Henry Bellingham, the British Minister for Africa is quoted in the Guardian lauding the Petroleum Industry Bill as good for foreign investment into the Nigerian oil and gas industry.
The Nation on the need to fast track the passage of the PIB
Ifeanyi Nwabugu of the Nation writes on the importance of the Petroleum Industry Bill and the need to fast track its passage here.
Unresolved Issues in the PIB – All Africa Global Media
Adisa Adeleye’s analysis of some issues which the National Assembly needs to consider in the PETROLEUM INDUSTRY BILL 2012 can be found here.
FT Special Report on the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry
The Financial Times has released a new FT Special Report titled Nigeria: Oil and Gas 2012. The report analyses aspects of the PETROLEUM INDUSTRY BILL 2012 as well as other related industry issues such as amnesty, bunkering, gas utilisation and environmental protection.
Businessday – PIB critics outline concerns
Patrick Atuanya and Olusola Bello of Businessday highlight some concerns of “industry sources” on the PETROLEUM INDUSTRY BILL 2012. The paper is highly critical of some aspects of the bill, but is short on facts and independent analysis. You can find the paper here.
Odujinrin & Adefulu’s Energy Practice Team announces the launch of its new website/blog www.petroleumindustrybill.com. The blog will publish up to date information and analysis on the PETROLEUM INDUSTRY BILL 2012 approved by the Federal Executive Council and forwarded to the National Assembly in July 2012.