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

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NUPENG Head Office Jibowu

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Comrade Joseph Ogbebor

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.

Public Notice

18th August 2015


Comrade Isaac O. Aberare.
The former General Secretary of NUPENG has retired from the service of the Union on 31st July, 2015. He has been replaced by Comrade Joseph Ogbebor who is now the General Secretary.


19th August 2015


Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Central Working Committee (CWC) of our great Union has been scheduled to hold on Saturday, August 22, 2015 at the National Secretariat, 9, Jibowu Street, Yaba, Lagos by 10.00 a.m. prompt.

26th October 2015


The 2015 NUPENG National Education Seminar has been scheduled to hold in Owerri, Imo State from 11th to 13th November,2015, at Immaculate Royal (Int'l) Hotel, Port Harcourt Road, Opposite Imo State House of Assembly, Owerri, Imo State. Theme: Global Oil Politics,Investments and Employment Relations in the Nigeria Oil and Gas Industry.

6th January 2016


FELLOWSHIP AWARDS FOR COMRADE (DR.) IGWE ACHESE The National President of NUPENG Comrade (Dr.) Igwe Achese recently bagged two fellowship awards from two reputable Institutes in the country.
He was conferred with the Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Administrators and Researchers of Nigeria at an impressive ceremony in Lagos.
Comrade (Dr.) Igwe Achese also bagged the Fellow of the Institute of Professional Managers and Administrators in an elaborate ceremony held in Abuja.
The Labour Writers Association of Nigeria (LAWAN) also recently gave him an award as the “Icon of Labour movement in Nigeria” in Lagos.

22nd January 2016


NUPENG CAUTIONS ON SACK IN CHEVRON & SHELL
The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) is worried and concerned about the purported sack threat of about 18,500 workers, though, globally in Chevron and Shell.
The union states that it is a sack too many, as oil workers in Chevron Nigeria and Shell will be affected. See More...

1st February 2016


COM. (DR.) IGWE ACHESE
ELECTED AS CHAIRPERSON OF NIGERIA CHAPTER OF INDUSTRIALL GLOBAL UNION. See More...

9th November 2016


2016 NUPENG NATIONAL EDUCATION SEMINAR
The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers
A 3 Day National Education Seminar on
Theme: Trade Unionism in the Period of Economic Recession Issues and Challenges
Date: 9th - 11th November 2016
Venue: NAF CONFERENCE CENTER AND SUITES
Plot 496 Ahmadu Bello Way Abuja
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NUPENG

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