Lagos - Netherlands-based oil giant, Royal Dutch Shell has accused the federal government of frustrating its efforts to end gas flaring in the country by not providing adequate funds, reports Vanguard.
Shell’s CEO, Ben van Beurden said his company’s contribution to efforts to end gas flaring in the country is being hindered by its partner in the venture, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).
He noted that there was a shortfall of funding from the NNPC, which is hindering efforts to cut flaring in the country.
He acknowledged that the reduction in gas flaring over the years was not due to any intervention but to reduced oil production.
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