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IN THIS ISSUE

Hopes rise in battle to beat power deficit

Hopes rise Nigeria can beat power deficit

While prospects for oil and gas are gloomy, privatisation of electricity is under way after years of false starts, writes Xan Rice

Reform: Private producers promise access to light

Generating companies step into the breach, writes Tolu Ogunlesi

Majors: Theft puts international companies on back foot

Large quantities of oil are being stolen, reports Ajay Makan

Vigeo: Lagos-based distributor set for long game

Xan Rice takes a look at a domestic company’s strategy

Independents: Home front mobilises to fill yawning gap

Local interests are starting to occupy area left by departing foreigners, writes Ajay Makan

Legislation: Vested interests slow progress of petroleum industry bill

Failure to keep promises of reform has caused the oil and gas industry to stagnate, writes Xan Rice

Gas: Groups start to build pipelines and create their own markets

Do-it-yourself approach is evidence of sector’s profitability, writes Ajay Makan

Environment: Sides argue over who pays for sabotage

Industry and government are at odds over proposed solutions, says Ajay Makan

Atedo Peterside of the National Council on Privatisation

Interview: Atedo Peterside

The expert who advised government on power reform talks to Xan Rice

Change may be close for Nigeria’s hard pressed energy supply

Go-ahead for private sector to run six state generation companies