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📒Nigerian Oil And Gas Industry Laws ✍ Usman, Adamu Kyuka
✏Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Laws Book Summary : Though predominantly on oil and gas law, this is nonetheless a veritable Reference Book on the oil and gas industry in Nigeria. It places before anyone interested in the oil and gas industry basic and critical oil and gas issues not in common circulation in existing texts on the subject. The book is arranged in such a chronological order, like reference books and dictionaries tend to be,that a lay person in going through it would now know how oil is explored and found,how oil fields may be onshore and offshore, how oil blocs are bidded for, how oil is drilled, including associated gas deposits, among others. The transportation of oil and gas, storage of oil and gas, refining of oil and processing of gas, marketing of oil and gas,the impact of oil and gas exploration, production and revenues on the Nigerian environment, politics and economy and a myriad of other issues are comprehensively covered. The book should prove most useful to the lawyer, petroleum geologist, petroleum engineer, policy makers, investors, local and international development agencies and bodies, lecturers and students specialising in wide ranging subjects as economics, development studies, engineering, management, public administration, insurance, marketing, accounting and finance.
📒Oil And Gas Law In Nigeria ✍ Yinka Omorogbe
✏Oil and Gas Law in Nigeria Book Summary : A new empirical study on oil and gas in Nigeria, which serves as a useful general introduction to many aspects of the country's oil and gas industries and related laws. Contents: introductions - definitions, importance, the international oil industry, how oil was found; the Nigerian oil industry: historical perspectives and acts of law; legislation governing the industry; ownership of oil and gas - ownership theories in the oil and gas industries, sovereignty over natural resources and international law; contracts for exploration and production; the natural gas industry; fiscal matters pertaining to the petroleum industry; OPEC; national oil corporations and the Nigerian Petroleum Corporation; downstream oil and gas law and policy; trade in crude oil and products; environmental issues; oil community issues; topical issues in the petroleum industry - e.g. acquisitions of technology, indigenous oil companies; nationalisation and privatisation; and dispute settlements. Yinka Omorogbe is a lecturer in law at the Universities of Benin and Lagos, Nigeria.
📒Law And Petroleum Industry In Nigeria ✍ Festus Emiri
✏Law and Petroleum Industry in Nigeria Book Summary : This book, which has twenty chapters, is a collection of essays in honour of Honourable Justice (Mrs) Kate Abiri, Chief Judge of Bayelsa State of Nigeria who has contributed immensely to the rule of law and advancement in the Niger Delta area in particular where the petroleum industry has wrought great devastation in various forms. The law and the regulatory framework governing oil and gas operations in Nigeria are subjected to critical examination, alongside legal challenges in the path of addressing attendant environmental degradation, compensation, human rights, communities and protection of the environment. This is the most comprehensive book on this subject to date.
📒Local Content Oil And Gas Law In Africa ✍ Pereowei Subai
✏Local Content Oil and Gas Law in Africa Book Summary : Examining local content law and policy in the oil and gas industry, this book uses Nigeria as a primary case study, comparing its approach to countries such as Brazil and Norway which have also adopted local content laws in relation to their gas and oil industries. In considering various aspects of local content law and policy as they apply to the oil and gas industry, the book examines the factors behind the formulation of local content policies by petroleum producing states, and the various strategies they have employed to implement them. It analyses arguments against local content requirements from the perspective of international trade and investment law, and from liberal market economic theorists, who argue against its overall usefulness. The book highlights salient aspects of the oil and gas industry such as regulation, national oil companies, treatment of minorities, and policy formulation and implementation.
📒Nigerian Petroleum Law ✍ Lawrence Asekome Atsegbua
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📒Nigerian Oil And Gas Industry ✍ Adamu Kyuka Usman
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✏Alternative Dispute Resolution in Oil and Gas Industry in Nigeria with Special Reference to the Niger Delta Crisis Book Summary : This study explore ways of resolving oil and gas disputes especially environmental issues such as oil spillage, gas flaring, effluent discharge etc that create environmental degradation using Alternative Dispute Resolution, ADR mechanisms. The concept of ADR has its origin in African laws, thus is not alien to African people. The study exposes the limitation in environmental litigation through the courts in the oil and gas sector in Nigeria. The limitations are as a result of numbers of factors the most significant being the over bearing influence of the multinational corporations; the enormous support they enjoyed from the Federal Government; weak statutory provisions and limitation of the common law in tackling environmental problem. The study adopted the qualitative methodology in the gathering and analysis of it data. The study examined key legislations on environment guiding the operation of the Nigerian oil industry, case laws and common law principles applicable to the environment and environmental litigation in the Nigerian context. The study also gathered data through the instrumentality of semi-structured interview and focus group discussion with community leaders, environmental activists, alternative disputes resolution practitioners and employees in selected oil multinational corporations in Nigeria. The core problem that informed this study is the examination of the problem of environmental degradation arising from the operation of the oil industry and the associated crisis of neglect, marginalization, loss of livelihood and poverty in the Niger Delta. The core objective of the research is to explore how environmental degradation associated with the operation of the Nigerian oil and gas industry in the Niger Delta has generated endemic systemic conflict and to examine the efficacy of the various initiatives taken by the Nigerian State and the oil multinationals in resolving environmental based and related conflicts in the oil producing areas. The significance of the study lies in its attempt at highlighting the importance of ADR as the most amicable, economical and speedy way of settling disputes that often arise in the course of the operational activities of the oil and gas industry in the Niger Delta. The point being that such disputes deserves to be quickly and speedily resolved via the instrumentality of ADR in order to avoid the destabilization that might arise through long drawn court litigation. The literature confirmed grave environmental devastation in the Niger Delta and the inability of adversarial litigation in ensuring environmental justice in Nigeria. The findings show that there is increasing incidence of disputes that arise out of environmental concern between communities and companies in the region. These disputes are made worse by the failing inability of the court system to deliver environmental justice to claimants in the area. This failing inability is as a result of corrupt practices, obnoxious government policies, fraudulent practices among community leaders, unruly behaviour of multinational oil companies, attempts at avoiding culpability through dubious legal means among other issues. This has hindered efforts at achieving sustainable peaceful community-companies relations. This in turn has led to confrontation between host communities and companies over the control of natural resources and sustainable use of the environment. According to findings of this study litigation has failed the people in the Niger Delta in their struggle for justice. This is also corroborated by existing literature on the issue. Hence ADR is therefore, considered as the best alternative nonadversarial methods of resolving environmental and other related disputes in the Nigerian oil and gas industry in addition to the use of faith based principle if properly implemented.
✏International Environmental Law and Policy in Africa Book Summary : C.O.OKIDl1 I welcome the opportunity to prepare a Foreword to the book on Environmental Policy and Law in Africa, edited by Kevin R. Gray and Beatrice Chaytor. It is a pleasure to do that because the book is a contribution to the cause of capacity building for development and implementation of environmental law in Africa, a goal towards which I have had an undivided focus over the last two decades. There is still some belief in and outside Africa that for developing countries in general, and Africa in particular, development and implementation of environmental law is not a priority. This belief prevails strongly in many quarters of the industrialised countries. In fact, the view is held either out of blatant ignorance or by some renegade industrialists who fail to appreciate Michael Royston's 1979 thesis that Pollution Prevention Pays.2 That group, for obvious reasons, must have their correspondent counterparts in Africa to provide hope that industries rejected as derelict in the West or inoperable due to rigorous environmental regulation, can find homes to which they can escape and dump their polluting industries.
📒The Law Of Energy For Sustainable Development ✍ Donat-Peter Häder
✏The Law of Energy for Sustainable Development Book Summary : The research focus for the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law in 2003 was a timely and challenging one, entitled 'The Law of Energy for Sustainable Development'. As contemporary world politics demonstrates, energy resources and generation are crucial issues facing the international community. As research on energy law, at the international, regional, and national level is in its infancy, the insights provided by the contributors to this 2005 volume are a significant addition to the field.
📒Nigerian Petroleum Industry Policies And Conflict Relations Vol Ii ✍ Otokunefor, Henrietta 0. C.
✏Nigerian Petroleum Industry Policies and Conflict Relations Vol II Book Summary : Volumes 1 and Volume 2 of Nigerian Petroleum Industry, Policies and Conflict Relations contain the following on the oil and gas industry in Nigeria: basic production statistics; nature and activities of operators; official oil and gas policies; relevant laws and regulations; regulatory agencies; pricing of refined petroleum products; marketers and their challenges; consumer and community relations and reactions; crimes and vandalisation of pipelines and other infrastructure; refineries and refining issues; role of law enforcement and intelligence agencies; involvement of the National Assembly and its relevant committees; strategic issues and other impacts of local and international politics. A comprehensive and exhaustive discussion of each and everything thing about the Nigerian petroleum industry by experts in and outside academia research institutes and think tanks, top functionaries in relevant ministries, government departments and agencies, past and current heads of state/presidents, past and current ministers, prominent and knowledgeable legislators, politicians of all descriptions and at all levels, top newspaper columnists, discerning local and foreign critics,interviews and transcribed broadcasts and press releases by same, officials of non-governmental organisations and a host of those loosely referred to as civil society organisations, civil and political activists of all hues, so-called international development agencies, some diplomatic missions,and the dead-panned apologists for successive governments. An immensely invaluable documentary source-book, more especially to regulators, the NNPC group, policy makers, researchers and social scientists in tertiary institutions and public and private sector think tanks, local and foreign operators, observers and those with interest in the oil and gas industry in Nigeria.