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The ASEAN Council on Petroleum or ASCOPE is the association of national oil companies in the ASEAN region. It was established on October 15, 1975 in Jakarta, Indonesia.

The main objective of the Council is to support member countries increase their capabilities, through mutual assistance, in all aspects and phases of the petroleum industry.


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Projects & Initiatives



Oil and gas exploration and production activities are subjected to extensive legislation and regulation as management of risks concerning Health, Safety, Security, and Environment (HSSE). Each oil and gas company has developed its own HSSE Management System to satisfy their own operating and regulatory requirements. These guidelines are different in the detailed management of HSSE aspects. ASCOPE members realized that a set of minimum HSSE requirements should be developed to provide consistent framework in managing HSSE issues as well as to promote synergies in HSSE management across ASEAN countries through regional cooperation.

Click here to download a copy of the ASCOPE HSSE MS Guideline

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International Cooperation

ASCOPE Secretary In Charge with HAPUA Secretary In Charge, Mr. Syaiful Bakhri Ibrahim, during the 33rd ASEAN Senior Officials' Meeting On Energy (SOME) & Associated Meetings.

ASCOPE continues to develop and strengthen its relationship with international agencies such as PETRAD, CCOP, IEA, the ASEAN Secretariat and ASEAN Center for Energy (ACE). ASCOPE Member Countries take active collaboration and participation with PETRAD, CCOP, ASEAN, ACE and IEA ’s seminars, projects, studies and programmes in pursuit of ASCOPE human resource development as well as its goal to advance energy cooperation in the region.

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