ISBN 9789788422044
Pages 408
Dimensions 229 x 152 mm
Published 2009
Publisher Malthouse Press, Nigeria
Format Paperback

Law and Petroleum Industry in Nigeria

Current Challenges

edited by Festus Emiri, Gowon Deinduomo

This book, which has twenty chapters, is a collection of essays in honour of Honourable Justice (Mrs) Kate Abiri, Chief Judge of Bayelsa State of Nigeria who has contributed immensely to the rule of law and advancement in the Niger Delta area in particular where the petroleum industry has wrought great devastation in various forms. The law and the regulatory framework governing oil and gas operations in Nigeria are subjected to critical examination, alongside legal challenges in the path of addressing attendant environmental degradation, compensation, human rights, communities and protection of the environment. This is the most comprehensive book on this subject to date.

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About the Editors

Festus Emiri

Oghenemaro Festus Emiri, was Professor of Jurisprudence, former Dean of Law at the Delta State University, Oleh Campus, Delta State of Nigeria, but is now Professor of Jurisprudence Chair E.K. Clark Distinguished Professor of Lawyering Skills, Edwin Clark University, Kiagbodo, Delta State, Nigeria. He is the author of Law of Restitution in Nigeria, Equity and Trust in Nigeria, and Medical Law and Ethics in Nigeria. His major interest is in Legal Philosophy and the Law of Obligations,especially the emerging Law of Restitution. 

Gowon Deinduomo

Gowon Deinduomo is principle solicitor and consultant at G.T. Deinduomo & Associates, Yenagoa, Nigeria.