SPE Awards Iledare
The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) has honored Wumi Iledare with SPE Regional Technical Award for Management and Information (Africa). The SPE award acknowledges the contributions of Iledare to the Society of Petroleum Engineers at the regional level and recognizes the devotion of his time and effort to the development of technical expertise in the management and information discipline, especially in Africa.
Over the past ten years, Iledare has volunteered his time to advance technical proficiency of graduate students in petroleum economics by serving as a visiting professor of petroleum economics to tertiary institutions in Africa, including the Institute of Petroleum Studies, African University of Science and Technology, and the University of Ibadan. He has presented and published several research papers on petroleum economics in conference proceedings of the SPE Nigeria Annual International Conferences and Exhibitions in Abuja, Nigeria, and also the SPE Annual Technical Conferences in the U.S. He has served as a facilitator for workshops on oil and gas economics and policy in Nigeria, and taught short courses at SPE conferences organized by the SPE Nigeria Council to advance technical competency of professional engineers in the management and information discipline of SPE.