Petroleum Industry Bill
Hurdles that stalled passage of PIB, by Tayo Alasoadura
“Unless you can withstand pressure, you won’t be able to do what I did. And by the time we were to take the bill to the floor of the house for passage, we booked three days because we thought it will be stormy.
Okowa seeks passage of petroleum industry bill
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has urged the National Assembly to pass the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) to boost investments in the oil and gas sector.He made the call yesterday in Asaba when the Nigerian Ambassador to Vietnam, Francis Efeduma visited him.
‘Ogoni cleanup has been politicised due to diverse interests’
Oil will become obsolete in the next 30years. There are now electrical cars. There is now a global Paris agreement for a gradual de-carbonisation process. You will see a transition from fossil fuel dependency to renewable sources of energy.
ERA boss decries ‘partial’ passage of petroleum regulatory bill
The Executive Director of Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth (ERA/FoEN), Dr. Godwin Uyi Ojo, stated this in an interview with The Guardian in Benin City, Edo State.
‘Why National Assembly must adopt common framework on PIGB’
The Chairman, joint National Committee on the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), Chika Onuegbu has urged the National Assembly to agree on the passage of the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB).
‘Non-passage of PIB is shame to Nigeria’s oil, gas industry’
As the fate of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) remained uncertain, stakeholders in the country’s oil and gas sector, have described the delay as an embarrassment to the country.
Senate to pass Petroleum Industry Bill soon
The lawmaker assured the people of the Niger Delta that the senate was working assiduously to ensure that the people of the South-South geo-political Zone get some signs of relief, with the passage of the bill.
Nigeria’s gas sector suffers N10tr foreign investment loss
But the Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, said that the Federal Government has initiated gas policy interventions that would move the economy from oil to gas.
‘There is need to review Nigeria’s petroleum laws’
When we talk about negotiating with people, it is more effective if you negotiate with someone today regarding a specific matter and the issue is resolved once and for all.
Non-passage of PIB to blame for renewed agitation in Niger Delta, says former presidential aide
The non payment of 10 per cent of oil revenue to the host and impact Niger Delta communities as enshrined in the proposed Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) is responsible for the resurgence of agitation in the region.....