Celestina Yaaba KissiOffshore Chemist ChampionX
Celestina Yaaba Kissi, SPE, is a chemical engineer based in Accra, Ghana. She started her career as a graduate process engineer with Ghana’s Tema Oil Refinery for her National Service. Kissi then moved on to Shell Ghana as a graduate trainee, working on fuel scheduling on the downstream side of the industry. While there, she had the opportunity to work offshore as a chemist on a rotational basis with Baker Hughes. Kissi has more than 8 years of experience as an offshore chemist and a total of 15 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. She is currently an offshore chemist with ChampionX in Ghana. Kissi has been a member of SPE since 2011, and she was the young professionals chairwoman from 2017 to 2018 and section chairwoman from 2019 to 2022. Kissi is currently a member of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee in Ghana, a section director, an SPEI Awards Committee member, and a member of the JPT Editorial Review Board. She can be reached at CelestinaYaaba.email@example.com.