Yakubu Abdul-Salam.

Dr. Abdul-Salam is an achiever of the internationally recognised Galileo Master Certificate as a 'Renewable Energy Expert', offered by the SQA approved European Energy Centre (EEC).


The aim of this website is to freely provide web-based software applications that assess the economics of energy businesses and projects.


This website is developed and maintained by Dr. Yakubu Abdul-Salam of the Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland. Salam works in the Centre for Energy Economics Research and Policy (CEERP) under the Institute of Petroleum Engineering of the university. The tools hosted on this website are designed and written by Salam, whose background is in Engineering and Economics, with a BSc. honours in Chemical Engineering (2004-2008, Upper Second Class) from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST, Ghana); an MSc. in Petroleum and Energy Economics (2009-2010, Distinction) and a PhD in Economics (2011-2014), both from the University of Aberdeen. Salam's work in CEERP is focused on high dimensional data analytics towards the publication of the BP Statistical Review of World Energy and the BP World Energy Outlook. Salam is experienced in economic modelling and software development, and has software expertise in GAMS, MATLAB, STATA, VISUAL STUDIO and ARCGIS among others. Salam's academic publications include;

Selected Publications