ASCOPE Decommissioning Guidelines is a regional decommissioning guideline tailored to the ASCOPE countries with full concurrence and mutual approval by the relevant National Oil Companies in accordance to the international laws & regulations and complying with the national legislations of each member countries.
The ASCOPE Exploration and Production Business Development Committee has recently completed the ASCOPE Decommissioning Guideline for Oil and Gas Facilities (ADG) to provide a common technical reference for ASEAN countries for decommissioning. The project is be borne out of collaboration among ASEAN countries to provide a guideline for Operators in the Oil & Gas industry in South East Asia. The guideline aims to establish a balance between environmental protection, cost, safety and technical considerations in accordance with applicable global and regional conventions and guidelines. The ADG will be for use by the member countries and will cover normal operational cases. It will not include special and abnormal cases i.e., natural disaster, platform collapse, etc.
TRANS ASEAN GAS PIPELINE PROJECT (TAGP)One of the most significant initiatives of ASCOPE, the Trans ASEAN Gas Pipeline (TAGP) Project is envisioned to “establish interconnecting arrangements of electricity and natural gas in ASEAN” to ensure greater security and sustainability of energy supply in the region.
Gas Advocacy White PaperThe Gas Advocacy Taskforce (GATF) of the ASEAN Council on Petroleum (ASCOPE) is mandated to promote sustainable utilization of gas resources and infrastructure in ASEAN, with the ultimate goal to develop a common gas market in ASEAN for the benefit of ASEAN and ASCOPE members.
ASCOPE HSSE Management System GuidelineThe ASCOPE HSSE Management System Guidelines define a set of minimum requirements for oil and gas companies operating in ASEAN countries. The Guidelines will act as a framework to provide order and consistency for HSSE management in ASCOPE.
ASEAN PETROLEUM SECURITY AGREEMENT (APSA)The new ASEAN Petroleum Security Agreement or APSA is a covenant among Member States that establishes petroleum sharing scheme aimed at assisting Member State(s) in time of emergencies due to petroleum supply shortages. To date, APSA has already been fully ratified by ten (10) Member States namely Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.