Nigeria - Support to Nigeria for methane mitigation from oil and gas sector [NG-22-005]

by CCAC - 28 July, 2023


This project responds to the request by Nigeria’s Ministry of Environment, Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission and Midstream Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Agency for services to develop policies and regulations to ensure uptake of recent CCAC-funded Guidelines to mitigate methane from oil and gas sector. It also seeks to strengthen institutional capacity for MRV in oil and gas sector to support implementation of the same guidelines.


  • The government considers new policies and regulations to ensure uptake of recent CCAC-funded Guidelines. 
  • The government has increased institutional capacity for MRV in the oil and gas sector. 
  • The government and its regulatory agencies have taken action to mitigate methane from the oil and gas sector through the adoption and implementation of regulatory standard in the downstream, mid-stream and up-stream sectors. 


The project should deliver at a minimum:   

  • Workshops to sensitize stakeholders on the guidelines and how it should be implemented 
  • Training on the use of COMAT (for all stakeholders e.g., MDAs, Institutions & Private sectors etc) Demonstration of LDAR techniques - Case Study (for all stakeholder Institutions & Private sectors) 
  • A guidance document with an approach to Fugitive Methane Baseline development and Implementation of a Leak Detection and Repair program 
  • A methodology approach and framework for data reporting for methane management 


To be eligible for consideration, project proposals must meet the following requirements: 

  • Are complete and submitted before the deadline 
  • Are submitted by a non-governmental organization (NGO), intergovernmental organization (IGO), or other not-for-profit entity 
  • Requested funding falls within the indicated cost range and the project duration is less than 24 months 
  • Budget criteria are met and spending caps on expenses are respected


Eligible applicants are invited to apply before the deadline by downloading the Application Form.  

It is recommended that applicants review the Guidance for Applicants prior to completing the Application Form.  

The completed Application Form should be submitted to secretariat [at] (secretariat[at]ccacoalition[dot]org) before 19 October 2022.

Proposals will be evaluated against the following criteria:

  • Quality: the clarity of the proposed outputs and activities and the extent to which they will deliver the expected outcomes
  • Experience: evidence of the project team’s understanding of the national planning process and short-lived climate pollutants, and their ability to deliver the proposed project
  • Value for money: the level of funding requested for project delivery
  • Alignment: how well the proposal demonstrates its contribution to the CCAC 2030 Strategy and National Planning, Policy, and Implementation Engagement Strategy


  1. A preliminary review of proposals submitted by the deadline will be conducted by members of the CCAC Secretariat, Funding Task Team and Board, in consultation with relevant CCAC Partners.  
  2. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to present their proposals in further detail and to respond to follow-up questions about their application.
  3. Successful applicants will be invited to develop a Project Implementation Plan and Detailed Budget in consultation with the CCAC Secretariat and relevant CCAC Partners.
  4. Projects are expected to be launched in 2023. 


More information regarding Nigeria’s involvement as a CCAC Partner is available on their Partner Page.


Estimated project cost
USD 100,000