Corporate Profile


WILSON GLOBAL DRILLING LLC., is a Texas registered drilling contractor, it was originally operated as an affiliate of Wilson Drilling in Alberta, Canada. In 2002, the Canadian base and assets were sold to TRINIDAD DRILLING CANADA, and the Nigerian affiliate WILSON DRILLING NIGERIA LIMITED an independent Nigerian indigenous incorporated drilling services contractor, with an objective to seek investment opportunities in the oil and gas sector and to be a source of technical expertise resident in Nigeria. The key shareholders in our organization have years of experience in oil and gas exploration and production.

In keeping with the Nigerian Government initiative to increase local content value in oil and gas sector, WILSON DRILLING NIGERIA LTD became a 100% Nigerian owned company, with Dr. Lionel Akor as President and Chief Executive Officer.

Our vision is to become an important  oil and gas services provider. To achieve this, WILSON GLOBAL DRILLING LLC, together with its subsidiary WILSON DRILLING NIGERIA LIMITED have entered into Joint Partnerships and participations with other oil and gas services providers worldwide, to constantly increase our services growth in the industry. In addition, WILSON GLOBAL DRILLING LLC. has entered into a Technical Partnership with another Texas based drilling contractor COASTAL DRILLING COMPANY LLC.  in order to combine our resources.

WILSON GLOBAL DRILLING LLC. is represented by SOGAKAI SUARL in Gabon, SOGAKAI SUARL is a 100% owned Gabonese oil service company.

The Company offers principally drilling services, well servicing and a range of additional services as detailed in the section PARTNERS.




Dr. Lionel Akor has over 30 years experience as an oil and gas management executive. He has worked and developed oil and gas management modules for some notable drilling companies in Canada, USA and Nigeria, these include Wilson Drilling in Alberta Canada, Superior Well Drilling Arkansas USA, O’brien Energy USA, and Omega Maritime and Energy Limited, in Nigeria

Dr. Akor served as a Director and Vice President for Omega Maritime and Energy Limited, Nigeria from 2005-­‐ 2013. He conceptualized and developed Omega Maritime and Energy Limited drilling division, a Nigerian Drilling company that operates a 1000 HP drilling/workover rig in Nigeria.



Mrs. Uduak Akor is a graduate of Sociology from the University of Calabar in Nigeria, She is a seasoned Administrator with vast knowledge and experience in oil and gas management and joined Wilson Drilling Nigeria Limited in 2013, she was previously the Business Development Manager for Omega Maritime and Energy Limited.  She is currently a Director at  Wilson Global Drilling LLC. in Houston Texas, U.S.A.



John Anyaoku has 23 years experience in project management and bid preparation. He was with Integrated Application Engineering before joining Wilson Drilling Nigeria Limited.



Barrister Femi Akerele has 11 years experience in Legal / Human Resources with Leo ­‐Libra Associates and Maple Group before joining Wilson Drilling Nigeria Limited as company secretary.



Joe Otobon has recently joined Wilson Drilling Nigeria Limited as a Director and owns a minority stake in Wilson Drilling Nigeria Limited through Top Crest Nigeria Limited a 100% indigenous company. Joe brings 20 years upstream experience in Nigeria to Wilson Drilling Nigeria Limited and is an ex-­‐Conoco and more recently Shebah Oil Gas Limited employee.



Brian Temlett is a Director and representative for Wilson Global Drilling LLC. activities for Europe, Middle East and Far East. Based in France, he is in charge of Business Development in these areas. He has more than 40 years experience in the E&P sector of the oil business in different management positions within Schlumberger and Elf Aquitaine (Total).

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