Dr. Izuchukwu Ignatius Obiadi

Dr. Izuchukwu Ignatius Obiadi

Research Scientist
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nigeria


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Earth Sciences from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Anambra, Nigeria

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Biography

Dr. Izuchukwu Ignatius Obiadi is currently working as Senior Lecturer at Department of Geological Sciences, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria. His main area of interest focuses on Applied and Exploration Geophysics, Structural Geology. His area of expertise includes Seismic, interpretation, Gravity methods Electrical Methods, Seismic methods, Magnetic method, Tectonics, Stress analysis, Strain analysis, Structural analysis, Faults and folds, Kinematic analysis, Near-surface Geophysics, Petrophysics, and Sequence Stratigraphy. He has published 22 research articles in journals as author/co-author.

Area of Interest:

Earth Science and Geography
100%
Applied Geophysics
62%
Exploration Geophysics
90%
Structural Geology
75%
Seiesmic Interpretation
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Obiadi, I.I., F.C. Okoye, C.M. Obiadi, P.E. Irumhe and A.I. Omeokachie, 2019. 3-D structural and seismic attribute analysis for field reservoir development and prospect identification in Fabianski Field, onshore Niger delta, Nigeria. J. Afr. Sci., Vol. 158. 10.1016/j.jafrearsci.2019.103562.
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  2. Mgbolu, C.C., I.I. Obiadi, C.M. Obiadi, C.M. Okolo and P.E. Irumhe, 2019. Integrated groundwater potentials studies, aquifer hydraulic characterisation and vulnerability investigations of parts of Ndokwa, Niger Delta Basin, Nigeria. Solid Earth Sci., 4: 102-112.
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  3. Irumhe, P.E., I.I. Obiadi, C.M. Obiadi, C.K. Ezenwaka and C.C. Mgbolu, 2019. Estimating sedimentary pile thickness, structural lineaments and heat flow in parts of North Central Nigeria from aeromagnetic data. Solid Earth Sci., 4: 92-101.
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  4. Amaechi, P.O., E.N. Onuigbo, I.I. Obiadi and C.G. Kalu, 2019. Petrophysical properties and 3D geologic modelling of the reservoir sands of JIO field, Niger Delta, Nigeria. J. Basic Phys. Res., 9: 1-12.
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  5. Ozoemenam, J.C., B.E.B. Akudinobi, V.C. Nnodu and I.I. Obiadi, 2018. Water quality assessment of shallow and deep boreholes in Ekpan community, Effurun, Delta State, Nigeria. Environ. Earth Sci., Vol. 77, No. 5. 10.1007/s12665-018-7346-1.
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  6. Okolo, C.M., B.E.B. Akudinobi, I.I. Obiadi, E.N. Onuigbo and P.N. Obasi, 2018. Hydrochemical evaluation of lower Niger drainage area, southeastern Nigeria. Applied Water Sci., Vol. 8. 10.1007/s13201-018-0852-1.
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  7. Mbah, V.O., A.G. Onwuemesi, O.L. Anike, E.K. Anakwuba, I.I. Obiadi and P.O. Okeke, 2018. Transforming the geomagnetic transfer function of VLF-EM to current density for Ishiagu Pb-Zn deposits, Ebonyi State. J. Basic Phys. Res., 8: 39-54.
  8. Ezenwaka, K.C., I.I. Obiadi, V.C. Nwaezeapu, E.P. Irumhe and D.T. Ede, 2018. Prediction of reservoir performance of moby field, niger delta basin using integrated acies and petrophysical analyses. J. Pet. Environ. Biotechnol., Vol. 9. 10.4172/2157-7463.1000377.
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  9. Onuigbo, E.N., A.U. Okoro, I.I. Obiadi and E.I. Okoyeh, 2017. Sedimentary facies characterization and depositional settings of Ajali Samdstone, Anambra Basin, Southeastern Nigeria. Arch. Applied Sci. Res., 10: 10-25.
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  10. Okolo, C.M., B.E.B. Akudinobi, I.I. Obiadi and E.I. Okoyeh, 2017. Assessment of pollution status of lower Niger Drainage area, South Eastern Nigeria using heavy metals. J. Basic Phys. Res., 3: 53-63.
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  11. Oghuma, A.A., I.I. Obiadi, C.M. Obiadi and C.N. Nwokeabia, 2017. Evaluation and structural interpretation of aeromagnetic anomalies over parts of monguno and environs, Northeastern Nigeria using 3-D euler deconvolution. Geosci. Res., 2: 226-235.
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  12. Ilechukwu, J.N., I.I. Obiadi and E.U. Aniwetalu, 2017. Predicting reservoir performance using the elastic properties of well logs in fabi field, Niger Delta Basin in Nigeria. J. Earth Sci. Clim. Change, Vol. 8, No. 11. 10.4172/2157-7617.1000424.
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  13. Ezim, E.O., I.I. Obiadi and M.I. Akaegbobi, 2017. The use of statistical grain-size method in analysing borehole and evaluating aquifer parameters. A case study of Ajali Sandstone formation, Southeastern Nigeria. Global J. Geol. Sci., 15: 77-92.
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  14. Obiadi, I.I., C.M. Obiadi, B.E.B. Akudinobi, U.V. Maduewesi and E.O. Ezim, 2016. Effects of coal mining on the water resources in the communities hosting the Iva valley and Okpara coal mines in Enugu state, Southeast Nigeria. Sustainable Water Resourc. Manage., 2: 207-216.
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  15. Obiadi, I.I. and C.M. Obiadi, 2016. Structural deformation and depositional processes: Insights from the greater ughelli depobelt, Niger Delta, Nigeria. Oil Gas Res., Vol. 2. 10.4172/2472-0518.1000118.
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  16. Emina, R., I.I. Obiadi and C.M. Obiadi, 2016. Evaluation and prospect identification in the olive field, Niger Delta Basin, Nigeria. J. Pet. Environ. Biotechnol., Vol. 7. 10.4172/2157-7463.1000284.
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  17. Oghuma, A.A., I.I. Obiadi and C.M. Obiadi, 2015. 2-D spectral analysis of aeromagnetic anomalies over parts of Monguno and Environs, Northeastern Nigeria. J. Earth Sci. Clim. Change, Vol. 6. 10.4172/2157-7617.1000303.
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  18. Obiadi, I.I., C.M. Obiadi, N.E. Ajaegwu, E.K. Anakwuba and N.E. Onuigbo et al., 2015. Structural evidence for Pan-African event in the SW basement block of Nigeria: The Igarra example. J. Basic Applied Res. Int., 3: 66-74.
  19. Obiadi, I.I., A.G. Onwuemesi, O.L. Anike, C.M. Obiadi and E.N. Ajaegwu et al., 2015. Electrical anisotropy characterization of fractured crystalline basement rock at Igarra, Nigeria. J. Basic Applied Res. Int., 3: 94-101.
  20. Chinwuko, A.I., A.G. Onwuemesi, E.K. Anakwuba, C.U. Onyekwelu, H.C. Okeke and I.I. Obiadi, 2015. Coblending of seismic attributes for interpretation of channel geometries in Rence field of Niger Delta, Nigeria. Interpretation, 3: 1-12.
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  21. Obiadi, I.I., A.G. Onwuemesi, O.L. Anike, N.E. Ajaegwu and E.K. Anakwuba et al., 2013. Determining subsurface fracture characteristics from the azimuthal square array resistivity survey at Igarra, Nigeria. Pure Applied Geophys., 170: 907-916.
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  22. Onuigbo, E.N., A.U. Okoro, I.I. Obiadi, E.O. Akpunonu, H.C. Okeke and U.V. Maduewesi, 2012. Tide-generated sedimentary structures, lithofacies and particle size distribution: Proxies to the depositional setting of the Ajali Sandstone in the Anambra Basin, Southeastern Nigeria. J. Nat. Sci. Res., 2: 100-112.
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  23. Okoro, A.U., E.N. Onuigbo, E.O. Akpunonu and I.I. Obiadi, 2012. Lithofacies and pebble morphogenesis: Keys to paleoenvironmental interpretation of the nkporo formation, Afikpo Sub-Basin, Nigeria. J. Environ. Earth Sci., 2: 26-38.
  24. Obiadi, I.I., B.M. Ozumba and P. Osterloff, 2012. Sequence stratigraphy and hydrocarbon distribution in parts of the eastern central swamp depobelt, Niger Delta, Nigeria. NAPE Bull., 24: 43-51.
  25. Obiadi, I.I., B.M. Ozumba and P. Osterloff, 2012. Regional sequence stratigraphic framework and structural evolution of parts of the Eastern Central Swamp Depobelt of the Niger Delta, Nigeria. NAPE Bull., 24: 95-103.
  26. Obiadi, I.I., A.G. Onwuemesi, O.L. Anike, C.M. Obiadi and N.E. Ajaegwu et al., 2012. Modeling crystalline rock permeability and porosity from geological and geophysical field studies: The Igarra example. Int. J. Environ. Eng. Res., 1: 5-15.
  27. Obiadi, I.I., A.G. Onwuemesi, O.L. Anike, C.M. Obiadi and N.E. Ajaegwu et al., 2012. Imaging subsurface fracture characteristics using 2D electrical resistivity tomography. Int. Res. J. Eng. Sci. Technol. Innov., 1: 103-110.
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  28. Anakwuba, E.K., A.I. Chinwuko, I.I. Obiadi and L.N. Onuba, 2012. Integrated geophysical approach in groundwater exploration of WallaB, Gwoza local government area of Borno state, Nigeria. Niger. J. Phys., 23: 109-120.
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  29. Ajaegwu, N.E., B.I. Odoh, E.O. Akpunonu, I.I. Obiadi and E.K. Anakwuba, 2012. Late miocene to early pliocene palynostratigraphy and palaeoenvironments of ANE-1, eastern Niger Delta, Nigeria. J. Min. Geol., 48: 31-43.
  30. Obiadi, I.I., C.M. Nwosu, N.E. Ajaegwu, E.K. Anakwuba, N.E. Onuigbo, E.O. Akpunonu and O.E. Ezim, 2011. Gully erosion in Anambra state, south east Nigeria: Issues and solution. Int. J. Environ. Sci., 2: 795-804.
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  31. Akpunonu, E.O., E.K. Anakwuba, J.C. Oformah, N.E. Ajaegwu, I.I. Obiadi and O.A. Illo, 2011. Evaluation of thermal maturation potential of petroleum source rock of Agbada formation in the Ogbogede on-shore field of Niger Delta, Nigeria. J. Min. Geol., 47: 27-35.
  32. Obiadi, I.I., N.E. Ajaegwu, E.K. Anakwuba and E.O. Akpunonu, 2010. Seismic geomorphology of some parts of the western slope of the Niger Delta. Int. J. Environ. Sci., 6: 124-131.
  33. Anakwuba, E.K., E.N. Ajaegwu, E.O. Akpunonu and I.I. Obiadi, 2010. High resolution Miocene sequence stratigraphy of the Diok field, eastern Niger Delta, Nigeria. J. Min. Geol., 46: 163-171.
  34. Anakwuba, E.K., A.E. Ofoma, N.E. Ajaegwu, E.O. Akpunonu and I.I. Obiadi, 2009. Structural patterns and litho-stratigraphy of DOIK field, east Niger Delta, Nigeria and its implication for hydrocarbon generation. Nat. Applied Sci., 10: 211-222.
  35. Obiadi, I.I., E.K. Anakwuba, N.E. Ajaegwu, E.N. Asiegbu and E.O. Akpunonu, 2008. Seismic sedimentology and lithology prediction of some parts of the deepwater Niger Delta. Nat. Applied Sci., 9: 123-131.
  36. Obiadi, I.I, E.K. Anakwuba, N.E. Ajaegwu, E.N. Asiegbu and E.O. Akpunonu, 2008. Statistical approach to seismic geomorphology: A case study of the deepwater Niger Delta. Nat. Applied Sci., 9: 315-328.
  37. Anakwuba, E.K., A.G. Onwuemesi, N.F. Odika, N.E. Ajaegwu, E.O. Akpunonu, I.I. Obiadi and A.E. Ofoma, 2008. Overpressure prediction of DIOK field, Eastern Niger Delta, Nigeria. Int. J. Sustain. Dev., 1: 128-136.
  38. Akpunonu, E.O., I.P. Orajaka, A.G. Onwuemesi, N.E. Ajaegwu and E.K. Anakwuba et al., 2008. Geotemperature analysis of petroleum source rock of Agbada formation in the Igiriga swamp oil field of Niger Delta, Nigeria. Nat. Applied Sci., 2: 141-153.
  39. Ajaegwu, N.E., A.G. Onwuemesi, E.N. Asiegbu, I.I. Obiadi, E.K. Anakwuba and E.O. Akpunonu, 2008. Palynological assemblages as proxies for late miocene-early pliocene palaeoenvironmental interpretation of strata penetrated by ANE-1 well, Niger Delta. Nat. Applied Sci., 9: 62-70.