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OPEC commends Buhari, NASS on PIB


The Organisati­on of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Assembly on the passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) by the National Assembly.

OPEC Secretary-General, Dr Mohammad Barkindo, gave the commendati­on at the oil and gas conference on Tuesday in Abuja.

“Mr President, allow me, on behalf of OPEC, to congratula­te you on the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), which was just passed by both chambers of the National Assembly of our great country.”

He said the organisati­on forecasts world oil demand to rise by 6 million barrels per day this year, with a steep rise in the second half. (NAN)

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