ERHC has built a strong technical team with extensive experience in West Africa. The team is responsible for assessing potential acquisition opportunities, advancing new exploration and development activities, and promoting ERHC's interests with respect to the Company's current holdings.
Daniel Gralla, Technical Consultant

ERHC Energy Vice President TechnicalDaniel S. Gralla is a Technical Consultant for ERHC Energy Inc. and its subsidiaries. Mr. Gralla consults from time to time on technical matters of the Company and its subsidiaries. Mr. Gralla has 25 years of technical experience as a petroleum engineer working for both major and independent oil and gas exploration and production companies. He has worldwide experience having lived and worked in North America, Europe and Africa. He has extensive off-shore experience that will provide value to ERHC’s activities related to the Nigeria-São Tomé and Príncipe Joint Development Zone and the São Tomé and Príncipe Exclusive Economic Zone. Mr. Gralla has a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines.


Michael Shafie, Technical Consultant

Michael Shafie is a Technical Consultant and Senior Geoscientist for ERHC Energy Inc. and its subsidiaries. Mr. Shafie has 29 years of experience in exploration and development of oil and gas fields throughout the shelf and deep water provinces of  West Africa, the U.S., Malasia, Vietnam, Egypt, Venezuela and Black Sea. He worked for major, independent and national exploration and production companies such as El Paso, Unocal, Petronas, PDVZA, OXY USA and Vanco Energy, contributing to discovery of significant volumes of oil and gas reserves. Mr. Shafie is experienced in evaluation and acquisition of oil and gas producing properties and expert in offshore lease sales projects. A member of Society of Exploration Geophysicists, Geophysical Society of Houston and Southwest Louisiana Geophysical Society, Mr. Shafie earned Bachelor of Science and Masters of Science degrees from Florida State University.