Mr. Michael Ogashi earned his master’s degree at LeTourneau University in Longview, Texas in the year of 2004 and currently working on PhD degree in International business with a 2017 year of completion. Mr. Michael Ogashi has had 24 years in business in the US, including licensing in real estate, electrical contracting and certification in I.T. programming. He has combined his experience in finance, professional and technical services to establish, grow and manage very successful global companies based in Texas.
These have been companies in the oil and gas sector which under his vision, ownership and leadership have become valuable partners with major companies in the Mid-East, Africa, and China. Mr. Michael Ogashi understands finance, contracting, process management and logistics. He has based his success on raising capital, improving teamwork and improving operations, searching for cost-efficiencies, root causes and creative solutions every day.
As Founder and CEO of WM Pipe, Inc. based in Houston Texas, U.S.A., he grew the company by servicing oilfield customers including operators, drillers, distributors and overseas suppliers. He evolved the company into the one of the largest home-based pipe servicing and distributing operation in all of Houston, including a large fleet of heavy trucks and trailers, and two major staging yards at the Port of Houston. He also grew a separate pipe storage, inspection and maintenance company to include more than 170,000 metric tons of OCTG for almost 100 clients and expanded capacity to 190 acres second location in Houston, Texas with a 5-mile distance to the Port of Houston and a major international airport.
Mr. Michael Ogashi is branching out into international ventures including foreign direct investment for new manufacturing operations in the US and Nigeria.