The Ministry of Energy of the Union of Myanmar has been meticulously pursuingthe following energy policy, in order to increase the energy production level :
To maintain the status of energy independence,
To save nonrenewable energy for future energy sufficiency of the nation,
To promote efficient utilization of energy and impress on energy conservation,
To prevent deforestation caused by excessive use of fuel wood and charcoal.Under MOE, there are three state economic enterprises and one department.
Energy Planning Department
: Coordinate / negotiate thedevelopment program inenergy sector.
Myanma Oil and Gas Enterprise
:Oil & gas exploration /production / distribution.
Myanma Petrochemical Enterprise
:Refineries/ Fertilizer Plants/LPG Plant/ Methanol Plant/etc
Myanma Petroleum Products Enterprise
:Marketing / distributionof petroleum products.
4. Upstream Activities
Myanma Oil and Gas Enterprise (MOGE), working under the Ministry of Energy(MOE), was established in 1963 after transactions between the Burma Oil Co.(1954)Ltdand the Myanmar Government. Previously, upstream and downstream activities were runas one entity. Starting from 1970, MOGE was responsible only for upstream activities.Myanma Oil and Gas Enterprise (MOGE) is a 100 % State owned Enterprise andhas
To explore and produce oil and gas by using its own resources,
To supply the domestic natural gas by constructing its own gas pipelines,
To supply the Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) as a substitute fuel instead of gasoline for vehicles,
To participate in and oversee the production Sharing Contracts (PSCs) incooperation with foreign oil companies.
MOGE is headed by the Managing Director, under whose direction, the Directors,Departmental Heads and Oil and Gas Field General Managers exercise control in their respective departments and fields. Currently, MOGE has about 13,000 employeesincluding 850 management staff.