Liquefied Petroleum Gas
Safety concerns amid rise in number of micro-LPG retailers
The recent trend in the sale of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), popularly known as cooking gas in almost every street of Lagos has begun to raise safety concerns among some operators in the industry. While advocacy for the use of cooking gas as a cleaner fuel has been ongoing for some years and resulting…
Promoting cleaner energy through government’s LPG penetration plan
Nigeria is a gas hub producing over 2 million metric tons of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG). But total penetration of LPG, otherwise called cooking gas...
Infrastructure critical to ending gas flaring, says Kachikwu
Although Nigeria has set a target of ending gas flaring by 2020, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, said the country’s infrastructure gap remain a critical challenge to government’s gas commercialisation agenda.
Home delivery of LPG is illegal, says DPR
The Department of Petroleum Resources has said delivery of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), otherwise called cooking gas, to consumers in their homes, is illegal as it defies environment and safety rules.
Forex, infrastructural constraints worsen Nigeria LPG market woes
The continuous rise in the price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), otherwise called cooking gas in Nigeria, may continue for a while if challenges relating to foreign exchange, infrastructure, and planning are not addressed now.
Price of cooking gas rises by 20 per cent as marketers seek VAT removal
The price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) otherwise known as cooking gas has continued to rise despite calls by marketers for the removal of Value Added Tax (VAT) on the commodity.
Proliferation of gas outlets raises safety concerns
In the last two years or thereabouts, more Nigerians have imbibed the use of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) for domestic cooking, even as the Federal Government has equally stepped up the campaign for the use of clean energy for cooking.
‘Why Nigeria needs to switch from dirty fuels’
Cleaner fuels will reduce the negative impact of bad cooking fuels on the environment and the people. Cooking with cleaner fuels like Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) will reduce the chances of inhaling dirty fuels, which in turn....
Experts urge Nigerians to start cooking with gas, as Africare appoints IPCCs to educate public
Experts have warned that majority of Nigerians in the rural and urban areas of the country who still use the traditional means of cooking with coals, woods and kerosene are prone to a lot of health related dangers.