11 Dec 2021

Mr Gbenga Komolafe, the Chief Executive Officer, NUPRC, made the clarification in a statement issued on Friday in Lagos. Komolafe said the commission would, therefore, not respond to allegations of non-remittance of funds into the Consolidated Revenue Fund by the defunct PEF. He said the clarification was necessitated by reports in the media indicating that the Senate Commi...

10 Dec 2021

The Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) Thursday confirmed the successful stoppage of the Santa Barbara Oil spill at Nembe Creek in Bayelsa State. The Commission is a statement by its CEO Engr. Gbenga Komolafe, explained that oil well operated by Aiteo Eastern Exploration and Production Company  has been ‘killed’ through the professional deployment of appropriate...

25 Sep 2021

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) in collaboration with Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has arrested eight illegal dealers of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) in Maiduguri. The DPR North East Operations Controller, Mr Agada Jerome, made this known on Friday in a statement issued in Maiduguri. Jerome said the dealers were arrested during a patrol by official...

24 Sep 2021

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) in Bauchi state has sought police collaboration to enable it enforce regulations laid down for filling stations. State DPR Comptroller Iliyasu Abdullahi sought the collaboration Thursday when he paid a courtesy visit to the state commissioner of police Sylvester Abiodun Alabi. He said collaboration between the department and the police would...

17 Sep 2021

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), in Abuja, on Thursday sealed 11 illegal gas plants and two filling stations over sharp practices. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) — also known as cooking gas — plants and the filling stations visited are located in Karimo, Gwagwa, Games Village kuje and Gwagwalada. The LPG operators were sa...

17 Sep 2021

The Federal Government, through the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has said it will generate N3.2 trillion revenue by the end of December this year. With improved revenue outlook, including signature bonuses, the Chief Executive Officer of DPR, Sarki Auwalu yesterday in Abuja, said over 70 per cent of the revenue projection has already been met. Speaking during a c...

16 Sep 2021

The Director/ Chief Executive Officer of Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) , Mr Sarki Auwalu, says the department  will  hit N3.2 trillion revenue target by December 2021. Auwalu made the disclosure  when he led a delegation of DPR management team to the Executive Secretary of Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF),  Mr Bello Gusau,  in Abuja on Wednesday. He said that ...

13 Sep 2021

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has reopened eight petroleum tank farms shutdown by the Lagos State Physical Planning Permit Authority ( LASPPPA) in Ijegun-Egba, Satellite Town, Lagos. Mr Ayorinde Cardoso, Zonal Operations Controller, DPR, Lagos Zone, who directed the reopening of the depots said the agency lacked the constitutional power to shut them down because the indu...