Petroleum Industry Bill
National Assembly defers passage of PIB to first quarter of 2018
Chairman of the Senate Committee on Upstream, Tayo Alasoadura, who spoke at the on-going 7th Practical Nigeria Content organised by the Nigeria Content and Development Monitoring Board (NCDMB) in Uyo...
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.
Senate passes first segment of PIB, unbundles NNPC
The Senate had explained that the other segment that would address the contentious host community issues would soon be presented for fresh legislative work.
‘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.
Nigeria’s petroleum industry of the future
The oil and gas industry should be geared toward providing the country’s energy needs with surplus added-value products being exported.
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.