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Case Review: Esso Petroleum and Production Nigeria Limited & SNEPCO v. FIRS & NNPC
  • ǼLEX
  • Nigeria
  • February 9 2018

The Nigerian Court of Appeal in Esso Petroleum and Production Nigeria Limited & Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited v. Federal


Green finance in Africa
  • White & Case LLP
  • Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Zambia, Ethiopia, Africa, Gabon, Ghana, Angola, Kenya
  • February 7 2018

Achieving sustainability objectives through innovative funding of climate-change projects. The first green bond was issued only ten years ago, but


An assessment of the implementation of Nigeria’s economic recovery and growth plan (2017-2020)
  • George Etomi & Partners
  • Nigeria
  • February 6 2018

The Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (the "Plan") is a comprehensive medium-term plan for the years 2017 - 2020 which was propounded by the


The Eligible Customer Regime- Can the Electricity Distribution Companies in Nigeria Validly Declare Force Majeure?
  • Bloomfield Law
  • Nigeria
  • January 10 2018

In exercising some of the powers conferred on him by the Electric Power Sector Reform Act 2005 (“EPSRA”), the Minister of Power (the “Minister”


Eligibility Customers regime: the implementation of an “open access” electricity market in Nigeria?
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Nigeria
  • January 2 2018

Earlier this year, on 19th May 2017, a critical step forward in the Nigerian Electricity market was realised, with the issuance by the Minister in


May the oil & gas odds be ever in Nigeria's favor
  • DLA Piper
  • Nigeria
  • November 24 2017

Nigeria remains the largest producer of crude oil in Africa, with production reported to be around 1.8 million barrels per day excluding condensate


Commercial framework for crude oil lifting, marketing, trade and distribution in Nigeria
  • George Etomi & Partners
  • Nigeria
  • November 22 2017

According to the NNPC, Nigeria has estimated petroleum reserves of 28.2 billion barrels of crude oil and 165 trillion standard cubic feet (scf) of gas (including 75.4 trillion scf of non-associated gas). Furthermore, its average production capacity is 2 million barrels of crude oil per day (bpd) and 7.6 billion scf per


Fifth Circuit affirms denial of motion to remand because jurisdiction was valid under the New York Convention, and affirms grant of motion to dismiss because arbitrability was validly delegated to the arbitrators by the agreement
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA, Nigeria, Global
  • November 21 2017

In 2013, Plaintiff Brittania-U Nigeria Limited ("Brittania-U") was invited to participate in the bidding for interests in oil leases in Nigeria held


When Stepping back is a Panacea to Moving Forward: The Legislative Story of the Nigerian Petroleum Industry Bill
  • SPA Ajibade & Co
  • Nigeria
  • November 21 2017

The Nigerian Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) possibly ranks as number one by a wide margin among the bills that have spent the most time with the


A Case for Nigerian Component State Governments to Develop Off-grid Renewable Policies and Agencies to Improve Power Generation in the Country
  • Bloomfield Law
  • Nigeria
  • November 17 2017

The National Electric Power Policy ("NEPP") 2001, is the precursor to the Electric Power Sector Reform Act ("EPSRA"). One of the objectives, of the