A copy of the new Petroleum Policy approved by the Federal Executive Council last week may be found here.
The Nigerian Senate passed the Petroleum Industry Administration Bill, Petroleum Industry Fiscal Bill and the Petroleum Host Community Bill at the second reading today, the 27th of July, 2017. The Bills have been referred to the Committees on Petroleum Upstream, Downstream and Gas to report to the full Senate in four weeks. This is another milestone in the petroleum industry reforms. We expect that the next four weeks will be spent engaging with key stakeholders on the various reform bills. Petroleumindustrybill.com will continue to keep you updated on these developments.
It was a pleasure to be interviewed on CNBC’s Open Exchange West Africa yesterday 25th of July 2017 on the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill and the other petroleum industry reform initiatives.
The Federal Executive Council approved the National Oil Policy today 19th of July, 2017. This is the second oil industry reform policy the Federal Executive Council has approved in the last month. This leaves the Petroleum Fiscal Policy. We shall publish a copy of the policy document once it is made available. Congratulations to the Honourable Minister and his Senior Technical Adviser on Upstream & Gas, Mr. Gbite Adeniji.