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The Energy Agency recently released a legislative proposal introducing a general supply obligation for all electricity retailers that provide electricity to household consumers. The supply obligation aims to guarantee all household consumers the legal right to be supplied with electricity at reasonable, transparent and non-discriminatory prices, in accordance with the EU Electricity Directive.
In recent years a number of international oil companies have divested interests in upstream petroleum assets in Nigeria. These divestments appear to be creating opportunities for greater participation by indigenous companies and other participants in the Nigerian oil and gas industry. A number of legal issues should be taken into account before definitive decisions are taken either to divest or acquire oil and gas assets.
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