The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) is one of the 46 industrial unions currently affiliated to the Nigeria Labour Congress. NUPENG was formerly registered as a Trade Union on 15th August, 1978 but held its inaugural conference On 2nd November 1977 at the cultural center Benin City, Edo State.

The Union is divided into Four Zones for easy administration and operations namely Lagos, Warri, Port Harcourt and Kaduna.

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Comrade Igwe Achese

NUPENG National President


NUPENG Head Office Jibowu


Comrade Isaac O. Aberare

NUPENG General Secretary

The Union is an affiliate of Industrial Global Union. Now Industrial Global Union with Headquarters at Brussels in Belgium but now relocated to Geneva, Switzerland. The Union is currently a titular of Industrial Global Union.



To ensure the complete unionization of all workers employed in the petroleum and gas industry

To encourage the participation of members in decision making in the undertaking both at industrial and National levels