part of efforts to ensure appropriate planning and energy security for
economic and urban development, the Lagos State Government, through the
Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, has commenced a comprehensive
enumeration of petroleum product facilities and storage depot
s within the State.
A statement issued today by the Ministry, urged all stakeholders to cooperate with the staff of the Ministry in carrying out the exercise, stressing that the
enumeration exercise which is aimed at sanitizing the siting of
petroleum product storage facilities, is being carried out with the
consent of IPMAN, MOMAN, NALPGAM, NLPGA and other relevant stakeholders
within the petroleum sector.

It noted that the
data gathered from the exercise will be used for appropriate planning
for economic and urban development as well as for energy security and
future projections.

The statement
urged owners of petroleum storage facilities and depots to make
available the following documents, Valid Lagos State Ministry of
Physical Planning approval to construct, valid Nigeria Police
n to operate a filling station and valid Federal/ Lagos State Fire Service permit for the exercise.

Other documents required for the exercise are valid DPR Approval to construct and operate a filling station, valid license for storage of petroleum products, Environmental Impact Assessment report (EIA) and perimeter survey.

According to the statement, the enumeration exercise is to be carried out in all the 20 Local Government Areas and 37 Local Council Development Areas (LCDA) of the State.


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