Ease of doing business: The implications of Lekoil v. Ministry of Petroleum Resources

The Federal High Court, recently ruled that an indigenous oil exploration company could not deem the consent of the Minister of Petroleum Resources (the Consent) granted on default as recommended by the Executive Order One (EO1) signed in May 2017 by the Presidency.

Implications of Nigeria’s Draft Petroleum Fiscal Policy

As part of efforts towards reforming the oil and gas industry, the Ministry of Petroleum Resources (MPR) recently released the Draft National Petroleum Fiscal Policy.