Senate urges DPR to enforce ban on illegal cooking gas retailers
The Senate has urged the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) to clamp down on illegal roadside retailers of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG).
Government woos investors to upstream, refinery projects
The Federal Government has urged investors to explore opportunities availed to them through upstream and refinery projects, just as the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board...
FG to make gas cheaper, move petroleum products by railway
Federal Government is perfecting a plan to extend equalisation scheme to Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) as part of measures to reduce deforestation, greenhouse pollution and death
Nigeria’s rich gas resources catalyst for industrialisation, says Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, stressed the place of gas in Nigeria’s quest for industrialisation and economic diversification.
Nigeria’s cooking gas target wobbles as consumption hovers at 1mmt
Although Nigeria has set a target to increase domestic Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) consumption of five million metric tonnes (mmt) by 2021
‘PPPRA’s administrative fee illegal, threatens LPG expansion plan’
The Nigeria LPG Association, NLPGA, has described the 2,050 per cent increase in the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) Administrative fee on LPG (Cooking Gas/Autogas) as illegal and capable of affecting the Federal Government National LPG Expansion Plan and the National Gas Expansion Programme. The National LPG Expansion Plan and the National Gas Expansion…
‘Increased investment in LPG to drive gas utilisation, agenda’
The Nigerian Independent Marketing Company (NIPCO) has disclosed its plans to further raise stake in Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) projects with expected deployment of hundreds of skids and bottling plants across the country to ensure unfettered access to domestic cooking gas, as well as realisation of government’s gas agenda. Indeed, the firm noted that hydrocarbon…
Oil marketers worry about possible unrest when prices rebound
Petroleum marketers have urged the Federal Government to take decisive steps in addressing deregulation concerns in the downstream sector to avoid a civil unrest that may arise when oil prices rebound.
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…