Synopses & Reviews
One of the great challenges facing the international oil and gas industry in the near future is how it will cope with the financial and environmental issues associated with the decommissioning of its oil and gas infrastructures. And in these days where transparency is called for in every aspect of governments' activities relating to their management of public assets this book is perhaps timely in that it addresses the decommissioning problem from an accountability viewpoint. The book identifies and analyses different views held by the many stakeholders in the oil and gas industry of their relative rights and responsibilities to information about the decommissioning activities taking place in Nigeria. Indeed the main research result reported on in the book is the so called accountability expectations gap which the evidence shows to exist between these stakeholders. This analysis should help shed more light on the kind of decommissioning performance information and disclosure required to prevent more political unrest occurring due to different expectations of the key stakeholders in the industry.