Petrochemical Industry ESIA, Bahrain

An Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for a project in the petrochem industry. The ESIA involved extensive baseline investigations for noise, air quality, terrestrial ecology (including avifauna), soil and groundwater conditions, and archaeology and cultural heritage. Noise and air modelling were undertaken to assess impacts of the project. Stakeholder engagement was an important part of the ESIA and included were discussions and presentations to Government and Non-Government organisations and the local community via local representatives.