As part of its statutory functions, DPR provides regulatory
guidelines for operations across the entire oil and gas value chain.

The guidelines can be retrieved here.

DPR Approval for Transfer of Asset

Guidelines for Obtaining DPR Approval for Transfer of Asset in Downstream

Last Updated: September 2020

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Grant of Permit For Lube Oil Blending

Guide for the Establishment & Operations of Lube Oil Blending/Waste Oil Recycling Plants in Nigeria

Last Updated: October 2020

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Establishment of Hydrocarbon Process Plants

Guidelines for the Establishment of Hydrocarbon Process Plants (Petroleum Refinery and Petrochemicals Plants) in Nigeria.

Last Updated: June 2008

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Establishment of Modular Refineries

General Requirements and Guidance Information for The Establishment of Modular Refineries In Nigeria

Last Updated: May 2017

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OIL AND GAS TERMINAL OPERATIONS

Procedure Guide for the Determination of the Quantity and Quality of Petroleum and Petroleum Products in Nigeria

Last Updated: August 2019

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Approval to Construct and Operate

Guidelines for Approval to Construct and Operate Petroleum Products Filling Station

Last Updated: January 2015

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Bunkering Operations In Nigeria

Guidelines for Bunkering Operations In Nigeria

Last Updated: January 2016

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Custody Transfer Points

Procedure Guide for Determination of the Quantity and Quality at Custody Transfer Points

Last Updated:

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COASTAL VESSEL LICENCE

GUIDELINES AND PROCEDURES FOR OBTAINING A COASTAL VESSEL LICENCE

Last Updated: October 2020

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Importation of Petroleum Products

Guidelines for the Importation of
Petroleum Products into Nigeria

Last Updated: August 2020

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Downstream Gas Facilities (LNG/CNG/LPG)

Guide for the Establishment and Operations of Downstream Gas Facilities in Nigeria

Last Updated: 2020

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Flare Gas Measurement

Guidelines for Flare Gas Measurement, Data Management & Reporting Obligations

Last Updated: August 2020

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Grant of Permit to Access Flare Gas

Guidelines for Grant of Permit to Access Flare Gas

Last Updated: August 2020

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Flare Payments

Guidelines for Flare Payments

Last Updated: August 2020

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Producer's Associated Gas

Guidelines for Producer’s Associated Gas Utilisation Project

Last Updated: August 2020

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Gas Exploration and Development

Gas Exploration and Development Permitting & Requirements

Last Updated:

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Gas Production and Flares Reporting

Gas Production and Flares Reporting Template

Last Updated: August 2020

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Natural Gas Plant Facility

Guidelines for the Establishment of Natural Gas Plant Facility in Nigeria

Last Updated:  2006

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Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Off-Take

Guidelines for Grant Of Permit for Bulk Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Off-Take

Last Updated:  August 2014

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Minister’s Consent

Guidelines And Procedures For Obtaining Minister’s Consent to the Assignment of Interest in Oil & Gas Assets

Last Updated: July 2015

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Surface Production Facilities

Procedure Guide for Construction & Maintenance of Surface Production Facilities

Last Updated: March 2001

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Construction and Maintenance of Fixed Offshore Platforms

Procedure Guide for the Construction and Maintenance of Fixed Offshore Platforms.

Last Updated: 1992

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Guidelines for the Award and Operations of Marginal Fields in Nigeria

Guidelines for the Award and Operations of Marginal Fields in Nigeria

Last Updated: June 2020

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Oil Block Allocations

Oil Block Allocations to Companies (Back-in Rights) Regulations

Last Updated: February 2019

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Offshore Safety Permit

Guidelines and Procedure for Travel to Offshore/Swamp Location and Obtainment of Offshore Safety Permit

Last Updated: August 2020

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Technical Safety Control (TSC)

Guidelines for Compliance With the Technical Safety Control (TSC) Requirements

Last Updated: August 2020

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Risk Based Inspections

Guidelines for The Implementation of Risk Based Inspection in The Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry

Last Updated: August 2020

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Lifting Equipment and Lifting Operations

Guidelines and Procedure for Lifting Equipment and Lifting Operations

Last Updated: August 2020

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Release of Staff

Guidelines for The Release of Staff in The Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry 2019

Last Updated: October 2019

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OGISP

Guidelines and Requirements for the Application of Oil and Gas Industry Services Permit (OGISP)

Last Updated: February 2017

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Flexible Pipes, SCR, and Mooring Chain Systems

Requirements for the Maintenance and Inspection of Flexible Pipes, SCR, and Mooring Chain Systems

Last Updated: 2012

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Operation & Maintenance of Pipelines

Guidelines & Procedure for Contruction Operation & Maintenance of Pipelines

Last Updated: 2012

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Operations of Safety and Emergency Training

Guidelines for the Establishment and Operations of Safety and Emergency Training

Last Updated: October 2020

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Work at Height and Confined Space Entry

Guidelines for Work at Height and Confined Space Entry

Last Updated: October 2020

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Safety Case Guidelines

Safety Case Guidelines for Oil and Gas Facilities in Nigeria

Last Updated: October 2020

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