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Overview

The department ensures that exploration and production of petroleum resources are carried out using good oil field practices with attention to safety of the people and the equipment, protection of the environment and conservation of the resources.

In carrying out its mandate the department works with the Legal and Land, Benefits, Safety and Environment departments and liaise with other responsible government departments and agencies such as the Department of Defence, Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, The Central Environment Authority and the Marine Environment Protection Authority.

LATEST NEWS

 

September 14, 2018
THE SEARCH

September 04, 2018
Request for Proposals to deliver a short-term training on Petroleum Economics

June 11, 2018
Government of Sri Lanka signing an Agreement for Geophysical Exploration Services with Eastern Echo DMCC

January 08, 2018
An update on the upcoming licensing round

Archived News
SRI LANKA’s OFFSHORE SEISMIC PROGRAMME TO BEGIN SOON
Sri Lanka includes natural gas in power planning studies