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Heritage/Onshore/Offshore 2-D seismic survey (Ntoroko, Exploration Area 3 A

Uganda
Oil exploration
Completed
Feasibility study: 
No
EIA : 
Approved
Economic/cost-benefit analysis: 
No
Name of development company or institution: 
Heritage oil and Gas (U) Limited
Financing body: 
Heritage oil and Gas (U) Limited
Name of environmental and social standards applied to the project: 
The Environment Act, Cap. 153,The Water Act, Cap 152,The Uganda Wildlife Act,Cap 200,The Occuptional Saftey and Health Act, 2006,The National Environment(Noise Standards and Control) Regulations, 2003,The Water (Waste Discharge)Regulation,1998),The National Environment (Waste Management ) Regulations 1999,The National Environement (Noise Standards and Control(Regulation, 2003The Draft Air Quality Standards for Uganda,The Land Act, Cap 227
Location description: 
The project site is located within Bugoma Village in Kyangwali Sub- County, Buhaguzi County in Hoima District. Hoima shares borders with Masindi district to the north, Kiboga district to the east, kibaale to the south and stretches to along the national boundary with DRC to the west.
Potential loss of access to water quality: 
Yes

Under the National Environment (guidelines for environmental impact assessment in Uganda) 1997 third schedule, it is stated that exploration for the production of petroleum in any form requires an EIA.

this project is an additional survey conssting of infill 2D seismic survey in onshore and off shore lake Albert area within block 3A.

The project is a 105 KM infill consisting of 9 lines of 7 and 26 km in length. 7 of the lines run perpendicular to the eastern edge of the lake.

Leica System 1200 for marine will be used.

location country: 
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