Organizational structure & role



Organizational structure

According to Decree-Law No. 33/2012 of July 18, the organizational structure of the Institute of Petroleum and Geology (IPG) is composed of the following internal organs and structure:

Board of directors

The Board of directors is a collegiate body of the IPG, responsible for  define the actions and activities to be developed annually by the Institute and the management of its organizational units, according to the main guidelines previously established by the Government. The generic competences of the board of directors, in accordance with Article 8 of Decree-Law no. 33/2012, include supervise, direct and manage all activities of the IPG.

Since July 23, 2012, the board of directors has the following composition:

  1. Hélio Casimiro Guterres – President
  2. Norberta Soares da Costa – Vocal
  3. Jorge Rui de Carvalho Martins – Vocal and Vice-President

Desde 1 de setembro de 2014, ao abrigo do n.° 3 do artigo 9.° do Decreto-Lei n.° 33/2012, de 18 de julho, foi nomeado o Sr. Jorge Rui de Carvalho Martins, Vogal do Conselho Diretivo, the vice-president of IPG.

Single Auditor

The competences of the single auditor are established in article 12 of Decree-Law no. 33/2012, of July 18. The single auditor is responsible for ensuring the financial regularity and legal compliance of all acts performed in the institution, and in particular, those that imply the management of the finances and assets of IPG. The single auditor is appointed by joint order of the body responsible for IPG and the member of the Government with responsibility for State Finance.

Internal Structure

The organic structure is represented in the following chart: