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THE PETROLEUM ACT – REFINING, CONVERSION, TRANSMISSION AND MIDSTREAM STORAGE

An Act to give effect to article 244 of the Constitution; to regulate,
manage, coordinate and monitor midstream operations; to
enable the construction, placement and ownership of facilities; to
provide for third party access to facilities; to regulate tariffs for
facilities; to provide for an open, transparent and competitive
process for licensing by the Minister; to provide for additional
and particular health, safety and environment regulations not
sufficiently regulated in other laws; to provide for cessation of
midstream operations under this Act and decommissioning of
facilities; and to regulate any other matters related to midstream
operations.
DATE OF ASSENT: 27th June, 2013.
Date of Commencement: 26th July, 2013.

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