NNPC to increase local consumption of cooking gas

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has said it is committed to growing local consumption of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), popularly known as cooking gas, with improved supply program for the domestic market. It also noted its desire to grow Nigeria’s share of the global Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) market to 10 per cent, even […]

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NNPC

NNPC to invest $2.5 billion in LPG plants

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has revealed plans to invest $2.5bn in revamping Liquefied Petroleum Gas plants in the country. The Chief Operating Officer, Downstream, NNPC, Henry Ikem-Obih, while speaking at the inauguration of LPG sales in 11 Plc’s stations in Lagos, said the NNPC was working to address infrastructural challenges facing LPG plants by […]

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Standards Organisation of Nigeria, SON

SON destroys substandard LPG cylinders

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has destroyed over 749 substandard liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders in Katsina, the Katsina State capital. The agency warned dealers of fake and substandard LPG cylinders to desist or face the law. Its Director-General, Osita Aboloma, described the illicit trade as life-thrreatening. He said the withdrawal of the cylinders […]

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Osinbajo FEC Meeting

Osinbajo implore global investors to take on opportunities in Nigeria’s oil, gas

The Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday called on global investors to latch on opportunities inherent in the nation’s oil and gas sector, saying the Muhammadu Buhari administration remains committed to deepening international partnerships to grow the economy. Osinbajo, while declaring the maiden edition of the Nigerian International Petroleum Summit (NIPS) close in […]

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Shell completes sale of Hong Kong, Macau LPG marketing business

Shell has completed the sale of the first phase of its Hong Kong and Macau liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) marketing business to DCC LPG on 31st December 2017. The company, in a statement, said it continues to operate the LPG plant in Hong Kong, which is part of the second phase of the transaction and […]

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Nigeria’s export of LNG, LPG amounts to ₦398 billion – NBS report

Nigeria earned N397 billion from the export of Liquefied Natural Gas, (LNG) and Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), also known as cooking gas, in the third quarter of 2017, data obtained from the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, has revealed. The NBS in its Third Quarter 2017 Foreign Trade Statistics, stated that the country exported LNG […]

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Green Energy get FG’s approval for establishment of LPG extraction plant

Green Energy International Limited, the operator of the Otakikpo marginal field in OML 11, has secured the Federal Government’s nod for the establishment of a Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG ) extraction plant at Ikuru Town, Rivers State. The License To Establish (LTE) of the 12MMSCFD capacity plant was issued to the company by the Department […]

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Standards Organisation of Nigeria, SON

How to avoid LPG storage tanks explosions – Osita Aboloma

Frequent explosions of Liquefied Petroleum Gas, LPG, storage tanks and cylinders in Nigeria can be avoided, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria, SON, Director-General Mr. Osita Aboloma has said. To avoid such incidents, Aboloma urged operators in the sector to subscribe to the SON certification of their vessels. He said due certification of LPG storage vessels, […]

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NIPCO partners FG to improve Nigerians access to LPG

NIPCO Plc said it is ready to partner with the federal government to improve access to Liquefied Petroleum Gas [LPG] as cooking fuel to the generality of Nigerians at affordable rates. Managing Director , NIPCO ,Mr Sanjay Teotia, who gave the assurance while presenting LPG accessories to public school administrators under the aegis of Apapa […]

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How NLNG aims to deepen distribution of LPG, boost consumption

The nigeria Liquified Natural Gas (NLNG) has identified railway as a viable option to achieve deeper distribution of Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) and boost its local consumption. Specifically, it says Port Harcourt offers such opportunity for the expansion of the LPG distribution market to the East and the North via the railway network, adding, however, […]

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Nigeria projects $10.38 billion earning from cooking gas

Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources has estimated that $10.38 billion can be generated by 2018, if 50 percent of the current kerosene and firewood users switch over to Liquefied Petroleum Gas, LPG, popularly known as cooking gas. In the recently approved National Gas Policy, the ministry sated: “It is estimated that about $10.38 billion […]

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Marketers urges DPR to check indiscriminate citing of LPG plants

Nigerian Association of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Marketers (NALPGAM) has warned against the dangers in indiscriminate citing of Liquefied Gas Plants without recourse to safety measures. The Association therefore, called on the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) to check the trend and ensure compliance before issuing licenses to would-be gas plant operators, pointing out that the […]

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