Discusses the potential conflicts of interest arising from the dual role played by the Nigerian Department of Petroleum Resources as an economic and environmental regulator of the oil and gas industry, and calls for its environmental functions to be transferred to the National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency. Considers the lessons offered by similar conflict of interest challenges in the UK.
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||International Energy Law Review|
|Publication status||Published - 31 Dec 2016|
- conflict of interest
- environmental protection
- Oil and gas industry
- regulatory bodies