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DPR donates protective equipment to Lagos

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has donated Personal Protective Equipments (PPE) to Lagos state government to support its efforts in the management of the Corona virus pandemic in the state.
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NNPC: Inferno at affiliate retail station emanates from underground tank

All stations under the brand name of NNPC Retail Limited operate under very high safety standards as endorsed by the Federal Fire Service and the Department of Petroleum Resources, NNPC Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Dr. Kennie Obateru, has stated in a release in Abuja today.

Nigeria revokes eleven oil mining licenses

The Nigerian Government has revoked Oil Mining Licences (OML) of 11 oil and gas companies operating in the Marginal Fields.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Osogbo field Office, has sealed 15 Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) skid stations for operating without valid licences.

Lockdown: DPR warns residents not to store petroleum products

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Abeokuta Field Office, has warned the public not to store petroleum products or engage in panic buying during the lockdown.
A man walks inside a new isolation and treatment centre at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena (formerly Onikan Stadium), erected as an additional measure to handle the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Lagos, Nigeria March 27, 2020. REUTERS/Temilade Adelaja

Nigeria imposes offshore oil worker restrictions in coronavirus battle

Nigeria’s petroleum regulator has ordered oil and gas companies to reduce their offshore workforce and move to 28-day staff rotations as part of measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus, according to a circular seen by Reuters.

Youths close seven petrol stations in Bayelsa over petrol pump-price

The Central Zone of Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) has locked down seven petrol filling stations in Yenagoa for allegedly not adjusting to the N125 pump-price.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Osogbo field Office, has sealed 15 Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) skid stations for operating without valid licences.

DPR: Nigeria’s fuel stock to last 23 days

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), the supervisory body for the country’s petroleum industry operations, has said that the country has a stock of the product to last the next 23 days.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 5

House of Reps orders probe of spills, remediation in oil-producing areas

House of Representatives yesterday ordered an immediate probe of the cleanup of spills and remediation in oil-producing areas of the country in the last five years.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Osogbo field Office, has sealed 15 Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) skid stations for operating without valid licences.

DPR to clampdown on illegal LPG sellers

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) said it would clampdown on illegal Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) sellers in Anambra.

Environmentalists urges Agip to remediate spill site at Taylor Creek in Bayelsa

Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has called on Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) to halt oil spills caused by leaks on its pipeline at Taylor Creek oilfields in Bayelsa.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Osogbo field Office, has sealed 15 Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) skid stations for operating without valid licences.

DPR donates gas cylinders to food vendors in Ogun

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Abeokuta Field Office, has donated 40 units of 12.5 kg gas cylinders to the food vendors of the Federal Government Home Grown School Feeding Programme in Ogun.
NSCDC

NSCDC arrests woman over alleged illegal sale of LPG in residential area

Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has arrested a 29- years-old nursing mother for alleged illegal sale of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) in a residential area of Lafia metropolis.
Navy Captain Oladejo and Idris Abdullahi Abubakar, Head, Extractive Industry and Fraud Section at the event

Oil theft: Nigerian Navy hands over nine foreigners to EFCC for prosecution

The Nigerian Navy has handed over seven Sri-Lankans and two Ghanaians, who were among the 66 suspected crude oil thieves arrested in December 2019 by naval operatives attached to the Nigerian Navy Ship, NNS, BEECROFT in Lagos to the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, for prosecution.

Fuel scarcity hits Badagry as NUPENG suspends supply

Mr Idowu Jimoh, an official of the Public Complaint Commission (PCC), urged the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) to extend its visit to Badagry so as to check selling of petrol into jerrycans which was rampant in the area.
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Federal government plans clampdown on illegal LPG marketers

The Federal Government, yesterday, set a two-month deadline for marketers and dealers of liquefied petroleum gas, LPG, also known as cooking gas, to weed out illegal and roadside dealers amongst themselves before the government commences full clampdown on unregistered and unlicensed gas sellers.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Osogbo field Office, has sealed 15 Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) skid stations for operating without valid licences.

DPR seals 10 gas plants, 40 retail outlets in Delta

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Warri Zonal Office on Tuesday said it has sealed 10 gas plants and 40 gas retail shops over various offences in Delta.
NSCDC

NSCDC arrests 27 suspects with adulterated petroleum products in Cross River

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) in Cross River, said it arrested 27 suspects with adulterated petroleum products in the state between Oct. 2019 till date.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Osogbo field Office, has sealed 15 Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) skid stations for operating without valid licences.

DPR seals 29 illegal gas plants in Osun

The Department of Petroleum Resources, Osogbo field office said it had sealed 29 Liquefied Petroleum Gas facilities for allegedly operating without valid licences in the state.

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