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Newly appointed Secretary to the Ministry of Petroleum Resource Development Mr. Upali Marasinghe assumed duties recently at the ministry in the presence of Hon. Minister Arjuna Ranatunghe.

Deputy Minister Anoma Gamage was also present on this occasion.

Mr. Marasinghe, a Lawyer of Supreme Court is a science graduate of the University of Kelaniya. He also holds a MA from the University of Sri Jayawardanepura.

He has held many positions in several ministries including educations and plantation. He also has written many research based books on productivity.



Institutions Under The Purview of Ministry

Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC)

cpcCPC is carrying out all the commercial activities related to importing, refining, blending storing, distributing and retailing of petroleum products (downstream petroleum industry)


Ceylon Petroleum Storage Terminals Limited (CPSTL)

cpstlCPSTL is responsible for storage and distribution of Petroleum Products.



Petroleum Resources Development Secretariat

To ensure that all Sri Lankans benefit from the petroleum resources of the country by managing the industry in an equitable, safe and environmentally sustainable manner