Solomon Boye Adeyemi

Research Associate
Lagos Business School

Solomon Boye Adeyemi has a Bachelor’s degree in Geology from the University of Ibadan, a PGD Certificate in Geosciences from Robert Gordon University, U.K, a Master’s degree in Geophysics from University of Lagos, and an MBA from Lagos Business School, where he is currently studying for his PhD in Strategy Management. He is a volunteer lecturer at the Centre for Excellence in Geosciences and Petroleum Engineering, University of Benin, and at the Pan-African University Life and Earth Science Institute, University of Ibadan.

Boye has broad technical and commercial experience in upstream oil and gas industry, including subsurface resource assessment and valuation, exploration and exploitation strategies, marginal field acquisition and development, and energy firms’ corporate governance, mostly derived from his work as a geologist, geophysicist, and commercial asset coordinator with Shell Petroleum and ExxonMobil. His start-up company, Hansol Geonetworks Limited, is involved in training, research and consulting services for the energy industry across Africa.

His research endeavours typically focus on how energy firms create, sustain and appropriate competitive advantage through internal development and external acquisition of strategic resources. He has presented technical papers at international conferences including that of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) and the Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists (NAPE). His research ideas have appeared in reputable industry journals and conference proceedings. Currently, he is working on developing a pricing model and algorithm for the acquisition of petroleum assets.

Solomon Boye-Adeyemi is a firm believer in continuously expanding the frontier of knowledge to solve myriads of human problems. He has research interests in the optimum extraction and utilisation of natural resources, including hydrocarbons (oil, gas, coal and bitumen); renewable energy sources (solar, biomass, wind and geothermal); solid minerals and potable water.