DPR approves new guidelines for LPG operators, investors, others
The Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, said it has introduced new guidelines to accommodate more Liquefied Petroleum Gas, LPG investors, and operators across the country.
The move according to the agency is geared towards enhancing the availability of LPG also known as cooking gas in Nigeria, as well as meeting the current administration’s target of Five Million Metric Tonnes (5,000,000 MT) of domestic, commercial and industrial LPG utilisation in the next 10 years.
Speaking with newsmen during a public sensitisation exercise on safe usage of LPG, the Zonal Operations Controller, DPR, Ayorinde Cardoso stated that, the federal government through the National Gas Expansion Programme, NGEP was committed to making gas accessible and affordable for Nigerians.
In his words: “We have a lot of people coming into the sector to invest and DPR is on ground to ensure that they follow the regulatory requirements. ”We have brought out new guidelines to encourage investors and anybody that wants to operate in the sector should follow the guidelines.
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