DPR trains 250 petroleum marketers in Bauchi on new monitoring system

office of   Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) held a  sensitisation  workshop for  250  members of Independent Petroleum Marketers Association (IPMAN) Wednesday in .


Malam Abdullahi Iliyas, Controller of DPR in the state, declared the workshop open.


He said workshop was to expose the participants to the newly Down Stream Remote Monitoring System (DRMS) of the department


He said DRMS is an inventory and regulatory tool that tracks product level across retail outlets and depots.


He said essence of the workshop was to sensitise the marketers to the significance and tremendous derivable from the recently launched DRMS.


He added that also it could used to track the movement of product level from depots to retail outlets.


Iliyasu explained that marketers could profile their depot and retail outlet facilities the DRMS portal with ease using an identification code issued to them by the department.


He said that the new device was capable of tracking sharp practices such as: product diversion and hoarding or creation of artificial scarcity of the commodity.


He added that it could also detect the location of product availability or otherwise as well as ensure the accuracy of the dispensing pumps. (NAN)