The Director of the Nigerian Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Mr. Sarki Auwalu, has restated the commitment of the agency to support investments in the oil and gas industry to the benefit of all stakeholders.

The Director disclosed this at a meeting with a delegation from Portland Gas company and their technical partners from Turkey, Negmar Shipping Investment. The meeting was held with a view of fostering a viable collaboration and exploring business opportunities with DPR, specifically in the area of gas development.

A statement released by the Head of the Public Affairs of DPR, Mr. Paul Osu, quotes the Director giving assurances to the delegation of the department’s commitment to creating and providing opportunities for investments and enabling businesses in the Nigerian oil and gas industry.

Following the federal government’s declaration of the ‘Decade of Gas’, Auwalu explained it as a timeous call emphasizing that it will open an array of investments for Nigeria’s gas resources in different areas including gas to power, gas to people, gas-based industries, autogas, and other gas infrastructure development.