"The Nigerian Government has made several attempts to make gas utilization a separate component from oil. The delay of the PIB has slowed that down as there is no gas legislation that has clearly set out how to explore, issue licenses, produce and then monetize gas."
Dorman Long is fortunate to run a diversified business. Whilst the fabrication and galvanizing businesses have ground to a halt, the maintenance business endures so that at least a fair number of our staff are still kept busy and there is some continuing economic activity.
PARTNER AND LEADER OF THE ENERGY AND RESOURCES INDUSTRY, DELOITTE NIGERIA
"I believe the government is doing its best to put incentives in place. However, the delay in pinning down some of the key fiscal terms for oil industry operators in Nigeria, which is largely due to political factors, is hurting the system."