• SocioEconomic Problems of Oil Exploration and

    SocioEconomic Problems of Oil Exploration and Exploitation in Nigeria’s Niger Delta SAJINI FAITH IWEJINGI (MRS) LECTURER DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY AND REGIONAL PLANNING DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY, ABRAKANIGERIA Abstract Since the 1970s, Nigeria’s socioeconomic and political fortune have been intricately linked with oil explorations, with petroleum oil providing about

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  • Environmental Impacts of Oil Exploration and Exploitation

    Problem Statement : Oil exploration and exploitation has been ongoing for several decades in the Niger Delta It has had disastrous impacts on the environment in the region and has adversely affected people inhabiting that region The Niger Delta consist of diverse ecosystems of mangrove swamps, fresh water swamps, rain forest and is the largest wetland in Africa and among the ten most

  • SocioEconomic Problems of Oil Exploration and

    SocioEconomic Problems of Oil Exploration and Exploitation in Nigeria’s Niger Delta Since the 1970s, Nigeria’s socioeconomic and political fortune have been intricately linked with oil explorations, with petroleum oil providing about 95 percent of exports earnings and accounting for over 80 percent of government revenue as well as generating over 40 percent of the GDP

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  • Environmental implications of oil exploration and

    Oil exploration and exploitation in Nigeria have evolved through a long history However, they have left trail of woes in their path with so much damage to the ecosystem and problems to human life in the exploration region In the light of this, the paper appraises the implications of oil exploration and exploitation in the coastal region of Ondo State Data used in the paper were obtained

  • SocioEconomic Problems of Oil Exploration and

    Corpus ID: SocioEconomic Problems of Oil Exploration and Exploitation in Nigeria's Niger Delta @inproceedings{Faith2013SocioEconomicPO, title={SocioEconomic Problems of Oil Exploration and Exploitation in Nigeria's Niger Delta}, author={S Faith}, year={2013} }

  • Problems Of Mineral Exploitation In Nigeria And Solutions

    · Oil exploration in Nigeria has caused a great deal of damage to the water in the environment where the exploration is done Oil spillage is a notorious defect that has killed the lives in the water and also affected the soil of the environment, thereby causing the inability to successfully plant in those areas The end result of this is famine in the community 8 Health Hazards; The health

  • OIL EXPLOITATION AND CHALLENGES OF University of Nigeria

    environmental hazards for the people through exploration, exploitation and transportation of oil and gas; it equally created serious value problem as the hitherto cherished traditional value – system were weakened by the emergence of the petrodollar related behaviour The Niger Delta region of Nigeria richly endowed with both

  • ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF OIL AND GAS EXPLORATION AND

    production of oil and gas also have effects on the environment worldwide Numerous chemicals are released into the atmosphere during these processes Over 8% of the natural gas produced globally is lost to the aforementioned acts Almost all the companies in Nigeria used to flare all the gas in their wells until “no flare” laws were passed In spite of

  • Environmental Impacts of Oil Exploration and

    Problem Statement : Oil exploration and exploitation has been ongoing for several decades in the Niger Delta It has had disastrous impacts on the environment in the region and has adversely affected people inhabiting that region The Niger Delta consist of diverse ecosystems of mangrove swamps, fresh water swamps, rain forest and is the largest wetland in Africa and among the ten most

  • NIGERIA’S OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY: ISSUES,

    · The oil and gas expert emphasized on regulatory framework for the industry known as Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), for the past ten years the bill has not been passed into law This is one of the issues bedeviling the oil industry in Nigeria

  • Energy Exploitation And Environmental Impact In Nigeria

    Oil spills are a common event in Nigerian oil and gas industries and occur due to a number of causes, including: corrosion of pipelines and tankers, oil production operation and inadequate or nonfunctional production equipment (Bronwen, 1999) As reported in The Guardian of 24th June, 2012, Nigeria has record about 3,203

  • Assessment of the Impact of Oil and Gas Resource

    communities of Nigeria It examined the problems associated with Oil exploration and its mitigation Primary and Secondary data were used to source data for the set objectives The theoretical framework was based on the resource curse theory and the environmental externalities theory It was established that various problems such as oil spillage, retardation of vegetation

  • (PDF) Environmental Impacts of Oil Exploration |

    Problem Statement : Oil exploration and exploitation has been ongoing for several decades in the Niger Delta It has had disastrous impacts on the environment in the region and has adversely affected people inhabiting that region The Niger Delta

  • (PDF) The human health effects of oil exploration and

    Abstract and Figures A product of a public lecture, this monograph provides an insight into the human health effects of oil exploration and exploitation in the Niger delta region of Nigeria

  • Nigeria and Oil — Global Issues

    · The government’s blanket amnesty, cash payouts to armed militants, and a proposal to give oilproducing communities a 10 percent stake in government oil ventures bought some respite from militant attacks, but further entrenched impunity and failed to address the government corruption, political sponsorship of violence, and environmental degradation that underlie the violence and discontent in

  • Oil exploitation, the environment and crimes against

    · There is no doubt, however, that oil pollution and pollution from oil activities has clearly and seriously damaged the environment and the livelihood of those living in the oil producing communities

  • OIL EXPLOITATION AND CHALLENGES OF University of Nigeria

    22 Oil Exploration and its Resultant Effects on the Environment 43 23 Oil Prospecting and the Era of Arms Proliferation in the Region 51 24 Poverty Perpetuated Amidst Oil Exploitation in the Niger Delta 53 vii Chapter Three: OIL HOST COMMUNITIES AND INFRASTRUCTURAL NEGLECT 31 Infrastructural Neglect – The Oloibir Example 58 32 Federal Government Boards/Commissions for

  • (PDF) Environmental Impacts of Oil Exploration |

    Environmental Impacts of Oil Exploration and Exploitation in the Niger Delta of Nigeria Kadafa, Adati Ayuba Abstract Problem Statement : Oil exploration and exploitation Niger Delta region Monitoring the location of the oil has been ongoing for several decades in the Niger Delta It companies; the terrain, the accessibility, revenue, man power has had disastrous impacts on the environment

  • Environmental Impacts of Oil Exploration and

    Problem Statement : Oil exploration and exploitation has been ongoing for several decades in the Niger Delta It has had disastrous impacts on the environment in the region and has adversely affected people inhabiting that region The Niger Delta consist of diverse ecosystems of mangrove swamps, fresh water swamps, rain forest and is the largest wetland in Africa and among the ten most

  • ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF OIL AND GAS EXPLORATION AND

    Niger Delta generates higher revenues for Nigeria through its abundant oil and gas resources The region over the years has been faced with environmental challenges resulting from oil and gas operations This study is aimed to evaluate the environmental impact of the oil and gas exploration and production on the socioeconomic life of the inhabitants of the Niger Delta The data and analysis

  • SocioEconomic Problems of Oil Exploration and

    SocioEconomic Problems of Oil Exploration and Exploitation in Nigeria’s Niger Delta By SAJINI FAITH IWEJINGI Get PDF (361 KB) Abstract Since the 1970s, Nigeria’s socioeconomic and political fortune have been intricately linked with oil explorations, with petroleum oil providing about 95 percent of exports earnings and accounting for over 80 percent of government revenue as well as

  • Oil Exploration and Poverty in the Niger Delta Region of

    According to Azaiki (2003), "the search for crude oil in Nigeria began as far back as 1908 when a German company, the Nigerian Bitumen Corporation, started exploration in the Araromi area of western Nigeria" The pioneering effort of this company was aborted by the outbreak of the First World War in 1914 Shell Petroleum Development Company continued with oil exploration in the Niger Delta

  • Petroleum Industry in Nigeria: Environmental Issues

    The Nigerian government has faced a series of problems in the marine environment through the discharge of petroleum–derived wastes, toxic and harmful substances or oil/chemical wastes associated with oil exploration and exploitation In addition, there are various problems associated with the transportation, unloading of crude and refined oil cargoes and the marine environments have been

  • Sustainable Exploration of Crude Oil in Nigeria

    · The exploration and exploitation of crude oil resources in different oilproducing areas of the world have its negative impacts on the inhabitants and their immediate surroundings, upon which they depend for their means of livelihood The results showed in most cases, illustrates the abundance and economic benefits of the explored oil in these areas and to the nation at large Sustainable

  • How big oil corporations are destroying life in Nigeria's

    · Nigeria has the largest oilproducing mines in Africa – and the bulk of its crude lay beneath farmlands and rivers in Ogoniland Companies like Shell extract about 100 million barrels of crude every year, and generate billions of dollars in revenue Shell alone has up to 50 facilities in the Niger Delta region While mining in Ogoniland has gone on for over six decades, residents say they

  • THE EFFECTS OF OIL POLLUTION ON THE ENVIRONMENT

    Since then oil exploitation has continued in Nigeria especially in the Niger Delta The discovery and exportation of oil led to the oil boom period of the 1970s with oil contributing about 90% of export earning and 80% of the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) (Adeyanju, 2004; Egberongbe, Nwilo and Badejo, 2006; Ibemesim, 2010) Oil Pollution Oil exploration, exploitation and use have

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