Procurement in Oil and Gas Industry in Developing Countries
A Case of AGIP Nigeria
This is a thesis about procurement process in the oil and gas industry in Nigeria with specific stress on AGIP Nigerian AGIP Energy and Natural Resource.” The report starts with an introduction to the country Nigeria itself. It develops with the research on the oil and gas sector in the country and then focuses on the AGIP and its operations. Thus the first section comprises the Introduction, the background of the problem the research objectives, literature review regarding the procurement process and the company AGIP. The second section is about the research methodology, the data analysis and presentation of results leading to limitations and recommendations and a conclusion. A qualitative research design has been used to do the research. These research methods have been used by every researcher in a way or other and quality data has been accumulated to help these researchers to prove their viewpoint either statistically (quantitative) or by subjective analysis of earlier researches or direct observations of the subjects (qualitatively). The data sources used for the literature review for this study are primarily the secondary sources particularly from books, journals, articles published in various scientific periodicals and / or newspapers along with the information gathered from the internet itself using its websites. The study manoeuvres at two levels: The content collected from the social media sites, online chats-and the comment i.e. the straight report of the first-hand by talking to the managers at the AGIP. The dependability of the data is high as the sample size is rather smaller. The report is in the form of a qualitative study where tructured interviews were taken in comfortable and respondent friendly atmosphere. Then considering the importance, focused and composed the initial review question or...