EIA: Ca Mau 2 power plant project

Published Date: 
01/2006

Ca Mau Power Plant sited into Ca Mau – Gas – Power – Fertilizer Project was approved to build at Khanh An commune, U Minh district, Ca Mau province by the Government in October, 2001. The project is invested by Petrovietnam and is directly managed by Ca Mau Gas – Power – Fertilizer Project Management Board (CPMB).

According to the conclusion of the Head of State Guidance for the key Petroleum projects, Vice Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, in the conference dated 1st September 2005, noticed that Ca Mau 2 power plant will be built to satisfy the deficient power of the country and effectively utilizes the natural gas resource at the Southwest continential shelf.

This environmental impact assessment (EIA) report is complied according to the requirements of Petrovietnam and Ministry of Natural Resource and Environment (MONRE). Objectives of this report include:

  • To update the existing environmental conditions at the project area for revised Ca Mau power plant project and its vicinity;
  • To assess supplementary potential environmental impacts caused by Ca Mau 2 power plant implementation and propose mitigation measures to minimise the negative environemntal impacts and satisfy the Vietnamese law requirements;
  • To provide the scientific basis for the Ministry of Natural Resource and Environment and Department of Natural Resource and Environment of Ca Mau to assess the compliance of the project owner 's requirement proposed in the EIA report.

 

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