Senate approves Conference Committee Report on Petroleum Industry and Governance Bill 2018

The Nigerian Senate has approved the Conference Committee Report on a bill for act to provide for the governance and institutional framework for the petroleum industry and other related matters (2018)

Presenting the report on Wednesday 28th March, Sen. Tayo Alasoadura (Ondo Central Senatorial District) said Petroleum Governance Bill was passed by the Senate on 26th May, 2017 and in the House of Representatives, on 25th January 2018.

He said following some differences identified in what were passed by both chambers, a committee of both chambers was constituted to harmonize the differences.

He was supported by Sen. James Manager who said of the final report: “The areas of conflict and how they were resolved were very clear.”

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