Title:Reform Roadmap and Implementation Plan for the Gas Sector
Budget:181,280 EUR
Country:Uzbekistan
Dates: February, 2020 - June, 2020
Partner: Mott MacDonald (UK) and Dentons (Uzbekistan)
Funding:World Bank

With oversight of the Oil & Gas Project Office in the Ministry of Finance several studies have been carried out by international consulting firms related to sector diagnostics and design of reforms. The timelines set for improving the gas sector performance are ambitious. Reform initiatives have started, implementing deliverables for the sector stipulated in the Presidential Resolution, July 2019.
Considering the multitude and fast pace of reforms taking place in Uzbekistan at the moment, there is a need to consolidate oil and gas sector reform diagnostics, design studies and implementation activities already carried out by GoU prior to this assignment and identify any gaps related to institutional and structural requirements for a) policy and strategy setting, b) regulatory oversight and c) sector operations by SOE''s, benchmarked against reforms in other countries and world-class best practices. The output of this analysis would inform a Reform Roadmap and a high-level Reform implementation plan.