Ministry of Energy


Name of Cabinet Minister:
Udaya Prabhath Gammanpila
9th Parliament of Sri Lanka
Source for Minister - News Website
Ministry Website:
Not Available
Parent SOE:
Ceylon Petroleum Corporation

Enhancing the capacity for by products including petroleum and gas thus meeting the national requirement so as to curtail all fuel imports and expanding the storage facilities and distribution and regulating the related standards and efficient maintenance of the related state enterprises to ensure energy security

  1. Formulating policies in relation to the subject of Energy, in conformity with the prescribed Laws, Acts and Ordinances, implementation of projects under the national budget, state Investment and National Development Programme, and formulating, implementing, monitoring and evaluating policies, programmes and projects, related to subjects and functions under below-mentioned State Corporations and Statutory Institutions for “assuring of obtaining low cost energy” based on the national policies implemented by the government, and in accordance
    with the policy statement “Vistas of Prosperity and Splendour”.
    pecial Priorities
  2. Developing policy and strategic framework to ensure energy security and self- sufficiency in Sri Lanka
  3. Expediting natural gas exploration
  4. Modernizing and expanding petroleum refinery capacity
  5. Rehabilitation and development of oil storage tank in Trincomalee
  6. Encouraging private sector and entrepreneurs to undertake renewable energy projects
  7. Encouraging efficient energy generation utilizing industrial waste
  8. Maximizing energy utilization in construction industry by formulation of new policies and laws

Ms. K. D. R. Olga(Secretary to the Ministry of Energy )