A conference on the translation of regulations for oil production held in Hargeisa


By M.A. Egge

Somaliland’s Ministry of Mines and Energy, held a conference on the translation of the basic five regulations of fuel production that is expected to last for six months.

Regulatory rules such as, National Subject Fuel Regulations, Information Resource Management Regulations, HSE Fuel Regulations, Fuel Measurement Regulations and General Regulations for Fuel Upgrades are the basics concerned.

The meeting was attended by the Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Energy and Minerals, Saeed Ahmed Jibril, the technical adviser for the Oil Affairs, Saeed M. Dama’, Eng. Mahmoud Jamac (Jabali), the director of the Ministry of Planning, Muna Abdillahi, the director of the Oil Department, Yusuf Muse, and several engineers from the Oil Department.

The meeting was opened by the Director of the Petroleum Department, who informed about the importance of the reformation and the translations of the said regulations, which contributes to the attraction of investment in natural resources such as oil exploration and production, as well as the accountability of companies in agreements with the government.

Eng Saeed Dama’ and Eng Mahamud Jabali, also gave suggestions and added how important it is to establish the laws and regulations of the country’s fuel.

At the end, the meeting was closed by the Deputy Minister of the Ministry Saeed Ahmed Jibril who spoke in depth about the importance of the country having the rules and regulations complete, and its importance in investiture. He urged the engineers and experts concerned complete the tasks in focus timely.