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NMDPRA urges stakeholders to shift from diesel to gas

The Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA) has urged its stakeholders across the country to shift from the use of AGO (diesel) to…

The Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA) has urged its stakeholders across the country to shift from the use of AGO (diesel) to gas which has low maintenance, is cost effective, and gives a pollution free atmosphere.

The Northeast Regional Coordinator of NMDPRA, Engr. Yusuf Shehu, made the call the NMDPRA meeting tagged “Stakeholders Engagement on Gas Utilization in Nigeria” held at the City Green Hotel, Yola yesterday.

Speaking on behalf of the Authority Chief Executive (ACE), Farouk Ahmad, the regional coordinator, observed that the engagement seeks to encourage large consumers of petroleum products to not only operate within the regulatory space but also become aware of the comparative advantages between the different fuels particularly gas which has been designated as Nigeria’s transition fuel.

The explained that the stakeholder’s meeting was geared towards enlightening end users on the need to obtain a storage license and on engendering the transition from white products to gas at the last mile.

“We want to draw the attention of our stakeholders to the importance of having a license and shifting or adding to what they have if they have been using diesel to generate power, to also add gas-either LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) or (Compressed Natural Gas)CNG as a source of fuel for automobiles .”

A stakeholder, chairman Medical Advisory Committee, Professor Sanusi Muhammed Ibrahim from the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital, said the workshop has given sufficient information regarding the benefit of gas over diesel which most people heavily depend on for electricity to many establishments which is a transition process that will enable many to key into the regulation.

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