Functions of Petroleum Department

Functions of the Petroleum Department:

  • Review of government policy on petroleum;
  • Governing the petroleum sector with focus on licensing, issuing of construction permits, developing standards for bulk petroleum transportation and petroleum costs and prices monitoring;
  • Take the lead in the formulation, review and enforcement of rules, regulations and codes for the petroleum sector;
  • Identifying gaps in EHS and developing interventions to address the gaps to ensure that EHS clearly understands standards and rules that it is expected to regulate. This will include the review and enhancement of existing standards.