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Petroleum Industry Governance Bill

28 Jun 2021
The Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) currently before the National Assembly must have a balanced outlook when passed into law by ensuring that investors’ interest is taking into consideration.
24 Feb 2020
The passage of the country’s Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) has proved to be a real nightmare for successive administrations since the need for the bill was first mooted by th
21 Feb 2020
Mr Odein Ajumogobia, Chairman, Nigeria Natural Resource Charter (NNRC), says absence of laws especially, Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB), has hampered Nigeria’s oil and gas resources full maximisation.
7 Jan 2020
Continued pipeline disruptions, delay in passing the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) as well as other issues, may drag necessary reforms needed for growth
19 Jun 2019
Citing the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC’s) interference in the downstream sector as propelling unfavourable competition with other players, thus leading to the unpredictability in the market, Eterna Plc has urged the Federal Government to deregulate the sector, even as it unveiled plans to expand its operations. The firm also stated that despite the harsh operating environment…
14 Apr 2019
A Professor of Petroleum Economics and Policy Research, Wumi Iledare is Ghana’s National Petroleum Professorial Chair in Oil and Gas Economics, at the University Of Cape Coast’s Institute for Oil and Gas Studies. Iledare, who is equally the President of the Nigerian Association for Energy Economics (NAEE) says the Federal Government must commercialise the NNPC…
11 Dec 2018
Plans are underway by the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), to build the capacity of its members to take up high-end positions in the oil and gas industry.  The National President of the union, Williams Akporeha, who stated this at the celebration of the 40th anniversary of NUPENG in Abuja, urged…
26 Nov 2018
The year 2018 is on its death knell. That knelling relentlessly brings Nigerians closer to the 2019 General Elections at a pace quicker and faster than we all imagine. Therefore, one question Nigerians are already preoccupied with has to do with the choice of president for the next four years. And of course there is…
7 Oct 2018
Despite hiccups in the activities of the legislature and the rancorous interface of the lawmaking body with the executive arm here at home, the parliament still plays a critical role in democratic systems and remains the nucleus of democratic systems across the world. The National Assembly’s roles in the democratic space is mainly to legislate…
9 Sep 2018
Coming a few days after President Muhammadu Buhari declined assent to the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB), after 17 years in the works at both chambers of the National Assembly, the impression created by last Monday’s refusal of the presidency to sign the Electoral (Amendment) Bill, 2018 into law was that the development was a…
9 Sep 2018
Former President of the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP) and past Chairman of Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI), Ledum Mitee has said that it is unfair to say people of the Niger Delta rejected the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) hook, line and sinker. He told KINGSLEY JEREMIAH that offensive parts…
9 Sep 2018
Coming a few days after President Muhammadu Buhari declined assent to the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB), after 17 years in the works at both chambers of the National Assembly, the impression created by last Monday’s refusal of the presidency to sign the Electoral (Amendment) Bill, 2018 into law was that the development was a…

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