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The Volta Delta, Ghana Challenges in an African Setting . 8/29/2019 The Volta Delta has a diverse economic system with different but integrated sectors, i.e., agriculture including livestock rearing and fisheries, salt and sand mining, construction, trade, transport and tourism (Codjoe et al. 2017).

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Recent case studies of sand mining, utilization and ...

2020-7-30  channels in the Niger Delta. Sand mining is continuing, in spite of adverse environmental effects, because of the necessity for expansion of housing development and oil production infrastructure in marginal lands, and as a ready material source for construction, ground improvement and production

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Recent case studies of sand mining, utilization 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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(PDF) ASSESSMENT OF EFFECT OF SANDMINING

The Warri River in Niger Delta, Nigeria is one River in which indiscriminate and commercial sand mining activities have been taking place in recent times.

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Case histories of sand search in the Niger Delta ...

Both motorised Sand mining continues, in spite of adverse environmental (Pilcon or Dando machines) or locally fabricated ‘‘Swamp Master’’ percussion rigs are used extensively in the Niger effects, because of the necessity for expansion of housing development and oil production infrastructure in marginal Delta.

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Case histories of sand search in the Niger Delta ...

2004-6-3  This paper discusses the imperatives of sand search and describes two case histories of sand search in the Niger Delta. These case histories highlight the project cycle of sand search operations and circumstances in which environmental peculiarities can influence procedures and strategies. Field and laboratory procedures emphasise the applications of particle-size distribution and compaction ...

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EFFECTS OF SAND DREDGING IN NIGER DELTA

EFFECTS OF SAND DREDGING IN NIGER DELTA. Posted by admin on Friday, 24 February 2017 in News Tweet. A six bedroom bungalow at Daddy Osimini Street, Achovwe Layout, Ovwian, Udu Local Government Area, Delta State with fence going down and foundation, soak away pit, pipes washed out by effects of sand dredging. ... (NIWA) as mining

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Sand Failure Mechanism and Sanding Parameters in Niger ...

Keywords: Sand failure, Sanding, Niger Delta, oil production, cohesive stresses INTRODUCTION Sand production (or sanding), which is the disaggregation of formation due to in-situ stress and fluid ...

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SAND CONTROL USING GEOMECHANICAL TECHNIQUES:

2015-10-9  encountered to a depth of 12,000ft or more. Sand production higher than 0.1% (volumetric) can usually be considered as excessive, but depending on the circumstances, the practical limit could be much lower or higher. Several factors are responsible for the production of sand oil and Gas wells in Niger Delta area of Nigeria.

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Topography and Particle Size Gradation Characterization

2016-1-13  Eastern Niger delta . The sand particle gradation for soil samples from different sections are presented in figs. 5 to 7. Particle size distribution curves for borings in the marine segment between Omadino and Escravos (Fig. 5) show that the sand sizes are mostly fine-medium. As expected,

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Subsurface and Petrophysical Studies of Shaly-Sand ...

N. G. Obaje, “Fairways and reservoir prospects of plocene—recent sands in the shallows offshore Niger delta,” Journal of Mining and Geology, vol. 40, pp. 25–38, 2005. View at: Google Scholar; K. J. Weber, “Sedimentological aspects of oil fields in the Niger delta,” Geologie en Mijnbouw, vol. 50, pp. 559–576, 1972. View at: Google ...

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Laboratory Studies of Chemicals for Sand

This work is centered on the laboratory studies of selected sand consolidating resins that would be suitable for application in the Niger Delta (ND) oil fields. Considering the available resins for consolidation process, six types of chemical resins namely; Epoxy (AB), Novalak Phenol-Formaldehyde, Furan Phenol Acrylic, Furan and Phenol resins ...

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Governing the Environmental Impact of Dredging ...

2020-11-23  Insights in Mining Science Technology How to cite this article: 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 Min Sci technol.2020; 2(3): 555586.

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Akepo Oi Field Drilling in Nigeria - Offshore

The D6 sand was tested at 1,200 barrels of oil per day and the D1 sand was tested at 1,170 barrels of oil per day. After completion of the programme, Akepo-1ST was successfully proven from the D6 sand at 1,789 barrels of oil per day. Due to insufficient tank capacity, tests on

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Multi-attributes prediction of lithology and porosity from ...

Journal of Mining and Geology Vol. 45(1) 2009, pp. 13–20 ... exploration in the Niger Delta. The alternations of sand and shale are the results of differential subsidence, variations in ...

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Petrophysical evaluation and volumetric estimation

2018-12-1  Geology of Niger Delta. The Niger Delta basin is located on the continental margin of the Gulf of Guinea in between latitudes 3° and 6 °N and longitudes 5° and 8 °E. It has an aerial extent of 75,000 km 2 and a total estimated area of 300,000 km 2. It lies in the south western part of the Benue Trough, which is a much bigger tectonic structure.

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Comparative Analysis of Cement and Lateralite on the ...

Comparative Analysis of Cement and Lateralite on the Engineering Properties of Niger Delta Soils for Pavement Construction . F. M. Alayaki 1*, A. Al-Tabbaa 1, E. A. Meshida 2 and M. J. Ayotamuno 3. 1 Department of Engineering, CB2 1PZ, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom. 2 Department of Civil Engineering, Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti ...

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RESOURCE EXPLOITATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL

2020-9-1  This study is limited to crude oil mining area in Niger delta region of Nigeria. Therefore the study is restricted to the impact of resource exploitation on Niger delta region of Nigeria. 1.9 Definition of terms Resource: This refers to something that a country has and can use to increase its wealth.

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Mineral Resources in Nigeria their Location

Aside Kogi, it is also present in Enugu, Niger state and the Federal Capital Territory. About 3 billion metric tonnes of iron ore is said to be present in the country. The National Iron Ore Mining Company was founded in 1979 in order to explore and provide this iron ore to the Ajaokuta Steel Company in Ajaokuta and Delta Steel Company in Aladja.

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20 Mineral Resources In Nigeria and Their Location -

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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Illegal mining: Anambra community alleges plan to

which ordered the arrest and bringing to the floor of the Anambra State House, the sand miner involved in the alleged illegal sand mining, but said the community was alarmed that some lawmakers ...

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Subsurface and Petrophysical Studies of Shaly-Sand ...

N. G. Obaje, “Fairways and reservoir prospects of plocene—recent sands in the shallows offshore Niger delta,” Journal of Mining and Geology, vol. 40, pp. 25–38, 2005. View at: Google Scholar; K. J. Weber, “Sedimentological aspects of oil fields in the Niger delta,” Geologie en Mijnbouw, vol. 50, pp. 559–576, 1972. View at: Google ...

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Akepo Oi Field Drilling in Nigeria - Offshore

The D6 sand was tested at 1,200 barrels of oil per day and the D1 sand was tested at 1,170 barrels of oil per day. After completion of the programme, Akepo-1ST was successfully proven from the D6 sand at 1,789 barrels of oil per day. Due to insufficient tank capacity, tests on

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Laboratory Studies of Chemicals for Sand

This work is centered on the laboratory studies of selected sand consolidating resins that would be suitable for application in the Niger Delta (ND) oil fields. Considering the available resins for consolidation process, six types of chemical resins namely; Epoxy (AB), Novalak Phenol-Formaldehyde, Furan Phenol Acrylic, Furan and Phenol resins ...

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Survey of Vegetation cover Changes in Forcados Area of

environmental degradation of the Niger Delta (Fabiyi, 2011). Other activities such as sand mining, hydrocarbon production like oil and gas, introduction of invasive species (nypa Palm) and engineering constructions such as jetty, seawalls and channelization are few among numerous activities taking place in the region. Apart from

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Comparative Analysis of Cement and Lateralite on the ...

Comparative Analysis of Cement and Lateralite on the Engineering Properties of Niger Delta Soils for Pavement Construction . F. M. Alayaki 1*, A. Al-Tabbaa 1, E. A. Meshida 2 and M. J. Ayotamuno 3. 1 Department of Engineering, CB2 1PZ, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom. 2 Department of Civil Engineering, Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti ...

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Mineral Resources in Nigeria their Location

Aside Kogi, it is also present in Enugu, Niger state and the Federal Capital Territory. About 3 billion metric tonnes of iron ore is said to be present in the country. The National Iron Ore Mining Company was founded in 1979 in order to explore and provide this iron ore to the Ajaokuta Steel Company in Ajaokuta and Delta Steel Company in Aladja.

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Natural Resources in the 36 States of Nigeria

2021-3-12  11. Mineral Resources Found in Delta state. Blessed with nine rich Nigerian natural resources, Delta is among the Niger-Delta states and they have Clay, Glass-sand, Gypsium, Iron-ore, Kaolin, Lignite, Marble Oil/Gas deposits at their disposal. 12. Mineral Resources Found in Ebonyi state

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Impacts and Management of Oil Spill Pollution along the ...

2010-11-10  a village in the Niger Delta, and commercial production began in 1958. Today, there are 606 oil fields in the Niger Delta, of which 360 are on-shore and 246 off-shore. (Nigeria Country Analysis Brief, 2005). Nigeria is now the largest oil producer in Africa and the sixth largest in the world, averaging 2.7 million barrels per day (bbl/d) in 2006.

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