The APEA Association’s Aims and Objectives are as follows:
The advancement of scientific, technical and legal knowledge required in the administration of the Petroleum & Explosives and associated environmental legislation.
To facilitate the interchange of information, ideas and practice on all matters pertaining to Petroleum & Explosives and associated environmental legislation.
To attain, so far as is practicable, uniformity in the administration of this legislation.
To establish the formation of branches in the United Kingdom and other Countries.
To co-operate with other bodies having similar objectives to those of the Association, to act as an authoritive body for consulting with government, public bodies and other in matters of public, professional and scientific interest concerning petroleum, explosives and associated environmental law.