ANPM

AUTORIDADE NACIONAL DO PETRÓLEO E MINERAIS TIMOR-LESTE

To be a leading petroleum and mineral regulatory authority in the region & a model for institutional development in Timor-Leste.

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Environmental License Granted

The Autoridade Nacional do Petróleo e Minerais/ ANPM attributed first environmental license for three local companies in mineral sector.

Downstream License Granted

ANPM handed operational license for Lai-Ara Nikmat Mujur Storage Facility, located in Kaitehu, Liquica. With this new storage, now we have three storage facilities in Timor-Leste, consists of ETO, PITSA and Lai-Ara Nikmat Mujur.

Marble Exploration Agreement Signing

The ANPM on behalf of the Ministry of Petroleum and Minerals, signed a Marble Exploration Agreement with Elegant Marble Group Unip, Limitada (EMG), after months of negotiation between the parties.

Meeting With National and International Companies

President of ANPM, Mr. Gualdino da Silva hosted a meeting with 13 representative of National and international companies based in Timor-Leste to disseminate information related to the petroleum and mineral activities in the country.

NEW ACREAGE BLOCKS

The new acreage blocks to be release are consisting of 18 Blocks. There are 7 (seven) new onshore block on offer consisted of Block A – Block G and the 11 (eleven) new offshore blocks on offers consisted of Block H – Block R.

Courtesy visit of Timor Leste Ambassador

Courtesy visit of Seven Ambassador to ANPM office and have a meeting with President of ANPM, Mr. Gualdino da Silva. The purpose of this visit and meeting was to know about the ANPM function and role and also want to know the issues in Petroleum and Mineral Sector.

2nd Batch Graduation for Electrical and Instrumentation Training Program

Twenty Four Timorese trainees graduated from the second batch of the vocational training program conducted at the Centro Nacional Emprego no Formasaun Profesional (CNEFP)-Tibar.

Inspection from ANPM Inspectors

ANPM inspectors witnessing full cycle of LNG offtake from berthing operation until final calculation of energy value in the Darwin LNG plant during 2 days from 29 – 30 January 2020.

Autoridade Nacional do Petróleo e Minerais (ANPM) is Timor-Leste public institution, created under Decree Law No. 27/2019 of 27th August, 2nd amendment of Decree-Law No. 20/2008 of 19th June, on the Autoridade Nacional do Petróleo, responsible of managing and regulating petroleum and mining activities in Timor-Leste area, both offshore and onshore and in the Greater Sunrise Special Regime in accordance with the Decree Law on the establishment of the ANPM, the Timor-Leste Petroleum Activities Law, Maritime Boundary Treaty and the Mining Code.

The ANPM is to establish and supervise compliance with the enacted rules and regulations covering the exploration, development, production, transportation and distribution of petroleum, natural gas resources and mineral. It is also tasked to develop a strong petroleum and mineral management institution in Timor-Leste.

Our Values

C O U R A G E

Collaboration, to conduct efficient and effective collaborating among (i) ANPM’s internal Directorates, and (ii) with its stakeholders.

Openness, openness, honesty and transparency – underpinned by a culture of trust and respect.

Unity, ANPM promotes and displays a high degree of teamwork and integration of its employees and Directorates. Whilst appreciating and respecting the culture of intellectual diversity of the individuals that work within it, the ANPM is united in it ambition to become a world class organization in Timor-Leste.

Responsibility, as true leaders, ANPM team members take full responsibility for the results of their actions.

Accountability, ANPM and its team members are fully accountable for their ethical standards, behaviour and performance – at all times. Furthermore the ANPM is accountable for the government of Timor-Leste. In performing the task in the Greater Sunrise Special Regime, ANPM is accountable for Timor-Leste and Australia, acting on behalf of both countries.

Global View, whilst operations for the ANPM reside in Timor-Leste, its view is a global one. It works and coordinates activities with operators that are multi-national in nature, size and scope.

Excellence, in line with developing a world class organization, the ANPM believes in excellence – in everything that it does.

Petroleum Production

Barrels of Oil Equivalent (BOE), Monthly Production

:
Barrels of Oil Equivalent (BOE)
Previous 3 months
Month Production (BOE)
Jan '20 3,552,123.54
Feb '20 3,158,108.40
Mar '20 3,133,370.47

Procurement

Media Release

  • Santos has completed the acquisition of ConocoPhillips’northern Australia and Timor-Leste assets.

    Media Release

    Santos has completed the acquisition of ConocoPhillips’northern Australia and Timor-Leste assets

    Based on information provided by Santos as published at Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) dated 28 May 2020, the Autoridade Nacional do Petróleo e Minerais (“ANPM”) on behalf of the Ministry of Petroleum and Minerals would like to inform public that Santos has completed the acquisition of ConocoPhillips’northern Australia and Timor-Leste assets.

    It is important for the public to notes, before completion of such transaction, all condition precedents as stated under the Share Sale and Purchased Agreement (SSPA) between Phillips International Investment Inc (seller) and Santos KOTN Pty Ltd (purchaser) occurred on 14 October 2019 has been met by the parties.

    The particular transaction also leads to the change of contract operator to Bayu Undan Production Sharing Contract (PSC-TL-SO-T 19-12 and PSC-TL-SO-T 19-12).  As part of compliance to regulatory framework applicable to Timor-Leste, on 24th January 2020 Santos sought ANPM's approval to the change of contract operator. On 28 April 2020, ANPM acting according to article 33 of the Decree-law 24/2019 on the transitional Petroleum Titles and Regulation of Petroleum Activities in Bayu-Undan field with prior consents from the Acting Minister for Petroleum and Mineral Resources and the Special Representative of the Government for the Petroleum Sector, had granted its approval to the change of the contract operator   from ConocoPhillips to Santos.

    Both Santos and ConocoPhillips reaffirmed their commitments to comply with conditions stipulated under ANPM's Acknowledgement and Acceptance for the respective transaction.

    Santos Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Kevin Gallagher said he was pleased to complete the acquisition which is fully-aligned with Santos’ strategy to build on existing infrastructure positions around Santos’ core assets.

    Mr. Gallaghar further emphasized that “As a foundation partner in Bayu-Undan and Darwin LNG, and an existing partner in Barossa, we know these assets well. We are delighted to assume operatorship and continue to progress the Barossa project so that a final investment decision can be made when market conditions permit.”

     “We welcome the ConocoPhillips’ Australia-West employees to Santos and look forward to getting on with the process of  integrating our two businesses to create one high performing team,” Mr Gallagher added.

    The ANPM, on behalf of the Ministry of Petroleum and Minerals, looks forward to working with Santos in delivering its commitment under the PSC-TL-SO-T 19-12  and PSC-TL-SO-T 19-12.#####

    Komunikadu Imprensa

    Santos Sosa ona ativu sira husi ConocoPhilips parte Norte-Australia no Timor-Leste

    Bazeia ba informasaun  fornese husi Santos ne’ebé mak publika iha Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) iha loron 28 fulan Maiu 2020, Autoridade Nacional do Petróleo e Minerais (“ANPM”) liu husi Ministériu  do Petróleu no Minerais hakarak informa ba públiku katak Santos Sosa ona ativu sira husi ConocoPhilips parte Norte-Australia no Timor-Leste.

    Importante ba públiku atu nota katak molok kompleta tranzasaun refere, katak parte rua  mos kumpre ona  kondisaun presedente sira hotu hanesan estabelese ona iha akordu kompra e venda (sosa no fan) ba asões entre Phillips International Investment Inc (vendedora)  no Santos  KOTN Pty (Kompradora), ne’ebé  akontese iha loron 14 fulan Outubru 2019.

    Tranzasaun ne’e lori mudansa ba operadór kontratadu ba Kontratu Fahe Produsaun Bayu Undan (KFP -TL-SO-T 19-12 no KFP-TL-SO-T 19-12). Hanesan parte ida husi kumprimentu ba enkuandramentu jurídiku  aplikável ba Timor-Leste, iha loron 24 fulan Janeiru 2020 Santos solisita/husu aprovasaun husi ANPM ba mudansa operadór kontratadu. Iha loron 28 fulan Abril 2020, ANPM atua haktuir ba artigu 33 husi Dekretu-Lei No 24/2019, loron 28 Agostu, kona ba Títulu Tranzitóriu ba Petróleu no Regulasaun husi Atividade Petrolífera  iha Kampu Bayu Undan, ho konsentimentu préviu husi Ministru Interinu ba Rekursu Petrolíferu no Minerais no Reprezentante Espesiál husi Governu ba setór Petrolíferu, konsede ninia aprovasaun ba alterasaun operadór kontratadu husi ConocoPhilips ba Santos.

    Tanto Santos nune’e mos ConocoPhilips  reafirma sira nia kompromisu hodi kumpre kondisaun sira ne’ebé iha Karta Rekoñesimentu no Aseitasaun husi ANPM ba tranzasaun refere.

    Administradór Delegadu no Diretór Jerál Santos nian, Kevin Gallagher afirma katak nia haksolok tebes hodi sosa ona no organizada  ho estratejia husi Santos hodi dezenvolve pozisaun sira ezistente iha infra-estrutura em torno de ativu prinsipál Santos nian.

    Señor Gallaghar subliña/ salienta katak “ nudar Sósiu fundasaun iha Bayu Undan no Darwin GNL no mos hanesan Sósiu ezistente iha Barossa, ami kuñese didiak ativo sira nee. Ami haksolok tebes hosi asume atividade operadór nian no  ami kontinua avansa nafatin projetu Barossa atu bele foti desizaun final ba investimentu bainhira kondisaun merkadu nian permite”.

    “Ami fo ami nia boas vindas  ba serbisu naín sira husi ConocoPhilips Austrália mai iha Santos no hein katak ho prosesu integrasaun ami nia negósiu rua ne’e atu bele kria ekipa ida ho dezempeñu as”, tenik Señor Gallagher.

    ANPM, liu husi Ministériu Petróleu no Minerais, hein katak bele servisu hamutuk ho Santos hodi kumpre ninia kompromisu hanesan haktuir iha KFP-TL-SO-T 19-12 no KFP-TL-SO-T 19-12.

    Se karik iha duvidas ka presiza informasaun mais detalladu kona-ba konteudu husi komunikadu imprensa ne’e bele kontaktu ANPM nia seksaun Relasaun Públika liu husi email david.dasilva@anpm.tl. ####
  • Onshore Petroleum Operation Decree-Law is now in force and applies to Onshore Petroleum Operations

    Media Release

    Onshore Petroleum Operation Decree-Law is now in force and applies to Onshore Petroleum Operations

    In order to support Timor-Leste on the development of the infrastructure for the Petroleum activity in the Onshore area and promote the investment in the Petroleum industry in Timor-Leste, the Autoridade Nacional do Petróleo e Minerais (ANPM) through the Ministry of Petroleum and Minerals submitted to the Council of Minister, a proposal Decree-Law to regulate Onshore petroleum operation.  As a result on February 2019, the Council of Minister approved the Decree-Law and on April 2020it was promulgated by H.E President of the Republic to be in forced. Therefore the Decree-Law No. 18/2020 of 13 May on Onshore Petroleum Operation is now in force and applies to Onshore Petroleum Operations including transportation, processing and storage of Crude Oil and Natural Gas with direct impact on any reservoir. This Decree-Law also applies to facilities for Petroleum operation located Onshore and the use of such facilities in Petroleum operations under the Law No.13/2005 of 2 September, as amended by Law No. 1/2019 of 18 January, on Petroleum Activities.

    This Decree-Law No. 18/2020 of 13 May covers a broader scope of issues related with Onshore activities, notably a legal statute that also addresses environmental and technical aspects related with the carrying out of onshore Petroleum Operations, such as rights of way through, on or over the land destined for Petroleum Operations, installation of pipelines, rules on geological, geophysical or geochemical surveys, environment.

    This Decree-Law No.18/2020 of 13 May also stipulated on matters pertaining to means and ways of intervention, expropriation, nationalization and privatization of means of production and land on grounds of public interest, as well as criteria for the establishment of compensations in such cases, including the appeal to the Government in case of any land dispute occurred.

    This Decree Law No.18/2020 of 13 May can be found under the Timor-Leste Official Gazette under this link: http://www.mj.gov.tl/jornal/public/docs/2020/serie_1/SERIE_I_NO_20.pdf and under the ANPM website: http://www.anpm.tl/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Decree-Law-18-2020-Onshore-Activity.pdf

  • MARBLE EXPLORATION AGREEMENT SIGNING

    Media Release

    Today, March 10th , 2020 the Autoridade Nacional do Petróleo e Minerais (“ANPM”) on behalf of the Ministry of Petroleum and Minerals, signed a Marble Exploration Agreement with Uma Marble Timor Lda (UMT), following ministerial decision issued by the  Acting Minister for Petroleum and Mineral  His Excellency Hermenegildo Pereira. This is the second marble exploration agreement signed in 2020 with the objective to assess marble resources potential for commercial development in a dedicated area in Municipio Manatuto, Administrative Post Laclo, Suco Uma Kaduak for a period of one year with option for one year extension. During the exploration period, UMT will carry out various technical works determine both quality and quantity of the marble before reporting commercial feasibility of developing the marble resources to the ANPM at the end of the exploration period. Upon success of the exploration work, the Government can elect to participate in the investment to develop and market the marble resources with the view of retaining optimum value from the development of these resources. As part of the exploration work commitment, UMT commits to provide reasonable number of employment opportunities to the locals around the exploration site during the exploration period.  The employment number is expected to increase further during development and operations of the marble quarry in the future.

    The ANPM, on behalf of the Ministry of Petroleum and Minerals looks forward to work with UMT in delivering the exploration work commitment under the Marble Exploration Agreement  safely and in timely manner.####

  • MARBLE EXPLORATION AGREEMENT SIGNING

    Media Release

    dsc05211Today, February 14th , 2020 the Autoridade Nacional do Petróleo e Minerais (“ANPM”) on behalf of the Ministry of Petroleum and Minerals, , signed a Marble Exploration Agreement with Elegant Marble Group Unip, Limitada  (EMG), following ministerial decision issued by the  Acting Minister for Petroleum and Mineral  His Excellency Hermenegildo Pereira. This agreement has been finally signed after months of negotiation between the parties The Exploration Agreement aims to set framework for assessment of marble resources potential for commercial development in a dedicated area in Municipio Manatuto, Administrative Post Laclo, Suco Uma Kaduak for a period of one year with option for one year extension. During the exploration period, EMG will carry out various works including field work to map the distribution of marble, block rate statistics and perform relevant test and trial mining to determine both quality and quantity of the marble before reporting commercial feasibility of developing the marble resources to the ANPM at the end of the exploration period. Upon success of the exploration work, the Government can elect to participate in the investment to develop and market the marble resources with the view of retaining optimum value from the development of these resources. It is expected that a marble flagship product from the area can be launched as early as 2021. As part of the exploration work commitment, EMG commits to provide reasonable number of employment opportunities to the locals around the exploration site during the exploration period.  The employment number is expected to increase further during development and operations of the marble quarry in the future.

    The ANPM, on behalf of the Ministry of Petroleum and Minerals looks forward to work with EMG in delivering the exploration work commitment under the Marble Exploration Agreement  in timely manner .

  • U.S. Embassy, the Government of Timor-Leste and Bayu-Undan Joint Ventures Honor Timorese Academic Exchange Program Scholars

    Media Release

    U.S. Embassy, the Government of Timor-Leste and Bayu-Undan Joint Ventures Honor Timorese Academic Exchange Program Scholars. More than 100 Timorese recipients of the J. William Fulbright Scholarship, the Fulbright-SERN Scholarship, the United States-Timor-Leste (USTL) Scholarship, and other programs received special recognition during a celebratory event at Timor Plaza on February 7, 2020. For the details please click here

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