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Law No. 12.351 on the exploitation and production of oil, natural gas and other liquid hydrocarbons, and amending the National Energy Policy.

Country/Territory
Brazil
Document type
Legislation
Date
2010
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Energy, Mineral resources
Keyword
Energy conservation/energy production Policy/planning Oil Natural gas Concession Special fund Mining Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings Authorization/permit
Geographical area
Americas, South America
Entry into force notes
This Law enters into force on the day of its publication.
Abstract

This Law on the exploitation and production of oil, natural gas and other liquid hydrocarbons, amends the National Energy Policy and creates the Social Fund. Several amendments deal with administrative and legal procedures, general objectives and establish a special Fund to promote this sector. This Law also regulates hydrocarbons production and exploitation, concession procedures and all activities to be performed in this area. It applies also for oil treatment process and natural gas processin

Full text
Portuguese
Website
www.planalto.gov.br

References - Legislation

Amends

Law No. 9.478 on the National Energy Policy.

Legislation | Brazil | 1997 (2018)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Energy conservation/energy production, Policy/planning, Institution, Oil, Natural gas, Fuelwood, Concession, Contract/agreement, Pollution control, Environmental security

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Resolution ANP No. 21 establishing the requirements to be met by the rights' holders of Exploitation and Production of Oil and Natural Gas.

Legislation | Brazil | 2014

Keyword: Energy conservation/energy production, Oil, Natural gas, Concession, Mining, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Pollution control, Soil pollution/quality, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 9.041 regulating Law No. 12.351 on the exploitation and production of oil, natural gas and other liquid hydrocarbons, and amending the National Energy Policy.

Legislation | Brazil | 2017

Keyword: Energy conservation/energy production, Policy/planning, Oil, Natural gas, Concession, Special fund, Mining, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 9.355 regulating governance, transparency and good market practices for the assignment of rights to the exploration, development and production of oil, natural gas and other fluid hydrocarbons by Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras.

Legislation | Brazil | 2018

Keyword: Energy conservation/energy production, Policy/planning, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Oil, Natural gas, Governance, Environmental planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Law No. 12.734 amending Law No. 9.478 and Law No. 12.351 and establishing new royalties for oil, natural gas and other hydrocarbons exploitation.

Legislation | Brazil | 2012

Keyword: Energy conservation/energy production, Policy/planning, Oil, Natural gas, Royalties/fees, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX