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Towards realisation of stable oil prices: an empirical analysis of the impact of OPEC's oil price band/stabilisation policies. (2014)
Thesis
IBRAHIM, M.U. 2014. Towards realisation of stable oil prices: an empirical analysis of the impact of OPEC's oil price band/stabilisation policies. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This dissertation contributes to the literature on the role of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in (de)stabilising oil prices by identifying and critically investigating a gap in the extant literature with respect to OPECs act... Read More about Towards realisation of stable oil prices: an empirical analysis of the impact of OPEC's oil price band/stabilisation policies..

An empirical investigation of the regulatory governance practice of Nigeria's downstream petroleum sector. (2014)
Thesis
TIJJANI, G.M. 2014. An empirical investigation of the regulatory governance practice of Nigeria's downstream petroleum sector. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This thesis contributes to the research literature by reporting the results of an investigation that explores whether regulatory governance practices in Nigerias downstream petroleum sector are fit for purpose. The rationale for the study originated... Read More about An empirical investigation of the regulatory governance practice of Nigeria's downstream petroleum sector..

An empirical investigation of the efficiency, effectiveness and economy of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation's management of Nigeria's upstream petroleum sector. (2014)
Thesis
ADAM, I.S. 2014. An empirical investigation of the efficiency, effectiveness and economy of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation's management of Nigeria's upstream petroleum sector. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This thesis empirically investigates how well the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) ensures value for money (VfM) in its exploitation of Nigerias oil resources. This focus on VfM distinguishes the study from other researches carried out... Read More about An empirical investigation of the efficiency, effectiveness and economy of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation's management of Nigeria's upstream petroleum sector..

Investigating accountability and governance practices in joint development zones: a case study of Nigeria and Sao Tomé & Príncipe's Tomé & Príncipe's Joint Development Zone. (2014)
Thesis
SAIDU, S. 2014. Investigating accountability and governance practices in joint development zones: a case study of Nigeria and Sao Tomé & Príncipe's Tomé & Príncipe's Joint Development Zone. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This study critically assesses the appropriateness of the governance system used to control all aspects of oil exploration and production within the Nigeria São Tomé and Príncipe Joint Development Zone (NSTP-JDZ). The motivation for carrying out t... Read More about Investigating accountability and governance practices in joint development zones: a case study of Nigeria and Sao Tomé & Príncipe's Tomé & Príncipe's Joint Development Zone..

An empirical study of the Nigerian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI). (2014)
Thesis
BATURE, B.T. 2014. An empirical study of the Nigerian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI). Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This study conducts research to investigate whether Nigeria gaining Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) compliance status in 2011 has, in practice, improved transparency practices in its oil and gas industry. Its findings are the res... Read More about An empirical study of the Nigerian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI)..

A theoretical and empirical investigation of the barriers to the adoption of state-of-the-art information systems by Nigerian indigenous oil companies. (2014)
Thesis
IBRAHIM, I.A. 2014. A theoretical and empirical investigation of the barriers to the adoption of state-of-the-art information systems by Nigerian indigenous oil companies. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Currently, there are 49 indigenous oil companies (INOCs) and 28 marginal fields operators as well as 24 multi-national oil companies (MNOCs) operating in Nigeria. This study on Nigerian INOCs has found them to have inadequate state-of-the-art upstrea... Read More about A theoretical and empirical investigation of the barriers to the adoption of state-of-the-art information systems by Nigerian indigenous oil companies..