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Welcome to Ministry of Petroleum Resources Development

Recognizing the importance of having a policy making body separately in respect of upstream and downstream petroleum activities, the Ministry of Petroleum and Petroleum Resources Development was established under the Government Extraordinary Gazette No. 1422/22 dated 08.12.2005.

After that, The Ministry of Petroleum Industries was established under the Government Extraordinary Gazette Notification No. 1651/20 dated 30.04.2010 which was responsible only for downstream activities of the petroleum sector and upstream activities was directly steered by the then H.E. the President.

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To make both upstream and downstream petroleum industry the foremost contributor to the National Economic Development of Sri Lanka

Key Services

  • Formulation of policies, plans and programs in respect of upstream and downstream petroleum activities.
  • Enact the Petroleum Resources Act and the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation Act.
  • Make necessary institutional arrangements to facilitate the operational activities of oil and natural gas exploration and exploitation of the country.
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  • Minister's Office
  • Deputy Minister's Office
  • Secretary Office
  • Administrative Division
  • Account Division
  • Development Division
  • Planning Division
  • Procurement Division
  • Internal Audit Division
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Current Fuel Price

Petrol - 92 Octane : Rs. 117.00 per litre

Petrol - 95 Octane : Rs. 128.00 per litre

Auto Diesel : Rs. 95.00 per litre

Lanka Super Diesel Four Star : Rs. 110.00 per litre

Kerosene : Rs. 59.00 per litre

Lanka Industrial Kerosene : Rs. 65.00 per litre

Furnace Oil 800 Sec : Rs. 82.20 per litre

Furnace Oil 1500 Sec : Rs. 80.00 per litre

Furnace Oil 3500 Sec : Rs. 90.00 per litre

(Source: Ceylon Petroleum Corperation)