Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)
Headquarters in Nigeria
Author: Byaruhanga Chris, in New Vision (Uganda)
...Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan ordered Nigerian revenue collection agencies to recover $9.6b in underpaid or unpaid taxes and royalties from oil companies...following an audit of the country’s oil and gas sector stretching over the last 10...
Author: Chris Musiime, Oil in Uganda
A week ago, Nigeria’s President...ordered Nigerian revenue collection agencies to recover $9.6 billion in underpaid or unpaid taxes and royalties from oil companies operating in Nigeria...This loss was discovered...following an audit by the Nigerian...
Author: Kunle Kalejaiye, Vanguard [Nigeria]
Seplat Petroleum Development Company Limited, a major indigenous player in the petroleum exploration and production business in Nigeria and its Joint Venture partner, Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) a subsidiary of Nigeria National...
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Author: Hakeem Baba-Ahmad, Vanguard [Nigeria]
The Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB, is a piece of legislation initially intended to address endemic structural, policy and managerial issues in the Nigerian oil and gas sector...[and] enhance the value of the asset for the Nigerian people by plugging...
Big Oil, human rights and sustainable development in Africa - Implications of SERAP vs. Federal Republic of Nigeria (ECOWAS Court) 2012
Author: Olivia Kokushubila Lwabukuna, Pambazuka News
This case represents a novel attempt by a regional tribunal to indirectly ensure that businesses carried out in Africa are socially conscious and responsible…With numerous recent mineral, oil and gas discoveries in various areas in Africa, it has...
[PDF] Corporate Liability in a New Setting: Shell & the Changing Legal Landscape for the Multinational Oil Industry in the Niger Delta
Author: Essex Business and Human Rights Project, Univ. of Essex [UK]
The purpose of this report is to analyse the law that is relevant to decisions about the management of the international oil companies that are operating in the Niger Delta. The focus is on the Shell Group, the largest company operating in the area,...
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Author: Ivana Sekularac & Anthony Deutsch, Reuters
Four Nigerian villagers took Royal Dutch Shell to court on Thursday in a landmark pollution case that campaigners said could open the door to more compensation claims against international companies. The fishermen and farmers, together with the...
This briefing presents an analysis of Shell’s global security expenditure between 2007 and 2009...By 2009, Shell’s total support for government forces in Nigeria reached an estimated $65 million. This is a staggering transfer of company funds and...
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