Oil and Gas Technical Background Paper by by Ms. Lois Laraba Machunga-Disu and Miss Zumunta Machunga-Disu
At present Nigeria’s energy sector is dispersed in supervision and policies. The recommended structure to meet those future needs starts with the revision of Nigeria’s current policy and structure.
Nigeria’s hydrocarbon natural resource (crude oil and natural gas) in spite of its abundance and as the mainstay of over 80% of revenues to the nation, has NOT served as a catalyst for economic growth neither has it served as the major source of energy in the mix of energy supplies. Indeed petroleum only contributes about 10% as share to total domestic energy supply/consumption with over 83% arising from combustible energy, wood burning in particular… Read more