Category Archives: PIB

Passage of PIB will open up oil and gas sector – Kachikwu

By Akpokona Omafuaire, Warri WARRI – MINISTER for Petroleum (State), Dr Ibe Kachikwu on Saturday said that the passage of the modified Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) will open up the oil and gas sector to new local and international Investors for competitive growth and development in line with international best practices. Ibe Kachikwu Kachikwu revealed […]

Host Community PIB, two others scale second reading

lSenate may include Kano, Kaduna, others in host community law lAs Senate adjourns till Sept 19 By Henry Umoru ABUJA—A BIll for an Act to provide framework relating to Petroleum Producing Host Community’s participation, known as the Petroleum Host Community Bill 2017, yesterday, scaled second reading in the Senate. The bill also has to do […]

Reps set up adhoc C’ttee on PIB

By Emman Ovuakporie ABUJA-AFTER a two hour debate on three related Bills to the Petroleum Industry Bill, otherwise known as the PIB, on Thursday,Members of the House of Representatives set up an adhoc committee to midwife the oldest Bill in the National Assembly to fruition. The three Bills which border on governance,host communities and regulatory […]