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The paper reviews environmental policies and strategies in the Nigerian oil and gas industry sector, assessing its efficiency, challenges and prospects. Essentially, the study established that the Environmental Policies and Strategies of Nigeria Oil and Gas Industry have impacted positively on the Nigerian environment over the years, especially in the area of awareness creation for all stake-holders. In terms of challenges, inefficiency of the regulators due to inadequacy of logistics, poor environmental data base, duplication and overlaps of regulators functions are some of the challenges identified. The prospect of environmental policies and strategies in Nigeria is generally considered to be bright, considering the fact that the industry is still evolving. Relevant recommendations were made on how to achieve improvements.

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Environment, Policies, Strategies, Nigeria, Oil and Gas Industry

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Elenwo, E. and Akankali, J. 2014 Environmental Policies and Strategies in Nigeria Oil and Gas Industry: Gains, Challenges and Prospects. Natural Resources, 5, 884-896. doi: 10.4236-nr.2014.514076.





Author: Ephraim Ikechukwu Elenwo1, Justine Ayaegbunem Akankali2

Source: http://www.scirp.org/



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