7300. Examen de l'EIES du Projet de production de gaz - Grand Tortue, Ahmeyim - Phase 1 - Senegal

After recent discoveries of gas reserves offshore, the Governments of Senegal and Mauritania signed a cooperation agreemeent to exploit these resources. The project ‘Production de gas Grand Tortue / Ahmeyim Phase 1’ in Senegal is one of the first initiatives. The initiative foresees in the extraction, processing and the export of 2,5 million tons of liquified gas per year. The planned location is off-shore from N’Diago and Saint-Louis, near the border with Mauritania.  The Direction de l’Environnement et des Établissements Classées (DEEC) requested the NCEA to carry out an independent review of the ESIA for this project. 

Rapports consultatifs et autres documents

06 dec 2018: Advisory review

Avis Final Grand Tortue Ahmeyim _6-12-2018

Informations importantes

At the time of request the project 'Grand Tortue' planned to consist of the following components:

  1. Zone off-shore (125km from the coast) for gas winning.
  2. A terminal hub to be located at 10-11 km from the coast with a wave breaker of 1km, a floating liquified natural gas (FLNG), and a platform for housing and services.
  3. Gas winning zone with pipelines at the bottom of the sea that will connect the off-shore infrastructure to the terminal / hub near the coast.

Parties concernées

Membres du groupe de travail

ms K. Derradji Broche
mr P. Jean
ms S.R. Kloff
mr R.A.M. Post
mr J.A. Roelvink

Le président du groupe de travail: ms M.W.J.A. van Gool

Secrétaire technique: ms L. Özay

D'autres détails

Commencé: 01 sep 2018
Terminé: En cours


Oil & Gas
Environmental management
Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA)
Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA)
Stakeholder engagement
Marine biology/ecology

Pays/région/thème: Senegal

Mise à jour: 27 mrt 2019