Cylinder To Cylinder Gas Refilling, Now Prohibited, DPR Warns
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has warned Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) retail outlets against cylinder to cylinder gas refilling and decanting because of the associated risks.
The Operations Controller, Yola DPR Office, Mr Sadeq Ibrahim, gave the warning at a one-day sensitisation meeting with gas retailers in the state held on Monday in Yola.
Ibrahim said that the warning became necessary to prevent fire disasters as well as protect lives and property of the people. According him, the regulatory body would no longer tolerate the dangerous cylinder to cylinder gas refilling business as result of the danger it possess to lives and properties.
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