112-i. Advice on ToR and reviews: EIA/ESIA for oil and gas pipelines

The NCEA advised in various stages of environmental assessment for oil and gas pipelines development in Georgia.

Advisory reports and other documents

08 Jun 2001: Terms of reference

Accompanying letter

Advice

Appendices Advice

22 Nov 2002: Advisory review

Advice

Appendices Advice

Map

15 Oct 2003: Advisory review

Accompanying letter

Advice

Appendices Advice

Map

23 Dec 2004: Advisory review

Accompanying letter

Advice

Appendices Advice

Press Bulletin

Significant details

In the context of oil and gas developments in Georgia, two developments were being planned:

  • The Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan Main Export Oil Pipeline;
  • The South Caucasus Gas Pipeline.

The NCEA was asked to advise in several stages of the environmental assessment for these projects. Between 2000 and 2004, the NCEA issued the following documents (accessible above):

  • Advisory guidelines (Terms of Reference) for the EIA of the BTC project;
  • Advisory review of the draft ESIA report for both projects;
  • Advisory review of the final ESIA report for both projects;
  • Advisory review on monitoring of environmental compliance for both projects.

Parties involved

Members of the working group

Member
mr B. Burgess
mr C. Geerling
mr R. Goodland
ms I. Kurtskhalia
mr J.M. Marquenie
mr R. Rijkers
mr D. Steensma
mr Y. Zhou

Chairman of the working group: mr D. de Zeeuw

Technical secretary: mr A.J. Kolhoff

Proponent
British Petroleum - BP
Component authority
Ministry of the Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia

Further details

Completed: 23 Dec 2004

Categories

06 energy
10 gas
15 oil

Country/region/theme: Georgia

Last modified: 10 Jul 2018