The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) is one of the 46 industrial unions formerly affiliated to the Nigeria Labour Congress. NUPENG was formally 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. NUPENG is currently affiliated to the United Labour Congress of Nigeria (ULC).
The Union is an affiliate of Industri-All Global Union. Industri-All Global Union Headquarters is in Geneva, Switzerland. NUPENG president is currently the chairperson of Industri-All Global Union Nigeria chapter.
The Union is divided into four zones for easy administration and operations namely Lagos Zone, Warri Zone, Port Harcourt Zone and Kaduna Zone with Zonal offices. There are sub-zonal offices at Eket, in Akwa Ibom State, Ibadan in Oyo State and a Liaison office at Abuja.