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Local content development in the Nigerian oil and gas industry : why it is not succeeding? / C.O. Obi

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dc.contributor.author Obi, Chuka Obinna
dc.date.accessioned 2009-12-07T06:26:25Z
dc.date.available 2009-12-07T06:26:25Z
dc.date.issued 2008
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10394/2645
dc.description Thesis (M.Ing. (Development and Management Engineering))--North-West University, Potchefstroom Campus, 2009.
dc.description.abstract This research focuses on human capacity development in the Nigerian oil and gas industry. The need for local capacity building in this industry is imperative because oil and gas proceeds are the major source of foreign exchange earnings for the country. Oil has been exploited in Nigeria for over five decades and there is still relatively poor local participation and hence the need for this research. The idea is to encourage local participation so as to promote economic growth and industrial development. This research identifies reasons for the ineffective implementation of the Nigerian content policy and will develop a framework that will address holistically the factors needed to ensure industrial growth through proper implementation and particular attention is paid to specific factors that enhance participation of local firms in the oil and gas industry. The experience of Norway will be used as a case study to demonstrate the means by which they were able to achieve domestically based industrial competence while exploiting their petroleum resources and also the necessary conditions that was in place that encouraged proper exploitation of their resources.
dc.publisher North-West University
dc.subject Content en
dc.subject Develop en
dc.subject Framework en
dc.subject Industrial en
dc.subject Implementation en
dc.subject Oil en
dc.subject Promote en
dc.subject Policy en
dc.subject Growth en
dc.subject Gas en
dc.title Local content development in the Nigerian oil and gas industry : why it is not succeeding? / C.O. Obi en
dc.type Thesis en
dc.description.thesistype Masters


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