Environmental law abuse: Reps summon CEOS of Famfa oil LTD, 18 others


Folake Ogunleye

The house of representatives has asked Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of famfa oil ltd, ,   Petrostar Nig. Ltd, , Gulf Treasure Ltd among others to appear before its special investigative committee on oil and gas operations over environmental law abuse.

As a result of the expiration of the 14days ultimatum given for the submission of document in respect of the invitation, the companies were required to appear before the committee with their relevant management team and to submit 30 hard copies and 2 soft copies of the required information on or before the expiration of first week in December.

Other companies involved are Rahamanniya oil & gas ltd,  Hyde Energy ltd,   prudent Energy,  ibafo oil limited,  Line oil/Tag line Group , Total Nigeria plc, Nepal oil and gas service ltd, Obat oil ltd, Ontairo Oil, Vine oil & Gas LTD, Masters Energy ,  conoil plc,  ASCON oil ltd,  Iteyden Petroleum, Eterna Oils & Gas plc, Gulf Treasure Ltd.

According to the statement, the summon is in compliance with the constitution of the Federal   Republic Of Nigeria section 88 subsection 1 (b) section 20 and the Environmental impact Assessment Act.

It said, “The DPR license from the year of operation till date as well as details of installed capacity and possible increase ,  The valid Environmental impact assessment certificate.  (EIA ) as issued by relevant Authorities,  Income tax returns certificate from the year 2013 to 2016 and also the comprehensive data of Environmental Audit carried out in preceding years after the start of operations in accordance with the law,” the statement added.



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