As part of its statutory functions, NUPRC provides regulatory
guidelines for operations across the entire oil and gas value chain.

The guidelines can be retrieved here.

Minister’s Consent

Guidelines And Procedures For Obtaining Minister’s Consent to the Assignment of Interest in Oil & Gas Assets

Last Updated: March 2021

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Surface Production Facilities

Procedure Guide for Construction & Maintenance of Surface Production Facilities

Last Updated: March 2001

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Construction and Maintenance of Fixed Offshore Platforms

Procedure Guide for the Construction and Maintenance of Fixed Offshore Platforms.

Last Updated: 1992

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Guidelines for the Award and Operations of Marginal Fields in Nigeria

Guidelines for the Award and Operations of Marginal Fields in Nigeria

Last Updated: June 2020

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Oil Block Allocations

Oil Block Allocations to Companies (Back-in Rights) Regulations

Last Updated: February 2019

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Gas Exploration and Development

Gas Exploration and Development Permitting & Requirements

Last Updated:

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UNITISATION OF OIL & GAS FIELDS

UNITISATION OF OIL & GAS FIELDS

Last Updated: 2019

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Extended Well Test (EWT)

Extended Well Test (EWT)

Last Updated: 2019

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FLARE GAS MEASUREMENT

Guidelines for Flare Gas Measurement, Data Management & Reporting Obligations

LAST UPDATED: AUGUST 2020

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GRANT OF PERMIT TO ACCESS FLARE GAS

Guidelines for Grant of Permit to Access Flare Gas

LAST UPDATED: AUGUST 2020

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FLARE PAYMENTS

Guidelines for Flare Payments

LAST UPDATED: AUGUST 2020

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PRODUCER'S ASSOCIATED GAS

Guidelines for Producer’s Associated Gas Utilisation Project

LAST UPDATED: AUGUST 2020

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GAS PRODUCTION AND FLARES REPORTING

Gas Production and Flares Reporting Template

LAST UPDATED: AUGUST 2020

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Offshore Safety Permit

Guidelines and Procedure for Travel to Offshore/Swamp Location and Obtainment of Offshore Safety Permit

Last Updated: August 2020

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Technical Safety Control (TSC)

Guidelines for Compliance With the Technical Safety Control (TSC) Requirements

Last Updated: August 2020

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Risk Based Inspections

Guidelines for The Implementation of Risk Based Inspection in The Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry

Last Updated: August 2020

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Lifting Equipment and Lifting Operations

Guidelines and Procedure for Lifting Equipment and Lifting Operations

Last Updated: August 2020

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Release of Staff

Guidelines for The Release of Staff in The Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry 2019

Last Updated: October 2019

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OGISP

Guidelines and Requirements for the Application of Oil and Gas Industry Services Permit (OGISP)

Last Updated: February 2017

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Flexible Pipes, SCR, and Mooring Chain Systems

Requirements for the Maintenance and Inspection of Flexible Pipes, SCR, and Mooring Chain Systems

Last Updated: 2012

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Operation & Maintenance of Pipelines

Guidelines & Procedure for Contruction Operation & Maintenance of Pipelines

Last Updated: 2021

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Operations of Safety and Emergency Training

Guidelines for the Establishment and Operations of Safety and Emergency Training

Last Updated: October 2020

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Work at Height and Confined Space Entry

Guidelines for Work at Height and Confined Space Entry

Last Updated: October 2020

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Safety Case Guidelines

Safety Case Guidelines for Oil and Gas Facilities in Nigeria

Last Updated: October 2020

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OIL AND GAS TERMINAL OPERATIONS

Procedure Guide for the Determination of the Quantity and Quality of Petroleum and Petroleum Products in Nigeria

LAST UPDATED: AUGUST 2019

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