoboh, K. M. and Umukoro P. O (2011) Comparative Analysis of Fuel Characteristics of Bio-diesel produced from Selected Oil-Bearing Seeds in Nigeria, European Journal of Scientific Research Vol.58 (2) Pages: 238-246

  24. Oghenejoboh K.M (2010) Environmental Degradation Resulting from Oil and Gas Exploration and Exploitation: The Bane of Nigeria’s Niger Delta Crisis, Journal of Pollution Research's_Niger_Delta_crisis Vol.29(4) Pages: 1-6

  25. Oghenejoboh, K. M and Puyate, Y. T (2010) Experimental Investigation of the Effects of Crude Oil Physical Properties on Its Diffusion Rate in Soil Medium, Journal of Industrial Pollution Control Vol.26 (2) Pages: 131-137

  26. Oghenejoboh, K. M.,Akhihiero, E. T. and Adiotomre, K. O (2010) Viability of Biofuel as Alternative fuel in Nigeria’s Transport System, International Journal of Engineering Vol.Vol. 4 (3) Pages: 445-453

  27. Oghenejoboh, K. M. and Etim, J. O (2009) Assessment of the Physico-chemical Characteristics of Treated Brewery Wastewater and its Impact on the Quality of Receiving Stream – A Case Study of Champion Brewery, Uyo-Nigeria, Journal of Industrial Pollution Control Vol.25(2) Pages: 125-129

  28. Oghenejoboh, K. M., Abowei, M. F. N. and Puyate, Y. T (2008) Sorption Mechanism of Nigerian Crude Petroleum into Soils Medium, Journal of Pollution Research Vol.27(1) Pages: 7-12

  29. Oghenejoboh, K. M., Puyate, Y. T. and Abowei, M. F. N (2008) Concentration Distribution of Spilled Petroleum in Different Soils 2: Effects of Volume of Oil on Spatial Spread, Journal of Pollution Research Vol.27(4) Pages: 605-610

  30. Oghenejoboh, K. M, Babatunde, A. A. and Nwuakwa, C. T. (2007) Effects of Air Pollution Arising from Associated Gas Flaring on the Economic Life pf Oil Producing Communities in Nigeria, Journal of Industrial Pollution Control Vol.Vol. 23 (1) Pages: 1-9

  31. Oghenejoboh K.M (2005) The Impact of Acid Rain Deposition Resulting from Natural Gas Flaring on the Socio-Economic Life of the People of Afiesere Community in Nigeria’s Niger Delta, Journal of Industrial Pollution Control Vol.Vol. 21 (1) Pages: 83-90

  32. Adeyinka SJ.,Iselema UR. and Oghenejoboh KM (2004) Effects of Drilling Fluid Waste Disposal on Owaza Region of the Niger Delta: An Assessment of Nitrate and Sulphate Ions on Base Metal Leaching, Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research
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  33. Oghenejoboh, K.M, and Akpabio, E.J. (2002) Energy Management in the Industrial Sector of Nigeria’s Economy, Global Journal of Engineering Research Vol.Vol. 1 (1) Pages: 66-71

  34. Oghenejoboh, K.M, and Akpabio, E.J. (2002) Adaptation of Natural Gas as Motor Fuels in Nigeria’s Transport System, Global Journal of Engineering Research Vol.Vol. 1 (2) Pages: 81-88