Resulting from the issuance of environmental guidelines and standards for the petroleum industry in nigeria, which provided for the first time, details of the process and procedure of eia by the government in nigeria strict regulation and enforcement of environmental and oil and gas laws by the government would help in. Department of petroleum resources (dpr) (2002) environmental guidelines and standards for the petroleum industry in nigeria (egaspin) revised edition pp 277-288 eze cn, maduka jn, ogbonna jc, eze ea (2013a) effects of bonny light crude oil contamination on the germination, shoot growth. The environmental guidelines and standards for the petroleum industry set out the permit regime for emissions and discharge of effluent produced during the course of extracting and processing oil and gas in nigeria effluent discharge sites must therefore be registered with the department of petroleum. Publication is an update of these, guidelines and standards in light of the advancements in the current treatment and pollution control technology it covers environmental control of various petroleum activities in nigeria, including exploration, production, terminal operations, hydrocarbon processing plants, oil and. By the government which eventually accentuated the rate of environmental oil pollution and gas flaring in the region monitor the extraction and production of petroleum products by all oil companies in nigeria the department of petroleum resources, (dpr) (2002) environmental guidelines, and standard for. The environmental guidelines and standards for the petroleum industry in nigeria (egaspin) 2002, published by the dpr provides that the director of petroleum resources shall issue permits for all aspects of oil-related effluent discharges from point sources (gaseous, liquid and solid), and oil-related. The environmental protection and safety department (epsd) of napims recently held a retreat to review the environmental guidelines and standards for petroleum industry in nigeria (egaspin) (2002) the retreat had in attendance the ggm, napims and his top management, representatives from dpr and the iocs. Reports must be approved by the federal ministry of environment the environmental guidelines and standards for the petroleum industry in nigeria also require operators embarking on petroleum projects to produce environmental impact assessment reports on their proposed activities for department of.
Environmental guidelines and standards for the petroleum industries in nigeria learn more in: environmental security threats and policy response in the niger delta, nigeria 1990-2016 find more terms and definitions using our dictionary search egaspin appears in: handbook of research on environmental policies. Environmental guidelines and standards for the petroleum industry in nigeria ( egaspin) as one of its statutory functions, the department of petroleum resources is required to ensure that petroleum industry operators do not degrade the environment in the course of their operations to effectively carry out these. Establishing guidelines and standards for environmental monitoring and control in the petroleum industry including, carrying out eias and environmental evaluation reports (eer) on new projects, control of chemicals such as dispersant and drilling fluids through mandatory testing for toxicity effects on aquatic organisms. Decades of oil exploitation, exploration, and production activities in the niger delta have led to severe environmental degradation that has created and department of petroleum resources (dpr) environmental guidelines and standard for the petroleum industry in nigeria (egaspin) (2002) [62.
The dpr environmental guidelines and standards (egas) of 1991 for the petroleum industry is a comprehensive working document with serious consideration for the preservation and protection of the niger delta, and thus the nigerian case study 7 see topic 2 unep eia training resource manual law, policy and. Underground disposal of wastes in nigeria with three principal regulations: guidelines and standards for environmental pollution control in nigeria, national guidelines on waste disposal through underground injection and the environmental guidelines and standards for the petroleum industry of nigeria the review. Government participation in the upstream sector is undertaken through the vertically integrated state-owned oil company, the nigerian national petroleum the environmental guidelines and standards for the petroleum industry in nigeria, issued by the dpr, which sets guidelines and standards for environmental quality.
Environmental guidelines and standards for the petroleum industry in nigeria eia eis environmental impact assessment environmental impact statement emp environmental management plan epa environmental protection agency etc etcetera eu european union fepa federal environmental protection act. The average concentrations of cd, zn, pb and cr exceeded guideline values with which they were compared the average concentrations of tph in the sampling stations exceeded environmental guideline and standards for the petroleum industry in nigeria soil/sediment intervention value for mineral oil (5000 mg kg-1. Keywords petroleum industry environment communities social problems abstract the paper advances the view that environmental diseconomies occasioned by oil industry activities in nigeria have to a large extent contributed to the lingering crisis in the niger delta area, where the bulk of the country's oil and gas.
A the mineral oils (safety) regulations b the oil in navigable waters act c the oil pipelines act d the environmental guidelines and standards for the petroleum industry (egaspin) e the petroleum refining regulations f the national oil spill detection and response agency (establishment) act g the environmental. The environmental guidelines and standards for the petroleum industry in nigeria (egaspin) 2002, published by the dpr.
Ment on pollution abatement technology, guidelines and standards for the nigerian petroleum industry c) standardize the environmental pollution abatement and monitoring procedures, including, the analytical methods for various parameters in order to effectively evaluate and monitor the discharges into. The process for passage of the petroleum industries bill (pib) of nigeria, instituted in 2008 was done with the purpose of regulating nigeria's oil and gas sector this bill is therefore, upon passage, expected to repeal all extant statutes regulating the oil and gas sector indeed, environmental management.
Article focuses on the extant public regulatory regime in the oil and gas sector in nigeria generally, factors, such as red-tape, over-regulation and regulatory capture industry, such as the petroleum industry bill and the local content act resources (dpr) environmental guidelines and standards for the petro. Petroleum act 19695 and other oil and gas regulations to establish guidelines, standards and procedures for environmental control of oil and gas operations6 in spite of egaspin, the effective management of offshore e&p wastes is one of the problems facing the oil and gas industry in nigeria this can be attributed to the. Environment (hse) conference on the oil and gas industry in nigeria the 16th the conference was declared open by the honorable minister of petroleum resources mrs diezani updates to the 2002 version of the environmental guidelines and standards for the petroleum. Oil industry, it has the environmental guidelines and standards for the petroleum industry in nigeria (egaspin) produced by the department of petroleum resources (dpr) in short, nigeria is not short of basic laws to protect the environment, stemming from its constitution it also has an apparatus of environmental law,.