Nigeria's Govt Clash With Oil Companies Over New Bill

The government and major oil firms have clashed over the controversial Petroleum Industry Bill as companies have criticised the bill as too harsh.
  • Nigeria:  Oil Majors Fight New PIB Tax

    Leadership, 5 December 2012

    Against arguments by the International Oil Companies (IOCs) that the new fiscal regime was too high and would discourage investment in the Nigerian petroleum industry, experts have ... read more »

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  • Nigeria:  Oil Companies, FG Clash Over PIB

    Daily Trust, 5 December 2012

    International oil companies (IOCs) operating in Nigeria yesterday engaged the federal government in a hot exchange of words over the suitability of the Petroleum Industry Bill ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  PIB - Minister, Operators Disagree On Fiscal Regime

    Vanguard, 5 December 2012

    Minister for petroleum resources, Mrs Diezani Alison Madueke, and operators in the petroleum sector, Tuesday, disagreed on the fiscal regime in the Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Alison-Madueke - FG to Hold Oil Licensing Round This Year

    This Day, 5 December 2012

    Nigeria continues to set its sights on holding an oil licensing round for marginal fields before the end of this year, the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Gas Association Wants FG to Engage Stakeholders On PIB

    Daily Trust, 5 December 2012

    The Nigerian Gas Association (NGA) has tasked the federal government to engage the Organized Private Sector and other stakeholders in the oil and gas sector in a comprehensive ... read more »