'As responsible and responsive organizations, NUPENG
and PENGASSAN will not keep silent and watch the Nation be turned into a banana republic.
Earlier this year, NUPENG
and PENGASSSAN praised the Senate for its resolve to pass all the parts of the PIB as soon as it can.
Professor Nebo observed that the actions taken by members of NUPENG
and PENGASSAN had cut off gas supply to major power stations thereby affecting electricity supply to Nigerians.
However, the threat of widespread fuel shortages in Africa's second-biggest economy was averted, albeit temporarily, when NUPENG
called off the strike.
(9.) On July 3, day four of the strike, the oil workers' junior staff union NUPENG
had begun removing staff from posts.
The action was called off following talks in Abuja between the US oil company Transocean, the Nigerian Labour Congress and oil workers' union Nupeng
The National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG
), followed by PENGASSAN, Nigeria's union of gas industry senior staff, engineers and administrators, called the July 1994 strike to protest the arrest of Abiola and deteriorating conditions in the oil industry.
THE National President, Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG
), Comrade Williams Akporeha has disclosed that the coming on board of Dangote refinery in 2020 can never be a threat or weaken the position of the union in the oil and gas sector.
The unions of workers in the petroleum sector, NUPENG
and PENGASSSAN, have praised the Senate over passage of the PIGB.
and Pengassan oil unions have repeatedly called on successive federal governments to work on longer-term objectives of reducing demand for oil products, particularly diesel and gasoline used in power generators, by increasing domestic gas supplies to the electric power sector.