Israel Etakibuebu, P.E.

Engineering Manager

Israel Etakibuebu has served as the NorTex Engineering Manager since 2019. He has more than 27 years of experience in the oil and gas industry in upstream, midstream, and downstream sectors.

Prior to joining NorTex in 2013 as Senior Facilities Engineer, Israel was Senior Project Engineer at AGL Resources, where he was a key member of a natural gas storage assets development team that managed the development, commissioning, and operation of multiple underground depleted reservoir and salt caverns in Texas, Louisiana, and California.  He also worked as Lead Mechanical Engineer at BE&K Engineering (later KBR) and Mechanical Engineer at Shell Petroleum Development Company Nigeria Limited.

Israel earned a Higher National Diploma HND in mechanical engineering from The Federal Polytechnic Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria and a Bachelor of Engineering in mechanical engineering from the University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria.  He is a Professional Engineer in the State of Texas.