Court fines Ondo State government over Ororo oil field suit
A federal High Court in Lagos, yesterday, fined the Ondo State government, following its failed bid to join a suit challenging Federal Government’s revocation of the Ororo Marginal Oil Field licence.
OVH Energy depot fire has been contained — DPR
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) says Thursday’s fire incident at OVH Energy tank farm at Marine Beach, Ijora area of Lagos State has been brought under control.
DPR says 2020 marginal oilfield bid still on
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) says the bid round process for its 57 marginal oilfields in the country is still ongoing.
Review your operations, guidelines to check explosions, Senate tells DPR, others
To avert more deaths and destruction of property from explosions of trucks conveying liquefied gas, especially in Lagos, the Senate, yesterday, urged regulatory authorities to review the processes for gas operators. Specifically, the regulatory agencies include the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), State Town Planning Authority, the Fire Service, and the Federal Road Safety Corps…
PENGASSAN pickets firm over alleged anti-labour practices
The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association (PENGASSAN) on Tuesday, picketed an oil and gas firm, BakerHughes Nigeria, over alleged anti-labour practices. The union also exposed the firm’s disregard for Nigeria’s labour laws as it locked out about 64 employees of the organisation, including members of the union. PENGASSAN, in a statement,…
DPR releases new guidelines for LPG plants
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has released a new guideline for the establishment and operation of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) refilling plants and retail outlets. The development is coming at a time the Federal Government is positioning gas as an alternative to Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), popularly known as petrol. Director of DPR, Sarki…
DPR reveals strategies for deregulated oil, gas downstream sector
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), has revealed plans to address emerging challenges in the downstream sector of Nigeria’s petroleum sector, as the country transits to a private sector-led industry.
DPR generates N673b in six months
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) generated N673,715,299, 941.42 in the first half of the year (January to June), its chief executive, Sarki Auwalu, has disclosed. He made the disclosure when he received the Kabir Mashi-led Federation Allocation Accounts Committee (FAAC) post-mortem sub-committee in his office yesterday in Abuja. Auwalu, in a release signed by…
Edo targets $125m yearly from modular refinery’s naphtha export
The Edo Modular Refinery being developed by Edo Refinery and Petrochemical Company Limited (ERPC) with support from the Edo State Government is set to earn about $125million foreign exchange...
‘Why Senate may remove DPR from 2021 budget’
Nigeria has, over the last three years, generated more than N5.4 trillion into the federation account from oil and gas royalties, signature bonuses...