DPR sealed 86 illegal gas plants in Lagos in 2020 – Official

Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) says it shutdown 86 Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) plants in Lagos State in 2020 for operating illegally.

Mr Paul Osu, Head, Affairs, DPR made known in a statement issued on Wednesday in Lagos.

Osu said LPG ( cooking gas ) plants were shutdown for non- with international safety standards.

According to him, plants were also operating without prerequisite approval or licence from regulatory agency.

Osu said some of sealed plants were
operating under high tension electrical installations and unapproved locations.

He noted move aimed at reducing the of gas explosion and fire incidents in Lagos State.

Osu said the DPR would continue to clamp on such illegal plants while at the same time sensitising the on the for safe usage and distribution of gas. (NAN)