Publications

Bernard Kipkoech Sirma, Bernard Kipsang Rop and Seroni Anyona (2015): Petroleum Exploration and Production in Kenya: Opportunities and Challenges (2015), Verlag/Publisher: Scholar’s Press ISBN 978-3-639-76686-8.

  1. Nancy Chebet Changeiywo, Bernard K. Rop and Bellah Chepkulei (2014): A Profile Characteristics of Small and Micro Enterprises in Voi, Kenya: Taita Taveta County, 77 p. Verlag/Publisher: Scholar’s Press ISBN 978-3-639-70827-1.
  2. Richard K. Muthui, David M. Akisa, Bernard K. Rop and M. Kabugu (2013): Coal Handling and Equipment Selection: Mui Basin Kitui County, Kenya, 93 p. Verlag: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing ISBN 978-3-659-50480-8.
  3. Bernard Kipsang Rop (2013): Oil and Gas Prospectivity: Northwestern Kenya (Revised Eds.), 152 p. Verlag/Publisher: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing ISBN 978-3-659-49008-8.
  4. Bernard Rop (2012): Hydrocarbon Potential of Northwest Kenya Rift Basins: A Synopsis of Evidence and Issues. 157 p. Verlag: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing ISBN 978-3-659-14759-3.
  5. Bernard Kipsang Rop (1990): Stratigraphic and Sedimentological study of Mesozoic-Tertiary strata in Loiyangalani area, Lake Turkana district, NW Kenya. University of Windsor, Electronic Theses and Dissertations Paper 3602, Canada,146p ISBN 0-315-61857-4
  6. Bernard Kipsang Rop (2015): Hydrocarbon Prospects under Lake Turkana Basin, NW-Kenya: Based on Geophysical and Geochemical Data Investigations. Research Journal of Engineering and Technology Vol. 1 (2), pp. 41-56, August, 2015 Research Paper
  7. John Lugovane and Bernard K. Rop (2014): Information Needs for Small Scale Miners (SSM): A case of TaitaTaveta County, Kenya. International Multidisciplinary Research Journal ISSN 2231-5063 Volume-3 | Issue-12 | June- 2014
  8. Nyaberi, D. M. and Rop, B. K. (2014): Petroleum prospects of Lamu Basin, South-Eastern Kenya. Journal of the Geological Society of India, Volume 83, pp. 414-422.
  9. Rop, B. K. (2013): Petroleum Prospects under the Lotikipi Basin, North-Western Kenya. African Journal of the Education, Science and Technology, Nov/Dec 2013, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 7-18.
  10. Rop, B. K. and Patwardhan A. M. (2013): Hydrocarbon of Source Rocks Evaluation Study of Lokichar Basin, Northwestern Kenya. Journal of the Geological Society of India, Volume 81, pp. 575-580.
  11. Rop, B. K. (2013): Petroleum potential of the Chalbi basin, NW Kenya. Journal of the Geological Society of India, Volume 81, pp. 405-414.
  12. Rop, B.K. (2012): Hydrocarbon Characteristics of Source Rocks in Loperot-1 Well, NW Kenya. Journal of The Association of Professional Societies in East Africa, Vol. 4, pp. 5 – 8.
  13. Rop, B.K. (2011): Landslide Disaster Vulnerability in Western Kenya and Mitigation Options: A Synopsis of Evidence and Issues of Kuvasali Landslide. Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering (USA), Vol. 5, No. 1, January 2011, Serial No. 38, pp. 110 – 115.
  14. Rop, B.K. (2011): Hydrocarbon Characteristics of Source Rocks in Loperot-1 well, NW Kenya:
  15. Rop, B.K. (2011): Petroleum Potential of NW-Kenya Rift Basins, A Synopsis of Evidence and Issues
  16. Obondo, B.O.; Kavishe, E.P.L.; Odhiambo, B.D.O. and Rop, B.K. (2010): Characterization of Iron Ores from Funyula Division, Busia District, Western Province, Kenya. Journal of Science Technology Education and Management (J- STEM), Vol. 3, Nos. 1 & 2, September 2010, pp. 30 – 46.
  17. Key, R.M.; Rop, B.P. and Rundle, C.C. (1987): The development of the Late Cenozoic alkali basaltic Marsabit Shield Volcano, northern Kenya. Journal of African Earth Sciences, Vol. 6, pp. 475 – 491
  18. Key, R.M.; Rop, B.K. and Rundle, C.C. (1987): Geology of Marsabit area. Republic of Kenya, Mines and Geological Department: Report No. 108, 42 p.
  19. Rop, B.K. et al. (1995): Hydrocarbon Potential of the Onshore and Off-shore Lamu Basin, Northeast Kenya; National Oil Corporation of Kenya (NOCK) integrated report, 97 p.
  20. Rop, B.K. et al. (2005): Hydrocarbon Potential of the Anza Basin, National Oil Corporation of Kenya (NOCK) integrated report, 76 p.
  21. K Bett, P. Keoko and B. K. Rop (2015): The Implications of Geology and Structure on Iron Ore Mining at Wajala Mine, Taita Taveta County Taita-Taveta County, Kenya. Proceedings of the Sustainable Research and Innovation Conference, Nairobi, Kenya, 6-8th May 2015. ISSN 2079-6226, pp. 70-73.
  22. Rop, B.K.,K Bett and Seroni Anyona (2015): Shale Geochemistry of Source Rocks in Lokichar and Chalbi Basins, Northwestern Kenya Rift System. Proceedings of the Sustainable Research and Innovation Conference, Nairobi, Kenya, 6-8th May 2015. ISSN 2079-6226, pp. 98-108.
  23. Seroni Anyona and K. Rop (2015): The Proposed Gemstone Centre and its Likely Impacts on Small Scale Mining Industry in Taita Taveta County. Proceedings of the Sustainable Research and Innovation Conference, Nairobi, Kenya, 6-8th May 2015. ISSN 2079-6226, pp. 98-108.
  24. Seroni Anyona and K. Rop (2015): The Character and Profile of Artisanal and Small-Scale Gemstone Mining Community in Taita Taveta County, Kenya. Proceedings of the Sustainable Research and Innovation Conference, Nairobi, Kenya, 6-8th May 2015. ISSN 2079-6226, pp. 109-125.
  25. Seroni Anyona and K. Rop (2015): Environmental Impacts of Artisanal and Small-scale Mining in Taita Taveta County. Proceedings of the Sustainable Research and Innovation Conference, Nairobi, Kenya, 6-8th May 2015. ISSN 2079-6226, pp. 228-241
  26. N. Kyalo, I. Fedha, B. Rop and S.M. Maranga (2015): Scouring abandoned mines in search for elusive metal (gold) in Kakamega’s Rosterman area – A case study in Kenya. Proceedings of the Sustainable Research and Innovation Conference, Nairobi, Kenya, 6-8th May 2015. ISSN 2079-6226, pp.262-266.
  27. Rop, K. (2014): Petroleum Prospects of the Lotikipi Basin, NW-Kenya: Based on Gravity and Seismic Data, In: 7th-9th May 2014 JKUAT Proceedings of School of Mechanical, Manufacturing and Materials Engineering (SOMMME) Conference on Sustainable Research and Innovation, ISSN 2079-6226, pp. 95-99.
  28. Bett, G., Baru, K.J., Kabugu, M. and B.K. (2014): Beneficiation of Iron Ore in Kishushe for the Steel Manufacturing Plant, In: 7th-9th May 2014 JKUAT Proceedings of School of Mechanical, Manufacturing and Materials Engineering (SOMMME) Conference on Sustainable Research and Innovation, ISSN 2079- 6226, pp. 300-304.
  29. Richard K. Muthui, M. Kabugu, David M. Ekisa and Bernard K. Rop (2014): Coal Handling and Equipment Selection in Mui Basin, Kitui County, Kenya, In: 7th-9th May 2014 JKUAT Proceedings of School of Mechanical, Manufacturing and Materials Engineering (SOMMME) Conference on Sustainable Research and Innovation, ISSN 2079-6226, pp. 87-90.
  30. K. Bett, S. Maranga, B.K. Rop and K.N. Mathew (2014): Mineral Processing; Iron Ore and Coal in Kenya, Institute of Engineers of Kenya (IEK) Conference, 7th-9th May 2014 South Coast, Mombasa, Kenya.
  31. Rop, B. K. (2013): Petroleum prospects under the Lotikipi Basin, Northwestern Kenya: The 1st International Interdisciplinary Conference at the University of Eldoret, Eldoret, Kenya: September 3rd – 5th
  32. Kinyua, M. and Rop, B. K. (2013): Tectonic Evaluation of East African Rift System: Impact on Hydrocarbon Potential: The 1st International Inredisciplinary Conference at the University of Eldoret, Eldoret, Kenya: September 3rd – 5t
  33. Riang’a, M. R. and Rop, B. K. (2013): Female Genital Cutting in Gucha District: Kenya: The 1st International Inredisciplinary Conference at the University of Eldoret, Eldoret, Kenya: September 3rd – 5th
  34. Langat L.; Rop, K. and Chepkule, B. (2013): Effects of Interest Rate Spread on the Performance of Banking Industry in Kenya: The 4th African International Business and Management (AIBUMA 2013) Conference at The University of Nairobi, School of Business, Lower Kabete Campus, Nairobi, Kenya: July 11-12, 2013
  35. Ndirang’u, M. P.; Chepkulei, B and Rop, B. K. (2013): Strategic orientation to open innovation practices by small and micro- enterprises (SMEs) in Kenya: The 3rd Annual International Conference on Innovations for Advancement of Humanity (IFAH 2013) at Eldoret Polytechnic, Main Campus, JL Building, Eldoret, Kenya: 29th-31st May, 2013.
  36. Rop, B. K. (2013): Subsurface Depositional Systems in Lake Turkana Basin, Northwestern Kenya: Based on Gravity and Seismic Data Investigations, In: 24th– 26th April 2013 JKUAT Proceedings of Mechanical Engineering Conference on Sustainable Research and Innovation, Vol. 5, pp. 73-81.
  37. Nzomo M. S., Kinyua E. M. and Rop B. K. (2013): Re-Designing of Raw Materials Handling Systems: A Case Study of EAPCC Kunkur Quarry, Athi River, Kenya, In: 24th-26th April 2013 JKUAT Proceedings of Mechanical Engineering Conference on Sustainable Research and Innovation, Vol. 5, pp. 204-210.
  38. Rop, B.K (2012): Subsurface Depositional Systems in Lake Turkana Basin, Northwestern Kenya: Based on Gravity and Seismic Data Investigations 21st – 23rd March 2012: 13th Geological Society of Kenya Conference, Panafric Hotel, Nairobi.
  39. Rop, B.K (2011): Hydrocarbon characteristics of source rocks in Loperot-1 well, northwest Kenya 20th – 23rd November 2011: Kenya Geothermal Conference, KICC, Nairobi.
  40. Rop, B.K (2010): Hydrocarbon Potential of Northwest Kenya Rift Basins: A Synopsis of Evidence and Issues. Presented at the 10th International Conference on the Geology of the Arab World (GAW 10) held at the Cairo University Conference Centre 10-12 April, 2010.
  41. Rop, B.K (2009): Mineral Sector and Vision 2030. Proceedings of the National Launch of Intl. Year of Planet Earth (IYPE) in Kenya and 12th Geological Society of Kenya Conference, 17-19th March 2009, Panafric Hotel, Nairobi.
  42. Mogaka, D.N. and Rop, B.K (2008): Petroleum Prospectivity of Lamu Basin, South-eastern Kenya. Proceedings of the 2nd International Civil Engineering Conference on Civil Engineering and Sustainable Development, pp. 773-784.
  43. Rop B.K. and Patwardhan, A.M. (2008): “Petroleum Prospectivity Under the Lotikipi Basin, North West Kenya” Proceedings of The First International Conference On Environmental Studies and Research (Natural Resources & Sustainable Development), Environmental Studies and Research Institute (ESRI), Minufiya University – Sadat Branch, Egypt, 7 – 9 April 2008, pp. 868-879..
  44. Omuterema, S.; Rop, B.K.; China, S.S. et al. (2008): Landslide Disaster Vulnerability in Western Kenya and Mitigation Options; The case of Kuvasali Landslide Disaster. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Landslides, Slope Stability and Safety of Infra-structure, pp. 159-166.
  45. Rop, B.K (2010) 2nd – 14th May 2010: Presented a paper on Kenya Mining status at the Interactive Discussion on Mining in the 18th Session of the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development, New York, UN Hqs.
  46. Rop, B. K. (2010): Hydrocarbon Potential of Northwest Kenya Rift Basins: A Synopsis of Evidence and Issues. Presented at the 10th International Conference on the Geology of the Arab World (GAW 10) held at the Cairo University Conference Centre, Egypt, 10th -12th April, 2010.
  47. Rop, B.K. (2009) Hydrocarbon Potential of Lamu Basin, SE Kenya, Based on Seismic and Well Log Data EAPC’09 – 4th East African Petroleum Conference, Mombasa, Kenya, 10 – 13th March, 2009.
  48. Nyaberi, D. N. and Rop, B.K. (2009) Hydrocarbon Potential of Northwest Kenya Rift Basins: A Synopsis of Evidence and Issues; EAPC’09 – 4th East African Petroleum Conference, Mombasa, Kenya,10th – 13th March, 2009.
  49. Nyaberi, D.N. and Rop, B.K. (2008) CE 2008 2nd International Civil Engineering Conference on Civil Engineering and Sustainable Development “Modernizing our infrastructure” – Mombasa, Kenya, 23rd – 25th 2008.
  50. Rop, B. K. et. al. (2008): 5th International Conference on Landslides, Slope Stability and Safety of Infra-structure. “Landslide Disaster Vulnerability in Western Kenya and Mitigation Options; The case of Kuvasali Landslide Disaster” – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 24th – 2th July 2008.
  51. Rop B.K. and Patwardhan, A.M. (2008): “Petroleum Prospectivity Under the Lotikipi Basin, North West Kenya” Minufiya University 1st Annual Intl. Conference on Environment Studies and Research, Sadat City, 7th-9th April 2008, Egypt
  52. Rop, B.K. (2007): Presented a paper on Leadership during the African University Day Seminar at MCU Hall, Kakamega, MMUST, Nov. 12 – 14th 2007:
  53. Rop, B.K. and Patwardhan, A.M. (2007): “Hydrocarbons Potential of the Lokichar-North Kerio system, northwest Kenya” Moi University 3rd Annual Intl. Conference – 31st July 2007 to 4th August 2007, Eldoret, Kenya.
  54. Rop, B.K. and Patwardhan, A.M. (2007): “Petroleum Potential under the Lotikipi basin, northwest Kenya” Moi University 3rd Annual Intl. Conference – 31st July 2007 to 4th August 2007, Eldoret, Kenya.
  55. Rop B.K. et al (2006): “Global warming effect on Kenyan coastal structures”, paper presented at the 1st Conference on Disaster Preparedness and Food Security in Africa at Western University, Kakamega, October 2006.
  56. Rop B.K. et al (2006): “Environmental problems of the modern age”, paper presented at the 1st Conference on Disaster Preparedness and Food Security in Africa at Western University, Kakamega, October 2006.
  57. Rop B.K. (2006): “Communication Skills, Stress and Time Management‘ paper presented at Academic Advisers Workshop Proceedings at Western University, Kakamega 8th – 9th 2006.
  58. Makhanu, S.K, Rop B.K, Waswa, G.W. (2006): “The Montreal Protocol: Barriers in developing countries“, paper presented at the 1st Conference on Disaster Preparedness and Food Security in Africa at Western University, Kakamega, October 2006.
  59. Rop, B. K. (2002) Subsurface Geology of Kenya Rift Basins, Adjacent to Lake Turkana, Based on Gravity Anomalies at seminar on Sedimentation & Tectonics in Space and Time,D.M. College of Eng. & Tech., Dharwad, INDIA, April 16th – 18th 2002.
  60. Rop, B. K. (2001) Subsurface Geology of Kenya Rift Basins, Adjacent to Lake Turkana, Kenya at Seminar on Geology, Processing & Metallurgy of Economic Minerals (GEOPMEM), Dept. of Earth Science, P.G. Centre, Nandihali, INDIA, Dec. 20th – 21st
  61. Key, R.M. and Rop, B. K. (1985) Geology of Marsabit area at the Annual Conference of the Geological Society of Kenya, Intl. Hotel, Nairobi, July 1985.