How to License or Permit for Crude Oil Monitoring Agent in Nigeria

License or Permit for Crude Oil Monitoring Agent in Nigeria By Yourself

  • The applicant must apply in person for a Permit or License for Crude Oil Monitoring Agency.
  • You can find the contact link for the address and contact information of the Zonal office.

  • You can visit the office to obtain a form for a License or Permit to Crude Oil Monitoring Agent.
  • Completing the application forms includes all relevant information. Once completed, sign it.
  • After you have completed the application form, attach all documents required by this section.
  • Submit it in person to any relevant office. As directed by the officials, make the required payment.
  • After the submission of your application, you will receive it along with any other documents for verification and examination.
  • After the validation and verification processes have been completed, the application is approved. The officials then proceed with the necessary steps to issue the license/permit.
  • The office will notify the applicant via email or phone about the availability of the license/permit. They can then be collected by the applicant using any available means.

Documents Required For License or Permit

  • Completed application form
  • Incorporation certificate
  • Memorandum and Articles of Association (certified authentic copy)
  • Completed forms C.07/CAC.2.3/CAC 7.
  • Current Tax Clearance Certificate
  • Complete list of staff
  • Curriculum Vitae for Key Staff (includes staff position and qualification).
  • The equipment/facility lists that are available to the company
  • List of Nigerian Understudies approved for Expatriate Quota positions
  • Proposed Training Program for Nigerian Staff for the current Year
  • Documentation proving registration with the relevant professional body
  • Memorandum of Understanding of Technical Agreement (MoU of Technical Agreement) with Nigerian Company or DPR-accredited Laboratory
  • Evidence of the Employee’s Compensation Scheme
  • Recent Medical Retainer Ship Agreement (with a hospital/clinic in the operational location).
  • Accreditation letter

Find Office Locations and Contacts

Headquarters,Department of Petroleum Resources,
7, KofoAbayomi Street
Victoria Island
Lagos, Nigeria.
Contact numbers: +234 (1) 279000, 9037150
Website: Homepage
Contact link
Google Map Link
To inquire about Oil & Gas Industry Service Permits (OGISP),
Tel: +234 (1) 2790000, 9037150 Ext. 50295-7

What are all the Eligibility

  • An individual or organization can apply to be a Crude Oil Monitoring Agent in Nigerian Ports.
  • An organisation could be an enterprise, limited- or public liability company, or a government or nongovernmental establishment.


Statutory fees: N25000
Processing fees N2500


It is valid for a year.


  • At the time of application, applicants must provide accurate and functional addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail. Any changes must be immediately communicated to the Director, Department of Petroleum Resources at 7, KofoAbayomi Street Victoria Island, Lagos.
  • All documents required should be clearly scanned, and uploaded to the portal as PDF or JPEG formats (documents must not exceed 4MB). It is not permitted to upload zipped documents.
  • You should note that payment does NOT guarantee the issuance or renewal of a permit. Only after all conditions have been met, permits are issued.
  • To avoid rejections, applicants are asked to fill out the application form accurately and completely. All required documents must also be submitted.

Requirements Information

  • Applicant particulars
  • Identification document number
  • Details about the company
  • Register number
  • Details about Company Incorporation
  • Contact details and address
  • If applicable, payment receipt number
  • GSM phone number
  • Email address

You will need the document

A license as a Crude Oil Monitor Agent is required if an organization wants to conduct Crude Oil Monitoring in order to export crude oil by tanker vessels from offshore terminals.

Information that might be of assistance

The following are the duties of Nigerian Port Authority Environment Oil Monitoring Officers/Crude Oil Monitoring agents:

  • Before loading crude oil from offshore terminals, tanks must be inspected.
  • Calculate the quantities (statement of crude oil) that have been lifted from tanker vessels to be exported at offshore terminals.
  • Forward the statement of crude oils lifted to AGM Environment & AGM CS&PP
  • Commercial Department to calculate Oil Terminal Dues & Compulsory pilotage (OTD/CPR Bills).
  • Report any pollution incident.
  • Record of the quantities of ballast water that was discharged and the slops.



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