18 Feb 2020


The Director/CEO of the Department of Petroleum Resources, Engr. Sarki Auwalu MNSE has added Upstream functions to the activities of the lagos Zonal office of DPR to enhance operational efficiency and bring Upstream services closer to stakeholders in the zone.

The Director who spoke at the inauguration of the new division at the lagos zonal office today stated that the initiative was part of his ongoing reforms aimed at repositioning DPR for optimal service delivery.

He reiterated that the zone is very critical to the operations of DPR especially with the presence of bonga fpso and Aje fields amongst others and the high level of import/export activities within its operational area

The Director informed that such statutory functions like geophysical and geological operations, petroleum engineering operations and facilities operations will now be managed from the newly inaugurated division of the lagos Zonal office.

He expressed his belief that with the quality of human resources available in the Zonal office, the DPR and our stakeholders will be the biggest beneficiaries of this reform.