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Law on Petroleum and Petroleum Production Management

The law aims to promote the sustainable and effective development of the oil sector to contribute to the economic, social and long-term benefits of the nation. The purpose of this law is to determine the competence and rules of the management of the oil sector and shall apply to all activities in the oil sector in the territorial integrity and sovereignty of the Kingdom of Cambodia, including the seabed and the bottom of ocean floor of the Exclusive Economic​ Zone (EEZ) and submarine plateau also other areas in which the Kingdom of Cambodia is entitled Democrats.

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Field Value
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Cambodia
Document reference # NS/RKM/0719/006
Issuing agency/parties
  • Council of Ministers
Implementing agencies
  • Minister of Mines and Energy
  • Khmer
Formal type of document Law
Alternative/short title Petroleum Law
  • Extractive industries
  • Investment
  • Laws and regulations
  • Off-shore oil and gas exploration and extraction
  • Oil and gas resources
  • On-shore oil and gas exploration and extraction
License CC-BY-SA-4.0
Copyright No
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Status Signed and in effect
Adoption date/Enacted/Promulgation date/Signing date June 17, 2019
Effective/Enforced Date July 12, 2019
Publication reference Office of the Council of Ministers
Links to source

Council of Jurists of Office of the Council of Ministers

Tel: 023 212 417 Fax: 023 212 417 Email: Website:

Legacy reference document Petroleum_Law__12.07.2019
Keywords Exploration,Extraction,Offshore Blocks,Onshore Block
Date uploaded August 29, 2019, 03:45 (UTC)
Date modified December 25, 2019, 07:37 (UTC)