Ogboyega Coal Block

Ankpa, Nigeria

Key Information

Location

Ankpa LGA, Kogi State

Deposit 

Coal Block

Exploration Status

Ongoing (Limited)

Reserves

82 million tonnes (Inferred)

Quality

22.97MJ/Kg

The Ogboyega coal block covers about 287,600 hectares of land. Coal crops out in the creeks at the base of the Enugu Escarpment at approx. 250 meters to 300 meters above sea level. Sandstone rich zones such as the Ajali Sandstone form small escarpments that in turn make up the larger Enugu Escarpment. The primary coal horizon, no.3 Coal seam, generally is exposed at the base of the Enugu Escarpment, and appear to extend from the eastern side of the basin and continue under the Udi plateau to crop put along the western margin of the basin near Dekina. 

Exploration: 

  • Limited drilling and sampling within the Ogboyega area has been carried out, Coal thickness ranges from 1.5 meters to 2.0 meters and averages 1.78meters
  • Analysis indicates coal quality is variable and averages 29.97MJ/Kg (5,495Kcal/Kgor 9,900Btu), 9.64% ash and 0.58% sulphur on as received basis. 

Resource Estimation: 

  • 55 million tonnes- measured 
  • 67 million tonnes- indicated 
  • 82 million tonnes- inferred 

Data Available: 

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

Location: 

Ankpa LGA, Kogi State (North Central Nigeria) 150km North of Enugu. 

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

Kogi State, Nigeria

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