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Oil and Gas Law in Nigeria Yinka Omorogbe

Oil and Gas Law in Nigeria

Yinka Omorogbe

Published January 1st 2000
ISBN : 9789780231330
Paperback
224 pages
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A new empirical study on oil and gas in Nigeria, which serves as a useful general introduction to many aspects of the countrys oil and gas industries and related laws. Contents: introductions - definitions, importance, the international oilMoreA new empirical study on oil and gas in Nigeria, which serves as a useful general introduction to many aspects of the countrys 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.