The on going Offshore Technology Conference taking place at Houston,Texas USA has so far brought about useful engagements that will shape the legislation for Nigeria’s Oil and Gas Industry.
Speaking on the sidelines with Journalists, the Senator representing Akwa lbom North East in the 8th Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and Chair, Senate Committee on Gas, Obong Senator Bassey Albert said ”I can assure all that this engagements will bring about new ideas, a globally acceptable and workable legislation for our oil and gas industry”..
The ebullient Senator added that Nigeria needs robust legislation to assist the country to make significant progress in the sector.
He lauded Nigerian Senate for the attention so far given to the Petroleum industry Governance Bill which will bring transparency in the oil and gas industry.
The Senators are currently at the US States Department on the International Visitors Leadership Forum where the Senate Joint Committee on PIB is engaging the US Government on their level of Administration and Compliance on the Fiscal and administration of their petroleum industry.
Attending the conferences are other Distinguished Nigerians including Senator Marafa,Chair Senate Committee on upstream and Senate Chief Whip.
By Anny Michaels