Michael Aryeetey

Manager, Exploration; Project Manager Voltaian Basin Project, Ghana National Petroleum Corporation

Michael Aryeetey

Manager, Exploration; Project Manager Voltaian Basin Project, Ghana National Petroleum Corporation

Biography

Manager, Exploration; Project Manager Voltaian Basin Project

Ghana National Petroleum Corporation

Michael Aryeetey is the Manager for Exploration & Appraisal, Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC). He is also the Project Manager for the Inland Voltaian Basin Project in Ghana.

Prior to his appointment to these positions, he was the Chief Operating Officer for the GNPC Exploration & Production Company Ltd (EXPLORCO), a subsidiary of GNPC. Michael was employed at GNPC as a Geologist in 2004. Prior to that he has spent several years working as Teaching Assistant at UG and a mineral explorationist with a gold exploration company in Ghana.

Michael holds a bachelor’s degree in Geology from the University of Ghana, and a Master of Science degree in Petroleum Geoscience from the NTNU, Norway. He is a Part-time lecturer for Petroleum Geoscience, a Graduate Program at the Earth Science Department of the University of Ghana.

Michael has served on various Committees established by GNPC, Ministry of Energy and the Government of Ghana because of his knowledge of the Upstream Industry in Ghana. He has presented Technical papers and featured on expert panel discussions in Ghana and at international conferences across the world.