Consultancy to guide and manage implementation and closure of action items emanating from a private equity environmental and social due diligence. Additional scope f preparing and facilitating ISO 14001:2015 certification for the NDPR operations.


As part of its expansion plan to meet Nigeria’s demand for refined petroleum products, the company embarked on a project to expand their oil and gas production and refining capacity and also include more finished products on their refining list

This led to an investment drive in 2015 which involved an IFC aligned DD with a covenanted ESAP

AquaEarth was commissioned to guide and manage the implementation of the ESAP that was developed during the ESDD of the facility and also facilitate ISO certification of the Ogbele field and Lagos Office.


  • Gap Analysis
  • Stakeholders Engagement andsensitization
  • Internal Auditors and Lead AuditorsTrainings
  • EsMS Manual Preparation
  • Conduct specialized studies
  • Close out all ESAP GAPS
  • Facilitate internal and 3rd Party ISO

Key Stakeholders

Federal Ministry of Environment, Department of Petroleum Resources, International Finance Corporation, Africa Capital Alliance

Client/Owner: Niger Delta Petroleum Resources
Investor / Financier: ACA/IFC Duration: December 2016 – Date Transaction Deal – 460million USD Service Fee – 19million NGN

Notable Milestones

ISO EsMS Manual & Biodiversity Action Plan, Natural Resources Conservation Plan, Flood Risks Assessment, Stakeholders Engagement Plan and Grievance Mechanism