DPR office in Lagos: Address and Contact Details.

DPR office in Lagos: Address and Contact Details.

Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) is in charge to supervised all Petroleum Industry operations being carried out under licences and leases in the country. It was handled by the Hydrocarbon Section of the Ministry of Lagos Affairs, which reported directly to the Governor-General, now the Unit was upgraded to a Petroleum Division within the Ministry of Mines and Power.

DPR Unit kept records on matters relating to exploration, and importation of petroleum products while also enforcing safety and other regulations on matters which were then mostly products importation and distribution.

DPR has the only statutory responsibility of ensuring compliance to petroleum laws, regulations and guidelines in Nigeria Oil and Gas Industry.


DPR office in Lagos: Address and Contact Details.

DPR office in Lagos: Address and Contact Details.

Address of DPR office in Lagos

5, Kofo Abayomi Street,
Victoria Island,



+234 (1) 2790000

CONTACT DPR TODAY ON  +234 (1) 2790000, 9037150 


Mr. Paul Osu – Head PAU

Tel: +234 (1) 2790000, 9037150 Ext. 50590
Mobile: 0811 395 2154 (SMS ONLY)
Email: osu.p.u@dpr.gov.ng



For Oil & Gas Industry Service Permit (OGISP) enquiries, please contact:

Tel:+234 (1) 2790000, 9037150 Ext. 50295-7
Email: ogisp@dpr.gov.ng

Functions of DPR

Below are the functions of DPR according the information their site:

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, retail outlets, any other locations where petroleum is either stored or sold, and all pipelines carrying crude oil, natural gas and petroleum products, while carrying out the following functions, among others:

Monitoring the Petroleum Industry operations to ensure that are in line with national goals and aspirations including those relating to Flare down and Domestic Gas Supply Obligations.

Ensuring that Health Safety& Environment regulations conform with national and international best oil field practice.

Maintaining records on petroleum industry operations, particularly on matters relating to petroleum reserves, production/exports, licences and leases.

Advising Government and relevant Government agencies on technical matters and public policies that may have impact on the administration and petroleum activities.

Processing industry applications for leases, licences and permits.

Ensure timely and accurate payments of Rents, Royalties and other revenues due to the government .

Maintain and administer the National Data Repository (NDR).

DPR office in Lagos: Address and Contact Details.

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  1. Pls help Nigerians mass from exploitation of silgas located at book on,at oke afa,isola, the money they charge for LPG is high even when the price as come down from Dept but the masses still buy it at higher price,

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