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Sub Saharan Africa International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference   

Eko Convention Center, Lagos, Nigeria
20-22 February 2024


Ibiyemi Ashaolu

Mrs Ibiyemi Ashaolu

Asset Manager, Deepwater Non-operated Ventures, Shell Nigeria Exploration Company

Ibiyemi Asaolu is the Asset Manager and Business Opportunity Manager for Deepwater Non-Operated Venture (Asset Mgr. & BOM Deepwater NOV).

As the Shell company Representative on these Deepwater acreages, she is responsible for managing and protecting the value generation from the producing asset, project maturation and flawless execution to ensure maximum returns to Royal Shell.

She has held different progressive leadership positions in her career ranging from

  • Front end project manager,
  • Subsurface manger
  • NOV (Non-Operated Venture) Venture manager for this multinational oil company
  • Delivery Integration, WRFM and Technology Manager

Her contributions to the company have attracted numerous Special recognition awards and increased responsibilities for the company.

A graduate of Geology and mineral science from the university of Ilorin, she got her Master’s degree in Geophysics from the University of Lagos.  She joined Shell Nigeria Exploration and production Company in 2006 as a senior Petroleum Geologist having worked for about ten years in Chevron.

Her wealth of experience spans Exploration, Asset Management, drilling Operations, Field Unitization, Field Development, Strategy & Planning, Non-Operated Venture and Performance management. She is a thoroughbred professional with a career spanning across 3 continents;

  • Africa
  • North America
  • Europe

She is a result-oriented multi-tasker with a strong collaboration skill. She is a self-motived individual, passionate people developer with a host of mentees both within and outside the industry, she demonstrates courage, authenticity, capacity and resilience in the face of challenges.

She is a Christian, a mother, a fashionista, and enjoys traveling, dancing, movies and meeting people.



  • NNPC Limited
  • Nigerian Content Development & Monitoring Board (NCDMB)



  • Chevron
  • H-PTP Energy Services Ltd a subsidiary of Hobark
  • ND Western
  • The Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo)
  • Shell Nigeria Gas Limited
  • TotalEnergies
  • Uniterm Nigeria Limited



  • Invest in Africa



  • Calaya Engineering Services Limited
  • Cruxstone Development & Investment Limited
  • DeltaAfrik
  • Dorman Long Engineering Limited
  • Niger Delta Exploration & Production (NDEP)
  • Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG)
  • Oilserv Limited
  • Prime Atlantic
  • TIREX Petroleum and Energy Limited



  • FloSmart
  • Future Concerns Nigeria Limited (FCNL)
  • Goddie Chemicals International Ltd
  • GGI International Nigeria Limited
  • Global Lifting and Engineering Services Nigeria Limited
  • Hanze Tours
  • Navante Oil & Gas Company Limited
  • Petrolog Group
  • Radial Circle Group
  • Tecon Oil Services Group
  • Topline Limited



  • Hydroserve




  • Association of Tanzania Oil & Gas Service Providers (ATOGS)
  • Association of Uganda Oil and Gas Service Providers (AUGOS)
  • Ghana Oil and Gas Service Providers Association (GOGSPA)
  • Guyana Oil and Gas Energy Chamber (GOGEC)
  • Nigerian Gas Association
  • Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHA)
  • Oil & Gas Trainers Association of Nigeria (OGTAN)
  • The Welding Federation Africa (WeldFA)
  • Tsavo Oilfield Services Limited
  • Women in Energy Network (WIEN)



  • Protection Plus Services Limited (PPSL)
  • 4SV Limited
  • Heritage Guardians
  • Heritage Treasure Trove Communications Limited