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Technological changes, emerging paradigm shift in global energy landscape: Threats and opportunities for developing countries By Prof Chijioke Nwaozuzu

The evolution of the global energy sector provides opportunities as well as challenges for countries whose economies are largely dependent on fossil fuels revenue. For most mono-product economies (like Nigeria) budgets are based on revenues from those commodities; and as such, are exposed to price volatility in the international commodity …

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Gas production and utilization in Nigeria: Problems and prospects By Professor Chijioke Nwaozuzu

For domestic natural gas utilization to increase significantly, the International Oil Companies (IOCs) will have to meet their domestic gas supply obligation (DGSO) targets. The Nigerian Gas Master Plan (GMP) stipulated a revised transitional pricing structure for gas to power projects in 2010, and ultimately a price of $2.50 per …

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Back to our communities (I)

The wall separating urban and rural communities is collapsing fast. What makes a community urban except for availability of power, piped clean water and paved roads?  These amenities are present in a majority of our rural communities today, but they are lacking in some cities. As I write this in …

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