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Umar Ismail

  • Theodor-Heuss-Platz 13, 27568 Bremerhaven Germany
  • +4915731451066

Job Objective

To work in an atmosphere, where I can use my knowledge, talent and skills as a chemical Engineer to the best, also to gain necessary work experience and learning required to complete any assign task possible and to excel in the future as a successful Engineer

Work History

Jul 2014Aug 2015

Internship/Master Thesis

British Petroleum (Global Fuel Technology), Bitumen Lab Department, Gelsenkirchen Germany

-Refining and analysis of four different blend of crude oil to produce grade bitumen from  35/50 blown to 10/20 and subsequently to 5 PEN
-Analysis of crude oil used
-Carried out the whole Lab scale refining of the crude oil (Atmospheric, Vacuum & SPD    -  distillation)
-Conducted several tests, this include: Penetration test, Softeningpoint test,  Viscosity test,  Determination of asphaltenes etc. 
-Carried out blowing of the bitumen to various desired grades in the bitumen blowing unit
-Research & interpretation of the blowing curve on distillation curves
-Finding out the effects of the crude properties on the bitumen through research &        development
-Material balance calculations 

Jun 2013Jun 2013

Induction Training

Institution of Chemical Engineers, Dortmund Germany

Two days induction course "Introduction to Process Safety´´

Jul 2009Jan 2011

Project Manager

Goodworks Construction, Nigeria

-Setting up estimate

-Budget and planning of Construction time table

- Subcontractors Management

-Attending to client where possible

-Dealing, bargain and negotiating with material suppliers 

-Inspection and supervision on site

-Writing report and updating managers

Aug 2008Jul 2009

National Service/Military Training

Dana Steel Rolling, Nigeria

-Served in quality control Lab and Uitility plant section

-Material quality control

-Process control of utiltiy plant

-Preventive and Shutdown maintenance

-Water treatment and water analysis

Aug 2005Feb 2006


Kaduna Refining & Petrochemical Company (NNPC), Nigeria

-Served in Vacuum distillation unit

-Process optimizing and control
-Preventive Maintenance of plant equipment

-Material Balance Calculation 

-Participate in projects  


Okt 2011Aug 2015

Master of Engineering

University of applied Sciences, Bremerhaven Germany
Process Engineering & Energy Technology
Sep 2001Feb 2007

Bachelor Degree

University of Maiduguri, Nigeria
Chemical Engineering
Sep 1993Jul 1999

Secondary School

Elkanemi College, Nigeria
O level, Wast African Examination Council

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-Master Thesis British Petroleum Gelsenkirchen Deutschland 2015, -Refining and analysis of four different blend of  crude oil to produce grade bitumen from  35/50 blown 10/20 and subsequently to 
-Project British Petroleum Gelsenkirchen Germany 2015, Determination and analysis on asphaltene content of four  different blend of bitumen
-Bachelor Thesis University of Maiduguri Nigeria, Production of insecticide from local sources (Extraction of neem oil case study)


Aspen Hysys

To simulate chemical plants and oil refineries

Xpert 7S

Software used to analyse crude oil and bitumen properties, behaviors, blending etc. 

Computer Skills

Proficient understanding of office applications like Microsoft word, excel, power point etc.


Englich       Fluent
German      Very good
Arabic          Fluent
Hausa          Fluent
Nationality Nigerian
Gender        Male