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Welcome New President of ANPM

All ANPM Staff are welcoming new President, Sr. Florentino Mateus Soares Ferreira.

Hand-Over Task

Hand-over task from Sr. Gualdino da Silva, Former President to Sr. Florentino Soares Ferreira, New President of ANPM.

New President Meeting with Staff

The first meeting of President ANPM, Sr. Florentino Soares Ferreira with all ANPM staff. The purpose of this meeting is to introduce the plan and work program for ANPM during his mandate.

Mineral Survey Activity

The ANPM team carry out follow up work on potential Metallic Mineral prospectivity in Uaigae, Vemasse, Baucau Municipality.


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.

Evaluation Committee for Environmental Impact Assessment Meeting

The ANPM conducts meeting with relevant Government Ministries who involve in the Evaluation Committee for Environmental Impact Assessment of Global Oil Terminal Project at Lauhata, Liquica.

Dissemination of Marble Exploration Agreement

The ANPM facilitates information dissemination for Marble Exploration Agreement organized by Elegant Marble Group Timor-Leste Lda and Uma Marble Timor Lda to communities in Ilimanu area.

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


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)
Jun '20 2,083,963.30
Jul '20 3,050,512.09
Aug '20 2,984,557.07

Media Release


    Komunikadu Imprensa

    Baseia ba Lei No. 1/2019, primeira alterasaun ba Lei No.13/2005 kona-ba Atividade Petróleo, Artigu 31, fo poder ba governu atu estabelese  Dekretu-Lei no regulamentu tekniku sira seluk ba aspeitu oin-oin iha operasaun Petrolifera iha area Onshore Timor-Leste; hodi nune’e Governu República Democrática Timor-Leste, liu hosi Ministerio Petróleo e  Minerais (MPM) publika ona Dekretu-Lei Np.18/2020 ba Operasaun Petrolifera iha Area Onshore Timor-Leste. MPM liu hosi ANPM ho nune’e sei halo sosializasanun ba Dekretu-Lei No.18/2020 ne’ebé sei halao hosi 28/09/2020 to 09/10/2020.  Objetivu hosi Sosializasaun:
    1. Habelar informasaun sira ba publiku, partikularmente ba autoridade local sira kona-ba atu haforsa implementasaun hosi Dekretu-Lei ida ne’e, hodi bele fahe fali informasaun sira neé ba komunidade iha baze;
    2. Hamutuk ho autoridade lokal sira hanesan representante ba komunidade durante prosesu konsulta publiku ba regulamentu;
    3. Fornese informasaun ne’ebé hanesan ba regiaun sira iha;
    Sosializasaun ida ne’e involve mos halo workshop ne’ebé sei halao iha regiaun ne’in (6) iha Timor-Leste mak hanesan:
    1. Gleno-Ermera : Sei kobre Munisipiu Dili, Ermera no Liquica
    2. Maubessi : Sei kobre Munisipiu Ainaro no Aileu
    3. Same Vila-Manufahi
    4. Dotik-Alas-Manufahi
    5. Suai-Covalima
    6. Maliana-Bobonaro
    7. Baucau: Sei kobre Munisipiu Baucau, Viqueque, Lautem
    8. Natabora-Manatuto
    9. Ambeno-RAEOA
    Parte interesante sira ba objetivu hosi workshop ida ne’e mak hanesan :
    1. Presidente Autoridade sira
    2. Administrador Municipiu sira
    3. Chefe Suku sira
    4. Komunidade jeral
    Kopia hosi Dekretu-Lei ida ne’e mos ANPM publika iha Jornal da República  no mos iha ANPM nian website ofisial: ANPM apresia partisipasaun hotu hodi promove Dekretu-Lei ida ne’e Ho respeitu, Florentino Soares Ferreira Presidente ANPM
  • ANPM settles Claims with Joint Venture for PSC JPDA 06-103

    Media Release

    On 7 August 2020, the Autoridade Nacional do Petróleo e Minerais (ANPM) and the joint venture for Production Sharing Contract JPDA 06-103 (PSC) agreed to settle all claims and counterclaims in the arbitration proceedings commenced by the ANPM on 8 October 2018 under the PSC.  The parties have agreed to settle the arbitration on the basis of a confidential settlement sum payable by the joint venture to the ANPM.

    The joint venture comprises Oilex (JPDA 06-103) Ltd (the Operator), Japan Energy F&P JPDA Pty Ltd, Videocon JPDA 06-103 Limited, GSPC (JPDA) Limited, Bharat Petroresources JPDA Ltd and Pan Pacific Petroleum (JPDA 06-103) Pty Ltd.

  • Launching of E-Licensing System for Trading of Fuel, Biofuel and Lubricant

    Media Release

    dsc08128The Autoridade Nacional do Petroleo e Minerais (ANPM) is launching its first Electronic Licensing System or better known as E-licensing on the Trading Activity (Import and Export) of Petroleum Products. The E-licensing is designed to have an effective and efficient  process of obtaining Trading licenses including the Authorization for Trading, where the applications specifically the Importation of   Fuel, Biofuel and lubricant can be processed and authorized electronically. The ANPM has been regulating the Downstream Sector for 10 years, and it is believed to be the time to advance and integrate the licensing process with the web-based technology (electronic licensing) that can further optimize the licensing process. This system is created to response to the ANPM 2019-2022 vision on maximizing the use of digitalization technology. One of the driving factors to begin the E-licensing system with Trading is due to the increase in the number of fuel importation into the territory of Timor-Leste. While, other licensing process such as the licensing of Fuel Filling Station is planned to start before the end of 2020. All of these are part of the ANPM 2019 - 2022 Strategic Action Plan for the Downstream Directorate. For more details please click on

    Media Release

    After the successful first ever Timor-Leste Oil and Gas Summit in October 2019, ANPM  in collaboration IN-VR continue to promote the Onshore and Offshore blocks on offer which was released in October 03,2019. As part of the second licensing round promotion efforts, during the last quarter of the 2019 and the first quarter of the 2020, the ANPM managed to conduct several roadshows in various cities which is considered to be the regional center for the oil and gas business industries such as Abu Dhabi, London, Houston and Perth. The plan was continue the roadshow promotions at several through several other different international oil and gas conferences and exhibitions globally throughout the period of quarter 2 and quarter 3 of the 2020. However, due to the impact global pandemic of Covid 19, where a lot of industries, including the oil and gas sectors has been affected, many of the international conferences has been either cancelled or postponed further to next year, hence, the ANPM in collaboration with the IN-VR would continue this promotions efforts despite of the global pandemic COVID-19 effects.

    With that the ANPM is pleased to announce TIMOR LESTE THE ENERGY ONLINE SERIES (an online virtual conferences) to be held on 9 July 2020. This online event will be participated by relevant members of government officials,  various International and National Oil Companies, Services companies,  Ambassadors or representative from different Embassies, Institutions and many more.

    Through this event the ANPM is taking initiative to stay proactive and relevant during the pandemic in terms of promoting the blocks and the future of oil and gas Industry in Timor-Leste. In addition to that, the event will also feature several presentations from IOCs, NOCs, and Experts in discussing technical G&G and business in Timor-Leste.

    For more information regarding the TIMOR LESTE THE ENERGY ONLINE SERIES please visit:

  • Four Environmental Licenses for Mining Activities Issued

    Media Release

    Four Environmental Licenses for Mining Activities Issued 

    dsc07556Dili, 08 June 2020; Following the decision from Higher Environmental Authority for Petroleum and Mineral sector and subsequent publication of the decision in the Jornal da Republica dated 15th May 2020 in accordance with the Article 21.2 (a) and 21. 4 of the Decree Law No.5/2011, Autoridade Nacional do Petróleo e Minerais (ANPM) issued Category B Environmental License to four local companies for sand and gravel quarry activity on the 8th June 2020. The four local companies receiving their Environmental License are Profrawijaya Unipessoal, Lda for proposed quarry at Laclo River, Municipality of Liquica, Star King Raw Material Unipessoal, Lda for proposed quarry at Raiketan River, Municipality of Covalima, Natureza Timor Naroman, Lda for proposed quarry at Fatisi River, Municipality of Aileu and Jonize Unipessoal, Lda for proposed quarry at Daudere River, Municipality of Lautem. ANPM appreciates cooperation and collaboration of all stakeholders including company directors and their consultants to have completed all administrative and technical requirements for the granting of these Environmental License. During implementation, ANPM continue to encourage these license holders to observe and implement mitigations measures committed under the Environmental Management Plan to minimise potential impacts to the environment as a result of the conduct of their respective activities.