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Ronke Luke

Contributor since: 25 Mar 2015

Ronke Luke

Biography

Ronke Luke has experience advising senior executives (including at the ministerial level) on initiatives to develop and increase uptake of advanced energy and environmental technologies and practices in power and oil and gas sectors in U.S. and international markets. She has worked on projects taking technologies from R&D-to-market in the chemical, oil and gas and power sectors. Ronke has lived, worked and studied in the U.S., Europe and Africa. She holds a masters degree in chemical engineering and is currently completing the Global Energy MBA at Warwick University (U.K.). She is originally from Sierra Leone and has a keen interest in energy development in Africa, particularly how the political economy affects sustainability, investment and operations in the energy sector. Ronke is a manager at Z, Inc., a Washington DC based energy contractor, where she overseas petroleum marketing survey operations for the Energy Information Administration. She is the immediate past president of the Women’s Council on Energy and the Environment (www.wcee.org)

Latest articles from Ronke

  • Total Ups Its Stake In Uganda’s Oil Development

    Published 11 January 2017 | viewed 5,899 times

    Total increased its stake in Uganda’s oil development with the purchase of 64.71 percent of Tullow Oil’s interests in Exploration Areas 1, 1A, 2 and…

  • Nigerian Oil Swindle: How Did 57 Million Barrels Disappear?

    Published 11 October 2016 | viewed 12,366 times

    Nigeria has filed a law suit against Eni, Chevron, Shell, Total and Petrobras accusing the oil majors of $12.7 billion in illegal oil exports. Per…

  • Solar Power Growth Soars In Africa

    Published 19 February 2016 | viewed 12,236 times

    When His Majesty Mohammed VI of Morocco commissioned the world’s largest concentrated solar power (CSP) plant on February 4, 2016, long-term advocates for clean energy…

  • Kenya Hoping to Export Oil, Despite Global Downturn

    Published 17 January 2016 | viewed 7,657 times

    When Uganda and Total appeared to scuttle the deal for a joint Kenya-Uganda pipeline citing security concerns in October 2015, Kenya pledged that it would…

  • Successful Cyber Attack In Ukraine Raises Fears Of Further Threats

    Published 11 January 2016 | viewed 8,817 times

    It’s finally happened. A theoretical major scenario that has worried governments and industry in U.S. and Western Europe has occurred. Power was cut, through a…

  • Why The East African Oil Bonanza Remains A Dream… For Now

    Published 28 November 2015 | viewed 5,872 times

    When Tullow Oil (Tullow) announced the basin opening finds in Uganda and Kenya in 2009 and 2012, oil prices were soaring and both countries were…

  • Africa Banking On Nuclear Power

    Published 01 October 2015 | viewed 14,236 times

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  • The World’s Tech Giants Could Use Waste Heat To Cool Down

    Published 08 September 2015 | viewed 3,976 times

    For being so critical to modern life, computer data centers spew a lot of hot air – more precisely a lot of waste heat. Energy…

  • Cyber Threat Has Oil And Gas Majors On Edge

    Published 07 July 2015 | viewed 17,964 times

    The massive cyber breach of the U.S. Government’s Office of Personnel Management (OPM) systems is the latest in a string of high profile cyber attacks…

  • Solar Space Race Already Underway

    Published 13 June 2015 | viewed 9,023 times

    Has space-based solar power just had a breakthrough moment?Alternative Energy News reports that on March 12th, 2015 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) successfully conducted a…

  • This Nation Is Poised For A Massive Refining Boom

    Published 01 June 2015 | viewed 8,037 times

    President Obama was not among the heads of state at the inauguration of incoming President Muhammadu Buhari on May 29, 2015. However, in his private…

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    Published 27 May 2015 | viewed 10,552 times

    BG Group’s assets in Tanzania give Shell another chance at East Africa’s huge gas opportunity. However, in the race to become Africa’s newest LNG exporter,…

  • Africa Could Use Fossil Fuel Wealth For Renewable Future

    Published 16 April 2015 | viewed 5,479 times

    When oil prices plunged in the 90s, Africa was a major beneficiary. Yes, exporters like Nigeria and Angola suffered as their revenues dropped, but overall…

  • Energy In Nigeria: Ghosts Of The Past, Present And Future

    Published 25 March 2015 | viewed 7,088 times

    If electricity and the management of power sector reforms are key to Nigeria’s economic future, crude oil/gas – and the mismanagement thereof – is at…

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