• Energy

    OBG’s energy analysis looks at all aspects of the industry, including exploration and production, domestic usage and exports plus relationships between the government and IOCs. Where applicable, renewable energy, electricity demand, production, power station construction and local potential for nuclear power are analysed.
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It was just one step in the right direction, but the Nigerian Senate’s passage of an energy industry bill, the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB), in May 2017 felt like a huge leap to many in the country. Nigeria has been waiting for a decade for comprehensive energy sector reform, with the existing regulatory framework showing its age...

 

How do you expect the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) agreement from 2016 to impact oil revenues?

 

As Africa’s largest oil producer, Nigeria is a key member of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and the world’s fourth-largest exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG). In addition to being a traditional heavyweight in terms of output, Nigeria’s energy sector is also notable for its early success in building local...

 

What impact has the drop in oil prices had on Nigeria’s upstream sector?

 

What can be done to improve Nigeria’s competitiveness in the downstream sector?

 

Long one of the top two crude exporters in Africa, Nigeria’s gas output has also served as a source of increasing revenue. However, changes are afoot in both segments as a result of the shifting global crude trade patterns and the rising levels of domestic consumption, which may in turn have long-term implications for the country.