parallax background

Offshore petroleum operations are regulated by an extended number of authorities:

  • Apply the Government’s strategy and program in the field of economy and trade.

  • Manages petroleum resources;
  • Negotiates the terms and conditions of petroleum agreements;
  • Monitors the implementation of environmental protection measures during extraction and after depletion of the deposit.

  • Develops, approves and monitors the application of mandatory regulations at national level necessary for the operation of the electricity, heating and natural gas sector and market under efficiency, competition, transparency and consumer protection conditions.

  • Limits the occurrence of accidents resulting from the development of petroleum operations in the areas of the Black Sea under the Romania’s jurisdiction;
  • Promotes a safe, competitive and sustainable activity in terms of the safety of offshore petroleum operations in the Black Sea and an openness to the European Union.
 

  • Subordinated to the Ministry of Environment;
  • Implements policies and regulatory documents at national and local level;
  • Monitors the environment;
  • Reports to the European Environment Agency on various topics, including protected areas, soil and water;
  • Authorizes activities with an impact on the environment and ensures compliance with current legislation.

  • Coordinated by the Ministry of Environment;
  • Carries out initial and applied studies on swampy areas;
  • Carries out studies on ecological, agricultural and hydrotechnical restoration, etc.

  • Coordinated by the Ministry of Education;
  • Carries out complex research on life and environmental conditions in the Black Sea;
  • Represents Romania from a scientific point of view in relation to international marine science organizations;
  • Acts as technical coordinator for the physical, chemical and biological monitoring of the marine environment.