He said this on Tuesday at the 8th Sub-Saharan Africa International Petroleum, Exhibition and Conference in Lagos.
Gbenga Komolafe, NUPRC Chief Executive Officer, made this known on Tuesday.
This was made known by the Head Public Affairs and Corporate Communication, Olaide Shonola, on Thursday.
Hee emphasised the urgent need for a united front against the escalating challenges posed by menace.
This was disclosed in a statement on Tuesday by the organisation in Abuja.
It highlighted in broad terms the regulatory approach and actions that are to be implemented by the Commission.
The unveiling was conducted at the ongoing United Nations Climate Change Conference 2023 (COP28) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
The award was conferred on him at the just concluded 48th convocation ceremony at the university on Saturday.
This was contained in a statement the official personally signed on Thursday and made available to newsmen.
Gbenga Komolafe, the Commission Chief Executive of the NUPRC, made this known on Wednesday in Abuja.
This was made known by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, on Tuesday.
The Commission said it will ensure relevant sections of the PIA that affect its operations are duly implemented.
It spoke in a statement by its Head, Public Affairs and Corporate Communications, Olaide Shonola, on Saturday.
This followed the presidential policy directive that strengthens Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC)’s power to approve and regulate integrated upstream operations.
The Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) has established a College of Awardees to leverage the collective experiences of successful entities in the latest bidding process of the Nigerian Gas Flare Commercialisation Programme (NGFCP) and other stakeholders’ implementation journey.
It also made progress in the implementation of the legislation with the unveiling of two Trusts in Imo State on October 13, 2023.
This was disclosed in a statement made available t the press on Thursday by the commission’s chief executive, Engineer Gbenga Komolafe.
The Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission has announced the outcome of the bidding exercise and issuance of letters of award to 42 companies/entities deemed successful in the keenly contested bid for 49 Flare Sites put forward during the 2022 Nigerian Gas Flare Commercialisation Programme auction process.
The Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) said its attention has been drawn to the agitation by host communities in the oil and gas producing areas of the Niger Delta region over the delay by industry settlors/operators in remitting the statutory fees governed by Section 235 of the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA), 2021.
The NUPRC said this in a statement it issued on Wednesday following allegations it was stifling growth in the sector.