(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) said the oil and gas industry generated over $23billion in 2021.
Similarly, the Chairmen Senate Committee on Petroleum Upstream, Etang Williams and the Senate Committee on Oil and Gas Host Communities, Benson Agadaga also expressed commitment to stand by NEITI in implementing recommendations of the report.
Ogbonnaya-Orji said that while oil production for the year under review stood at about 566,129 million barrels per day, gas production came at over 2,743,700 million standard cubic feet per day.
Earlier, stakeholders in the oil and gas sector commended NEITI on efforts towards ensuring transparency and accountability in the industry.
He then reiterated the commitment of the government to the mandate of NEITI as the oil and gas sector was one of the major sources of foreign exchange for the nation.
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