Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Study for El-Lajoun Oil Shale and Mining Project, Jordan

Jordan Energy and Mining Limited
2007 - 2009

Working with Citrus Partners Limited (UK), ECO Consult conducted the Environmental Impact Assessment Study for the El-Lajoun Oil Shale and Mining Project in Jordan. The assessment included all phases of the project, including project siting, design, construction of the facilities, mining, oil shale retorting and hydrocarbon production. The work covered consultations with relevant and affected stakeholders including civil society groups, NGOs and academia. ECO Consult conducted the scoping session for the project and developed the Terms of Reference for the study and the Environmental Management Plan. The study included provision of technical expertise in baseline characterization and impact analysis related to archaeology, social assessment, ecology, hydrogeology, agronomy, and air quality.