Department of Petroleum Resources
‘How misapplication of resources, tax regulations undo oil sector’
Chairman, Expert Advisory Panel of the Nigeria Natural Resource Charter (NNRC), Odein Ajumogobia, and leading industry experts yesterday re-echoed the lingering challenges bedeviling the nation’s oil and gas sector
DPR targets 5% reduction cost of production for operators
Expressing concerns over the high cost of production for businesses especially stakeholders in the oil and gas business, the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR)
Government charges N50 for multi-billion pipelines licences
Sixty-three years after the Oil Pipelines Act came into force, the country has continued to charge a meagre N50 for licences to operate pipeline networks worth $4.6 million.
DPR suspends operations of petrol stations near Nigeria borders
Nigeria's Oil and Gas Regulatory Agency has suspended the operations of all petrol stations within the 20 kilometres along Nigeria's land borders. The agency, Department of Petroleum Resources, has also suspended till further notice the approval and licensing to construct filling stations near Nigeria's land borders. "This is to inform members of the public that…
Addressing energy sustainability, climate change challenges in Nigeria
The use and exploration of energy resources in Nigeria and many African countries have continued to generate serious concern, especially in relation to the growing environmental challenges across the continent. KINGSLEY JEREMIAH writes.
DPR seals petrol station over alleged falsified sales system
Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Ilorin Field Office, Kwara State, has threatened a show down with petroleum marketers cutting corners over the sales of petroleum products in the state.
DPR, stakeholders seek safer measures for petroleum products transportation
Worried about the rising number of incidents and casualties from petroleum tanker mishaps, the Federal Government through the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), alongside relevant stakeholders in the oil and gas product distribution system in the country, will explore new measures to stem the tide.
NNPC’s move to eliminate opacity
The Federal Government’s drive for entrenching transparency and accountability in all operations and the resolve of the NNPC under Mele Kyari have recorded another boost with the inauguration of the 89-man task team to drive the ‘Operation White Project.’
Community advises DPR against approving new tank farms
Residents of Ijegun-Egba and satellite communities have called on the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), not to issue licenses for new tank farms, noting that the area was already choked up with farms that pose threat to lives and property.