Petroleum: We will sustain uninterrupted product supply – DPR



Bauchi office of Department of Resources (DPR) it will continue to ensure availability of products across the 500 existing filling stations in the state.

Malam Abdullahi Isyaku, Operation’s Controller of agency made known in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Bauchi on Monday.

Isyaku said department would continue to closely monitor filling stations, especially on implementation of safety measures by retail outlets.

He added that it would constantly ensure that outlets adhere to the official pump price of the commodity.

“We are determined and committed to sanctioning erring outlets found to be shortchanging consumers,’’ he said.

Isyaku said that the regulatory agency was fully committed to assisting interested marketers want to venture into dealing with Liquefied Gas LPG in accordance with the Federal Government policy on Domestic Gas Utilisation.

According to him, the department has intensified efforts on routine surveillance of all existing retail outlets.

with a view to ensuring compliance with operational guidelines.

“We will compromise standards,’’ He said.

The controller on all registered marketers to key into the newly introduced operational monitoring tool  ‘Down Stream Remote Monitoring System’ (DRMS).

NAN reports that DRMS was recently launched by the national office of the department.

According to Isyaku, the device will assist DPR in online routine monitoring of stock positions of the products at both depots and retail outlets.

It will also help marketers to monitor activities in their filling stations. (NAN)