Attending the program were representatives of the International Energy Agency (IEA), the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan (METI), the ASEAN Council on Petroleum (ASCOPE).
The program aims to enhance energy security in ASEAN through sharing knowledge and experience in crude oil storage and focusing on the development of emergency response measures and policies in the oil and gas sector. This year, the program is actively participated by all parties with the sharing of IEA’s emergency policy, Japan’s oil security policy presented by METI and JOGMEC’s experience in petroleum reserves towards assuring energy security in ASEAN.
Joining the Program, ASCOPE Secretary General Tran Hong Nam updated the ASCOPE report on the ASEAN Petroleum Security Agreement (APSA) and the future direction (because the Agreement expires in 2023), as appropriate with the direction of the 38th ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Energy taking place in August 2020.
ASCOPE Secretary General Tran Hong Nam presented report at the Program
|The ASEAN Petroleum Security Agreement (APSA) entered into force on 22nd March 2013 with an aim to enhance energy security and mitigate emergencies through the implementation of short, medium and long-term measures. APSA expires in 2023.