SENATE MOVES AGAINST ROGUE ACTIVITIES OF FOREIGN OIL COMPANIES

Written by on November 28, 2019

THE SENATE HAS COMMENCED MOVES TO PUT AN END TO WHAT IT DESCRIBED AS THE “ILLEGAL” ACTIVITIES OF OIL COMPANIES ENGAGED IN EXPLORATION RESULTING IN OIL SPILLS AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION OF HOST COMMUNITIES IN NIGERIA.

THE SENATE ON WEDNESDAY MANDATED ITS COMMITTEE ON PETROLEUM (UPSTREAM) TO COMPREHENSIVELY REVIEW RELEVANT LAWS GOVERNING ABANDONMENT, DECOMMISSIONING AND REMEDIATION WITH A VIEW TO ESTABLISHING THE LEVEL OF COMPLIANCE BY OIL COMPANIES OPERATING IN NIGERIA.


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