Standards Organisation of Nigeria Releases New Petroleum Related Standards

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The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has announced the approval of three new standards for Petroleum products to replace the existing ones.

Under the new guidelines NIS 116: 2006 Standard for premium motor spirit (petrol) has been replaced  with NIS 116: 2017 Petroleum motor spirit (petrol); NIS 149: 2006 Standard for gas oil (diesel oil) has been replaced with NIS 948: 2017 Standard for diesel fuel (AGO) and NIS 141: 2006 Standard for Household kerosene (HHK) also replaced with NIS 949: 2017 Standard for household kerosene (HHK).

By this notification the standards body advised all relevant stakeholders to immediately update their NIS collection by contacting SON Library & Documentation centres in Abuja, Lagos and all nearest SON state offices to ensure they using the current and correct editions for their products and services.


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