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Assessing water and environmental impacts of oil and gas projects in Nigeria

Anifowose, Babatunde A. (2011)
Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

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Abstract

Oil and gas development projects are major sources of social and environmental problems particularly in oil-rich developing countries like Nigeria. Yet, data paucity hinders our understanding and ability to quantify the direction and magnitude of events. This thesis contributes to the field by adopting an interdisciplinary approach to improve our understanding of the links between oil-related socio-environmental problems and pipeline operation in the Nigerian oil and gas industry.

Type of Work:Ph.D. thesis.
Supervisor(s):Lawler, Damian
School/Faculty:Colleges (2008 onwards) > College of Life & Environmental Sciences
Department:School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Science
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Publications resulting from research:

Anifowose, B., Lawler, D., van der Horst, D., and Chapman, L. (2016) ‘A systematic quality assessment of Environmental Impact Statements in the oil and gas industry’. Science of The Total Environment 572, 570–585.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.07.083

Anifowose, B. and Odubela, M. (2015) 'Methane emissions from oil and gas transport facilities – exploring innovative ways to mitigate environmental consequence'. Journal of Cleaner Production 92, 121-133.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2014.12.066

Anifowose, B., Lawler, D.M., van der Horst, D. and Chapman, L. (2014) 'Evaluating interdiction of oil pipelines at river crossings using Environmental Impact Assessments'. AREA 46 (1), 4–17.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/area.12065

Anifowose, B, Lawler, D, van der Horst, D & Chapman, L 2012, 'Attacks on oil transport pipelines in Nigeria: A quantitative exploration and possible explanation of observed patterns' Applied Geography, vol 32, no. 2, pp. 636-651.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apgeog.2011.07.012

Anifowose, B.A., Chapman, L.C., Lawler, D.M. and van der Horst, D. (2011) 'Pipeline interdiction and bridging in Nigeria: is a modification to the spatial connectivity matrix model required?'. Journal of Transport Geography 19 (1), 179-184.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtrangeo.2010.02.009

Subjects:GE Environmental Sciences
Institution:University of Birmingham
ID Code:2841
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