Novoline LLC was founded in Houston, Texas by a team of highly experienced professionals in the Oil & Gas Industry. Our team has extensive technical and operational experience across the entire Oil & Gas supply value chain. Our insight and global connections in international Oil, Gas and Refined products supply, position us to deliver on specification and on time, providing reassurance and peace of mind to clients.

To be a preferred partner for energy solutions and services Our vision means:

  • – We conduct our business activities in the safest possible manner.
  • – We are honest and open in our communications and dealings.
  • – We deliver what we promise, on time and at agreed cost
  • – We are committed to excellence.
  • – We provide creative and cost-effective solutions
  • – We strive to exceed customer expectations.
  • – We get results the right way.
  • – We focus on helping our customers succeed.
  • – We consistently exceed customer expectation.
  • – We leverage strategic partnership to deliver superior customer value.
  • – We leverage unique insights to deliver value beyond the competition.


Novoline has a highly experienced Executive Management Team, with extensive technical, operational and commercial experience in the industry. Read about our current executives and their backgrounds.

Ugo Diribe – CEO

Mr. Diribe has extensive technical and operational experience spanning multiple decades in the Oil/Gas/Petrochemical industry, working with major global multinational oil and gas corporations. Mr. Diribe has managed Major Capital Projects (MCP), Upstream and Downstream facility engineering & design, Process Engineering Consulting, Construction, Commissioning & Start-up, Gas & LNG plant design and operations, Process Facility Optimization, Process Integration, LNG Production Planning, Gas Supply Master-Planning, Gas contracts negotiations, Oil & Gas products processing economics optimization.

Mr. Diribe holds a Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Odessa National Polytechnic University in Odessa, Ukraine, and an MBA from the University of Houston, Victoria, Texas in USA. His career in the Oil & Gas industry has evolved through diverse work experience of increasing responsibility across North America, Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

Michael Emelieze – Executive Director

Michael Emelieze has held technical positions in the energy industry in different parts of the world with a vast knowledge of the oil and gas industry from major projects in Africa, Europe and America. He has led a team to successfully execute multi-million dollar projects. He has also worked on several challenging subsea and field development projects ranging from drilling, installation, operations, integrity management and other field development projects across the globe. He has a strong technical background and understands the dynamics of the oil and gas industry.

Michael Emelieze holds a Master’s degree in Oil and Gas Engineering from the Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen, United Kingdom. He started his Oil and Gas career in the UK working for several oil and gas services companies and moved to the United States where he joined British Petroleum America.