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[Draft] Environmental Impact Assessment: Cambodia Block A Development

Chevron Overseas Petroleum (Cambodia) plans to develop the Apsara field in the Block A concession, which is 4 709 square km in area and located approximately 157 km offshore from the Cambodian mainland. The scope of this EIA study is Phase 1 of the Block A development project including the initial production and processing platform, potential development of three additional platforms and potential development of the remaining six platforms. After receiving the license in 2002, 18 wells have been drilled.

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Field Value
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Cambodia
  • Extractive industries
  • Off-shore oil and gas exploration and extraction
  • Oil and gas resources
Document type Environmental Impact Assessment
Contracting Parties
  • Agro Star Investment
  • Cambodia Hai Lan Mineral Co. Ltd.
  • Chevron Overseas Petroleum (Cambodia) Limited
Government Entity (multiple)
  • Minister of Environment
  • Minister of Mines and Energy
  • Prime Minister
Disclosure Mode Released by local non-governmental organizations (LNGOs)
License CC-BY-SA-4.0
Copyright To be determined
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Version / Edition 1
Language of document
  • English
  • Khmer
  • Banteay Meanchey
  • Preah Sihanouk
Metadata Reference Information

Metadata last updated on 2018-05-03. For inquiries contact: Open Development Cambodia, Email:, Website: Address: 43 St. 208, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.


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Granted area 470900.0
Land use planning Year 0, Platform A Installation, Drilling and Hook up and commissioning service (HUC); Year 3, Installation, Drilling and HUC B; Year 4, Installation, Drilling and HUC C; Year 4, Installation, Drilling and HUC D; Year 5, Installation, Drilling and HUC E; Year 5, Installation, Drilling and HUC F; Year 6, Installation, Drilling and HUC G; Year 7, Installation, Drilling and HUC H; Year 8, Installation, Drilling and HUC I; Year 9, Installation, Drilling and HUC J3
Land use planning unit Ha
Job creation summary

Core operations require 50 people during phase 1 a. Approximately 30 people total will be needed to run the ship and 20 people total to run the facilities. Additional personnel may be required for Phase 1 c. Where appropriate, the use of local business firms and employees will be a priority for Chevron and partners.

Number of created jobs 50.0
Environmental protection obligation

Environmental monitoring measures will be taken to verify the effectiveness of mitigation measure on various aspects such as seawater and sediment, fishing, tourism, air quality, rare and endangered species, greenhouse gas emission, under water noise, drill cutting and mud, waste generation, and benthos.

Related Project

Oil and Gas Block A:

Legacy reference document Draft_EIA_report_Cheveron__00.03.2012.pdf
Open Contracting Identifier ocds-miumsd-b77e2ed5-64c3-4fd9-a706-76c8a82792ba
Date uploaded November 1, 2018, 02:35 (UTC)
Date modified September 27, 2021, 04:34 (UTC)