Petroleum Exploration and Production : Past and Present Environmental Issues in the Nigeria ’ s Niger Delta

  title={Petroleum Exploration and Production : Past and Present Environmental Issues in the Nigeria ’ s Niger Delta},
  author={Aniefiok E. Ite and Udo J. Ibok and Margaret U. Ite and Sunday W. Petters},
Petroleum exploration and production in the Nigeria’s Niger Delta region and export of oil and gas resources by the petroleum sector has substantially improved the nation’s economy over the past five decades. However, activities associated with petroleum exploration, development and production operations have local detrimental and significant impacts on the atmosphere, soils and sediments, surface and groundwater, marine environment and terrestrial ecosystems in the Niger Delta. Discharges of… CONTINUE READING


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