Projects

Environmental Services

Energy Efficiency in the Water Sector- Consulting Services for Phase 1 Energy Assessments in the Jordanian Water Supply System
Client:
Dorsch Holding GmbH
Year:
2013

The Energy Assessments in the Jordanian Water Supply System’s objective was to provide specialized technical and economic consultancy services to improve the energy efficiency of well-fields, pumping stations and booster stations for the domestic water supply in Jordan. Furthermore, it was the objective of the consulting services to support the strategic development of an energy efficient water sector in Jordan by preparing a development concept.

Management and Supervision/Oversight Services for As Samra Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion Build Operate Transfer (BOT) Project, Jordan
Client:
Fichtner Water & Transportation GmbH
Year:
2012 - 2015

As Samra Wastewater Treatment Plant receives more than 70% of the wastewater that is generated in Jordan. The As Samra Plant is managed under a Public Private Partnership (PPP) arrangement with funding from United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Jordanian Banks’ Lenders.  The plant has been operational since 2007 and requires expansion to meet the growing wastewater demands in Amman Zarqa Basin.  The expansion works will increase the plant’s capacity to 367,000 m3 per days which will be treated and discharged to meet irrigation demands in the Jordan Valley.

Environmental and Social Impact Assessment for +83MW Wind Energy Project, Jordan
Client:
Green Watts Renewable Energy Co. L.L.C
Year:
2012 - 2013

ECO Consult was commissioned by Green Watts Renewable Energy Co. L.L.C to conduct an Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) Study for an +83MW Wind Energy Project in Al Rajef area in Ma’an Governorate.

Environmental, Social, Permitting and Infrastructure Scoping Study for Wadi Maghar Oil Shale Project, Jordan
Client:
Environmental Resources Management (ERM)
Year:
2011

Engevix contracted Environmental Resources Management (ERM) to undertake an analysis of environmental, socioeconomics, infrastructure and legal aspects of the Wadi Maghar Oil Shale Project and identify possible related fatal flaws that could geoperdise the progress of the Project. ERM subcontracted ECO Consult to assist in the study and provide an overview of environmental permitting constraints, environmental and socio-economic sensitivities, key infrastructure constraints and supplier costs, and recommendations for studies that would take forward Project planning and implementation.

Integrated Solid Waste Management of El Ekaider Landfill, Jordan
Client:
WS Atkins International Limited
Year:
2011 - 2012

With the help and facilitation of the Mediterranean Hot Spot Investment Programme – Project Preparation and Implementation Facility (MeHSIP-PPIF), the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and the Joint Service Council of Irbid have engaged in discussions with the European Investment Bank (EIB) on ways to minimize the potential environmental risks emanating from Al Ekeidar Landfill Site in the North of Jordan.

Strategic Environment Assessment for the Jabal Ajloun Development Area, Jordan
Client:
Jordan Development Zones Company
Year:
2011 - 2012

The Development and Free Zones Commission (DFZC) has requested that the Jordan Development Zones Company (JDZ) prepare a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA), as a Master Developer, for the Jabal Ajloun Development Area’s (JADA) Conceptual Master Plan, the area currently known as the Anjara Military Base.

Wind Power IPP Project at Fujeij, Jordan
Client:
Charles River Associates (CRA)
Year:
2008 - 2011

As part of an international consortium comprising of Charles River Associates (CRA) International, IT Power, and Trowers & Hamlins, ECO Consult was contracted to develop the transaction process and documentation for a Wind Power IPP project in Fujeij area. ECO's role included providing local knowledge of issues relevant to the project, reviewing and conducting Environmental Impact Assessment, data compilation and analysis, completing technical studies and surveys, and supporting the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources in tendering the project, and selecting a winning bidder.

Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance System (RSDSWCS) Environmental and Social Impact Assessment, Jordan
Client:
Environmental Resources Management (ERM)
Year:
2008 - 2011

ERM, along with ECO Consult and BRL, were commissioned by the World Bank to carry out a full Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) according to the World Bank Environmental and Safeguard Policies for the proposed Red-Dead Water Conveyance System. The ESIA involved a comprehensive review and assessment of all potential environmental and social impacts of the RSDSWCS at the regional and project specific level.

Environmental and Social Impact Assessment for Aqaba Port Relocation, Jordan
Client:
Bearing Point
Year:
2007 - 2009

ECO Consult was commissioned by Bearing Point to conduct an Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) study for Aqaba Development Company on expanding the existing Industrial port located at the southern Jordanian border and relocating the operations of the current Main Port to the south of Aqaba.

Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Study for El-Lajoun Oil Shale and Mining Project, Jordan
Client:
Jordan Energy and Mining Limited
Year:
2007 - 2009

Working with Citrus Partners Limited (UK), ECO Consult conducted the Environmental Impact Assessment Study for the El-Lajoun Oil Shale and Mining Project in Jordan. The assessment included all phases of the project, including project siting, design, construction of the facilities, mining, oil shale retorting and hydrocarbon production. The work covered consultations with relevant and affected stakeholders including civil society groups, NGOs and academia.

Environmental Impact Assessment for Queen Alia International Airport Expansion, Rehabilitation and Operation, Jordan
Client:
Joannou & Paraskevaides Group to the Airport International Group
Year:
2007 - 2008

ECO Consult was commissioned by Airport International Group (AIG) to conduct an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Environmental Management Plan (EMP) on the rehabilitation, expansion and operation of the Queen Alia International Airport in accordance with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) guidelines and requirements. The EMP identified all issues of concern, their potential impacts, mitigation and monitoring of those impacts during the construction, operation and demolition phases of the project.

Technical Support to Aqaba Development Corporation (ADC), Jordan
Client:
Bearing Point, then Deloitte Consulting
Year:
2004 - 2007

ADC contracted Bearing Point to provide advisory services to support its management in achieving its objectives and mandate. ECO Consult was subcontracted by Bearing Point through the course of this program to lead several assignments related to strategies and operations, planning, and implementation of projects.

Aqaba Technical Assistance Support Program, Jordan
Client:
Technical Services Group (TSG)
Year:
2001 - 2004

Since the establishment of the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA) in 2001, ECO Consult was engaged in the development of the Aqaba Special Economic Zone as part of the four years USAID funded program Aqaba Technical Assistance Support (ATASP) Project.  Contracted by TSG, following is a summary overview of ECO Consult’s selected engagements under the ATASP project: