Petroleum Law and Sustainable Environmental Development

Comparative Legal Framework on Oil and Gas Production and Redressing the Impact of Oil Pollution in Nigeria

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The book is unique in terms of its presentation and coverage of modern principles, illustrations, references and statutory position on the subject. The book takes critical survey of national and international laws as well as revealed the existence of some critical provisions governing best practices for sustainable environmental management in the sphere of petroleum resources and pollution in Nigeria. The book examined in comparative context by reviewing the oil production activities, governmental policies and measures put in place in developed economies like the United Kingdom, Canada and USA. The book review the efficacy of legal and institutional framework operational in UK, Canada and critically compared same with the present Nigeria regimes on the production, exploration, and environmental impact of oil activities in Nigeria. The subject is a core teaching area forming part of the degree syllabus in many African and Foreign Universities. The book is targeted at students, legal and environmental practitioners, environmental activists, professionals in the area of sustainable development, advisers, company executives and directors in the petroleum sectors.


Eric Omo Enakireru


The author has attended several legal conferences; he is a law lecturer, legal practitioner, and verse in law, an established scholar who has contributed many articles in learned journals local and foreign and authored many reputable books. He specialized in Community Co-Existence, Natural Resource Law, Sustainable Development and Oil Pollution.

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LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing


Environment, Oil pollution, Human Rights, Exploration, Legal Framework and Sustainable Development

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LAW / General