112-i. Advice on ToR and Reviews: EIA/ESIA for Oil and Gas Pipelines - Georgia

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

Expert
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

Chair of the working group: Mr D. de Zeeuw
Technical secretary: Mr A.J. Kolhoff

Proponent and Component Authority

Proponent
British Petroleum - BP

Component Authority
Ministry of the Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia

Further details

Country: Georgia


Last modified: 15 Apr 2019