presentation of seaprise work in niger delta by 5B6uXyK7

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									          IUCN-CEESP
• IUCN COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL,
  ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL POLICY

• SEAPRISE
  CEESP WORKING GROUP
  ON SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL
  ACCOUNTABILITY OF THE PRIVATE SECTOR

• WORK WITH CIVIL SOCIETY,
  GOVERNMENTS AND INDUSTRY
                NIGERIA
• OIL PRODUCTION STARTED 50 YEARS AGO
• NIGERIA RECEIVED OVER $300 BILLION FOR OIL
• POPULATION OF 137 MILLION HAS ONE OF THE
  LOWEST GDP IN THE WORLD
• BETWEEN 9 AND 12 MILLION BARRELS OF OIL LOST
  IN OIL SPILLS IN THE LAST 50 YEARS
• IN 2004 MINISTER FOR OIL ESTIMATED NIGERIA
  WAS LOSING $10 MILLION A DAY FROM OIL SPILLS
  SABOTAGE AND THIEFS
• WIDE SPREAD PROBLEMS WITH CIVIL SOCITY
• MANY OIL INSTALLATIONS NOW CLOSED BY CIVIL
  SOCIETY ACTION.
OIL IN FLARES IS FALLING ON CROPS, WATER
AND PEOPLE
OIL SPILLS IN OGONI LAND
   MECHANICAL PUMP
SPRINKLING OIL ACROSS A
 CREEK AND VEGETATION
OIL SPILL RIGHT BY HOUSES IN
            WARRI
    CAUSES OF OIL SPILLS
OIL SPILLS ARE CAUSED BY:

• FAILURE TO FOLLOW INTERNATIONAL
  STANDARDS
• OLD EQUIPMENT NOT REPLACED IN TIME
• POOR ENGINEERING STANDARDS
• THIEFTS AND SABOTAGE

   IN 2004 A NIGERIAN MINISTER ESTIMATED
  THAT TOTAL LOSSES FROM THESE CAUSES
     WAS 150,000 BARRELS A DAY WORTH
              $10 MILLION A DAY
        OIL IS SHORT TERM
• FINISH IN THE LIFE TIME OF OUR CHILDREN
• PLAN FOR THE FUTURE AFTER OIL
• FIT OIL INTO NATIONAL SUSTAINABILITY
  STRATEGY
• INVEST IN RENEWABLES
  –   AGRICULTURE/FORESTRY
  –   FISHIERS/MARINE RESOURCES
  –   ECO TOURISM
  –   RENEWABLE ENERGY
  –   EDUCATION AND HEALTH
 INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS

• OIL COMPANIES MUST FOLLOW INTERNATIONAL
  STANDARDS-SEE IUCN PUBLICATION
• OIL POLLUTION CAN SEVERLY DAMAGE
  ENVIRONMENT-PARTICULARLY MARINE ECO
  SYSTEMS.
• POLLUTION CAN DESTROY THE ABILITY OF THE
  POOR TO SURVIVE
• POLLUTION IN ONE COUNTRY CAN DAMAGE
  OTHER COUNTRIES AND CAUSE CIVIL
  DISTURBANCES OR EVEN WARS
    OIL, GAS AND MINING
      INDUSTRIES MUST
         CONTRIBUTE
             TO
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
            NOT
TO ENVIRONMENTAL DAMAGE
   AND SOCIAL PROBLEMS
  STRATEGIC ENVIRONMENTAL
       APPRAISAL (SEA)
• CARRY OUT SEAS TO INSURE

• OIL PRODUCTION FITS INTO NATIONAL
  STRATEGIES AND DOES NOT DAMAGE
  RENEWABLE ACTIVITIES (MARINE RESOURCES).

• INTEGRATES ENVIRONMENTAL CONSIDERATIONS
  INTO STRATEGIC DECISION MAKING ON
  SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

• SEE MAP REQUESTED BY PRIME MINISTER OF
  MAURITANIA

								
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