My name is Eraga Emmanuel Osesenaga, I am a Nigerian. I graduated from All Nations University College(ANUC) which is affiliated to Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and technology(KNUST), Ghana as Bachelor of Engineering (B.E) in Oil and Gas Engineering. I am very interested to pursue further study in Oil and Gas Engineering by taking MSc. Petroleum Engineering in University of Aberdeen to give me deeper and broader insight about this subject. Nigeria Oil and Gas reserves are of massive proportions, but suffer at present from shortage of truly skilled and trained technical staff to develop the extraction industry. I am a student with strong academic background in Oil and Gas Engineering, I put in my best and graduated as one of the best students in my class with a First Class Honor. I am very fervent to further my knowledge and expertise through a degree from a top ranking University, with a view of returning to my homeland to help to realize its potential for great wealth and all that this could bring to my fellow citizens.The Bachelor of Engineering (Oil and Gas) subjects that I have covered are interesting and has compelled me to acquire an extended knowledge and skills beyond my curriculum. This has intensely improve my knowledge parallel to my studies as well as acknowledging real life undertakings and application of theoretical course work. Beside my coursework related activities, I have worked as a teaching assistant in All Nations University College from January to June, 2017. Serving as a teaching assistant has shaped my aspirations and instigated my quest for further excellence, and this I believe together with my tractable behavior, will open me up to more knowledge in the field of petroleum engineering. And also I have participated in various seminars ERAGA EMMANUEL OSESENAGAPERSONAL STATEMENTMSc. PETROLEUM ENGINEERINGwhich have immensely improve my communication skills, intelligence, made me a team player and having the ability to work under pressure which are some of the necessities for graduate study. My enthusiasm for more knowledge and my chosen career is unquestionable and I know that MSc petroleum engineering engraved in your esteemed university will assist me in reaching my goals. Thus, my greatest desire is to be offered admission and sponsorship to pursue MSc. Petroleum Engineering in your prestigious University and I hope you consider my application.