Bassey Okon Bassey is a PhD Researcher in Energy (Oil and Gas) at Cranfield University, Cranfield, UK. He is currently an ERASMUS+ Scholar at TOTAL Energies Centre for Science and Technology Research at Pau, France, where he works on flow assurance optimisation in multiphase petroleum pipelines. Bassey has been a research consultant, technical marketer and career development coach in private practice for 16 years and counting. He was previously an Hourly Paid Lecturer at Coventry University, UK, upon graduation there with an MSc in Petroleum and Environmental Technology.
He had worked as an Operations Engineer for Northwest Petroleum and Gas Company Limited for five years; during which he was the maiden research and modification team lead, operations-maintenance synergy coordinator (operations), flow assurance team deputy lead and onboarding lead for his department. Bassey also holds a BEng in Petroleum Engineering from Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria. He has completed several relevant professional certifications including NEBOSH, process safety, technical risk assessment, COSHH, oil spill control, first aid, operations and maintenance excellence. He is an active member of the Energy Institute, IMarEST, IMechE, InstMC, NACE, ICorr, SOE, SPE and several other international professional societies.