International Journal of Oil, Gas and Coal Engineering

Volume 3, Issue 5, September 2015

  • The Environmental Implication of Gas Flaring in Sapele Community of Delta State, Nigeria

    Oseh Jeffrey Onuoma, Oguamah Ifeanyi Alex, Oluwagbenga Omotara Olawale, Adeyi Abel Adekanmi

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 5, September 2015
    Pages: 60-65
    Received: 1 August 2015
    Accepted: 10 August 2015
    Published: 21 August 2015
    Abstract: Despite longstanding laws against gas flaring in Nigeria which is the burning of natural gas during oil extraction, and shifting deadlines to end the practice, the activity continues, with serious environmental and health consequences for people living nearby. In the Niger Delta, especially in the Sapele community of Delta State where most of the f... Show More