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Petroleum Industry Bill

26 Apr 2021
The Federal Government can no longer continue to shy away from frontally confronting the absurdities inherent in the country’s downstream petroleum sector that has witnessed galloping prices...
16 Apr 2021
Nigerians in diaspora, under the aegis of Isoko Association of North America, have petitioned the Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, over the Petroleum Industry Bill, alleging that the document
22 Mar 2021
Nigeria lures just a tiny fraction of oil and gas investment in Africa, even though it is the continent's largest crude producer and has significant untapped reserves.
11 Mar 2021
Some stakeholders, yesterday, brainstormed on some of the issues delaying passage of the 20-year old Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), suggesting ways of resolving...
10 Mar 2021
The South-South Governors’ Forum has sought upward review from 2.5 to 10 per cent as Host Community Trust Fund for oil-bearing communities in the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB).
4 Mar 2021
Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has said that the state should be made to benefit more from the proposed Petroleum Industry Bill on the basis of the peaceful disposition of oil-producing communities.
4 Mar 2021
The National Assembly has assured that the lingering Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) will be passed for presidential assent within one or two months for the development of host communities
4 Mar 2021
Experts have demanded that the power vested in the office of the Minister of Petroleum must be reduced to maximise the potential of the petroleum industry.
4 Mar 2021
Nigeria and Africa’s online news platform, and Africa Independent Television (AIT) have partnered to hold a one-day colloquium on the delay and fate of the Petroleum Industry Bill
3 Mar 2021
Sen. Albert Akpan, the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Petroleum Resources Upstream, says the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) will provide a framework for addressing the infrastructure deficit
2 Mar 2021
Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has said the country is losing substantial investments in the oil industry due to delay in the passage of Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB).
2 Mar 2021
Senior Partner, Commercial Contracts and Energy at the Primera Africa Legal, Israel Aye has said that it is high time the Federal Government initiated an all-encompassing national dialogue...


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