NUPRC Permits Registration in Nigeria
Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) formally known as Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) is the body that has the statutory responsibility of ensuring compliance to petroleum laws, regulations and guidelines in the Oil and Gas Industry.
The discharge of these responsibilities involves monitoring of operations at drilling sites, producing wells, production platforms and flow stations. Crude oil export terminals, refineries, storage depots, pump stations and retail outlets.
Categories of NUPRC (DPR) Permits
There are 3 categories of permits which NUPRC (DPR) issue to operators for them to operates within the Oil & Gas industry in Nigeria. The Permits are General Purpose, Major and Specialized.
This category covers Minor Supplies, Works, Maintenance services and do not require specialized or certified competences. Applicants are expected to choose just one (1) service/job from the three (3) classifications
So, just two services could be chosen under the Works classification.
Registration under the General Purpose Category attracts a statutory fee of N5, 000.00 (Five Thousand Naira) and a processing fee of N500.00 (Five hundred naira). In additon, this fee will also attracts imposed charges by the receiving Agent or bank.
Job groups under the General category are minor services and supplies.
1.2. MAJOR PURPOSE CATEGORY
Under the Major Category applicants are required to possess relevant and verifiable technical/special skills and pay a statutory registration fee of N25,000.00 (Twenty Five Thousand Naira) and a processing fee of N2,500.00 (Two Thousand and Five hundred naira).
Job groups under the Major category are above minor services or supplies, but, not upto the specialised category.
This is the higest grade in the NUPRC Permits categorization. Under the Specialized Category, applicants are required to possess relevant and verifiable technical/special skills and pay a statutory registration fee of N250, 000.00 (Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira) and a processing fee of N7, 500.00 (Seven Thousand and Five hundred naira).
Job groups under the Specialized category are unlimited and it requires high skilled and proper knowledge of the job and the industry at large.
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