DPR approves installation of 5 LPG plants in Taraba

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) in Taraba state  has approved the  of five Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) plants in the state.
Mr Jeremiah Mashat, Operations Controller, Jalingo Field Office, stated this  while speaking to newsmen  Tuesday in Jalingo.
Mashat said the plants would be sited in Jalingo metropolis and Wukari local government area.
He said the approvals were given to Action Energy, Sky Wave Energy and Bondiya Energy to install the plants in in Jalingo, while Sozo Gas and Capado Energy would install in Wukari.
Mashat said all the aforementioned gas plant operators had met the necessary requirements before been issued with license by the department.
He urged gas operators in the state to regularise their businesses with the DPR and ensure their legitimacy.
He also urged operators to relocate to safety areas “as the department would not hesitate to sanction any violator.’’
The DPR boss warned operators to desist from re-cycling expired cylinders as such act posed grave danger to households.