Oil & Gas

Corporate Social Responsibility Vis-À-Vis the Duties of Oil Producing Companies and the Need for an Enabling Legislation

This article has attempted an analysis of the role of CSR by companies in the oil and gas sector, it is obvious that most companies carry out their CSR as a gesture of philanthropy aimed at addressing socio-economic challenges in Nigeria because very few legislations lend a voice in the area of CSR and the legislation lacks in detailing the nature and scope of CSR that companies can adopt. Aside from the government’s responsibility to provide basic amenities, infrastructure and ensure law and order, the emergence of CSR in Nigeria by individual companies has been at the discretion of the companies without an enabling law governing that.

Gas Sale Agreements and Their Importance

With Natural gas on the increase, it has become a key source of energy, and supplies around one-fifth of the global energy needs. Nigeria has the 7th largest natural gas reserve in the world and with natural gas being an invisible product, it serves as a major source of clean energy as well as economic development.

Gas Flaring in Nigeria

CONTRIBUTOR: EFERAOMON ISEGHOHIME INTRODUCTION Gas flaring in Nigeria’s petroleum sector is a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions and is responsible for climate change. Gas flaring is a violation of the Fundamental Right to Life and Dignity of the Human…