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Sustainability, corporate community engagement and enterprise development: lessons from a case study in Emu-Ebendo Niger-Delta, Nigeria. (2017)
Journal Article
AJIDE, O.E., STRACHAN, P.A., RUSSELL, A. and JONES, D.R. 2017. Sustainability, corporate community engagement and enterprise development: lessons from a case study in Emu-Ebendo Niger-Delta, Nigeria. Problemy ekorozwoju: problems of sustainable development [online], 12(2), pages 59-67. Available from: http://ekorozwoj.pol.lublin.pl/n24.htm

Corporate community engagement remains an under researched area in sustainability debates. Presenting a case study, based on in-depth interviews and site visits, of how one indigenous company Energia Ltd has formed a strong partnership or bond with t... Read More about Sustainability, corporate community engagement and enterprise development: lessons from a case study in Emu-Ebendo Niger-Delta, Nigeria..

Accounting, accountability and governance in upstream petroleum contracts: the case of local content sustainability in the Nigerian oil and gas sector. (2016)
Thesis
ADO, R. 2016. Accounting, accountability and governance in upstream petroleum contracts: the case of local content sustainability in the Nigerian oil and gas sector. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Local Content is an oil sector governance and sustainability policy that aims at check-mating the dominance of the foreign oil companies in host countries, and encouraging the participation of the local oil firms in the petroleum value-chain. It is a... Read More about Accounting, accountability and governance in upstream petroleum contracts: the case of local content sustainability in the Nigerian oil and gas sector..

Towards establishing a scale for assessing the attractiveness of petroleum fiscal regimes: evidence from Malaysia. (2015)
Journal Article
MANAF, N.A.A., MAS'UD, A., ISHAK, Z., SAAD, N. and RUSSELL, A. 2015. Towards establishing a scale for assessing the attractiveness of petroleum fiscal regimes: evidence from Malaysia. Energy policy [online], 88, pages 253-261. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2015.10.032

This paper identifies a gap in the current literature relating to the attractiveness of petroleum fiscal regimes and suggests that establishing a measurement scale based on relevant factors drawn from the extant literature and on the perceptions of e... Read More about Towards establishing a scale for assessing the attractiveness of petroleum fiscal regimes: evidence from Malaysia..

An empirical investigation of transfer pricing regulations for Nigeria with a particular emphasis on the petroleum sector. (2015)
Thesis
ZANNAH, K. 2015. An empirical investigation of transfer pricing regulations for Nigeria with a particular emphasis on the petroleum sector. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This research critically investigates the adoption and implementation of transfer pricing regulations in Nigeria with a particular emphasis on the petroleum sector. It opportunely chose Nigeria as a case study of transfer pricing issues in developing... Read More about An empirical investigation of transfer pricing regulations for Nigeria with a particular emphasis on the petroleum sector..

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..

A theoretical and empirical investigation into the design and implementation of an appropriate tax regime: an evaluation of Nigeria's petroleum taxation arrangements. (2013)
Thesis
KYARI, A.K. 2013. A theoretical and empirical investigation into the design and implementation of an appropriate tax regime: an evaluation of Nigeria's petroleum taxation arrangements. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This thesis provides a structure for understanding the various issues in the design and implementation of a petroleum tax system. Its main objective is to examine whether the Nigerian petroleum tax system is appropriately designed to achieve the bene... Read More about A theoretical and empirical investigation into the design and implementation of an appropriate tax regime: an evaluation of Nigeria's petroleum taxation arrangements..