Petroleum Institutions

In order to efficiently manage a complex industry as the extractives sector, it is imperative for host governments to establish specialised institutions to efficiently manage petroleum exploration, extraction and production, as well as transport, supply, refining and marketing operations for the society and the nation’s economy at large. This Topic Overview outlines basic functions of the government institutions in governing the petroleum sector, explains typical sector ministry and regulatory, and other relevant government agency affairs.

It is comprised of the following chapters: