sand mining in niger delta

  • We’ve learnt from Niger Delta scenario how to improve

    Sep 25 2020  Hopeful of Ajaokuta steel firm becoming operational by 2023 To avert the Niger Delta scenario in the mining sector where oil production threw up environmental crisis and community agitation the

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  • OML 34

    The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited SPDC a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc Shell has completed the assignment of its 30 interest in Oil Mining Lease 34 OML 34 in the Niger Delta to ND Western Limited. Total cash proceeds for Shell amount to some US 400 million.

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  • From Curse to Blessing How Africa’s Natural Resources Can

    Jul 18 2016  While natural resource development can generate economic success it can also increase the likelihood of conflict particularly in Africa. Ongoing violence in Nigeria’s oil rich Niger Delta is a good example of the so called resource curse in action. In response African governments continue to grapple with how best to use their resource endowments to foster

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    Recent case studies of sand mining utilization and

    These surface layers which are frequently thick greater than 10 m in most cases impact on the road and building foundations. The silty sandy clay is underlain by the sand that is often dredged which exist in. Recent case studies of sand mining utilization and environmental impacts in the Niger delta.

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  • assessment of the effects of sand excavation on the

    Oct 20 2017  Sand mining is a practice that is used to extract sand mainly through an open pit. Sand is also mined from beach inland dunes and dredging from ocean beds and river beds. The study area Abraka and Eku is located in Ethiope East cal Government Area of Delta and in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria.

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  • Niger Delta Ecosystems the ERA Handbook/Resources of the

    14.1 MINING IN THE NIGER DELTA. It is because of oil and gas that the international community is interested in the Niger Delta but for Local People sand soil and clay periwinkle shells and salt are no less important. However a number of mineral resources are mined in the Niger Delta but oil is the most important.

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    An Assessment of the Geotechnical Aspects of Njaba River

    yellowish sand coarse grained whitish sand and gravel. This succession displays a Njaba River is located in the Niger Delta Basin of Nigeriaection o. The sf the river under environmentally degraded spots arising from the indiscriminate mining activities and/or the properties of the sediments in the watershed.

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    The Potability of Groundwater in Bayelsa State Central

    3.1 Hydrogeology of the Niger Delta The Niger delta lies within latitudes 04 N and 05 02N and longitudes 006 15E and 006 24E. It is characterized by sedimentary formations with a thickness of about 8000 metres and include from bottom to top Akata Formation Agbada Formation Benin Formation.

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  • Resource Mining and Extractions Environmental and

    Dec 11 2017  The Niger Delta region in Nigeria provides a good example of extractive communities which have not benefitted from the oil extractions and mining activities in any form rather the resources beneath their feet have led to serious conflicts and crisis and these lead us to ask if natural resources oil is a curse or a blessing to the people 5 .

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  • Grain Size Analysis of Beach ..

    May 01 2019  Grain Size Analysis of Beach Sediments from Bonny Beach in the Niger Delta. Akpofure Edirin Akana S. Tombra. Department of Geology Niger Delta University Wilberforce Island Bayelsa State Nigeria . Accepted 1 May 2019. Citation Akpofure E Akana TS 2019 . Grain Size Analysis of Beach Sediments from Bonny Beach in the Niger Delta.

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  • Quantification and Risk Assessment of Some Trace Metals in

    Dec 31 2020  Quantification and risks of Cd Cu Pb Zn Ni Fe As and Cr were assayed in two vegetables Lasianthera africana and Telfairia occidentalis obtained from the sand mining environment of Ukat Nsit. Vegetable and soil samples were collected from four farms. Samples were also collected from a farm out of Ukat Nsit where there are no sand mining activities to

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    ASSESSMENT OF THE SOCIO ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF RIVER

    Jan 26 2018  economic impacts of river sand mining on the Warri River. Thus the objective of this study is to assess the socio economic impact of river sand mining on the Warri River Delta State Nigeria with a view to providing mitigative measures to check the present rate of illegal sand mining in the river environment.

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  • How the scramble for sand is destroying the Mekong

    Dec 19 2019  Research in Nature published last month says that the sand mining on one 20km 12.5 mile stretch of the river is non sustainable as it cannot be replaced fast enough by natural sediment from

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  • Sand Dredging How To Make Millions Selling Sharp Sand

    Mar 21 2019  Most river beds in the Niger delta area witness sand mining. If you stay around any major water bodies in the country you should have noticed the activities of these local sand dealers. In River Niger in Onitsha there are lots of sand dealers. Any community that situated beside any water body will most likely be a good spot for sand dredging.

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    IJGM International Journal Geology and Mining

    Offshore of the Niger Delta Nigeria . Int. J. Geol. Min. 225 Table 1 Stratigraphy of formations in Niger Delta Area Nigeria Modified after Akpoyovbike 1978 . The original modified after Short and Stauble 1967 Figure 3 Stratigraphic cross section A A` showing the three formations of the Niger Delta. Adapted after Eze . et al. 2016

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    Levels of Heavy Metals from selected Soils in ..

    Soils in Crude Oil Mining Residences of Niger Delta . Nworu J. S1 Aniche D.C3 Ogbolu B. O1 and Olajide A. J2. 1 Department of Chemistry Nigeria Maritime University Okerenkoko Delta State. 2 Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

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  • ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF OIL AND GAS

    Assessment of oil spill impact on the Niger Delta environment using Egbematoro 1 in Southern Ijaw as a case study was conducted. This research concluded that despite the promulgated environmental regulations and EIA regime the unsustainable manner of oil and gas operations in the Niger Delta keeps devastating the environment and putting the

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    The Morphology and Sediment Character of the Coastline of

    Mar 27 2017  the delta is discharging on the western side of the Niger Delta NEDECO 1961 . Once sediment reaches the coastline on the outer fringes of the delta it enters into a complex system of dispersal involving tidal currents littoral currents wave generated currents and deeper water currents. The sediments active on the coastline are con

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  • case studies of environmental impacts of sand mining and

    The paper discusses the imperatives of sand mining and the environmental impacts using selected case histories in the Niger Delta and elsewhere. The continuation of sand mining in spite of the associated adverse environmental effects have been linked to the creation of new usable land from marginal lands of the region and sustained supply of

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  • Journal of Geology and Mining Research

    Jun 30 2020  Bassey CE Fagbola O 2002 . Sequence stratigraphy of Iso Field western onshore Niger Delta Nigeria. Journal of Mining and Geology 38 1 43 47. Crossref Bassey CE Ojesina OA 1999 . Sequence stratigraphic of E block in western offshore Niger Delta Nigeria. Global Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences 5 2 227 233. Beka FT Oti MN 1995 .

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  • Natural seedling recruitment and regeneration in

    Natural seedling recruitment and regeneration in deforested and sand filled Mangrove forest at Eagle Island Niger Delta Nigeria Ecol Evol . 2021 Feb 2511 7 3148 3158. doi 10.1002/ece3.7262.

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  • Spatial Fluctuations in Zooplankton Biotypes of the Imo

    Feb 04 2012  Zabbey et al. 34 have also identified sand mining as being responsible for low plankton abundance and diversity in the Imo River even as Tamuno 41 had also identified it as exerting deleterious effects on plankton community composition elsewhere in the Niger Delta area. Intense in stream sand mining could cause episodic proximal turbidity as

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  • Oily Livelihoods Dynamics of ..

    Feb 05 2016  This condensed report focuses on the interplay between livelihoods in the Niger Delta and artisanal refining. It highlights perspectives to better understand measures that can help ensure sustainable alternative livelihoods in the Niger Delta especially in the face of increasing trend of artisanal refining perceived or real in the region.

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  • Mechanistic Models For Predicting Sand Production A Case

    In this study a simple and easy to use mechanistic model for predicting sand production rate SPR in Niger Delta wells was developed by coupling the static sanding criteria and the dynamic requirement for fluidization of the produced sand. A generic mechanistic model that incorporates the concept of dimensionless quantities associated with

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  • Governing the Environmental Impact of Dredging

    Dec 15 2020  Okoyen E Raimi M O Omidiji A O Ebuete A W. Governing the Environmental Impact of Dredging Consequences for Marine Biodiversity in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria. Insights Mining Science and Technology 2020 2 3 555586. DOI 10.19080/IMST.2020.02.555586.

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  • 20 Mineral Resources In Nigeria and Their Location

    May 30 2020  Some states with smaller deposits include Abia Abuja Bauchi Edo Cross River Niger Sokoto Osun Oyo State Kebbi Kaduna Kogi and Zamfara. 2. Oil and Natural Gas. Petroleum is also one of the most important mineral resources in Nigeria. Oil was discovered in Nigeria in 1956 at Oloibiri in Niger Delta after half a century of exploration.

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    Facies Analysis and Depositoinal Environment of D 3

    flank of the Niger delta shows a marked facies change in comparison with the sequence in the central part of the delta. The Agbada formation in SE Niger delta is divided into four local members D 1 Qua Iboe Rubble and Biafra member Orife and Avbovbo 15 . From bottom to top the eastern offshore stratigraphy Fig. 3 is divided into

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    OIL SPILL INCIDENTS AND WETLANDS LOSS IN NIGER DELTA

    two are located in the Niger Delta region. The Niger delta Region of Nigeria is a wetland of its own covering about 76 000sq km and has the biggest mangrove forest wetlands ecosystem in Africa 11 134 sq km and the third biggest in the world with its exceptional huge floodplain area in south south geopolitical zone of Nigeria.

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    COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF HYDROCARBON POTENTIAL IN

    shaly sand reservoirs. The Niger Delta region is known for its proficiency in hydrocarbon production among the sedimentary basins in Nigeria. The formations in the Niger Delta Basin consist of sand and shales with sand ranging from fluvial channel to fluviomarine barrier bar while shale are generally fluviomarine holomarine or

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  • PDF Description and interpretation of fault related

    The classic Niger Delta strati the shelf edge deltas in Anomneze 2014 is different from graphic sequence of holomarine shales Akata Formation that reported by the Exxon research team in shallow offshore fluviodeltaic sand shale intercalation Agbada Formation Niger Delta.

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  • Reservoir Characterization of the D7.000 Sand â Emeâ

    The hydrocarbon bearing D7.000 sand is located in the ‘Eme’ field of the central depobelt of the Niger delta. The field is very close to the Nun river about 110 west of Port Harcourt. It lies between latitudes 50 and 6 N and longitudes 60 and 7 E.

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  • Shell Nigeria ordered to pay compensation for ..

    Jan 29 2021  Shell Nigeria ordered to pay compensation for oil spills. A Dutch appeals court has ruled that the Nigerian branch of oil giant Shell is responsible for damage caused by leaks in the Niger Delta

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    BITUMEN IN NIGERIA

    ing sand grains encased in water and clay which is where it gets its alternative name oil sands. The bitumen must be removed from the sands and processed before it can be refined like conven tional oil. Unlike the light sweet crude found in the Niger Delta extra heavy oil and bitumen are viscous and dense. To

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