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DELTA STATE AND HER MINERAL RESOURCES

DELTA STATE AND HER MINERAL RESOURCES

Delta State is indeed blessed by God with so many natural mineral resources, but we only know the crude oil to be the only mineral resources in the state because our government has neglected the other beautiful and rich mineral resources almighty God has given to us.

It’s our mission as Purify Delta State to work with deltans to make sure we have a Governor come 2023 that will make use of those Mineral Resources to boot the revenue of the state and to make things work again.

Below is an article concerning the mineral resources of Delta State and Agricultural Products of Delta State is on this way soonest.

Delta State is one of the richest oil-producing states in Nigeria. It is not just rich in oil, it is also rich in other natural resources. Delta state has a rich reserve for mineral, Agricultural and human resources. In the course of this article, we would be looking at a complete list of all the mineral resources that can be found in Delta state.

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Full List of Mineral Resources Found in Delta State

Delta state is located in the southern region of the country and this state is endowed with lots of mineral resources. Delta has one of the largest reserve for oil and gas explorations. In addition to oil and Natural Gas, let us look at a list of mineral resources that can

be located in Delta state.

  • Crude Oil
  • Natural gas
  • Kaolin
  • Graphite
  • Marble
  • Clay
  • Brines
  • Ilmenite
  • Gravel
  • Limestone
  • Lignite
  • Silica sand
  • Bitumen
  • Carbon Black Polypropylene

The structural basin of Delta state is the major factor that contributes to why there is a lot of crude oil in the

state. With the exception of the North-eastern part of Delta state, they have a lot of crude oil and natural gas.

Did you know that Delta state produces 35 % of all the Oil production in Nigeria? They have an estimated crude oil and natural gas reserve of about 900 million cubic meters.

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Other mineral resources in the list above, also serve for commercial purposes in the state. An example is a silica: there are very large deposits of silica in the beds of streams and rivers found in the state.

Silica is a very important mineral that is used in glass production. In subsequent paragraphs, we would go further to envisage other resources other than mineral resources that can be found in the state.

Urhobo Daily

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