Inyi Coal Block

Oji-River L.G.A, Nigeria

Key Information

Location

Oji River LGA, Enugu State

Deposit 

Coal Block

Exploration Status

Ongoing

Reserves

Over 70 million tonnes

Quality

S 0.56-2.50%

Geology: 

Located on the eastern slope of the Mamu River Valley in the southern part of the Anambra Basin in a broad synclinal basin which dips to the west. The coal seams occurs within the Upper Coal Measures which exists mostly below the water table while those above water table are generally oxidised.   

Exploration: 

  • Geological mapping and core-hole drilling (4 core-holes) have been carried out. 
  • A number of pits were dug Underground and open cast developments carried out. 
  • Analysis indicates coal quality is variable. Sulphur ranges from 0.56-2.50% averaging 1.31%. Ash content ranges from 8.7-33.7% and averages 19.2%.

Resource Estimation: 

  • Results of investigation puts the Inyi Coal Block with over of 70 million tonnes. 

Data Available: 

  • Geological maps. 
  • Core-logs
  • Sections 
  • Gravity Data
  • Physical and chemical properties
  • Reports

Location: 

Oji River LGA, Enugu State (South East Nigeria).

Infrastructure: 

  • Accessible by road. 
  • Access to Airports in Enugu and Port Harcourt.
  • Access to inland waterways and sea port. 
  • Telephone- GSM Service. 
  • Electricity- National Electricity Power Supply
  • Export Processing Zones and Free Trade Zones. 

Listing Information

Enugu State, Nigeria

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