DIRECTORATE OF PETROLEUM REFINING, CONVERSION, TRANSMISSION

AND STORAGE

  • The overall function of the Directorate is to monitor and regulate the development of midstream oil and gas infrastructure including investments in refineries and pipelines, as well as evaluating and monitor other transmission modes for petroleum, gas processing, petrochemical developments, and storage facilities in the country.
  • Contributes to the PAU’s Strategic Pillar number three (3) of Facilitating commercialisation of the discovered oil and gas resources.
  • The deliverables from the Directorate of Exploration are achieved through the following three corporate goals:

The Directorate has three corporate goals:

  1. a) Achieve a well-regulated and managed Petroleum Refinery industry in the country
  2. b) Achieve well-regulated and managed Petroleum pipeline and Storage facilities in the Country
  3. c) Ensure advice to the Minister on licensing Midstream facilities in order to achieve efficient licensing

The roles and functions of the Directorate are:

1) Monitor and regulate Petroleum Refining, conversion, transmission and storage operations;

2) Facilitate investment in Petroleum Refining, conversion, transmission and storage operations and facilities;

3) Review and advise on plans submitted by a licensee of Petroleum Refining, conversion, transmission and storage facilities;

4) Ensure that licensees of Petroleum Refining, conversion, transmission and storage uphold laws, regulations, rules and contract terms;

5) Administer petroleum agreements and contracts related to Petroleum Refining, conversion, transmission and storage operations;

6) Monitor, regulate, and enforce standards of operations and code of practice for

Petroleum Refining, conversion, transmission and storage operations;

7) Review and advise on tariff, levies and charges of midstream facilities;

8) Review and advise on approval of pipeline route;

9) Review and advise on designs, codes and standards for midstream facilities.

Downloadable file(s)
  1. The functions and objectives of the Directorate of Petroleum Refining, Conversion, Transmission and Storage
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  2. THE PETROLEUM (REFINING, CONVERSION, TRANSMISSION AND MIDSTREAM STORAGE) ACT, 2013
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