March 29, 2023

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has officially banned cylinder to cylinder gas refilling and decanting to protect lives and properties and to prevent explosions from reoccurring in future.

Operations Controller, Yola Department of Petroleum Resource, Sadeq Ibrahim, made this known during a one-day sensitisation meeting in Yola on Monday, 2nd of November 2020.

According to Sadeq, “LPG cylinder to cylinder re-bottling, refilling and decanting is prohibited by Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR).

“The transfilling of the resources are not allowed and is against the DPR regulations and requirements because the business is highly hazardous and a threat to lives and property of the people.’’ He said.

Ibrahim further stated that, “All gas retailers in the state are advised to provide protection safety facilities to their workers and the shop.

“Also, the retailers outlets are advised to register with the DPR to obtain approved licence.” He concluded his speech.

DPR officially bans cylinder to cylinder Gas Refilling and Decanting.

Priscilla Irems

View all posts

Add comment

Your email address will not be published.