MR Obafemi Olawore, the Executive Secretary of Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN), on Wednesday said that total deregulation
of the downstream sector would attract more revenue to the government.
generally has the effect of increasing competition and that's a good thing, as shown by the deregulation
of the UK gas and electricity markets a few years ago.
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Yet more fuel has been added to the argument that deregulation
of electricity markets is, at the very least, not working the way we were promised.
Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Eliot Spitzer sounded an alarm with his recent comments to a Bronx-based tenant advocacy organization about raising the $2,000 vacancy decontrol threshold--a move that many believe would bring the deregulation
process, which began in 1994 when Albany amended rent regulations, to a crawl.
Not surprisingly, opinions on these deregulation
policies vary widely.
began in earnest in the early 80s with the partial privatization of Japan National Railways (JNR), Nippon Telegraph & Telephone (NTT) and Japan Tobacco.
of the electricity market was part and parcel of the previous provincial government's plan to privatize what it once was--a monopoly.
of such things as the telephone industry has brought more options, but has also engendered lots of problems.
Kuttner, co-editor of" The American Prospect, continued: "In principle, deregulation
of the power industry was supposed to use the discipline of free markets to generate just the right amount of electricity at the right price.
FOR WILLIAM SAUNDERS, DEREGULATION
OF THE AIRWAVES HAS BEEN A DISASTER.
While at the PUC, Conlon played a big role in creating the electricity deregulation
plan that decimated California's power system.