How to Obtain DPR Permit

How to Obtain DPR Permit

By Ayoade Apelegan

The department of petroleum resources (DPR) 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, 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:

  • Supervising all Petroleum Industry operations being carried out under licenses and leases in the country.
  • 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 to national and international best oil field practice.
  • Maintaining records on petroleum industry operations, particularly on matters relating to petroleum reserves, production/exports, licenses and leases.
  • Advising Government and relevant Government agencies on technical matters and public policies that may have an impact on the administration and petroleum activities.
  • Processing industry applications for leases, licenses 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 PERMIT

DPR Permit is the license required to operate a company or facility that has to do with the Oil and Gas industry in Nigeria.

Application for the DPR permit submitted to the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) through either an online or an offline medium.

DPR Permit is a key requirement for NipeX Registration and Local Content (NOGIC JQS) and NCEC Registration.

GENERAL INFORMATION 

  1. Effective January 1, 2012, all permits issued under these guidelines shall expire on the anniversary of the date of issue. 
  2. DPR does not encourage the use of touts, and will not indemnify any company or person against any loss arising therefrom. 
  3. Forged and/or fake documents renders an application void and statutory fees paid will be forfeited (company to be blacklisted). 
  4. Applications are received throughout the year: for enquiries, please visit ogisp website (ogisp.dpr.gov.ng) or call +234(01)2790000, 9037150 ext. 50292 – 7, or live chat on the portal. 
  5. All applications in the major and specialized categories may be subject to further evaluation. Such applications may take longer to process. 
  6. Successful accreditation/approval issued for intended waste management services, restoration services, laboratory services and safety training providers shall precede the issuance of a permit (this may include presentation, inspections, relevant environmental studies and pilot trial)
  7. Tax clearance certificates uploaded in applications during the preceding permit year remain valid and acceptable for permits renewal purposes until 30th April of the new permit year (this is in line with the federal tax laws). 
  8. Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) payment registration uploaded in applications during the preceding permit year remain valid and acceptable for permits renewal purposes until 28th February of the new permit year. 
  9. Companies registered as enterprises can apply for and be issued major category permit only in certain areas of Consultancy e.g. Legal, Architecture, Quantity. Surveying, Estate/ property mgt. etc. they will not be accepted for special category permits (refer to exemptions to the general rule: enterprises are allowed to offer technical consultancy as in section 56 of the companies’ act)
  10. Personal income tax clearance of directors for companies registered as enterprises are acceptable; only federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS) Tax certificates (WHT) are acceptable for limited liability companies. 
  11. Applications of service companies/providers that had failed to renew their permits for more than three (3) consecutive years will be treated as new. 
  12. Applicants providing critical services in the specialized category will be required to provide the following additional documents:
  • Relevant certifications;
  • Registration and/or availability of appropriate equipment. 
  • Services are to conform to internationally recognized systems e.g. diving; underwater inspections and related services; these shall include evidence of the availability of divers to the company; valid professional diving qualification(s); valid medical certification by a hyperbaric doctor & relevant equipment.
  • Companies seeking to offer rope access services must have IRATA certification confirming quality, training & safe work practices at heights. 
  1. All hyperbaric service providers must be registered with DPR. 
  2. All offshore operations/operators must indicate availability/ possession of offshore safety permit (OSP) obtainable from DPR for staff. 
  3. This guideline is subject to review without notice at the discretion of the Director of Petroleum Resources. 
  4. Payments are valid for twelve (12) calendar months effective from the date paid on the Remita platform.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

All applications are to be completed online on www.ogisp.dpr.gov.ng 

  1. Online Application – It must be duly completed. Applicants must ensure to provide correct and functional addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail at the time of submission. Any subsequent change must be promptly communicated to The Director, Department of Petroleum Resources, 7, Kofo Abayomi Street, Victoria Island, Lagos. 
  2. Documents – All required documents should be scanned and uploaded to the portal in PDF or JPEG format (documents shall not exceed 4MB). Uploading of zipped documents not allowed. 
  3. Certification/Registration by Professional Bodies/Regulatory Agencies – Under major and specialized categories where services of professionals or licensed/certified practitioners are required, applicants are to attach certificates of membership of such Professional/company and/or other relevant documents as may be applicable. 

Examples of such Professionals/company certification are as follows:

  • COREN for construction and engineering.
  • Nigerian Environmental Society (NES) 
  • Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON) 
  • Nigerian Institute of Science and Laboratory Technologists (NISLT)
  • Nigerian Conservation Society (NCS) 
  • Nigerian Security & Civil Defence approval for security jobs 
  • Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) 
  • Customs license for Freight, Clearing and Forwarding
  • Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) 
  • Pharmaceutical Council of Nigerian (PCN)
  • Nigerian Tourism Council 
  • Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) 
  • Recruiters License for Manpower Supply etc. COMMUNITY AFFAIRS, SAFETY, HEALTH, ENVIRONMENT AND SECURITY (CASHES) Policy – This should reflect the nature of the job i.e. should be operations/job-specific.

CATEGORIES OF PERMIT

There are three categories of permits, namely: 

  1. General Purpose
  2. Major Category
  3. Specialized Category 

GENERAL PURPOSE 

This category covers 

  1. Minor Supplies,
  2. Works 
  3. Maintenance services,

and do not require specialized or certified competences. 

Applicants are expected to choose not more than one (1) service/job from the three (3) classifications. Not more than two services could be chosen under the Works classification.

Registration under the General Purpose Category attracts a statutory fee of ₦ 5,000.00 (Five Thousand Naira) and a processing fee of ₦ 500.00 (Five hundred naira). 

Job groups under the General category are:

WORKS (Artisans): 

  1. Minor Welding 
  2. Minor Plumbing 
  3. Minor Painting 
  4. Photographic 

MAINTENANCE (Artisans): 

  1. Minor Civil 
  2. Minor Mechanical 
  3. Minor Electrical 

SUPPLY: 

  1. Minor Civil Maintenance Materials 
  2. Minor Mechanical Maintenance Materials 
  3. Minor Electrical Maintenance Materials 
  4. Plumbing Materials 
  5. Minor Computer Accessories/Consumables 
  6. Welding Materials 
  7. Minor Catering Services (Provision of Snacks and Beverages for Meetings, etc.) 

Others as may be determined by the Director of Petroleum Resources

GENERAL PURPOSE CATEGORY 

Documents required for new application

1. CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION OR CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION (FOR AN ENTERPRISE) 

2. FORM C.07/CAC 7/CAC 2.3 OR COPIES OF CAC FORMS 7.6, 6 & 2 

3. *COMPANY’S CURRENT TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE AND VAT CERTIFICATE. 

4. *EMPLOYEE’S COMPENSATION SCHEME (NIGERIA SOCIAL INSURANCE TRUST FUND-NSITF) 

*GOVERNMENT AGENCIES AND MDAS ARE EXCLUDED FROM THESE REQUIREMENTS

Documents required for renewal of the application 

1. *COMPANY’S CURRENT TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE AND VAT CERTIFICATE. 

2. *EMPLOYEE’S COMPENSATION SCHEME (NIGERIA SOCIAL INSURANCE TRUST FUND-NSITF) 

*GOVERNMENT AGENCIES AND MDAs ARE EXCLUDED FROM THESE REQUIREMENTS

MAJOR CATEGORY 

Under the Major Category, applicants are required to possess relevant and verifiable technical/special skills and pay a statutory registration fee of ₦ 25,000.00 (Twenty Five Thousand Naira) and a processing fee of ₦ 2,500.00 (Two Thousand and Five hundred naira). 

Job groups under the Major category are: 

REHABILITATION/UPGRADE/FABRICATION WORKS: 

(A) Civil Works 

  1. Minor Civil
  2. Culverts 
  3. Drainage 
  4. Onshore Scaffolding 

(B) Mechanical Works 

  1. Minor Mechanical 
  2. Minor Metal Fabrication 
  3. Underground Storage Tanks (UST) 
  4. Surface Storage Tanks (SST) 
  5. Overhead Tanks

(C) Electrical Works 

  1. Minor Electrical

(Maximum of two (2) related services will be assigned to a permit) 

EQUIPMENT/MATERIAL SUPPLY SERVICES: 

(A) General Supplies 

  1. Computers/Data Storage System 
  2. Communication Equipment 
  3. Office and Household Appliances 
  4. GYM Equipment 
  5. Agro-Allied materials 
  6. Books & Office stationeries 

 (B) Heating, Cooling & Energy Products 

  1. Cold Room Services 
  2. Heating & Cooling Equipment 
  3. Solar Energy Products 

 (C) Safety, Lab & Chemical Supplies 

  1. Laboratory Equipment supply 
  2. Safety Equipment (PPE) 
  3. Chem. Supply (Gen. Purpose/Analar Grade)
  4. Paints/coatings/Sealants 
  5. Fire and Gas extinguishers 
  6. Firefighting services 

(D) Mechanical Parts

  1. Valves Up to 12”, Nozzles & Flanges 
  2. Seals, “O” ring, Bolts and Nuts.

(Maximum of two (2) related services will be assigned to a permit)

CONSULTANCY: 

  1. Media and Publicity 
  2. Training/Manpower Development (Basic Safety training, Software/IT, Engineering, Finance/Accounts, Management/Admin., Soft Skills Training) 
  3. Community Relations 
  4. Nigerian Manpower Supply (Nigerian Professionals only) 
  5. Security Services (Security equipment/devices, Pipeline Surveillance, Armed guards etc), 
  6. Medical Consultancy 
  7. Information Technology (Hardware and Software management) 
  8. Legal Services
  9. Architectural Services 
  10. Engineering Services (0-50,000 man-hours) 
  11. Quantity Surveying and Estate Management 
  12. Local Freight/Clearing and Forwarding 
  13. Horticulture/Landscaping 
  14. Furnishing and Interior/Exterior Decoration 
  15. Insurance Brokerage 
  16. QA/QC Services 
  17. Events Planning 
  18. Geotechnical services 
  19. Hydrogeology 
  20. Outsourcing and Expediting services 

(One (1) service will be assigned to a permit) 

WATER BOREHOLE: 

  1. Water Borehole Drilling,
  2. Borehole Water Treatment 
  3. Borehole Water Maintenance 

(Maximum of two (2) services will be assigned to a permit) 

PROTOCOL AND LOGISTICS: 

  1. Car/Vehicle Hire and Leasing 
  2. Protocol Services 
  3. Travel Agencies, etc.
  4. Vehicle Documentation 

(Maximum of two (2) services will be assigned to a permit) 

LABORATORY: 

  1. Environmental Quality Monitoring 
  2. Material Safety Investigation 
  3. Bio-monitoring/Bio-degradability Studies 
  4. Chemical/Mud testing 
  5. Petroleum Quality Monitoring 
  6. Geological (Bio-stratigraphy,
  7. Medical Investigation sedimentology etc) 
  8. Sample Storage and Preservation 
  9. Geotechnical 
  10. Geochemical 

(Maximum of one (1) service will be assigned to a permit) 

ONSHORE ENVIRONMENTAL/WASTE MANAGEMENT: 

  1. Environmental Assessment/Studies (EIA, EER, EAR, PIA) 
  2. Office and Domestic Waste Management (Non-Hazardous) 
  3. Office Fumigation and Sanitation 
  4. Sewage Evacuation & Disposal 
  5. Waste/Used Oil Transportation 
  6. Domestic Waste Transportation

 (Maximum of one (1) service will be assigned to a permit)

INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE SERVICES 

  1. Civil Installation/Maintenance & Materials 
  2. Mechanical Installation/Maintenance& Materials 
  3. Electrical Installation/Maintenance& Materials 
  4. Plumbing Installation/Maintenance &Materials. 
  5. Fire & Gas Systems 
  6. Meters & Flow Meters
  7. Security and Information equipment. 

(Maximum of two (2) services will be assigned to a permit) 

AVIATION SUPPORT: 

  1. Supply, Installation and Maintenance of Air Navigational/Communicational Equipment 
  2. Aviation Logistics
  3. Aviation equipment certification and inspection 

(Maximum of two (2) services will be assigned to a permit) 

SURVEY: 

  1. Land,
  2. Topographic 
  3. Geodetic Survey services 

(Maximum of two (2) services will be assigned to a permit) 

INTEGRITY TEST

  1. Pressure Testing/Leak Detection of Vessels/Pipelines 
  2. Surface and Underground Oil and Gas Storage Tanks 

(Maximum of one (1) service will be assigned to a permit)

CALIBRATION: 

  1. Calibration of Petroleum Storage Tanks 
  2. Oil and Gas Measurement/equipment 
  3. Relief/Pressure Safety Valves Certification, etc. 
  4. Laboratory Equipment 

(Maximum of two (2) services will be assigned to a permit) 

HAULAGE: 

  1. Road Haulage (goods/materials) 
  2. Petroleum Products Haulage

 (Maximum of one (1) service will be assigned to a permit) 

MEDICAL/PHARMACEUTICAL: 

  1. Pharmaceutical Supplies 
  2. Medical Equipment Supplies 
  3. Dietitians, 
  4. Veterinary Services

(Maximum of two (2) services will be assigned to a permit) 

HOSPITALITY: 

  1. Lodging/Boarding (0 – 25 rooms) 
  2. Onshore Catering and other related services 
  3. Laundry Services 
  4. Lease of Office Accommodation/Guest House 

(Maximum of two (2) services will be assigned to a permit) 

PRINTING: 

  1. Publishing and Corporate Branding (Calendars, Cards, Plaques, Monogramming) 
  2. Educational Material 

AUTOMOBILE: 

  1. Sales and Maintenance of Cars/Vehicles (without Showroom)

DATA AND MEASUREMENT: 

  1. Ullage 
  2. Fiscalization 
  3. Cargo Survey 

(Maximum of two (2) services will be assigned to a permit) 

Others as may be determined by the Director of Petroleum Resources.

Documents required for new application

1 *CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION 

2. CERTIFIED TRUE COPY OF MEMORANDUM & ARTICLES OF ASSOC. 

3. *CERTIFIED TRUE COPY OF FORM C.07/CAC2.3/CAC 7 

4. *CURRENT TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE 

5. COMPANY’S PROFILE

6. COMPREHENSIVE STAFF LIST & CURRICULUM VITAE OF KEY STAFF (SHOULD INCLUDE POSITION & QUALIFICATION OF STAFF) 

7. LIST OF EQUIPMENT/FACILITY AVAILABLE TO THE COMPANY 

8. LIST OF APPROVED EXPATRIATE QUOTA POSITION & THEIR NIGERIAN UNDERSTUDIES 

9. PROPOSED TRAINING PROGRAMME FOR NIGERIAN STAFF FOR THE CURRENT YEAR 

10. REGISTRATION BY RELEVANT PROFESSIONAL BODY 

11. TECHNICAL AGREEMENT OR MOU WITH NIGERIAN COMPANY/DPR ACCREDITED LABORATORY (WHERE APPLICABLE) 

12. *EMPLOYEE’S COMPENSATION SCHEME (NIGERIA SOCIAL INSURANCE TRUST FUNDNSITF) 

13. HEALTH, SAFETY, ENVIRONMENT AND COMMUNITY (HSEC) 

14. CURRENT MEDICAL RETAINERSHIP AGREEMENT WITH A HOSPITAL OR CLINIC LOCATED IN COMPANY’S OPERATIONAL LOCATION 

15 LETTER OF ACCREDITATION (LABORATORY SERVICES) 

*GOVERNMENT AGENCIES AND MDAs ARE EXCLUDED FROM THESE REQUIREMENTS 

Documents required for renewal of an application

1. *CURRENT TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE 

2. COMPANY’S PROFILE 

3. DPR ENDORSED REQUEST FOR EXPATRIATE QUOTA (WHERE APPLICABLE) 

4 LIST OF APPROVED EXPATRIATE QUOTA POSITION & THEIR NIGERIAN UNDERSTUDIES 

5. PROPOSED TRAINING PROGRAMME FOR NIGERIAN STAFF FOR THE CURRENT YEAR 

6. REGISTRATION BY RELEVANT PROFESSIONAL BODY 

7. TECHNICAL AGREEMENT OR MOU WITH NIGERIAN COMPANY/DPR ACCREDITED LABORATORY (WHERE APPLICABLE)

8. *EMPLOYEE’S COMPENSATION SCHEME (NIGERIA SOCIAL INSURANCE TRUST FUND – NSITF)

9. HEALTH, SAFETY, ENVIRONMENT AND COMMUNITY (HSEC) 

10. CURRENT MEDICAL RETAINERSHIP AGREEMENT WITH A HOSPITAL OR CLINIC LOCATED IN COMPANY’S OPERATIONAL LOCATION 

11 LETTER OF ACCREDITATION (LABORATORY SERVICES) 

*GOVERNMENT AGENCIES AND MDAs ARE EXCLUDED FROM THESE REQUIREMENTS

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SPECIALIZED CATEGORY 

Under the Specialized Category, applicants are required to possess relevant and verifiable technical/special skills and pay a statutory registration fee of ₦ 250, 000.00 (Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira) and a processing fee of ₦ 7, 500.00 (Seven Thousand and Five hundred naira). 

Job groups under the specialized category are:

OFFSHORE PIPELINE LAYING AND CONSTRUCTION: 

  1. Laying of Oil and Gas Pipelines 
  2. Pipeline Fabrication/Construction 
  3. Non-Destructive Testing (Normal or using radioactive source) 
  4. Hydro test 
  5. Corrosion Prevention and Control Services (Cathodic Protection, Coating,) 
  6. Pipeline Procurement 
  7. Pipe Milling/Threading 

(Maximum of one (1) related service will be assigned to a permit) 

ONSHORE PIPELINE LAYING AND CONSTRUCTION: 

  1. Laying of Oil and Gas Pipelines 
  2. Pipeline Fabrication/Construction 
  3. Non-Destructive Testing (Normal or using Radioactive source)
  4. Hydro test 
  5. Corrosion Prevention and Control Services (Cathodic Protection, Coating,)
  6. Pipeline Procurement 
  7. Pipe Milling/Threading 

(Maximum of one (1) related service will be assigned to a permit) 

FACILITY MAINTENANCE: 

  1. Pipeline maintenance 
  2. Storage facility maintenance 
  3. Pipeline Pigging and Inspection 
  4. Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) 
  5. Corrosion Prevention & Control Services 
  6. Cathodic Protection & Coating 
  7. Pipeline Monitoring & ROW surveillance 
  8. Hydro test (Maximum of one (1) service will be assigned to a permit) 

MAJOR CONSTRUCTION: 

(A) Discipline Engineering & Construction:

  1. Road Construction Facilities: 
  2. Structural Engineering 
  3. Mechanical Engineering 
  4. Electrical Engineering 
  5. Civil Engineering Construction 
  6. Offshore Scaffolding 

(B) Installation & Upgrade of Offshore 

  1. Installation/Upgrade of On-/Offshore Production Facilities & Platforms
  2. Storage and/or Export Facilities e.g. Oil Terminals, Depots, Jetties 
  3. Process Facilities
  4. FPSO Vessels 
  5. Marine Vessels 

(Maximum of two (2) related services will be assigned to a permit) 

DRILLING/PRODUCTION: 

(A) Hoisting & Rig Operations: 

  1. Supply, Hoisting and Operation of Drilling rig
  2. Casing/tubing running 
  3. Well completion services 
  4. Cementing &Liner hanger services. 
  5. Directional Drilling Analysis 
  6. Intelligent well completion Services
  7. Well control Monitoring& Management serv.

(B) Drilling Support Services: 

  1. Fishing operations
  2. Well logging, Wire Line Services, well testing, Drill stem
  3. Pressure Volume Temperature (PVT) Analysis
  4. Core Sample 
  5. Stimulation, Pumping, Coiled tubing/slick line 
  6. Drilling/Production Chemicals/Materials Supply 
  7. Mud Logging 
  8. Cutting Re-injection
  9. Logging While Drilling (LWD)/Measurement While Drilling (MWD) 
  10. Solids Control 
  11. Wellbore cleanout services 
  12. Hydraulic workover
  13. Managed Pressure drilling

EXPLORATION: 

  1. Seismic Data Acquisition 
  2. Processing and Interpretation 
  3. Down Hole Data Gathering and Interpretation 
  4. Supply of Seismic Materials and Explosives 

(Maximum of two (2) related services will be assigned to a permit) 

TECHNICAL CONSULTANCY:

  1. Engineering Services (above 50,000 man-hours) 
  2. Project Management 
  3. Instrumentation & controls 
  4. Environmental Sensitivity Index (ESI) Mapping Geographic Information System (GIS) 
  5. Marine Engineering 
  6. Facility Inspection & Maint. Serv.
  7. Marine Survey 
  8. Interface mgt & Regulatory
  9. Reservoir Evaluation & Management Compliance. 
  10. Technical Integrity Management/Assurance (e.g. Scaffolding Certification, Safety
  11. Audit/Technical Surveys 8. Lifting Equipment Certification 
  12. Rig Inspection
  13. Aircraft Inspection (QC & QA) 
  14. Risk Management Services 
  15. Oceanography 
  16. Offshore Environmental Services (EIA, Sea Bed Survey etc) 
  17. Production Operations & process Maintenance
  18. Research and Development (Technology) 
  19. Calibration/Meter Proving 

(One (1) service will be assigned to a permit) 

SPECIAL TRANSPORTATION:

  1. Air Transportation 
  2. Sea Transportation 
  3. Rig Move and Deployment Logistics
  4. Marine Vessels Supply and Operation
  5. Offshore Operation Support Services (e. g. Marine Security & Escort, Mooring Services, House Boats, Barges,)

(Maximum of two (2) services will be assigned to a permit) 

DREDGING: 

  1. Dredging 
  2. Hydraulic Water Channel Maintenance 
  3. Shore Consolidation 
  4. Land Reclamation

 (Maximum of two (2) services will be assigned to a permit) 

WASTE MANAGEMENT SERVICES: 

  1. Installation and/or Operation of Waste Management/Treatment Facilities; Thermal Desorption Unit(TDUs), LTDU/HTDU
  2. Installation and/or Operation of Waste Management/Treatment Facilities; Incinerator/Compactors
  3. Offshore Fumigation and Sanitation 
  4. Tank/Vessel Cleaning 
  5. Water-based mud handling, (spent WBM) 
  6. Engineered Landfill 
  7. Waste recycling (Spent lubes, used tyres, Batteries, Scrap metals etc.) 
  8. Installation/Operation of Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) 
  9. Installation/Operation of Recyclable Waste Depot 
  10. Offshore Domestic Waste Management 
  11. Installation/Operation of Produced Water Treatment Facility
  12. Installation/Operation Oily Waste Water 
  13. Hazardous waste transportation 
  14. Secondary Waste Management (Residual Ash) 
  15. Composting 
  16. Waste Re-injection 

(One (1) service will be assigned to a permit) 

UNDERWATER INSPECTION & SERVICES: 

  1. Diving Services 
  2. ROV Operation and associated services 
  3. Installation and maintenance of Subsea systems & Associated support equipment 

(Maximum of two (2) services will be assigned to a permit) 

HOSPITAL/MEDICAL: 

  1. Health Management Services 
  2. Hospital Retainership 
  3. Surgery & similar medical procedures 
  4. Industrial Hygiene: Radiation, Safety monitoring and control 
  5. Hospital services 

(Maximum of two (2) services will be assigned to a permit) 

HEAVY-DUTY EQUIPMENT SUPPLY, INSTALLATION & MAINTENANCE: 

  1. Turbines 
  2. Christmas Trees 
  3. Skips 
  4. Risers 
  5. Drill bits
  6. SBM
  7. Separators 
  8. OCTG/Pipes 
  9. Reamers 
  10. Caterpillars 
  11. Blowout preventers
  12. Pay-loaders
  13. Bottom Hole Assembly 
  14. Cranes 
  15. Valves (12 inches & above)
  16. Elevators (Lifts) 
  17. Well Head Jacket 
  18. Generators 
  19. HVACS/Accessories 
  20. Excavators 
  21. Diving equipt.& accessories 
  22. Fork-lifts 
  23. Lifeboats/Life rafts 
  24. Swamp-buggies 
  25. Humidifiers 
  26. LP/HP Pumps 
  27. Subsea Equipment. 
  28. Fire Trucks 
  29. Baskets 
  30. Compressors 
  31. Containers 
  32. Shale Shakers 
  33. Tanks 
  34. Transformers 
  35. Centrifuges 
  36. Gas process equipt., Spares & Accessories

(Maximum of two (2) items will be assigned to a permit

COMMUNICATION: 

  1. Telecommunication operators 
  2. ISP Providers 
  3. Cable network 

(Maximum of two (2) services will be assigned to a permit) 

BANKING/FINANCE: 

  1. Banking 
  2. Audit 
  3. Taxation 
  4. Financial & Management Advisory Services

 (Maximum of two (2) services will be assigned to a permit) 

INTERNATIONAL FREIGHT/CLEARING AND FORWARDING:

  1. Bulk Haulage 
  2. Courier Services 

INSURANCE:

  1. Insurance Matters

AUTOMOBILE: 

  1. Sales and Maintenance of Cars/Vehicles (With Showroom) 

HYPERBARIC: 

  1. Divers’ Fitness Certification 
  2. Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HPOT) and Associated Services 

HOSPITALITY: 

  1. Lodging/Boarding (26 rooms and above) 
  2. Offshore Catering, Housekeeping and other related services 
  3. Offshore Laundry Services 
  4. Onshore Catering Services (26 rooms and above) 

Maximum of two (2) will be assigned to a permit 

MANUFACTURING: 

Product/materials manufactured are to be specified, 

(Only one (1) will be assigned to a permit)

  1. 1.Woodworks, 
  2. Valves, 
  3. Gas cylinders
  4. Cables,
  5. Ropes, 
  6. Christmas trees, 
  7. 7 Chemicals/paints/coatings/sealants 

ENVIRONMENTAL RESTORATION SERVICES:

  1. Soil Remediation, 
  2. Pit Back-filling and Land Reclamation. 
  3. Oil Spill Control/Clean-Up 

Only one (1) service will be assigned to a permit. 

MARINE SUPPORT SERVICES: 

  1. Supply, Installation and Maintenance of Marine Equipment
  2. Marine Logistics 3. Cargo Handling/Storage, 

(Maximum of two (2) services will be assigned to a permit)

LOCAL GAS DISTRIBUTION SERVICES: 

  1. Natural Gas Distribution Services 

ROPE ACCESS 

  1. Rope Access Service 

SPECIALISED OIL AND GAS TRAINING SERVICES. 

  1. Basic Offshore Safety Induction Emergency Training (BOSIET), Tropical BOSIET, Further Offshore Emergency Training (FOET), Tropical FOET 
  2. Helicopter Underwater Escape Safety Training (HUET), Tropical HEUT 
  3. Helicopter Support (Helicopter Landing Officer, Helideck Team Member) 
  4. Advanced Fire Safety Training 
  5. Advanced Medical and First Aid Training 
  6. Confined Space Entry Training 
  7. Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Training 
  8. Working at Heights/Rope Access Training 
  9. Drilling and well Operations Training (well control) 
  10. Inspection and Maintenance Training (Rig, Pressure Vessels, Pigging, Tanks, NDT) 
  11. Emergency Rescue Training 
  12. Diving Training 
  13. Scaffolding Training 
  14. Sub-surface/Geological Training 
  15. Welding Training 

Maximum of two (2) services will be assigned to a permit 

HEAVY EQUIPMENT HIRE & LEASING ONLY 

  1. Vehicles 
  2. Lifting/Rotating 
  3. Shackles, slings, chains 

Maximum of two (2) services will be assigned to a permit 

Others as may be determined by the Director of Petroleum Resources.

Documents required for new application

1. *COPY OF CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION 

2. *CERTIFIED TRUE COPY OF MEMORANDUM & ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION 

 3. *CERTIFIED TRUE COPY OF FORM C.07/CAC2.3/CAC 7 

4. *COPY OF CURRENT TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE (ORIGINAL TCC) 

5. COMPANY’S PROFILE (BROCHURE) 

6. COMPREHENSIVE STAFF LIST & CURRICULUM VITAE OF KEY STAFF (SHOULD INCLUDE POSITION & QUALIFICATION OF STAFF) 

7. LIST OF EQUIPMENT/FACILITY AVAILABLE TO THE COMPANY 

8. LIST OF APPROVE EXPATRIATE QUOTA POSITION AND NIGERIA UNDERSTUDIES 

9. PROPOSED TRAINING PROGRAMME FOR NIGERIAN STAFF FOR THE CURRENT YEAR 

10. COPY OF EXPIRED PERMIT (RENEWAL) 

11 REGISTRATION BY RELEVANT PROFESSIONAL BODY (REFER TO PAGE 6) 

12. COPY OF TECHNICAL AGREEMENT OR MOU WITH NIGERIAN COMPANY/DPR ACCREDITED LABORATORY (WHERE APPLICABLE) 

13. ACTIVITIES REPORT FOR 3 PRECEDING YEARS (RENEWAL) 

14. ACCIDENT STATUS REPORT (RENEWAL) 

15. *EMPLOYEE’S COMPENSATION SCHEME (NIGERIA SOCIAL INSURANCE TRUST FUND-NSITF) 

16. COMMUNITY AFFAIRS, SAFETY, HEALTH, ENVIRONMENT AND SECURITY POLICY 

17. COPY OF CURRENT MEDICAL RETAINERSHIP AGREEMENT WITH A HOSPITAL OR CLINIC LOCATED IN COMPANY’S OPERATIONAL LOCATION

*GOVERNMENT AGENCIES AND MDAs ARE EXCLUDED FROM THESE REQUIREMENTS 

Documents required for renewal of an application

1. *COPY OF CURRENT TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE (ORIGINAL TCC) 

2. COMPANY’S PROFILE (BROCHURE) 

3. COMPREHENSIVE STAFF LIST & CURRICULUM VITAE OF KEY STAFF (SHOULD INCLUDE POSITION & QUALIFICATION OF STAFF) 

4. LIST OF EQUIPMENT/FACILITY AVAILABLE TO THE COMPANY 

5. LIST OF APPROVE EXPATRIATE QUOTA POSITION AND NIGERIA UNDERSTUDIES 

6. PROPOSED TRAINING PROGRAMME FOR NIGERIAN STAFF FOR THE CURRENT YEAR 

7. COPY OF EXPIRED PERMIT (RENEWAL) 

8. REGISTRATION BY RELEVANT PROFESSIONAL BODY (REFER TO PAGE 6) 

9. COPY OF TECHNICAL AGREEMENT OR MOU WITH NIGERIAN COMPANY/DPR ACCREDITED LABORATORY (WHERE APPLICABLE) 

10. ACTIVITIES REPORT FOR 3 PRECEDING YEARS (RENEWAL) 

11. *EMPLOYEE’S COMPENSATION SCHEME (NIGERIA SOCIAL INSURANCE TRUST FUND-NSITF) 

12. COMMUNITY AFFAIRS, SAFETY, HEALTH, ENVIRONMENT AND SECURITY POLICY 

13. COPY OF CURRENT MEDICAL RETAINERSHIP AGREEMENT WITH A HOSPITAL OR CLINIC LOCATED IN COMPANY’S OPERATIONAL LOCATION

*GOVERNMENT AGENCIES AND MDAs ARE EXCLUDED FROM THESE REQUIREMENTS

N:B: ALL DOCUMENTS SHOULD BE SCANNED FROM ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS FOR CLARITY

NB: Information is as provided on www.dpr.gov.ng

Do you need to obtain the DPR permit, call 08023200801 or email enquiry@matogconsulting.com

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