The Senate has urged the Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, to clamp down on illegal roadside retailers of Liquefied Petroleum Gas, LPG.
The Bauchi office of the Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, says it will continue to ensure the availability of petroleum products across the 500 existing filling stations in the state.
The Federal Government will inject five to 10 million Liquefied Petroleum Gas, LPG, gas cylinders into the market in the next one year, according to Dayo Adeshina, Programme Manager, National LPG Expansion Implementation Plan.
The Nigerian Association of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Marketers, NALPGAM, says the Federal Government alone cannot halt the hike in the price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas, LPG, across Nigeria.
The Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, says it shutdown 86 Liquefied Petroleum Gas, LPG, otherwise known as cooking gas plants in Lagos State in 2020 for operating illegally.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday commissioned the Integrated Gas Handling Facility and Liquefied Petroleum Processing and Dispensing Plants built and operated by the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company, an Upstream Subsidiary of NNPC in Oredo, Edo State.
Aba Fire Service Commander, Okezie Uche, has warned residents to desist from siting Liquified Petroleum Gas, LPG, retail stations near residential areas in the state to avoid fire outbreaks.
The Federal Government is planning to ban consumer ownership of Liquefied Petroleum Gas, LPG, cylinders in the country, Dayo Adeshina, Programme Manager, National LPG Expansion and Implementation Plan, has disclosed.
Marketers of Liquefied Petroleum Gas, LPG, under the aegis of Nigerian Association of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Marketers, NALPGAM, have raised alarm over indiscriminate hike in the price of the product by 75 per cent in the last two weeks.
As part of its corporate social responsibility, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has donated the sum of N50 million to the victims of the recent windstorm in Bauchi State which destroyed over 1, 500 houses.