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Under the ASCOPE organization structure, there are seven (7) Businees and Development Working Committees:  

  1. Exploration and Production Business Development Committee (E&P BDC)
  2. Processing and Refining Business Development Committee (P&R BDC)
  3. Trading and Marketing Business Development Committee (T&M BDC)
  4. Technology and Services Committee (TSC)
  5. Trans-ASEAN Gas Pipeline (TAGP) Task Force (TF)
  6. ASEAN Gas Consultative Council (AGCC)
  7. Health, Safety, Security & Environment (HSSE)

Business Development Committee's Key Roles and/or Functions:  

  • Pursue the strategies and objectives of ASCOPE towards realizing the new ASCOPE vision in each respective area of business development, technology and service,
  • Plan, identify, evaluate and recommend to the National Committee areas of cooperation and new business opportunities/projects for Member Countries' consideration
  • Seek the National Committee's approval on specific areas of cooperation among Member Countries or business joint venture projects to be pursued, particularly those that would require funding,
  • Report and update the National Committee on the progress of initiatives pursued by the working committees,
  • Seek the National Committee's decision on Member Countries equity participation in the recommended business project, which could be undertaken either on a multilateral or bilateral arrangement, and
  • Set up task forces/business joint venture teams comprising representatives of Member Countries participating in each of the business joint venture, as and when required.