PUBLIC DISPLAY ON THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT (EIA) OF THE Proposed UTAPATE FIELD DEVELOPMENT PROJECT IN OML 13, eASTERN OBOLO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF AKWA IBOM STATE by NIGERIAN PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT COMPANY LIMITED

In accordance with the provisions of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Act CAP E12 LFN 2004, which makes it mandatory for proponents of all new major development activities to carry out Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of their proposed projects, the Federal Ministry of Environment hereby announces twenty–one (21) working days Public Display for the draft EIA report submitted by Nigerian Petroleum Development Company Limited. This Display is to enable the public to make inputs that shall facilitate informed decisions on the project EIA by the Ministry.

Brief Project Description:

The proposed project entails the full redevelopment of Utapate field in two phases which comprise of re-entry of 6 Oil Producer wells and new drilling of 40 new Oil and Gas wells as well as decommissioning of Utapate facilities, flowline and wells at the end of economic life located in OML 13, Eastern Obolo Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State.

Click to download report. Utapate EIA Full Draft Report

The Display Centers Are:

  • Eastern Obolo Local Government Area, Okoro-Ete, Akwa Ibom State.
  • Akwa Ibom State Ministry for Environment, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.
  • Federal Ministry of Environment Office, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.
  • Federal Ministry of Environment, Environment House (Brown Building), Independence Way, Central Business District, Abuja-F.C.T.
  • ead.gov.ng

Duration of Display:  Date: 27th July – 24th August 2020.  Time: 8:00am – 4:00pm Daily.

ALL COMMENTS SHOULD BE FORWARDED TO THE HON. MINISTER, FEDERAL MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT HEADQUARTERS, MABUCHI, ABUJA -F.C.T ON OR BEFORE 31ST AUGUST, 2020 OR VIA MAIL [email protected] or [email protected]

Click to download report. Utapate EIA Full Draft Report