Abuja - The House of Representatives has summoned the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, over the decision of Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) to relinquish its interest in some oil blocks in Oil Mining Licence II, Punch reports.
The House noted that some “discrepancies and insider trading arrangements” within SPDC on the bidding process for the blocks had been reported.
Madueke will appear alongside the Managing Director of SPDC to explain the bidding process for the blocks.
Also read:Reps summon Deizeani, others over looming fuel crisis
The House of Representatives Joint Committees on Petroleum (Upstream and Downstream) and Gas Resources had last year summoned the Petroleum Ministe over a looming crisis in the sector.
Others summoned were Dr Joseph Thlama Dawah, Group Managing Director of the NNPC and the leadership of Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN).
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- News 24