DPR seal three filling stations in Cross River for hoarding petroleum products  

​The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has shut down three fuel filling stations in Calabar, Cross River State capital. Mr Bassey Nkanga, DPR Operations Controller in charge of Cross River, who led his team on an intensified surveillance on fuel stations across the state, said that the stations were shut down for violating government directives.… Read More DPR seal three filling stations in Cross River for hoarding petroleum products  

DPR seal eight filling stations in Kano for selling above approved price, other offences

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) Kano Field Office, has sanctioned eight filling stations in the state for committing various offences. The DPR Acting Operations Controller, Paul Jhezi, told newsmen of the development after inspection of some filling stations in Kano metropolis on Wednesday. According to him, some of the affected filling stations were sealed… Read More DPR seal eight filling stations in Kano for selling above approved price, other offences

NNPC discloses expectance of ships laden with over hundred million litres of petrol

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), on Tuesday, disclosed that it is expecting up to five ships loaded with 50 million litres each of petrol in the country within the next three days. This is in a bid to bridge the noticeable shortage in the volume of petrol available for supply and distribution across Nigeria,… Read More NNPC discloses expectance of ships laden with over hundred million litres of petrol

NNPC threatens to seal, distribute products of filling stations hoarding petroleum products

The Group Managing Director (GMD), Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, Tuesday said the Federal Government would adopt what he termed aggressive measure to tackle the ongoing artificial scarcity of petroleum products across the country. According to him, part of the approach was the directive to the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) to… Read More NNPC threatens to seal, distribute products of filling stations hoarding petroleum products

CBN, others given a week ultimatum to account for $22.6billion oil blocs

The House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee on Oil Prospecting Licences (OPLs) and Oil Mining Leases (OMLs), yesterday, gave the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and others a week ultimatum to provide all relevant documents to ascertain the payments of about $22.6 billion oil blocs from application fees, royalties, signature bonuses and other fees by oil… Read More CBN, others given a week ultimatum to account for $22.6billion oil blocs

Defaulting filling stations in Kebbi, Sokoto sealed by DPR

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) says it has sealed eight independent petroleum stations in Sokoto and Kebbi for allegedly selling petrol above the government approved pump price. The Sokoto Zonal Operations Controller, Mr Mohammed Makera, made the disclosure when he addressed newsmen in Sokoto on Tuesday. Mr. Makera, who gave an update on the… Read More Defaulting filling stations in Kebbi, Sokoto sealed by DPR

24-hour surveillance of filling stations, depots has begun- DPR

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) says it has set up a 24-hour special task force to supervise and monitor petrol sales at depots and stations. It said the task force would sanction depots and stations selling above the recommended price. Assistant Director, Public Affairs in DPR, Mrs Dorothy Bassey, disclosed this in telephone interview… Read More 24-hour surveillance of filling stations, depots has begun- DPR

DPR gives fuel marketers a 3-day ultimatum to revert to N87/litre fuel pump price

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Eket Office, on Monday gave petrol marketers in Akwa Ibom, three days to revert to N87 pump price or face sanctions. The DPR Operations Controller in the state, Mr Asuquo Antai, said in an interview in Uyo, that there was no reason for the hike in pump price by… Read More DPR gives fuel marketers a 3-day ultimatum to revert to N87/litre fuel pump price