ANPM

AUTORIDADE NACIONAL DO PETRÓLEO E MINERAIS TIMOR-LESTE

To be a leading petroleum and mineral regulatory authority in the region

ANPM

Downstream

The Decree Law No.20/2008 gives the mandate to the ANP to regulate the Downstream Activities. In 2012 the Government of Timor Leste passed the Decree Law No.1/2012 to enable the ANP all phases of Downstream Petroleum Activities in Timor-Leste encompassing supply, trading, transportation, storing, processing, and marketing of petroleum products in Timor-Leste. The Downstream Decree Law also provides basis for the establishment of specific regulations as required.

No. Decree Law Type Download
1. Decree-Law No 1/2012 On Downstream Sector Tetun | Portuguese English

 

No. Decree Law Type Download
2. Decree-Law No 5/2011 On Environmental License Tetun | Portuguese | English

 

Following is the list of the established downstream regulations:

REGULATION ON ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES, REQUIREMENTS AND FEES FOR THE GRANTING, RENEWAL AND MODIFICATION OF DOWNSTREAM ACTIVITIES’ LICENSES

This Regulation builds on Decree-Law No. 1/2012 of 1 February 2012, on Downstream Activities in Timor-Leste and sets forth the technical rules, procedures and deadlines for the granting of Downstream Activities’ Licenses by the ANP, that are required for the practical implementation of the above-mentioned Decree-Law.

Please click on the following regulations for the details:

No. Regulation Type Download
1. First Amendment to Regulation No.1/2012 on Administration Procedures, Requirements and Fees Tetun | Portuguese English


REGULATION ON DOWNSTREAM ACTIVITIES’ INSPECTION DIVISION.

Under Decree-Law No. 1/2012, of 1 February 2012, the Autoridade Nacional do Petróleo (ANP) has generic powers to approve the internal regulations necessary for the pursuance of its supervisory and regulatory activities which include namely the supervision and inspections of facilities, equipment and documentation of entities operating in the downstream petroleum sector.

The Inspection Division is an integrated department of the ANP with specialized technical competence, under the direct supervision of the Director of Downstream

Please click on the following procedures for the details:

No. Regulation Type Download
1. Regulation No. 2/2012 on Downstream Activity Inspection Division Tetun | Portuguese English


REGULATION ON INSTALLATION AND OPERATION OF FUEL FILLING STATIONS

This regulation will give the ANP a legal instrument necessary to efficiently manage the procedures for reviewing existing installations, installing new Fuel Filling Stations, renovating or making alterations to existing Fuel Filling Stations, as well as their operation, thus ensuring the level of health, safety, quality and environmental standards that will support the development of the Marketing Activity of the Downstream Sector in the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste.

Please click on the following regulations for the details:

No. Regulation Type Download
1. First Amendment to Regulation No. 1/2013 on Installation and Operation of Fuel Filling Stations  Tetun | Portuguese English

 

REGULATION ON FUEL, BIOFUEL, AND LUBRICANT QUALITY STANDARDS AND SPECIFICATIONS

Whereas, it is necessary to adopt measures aimed at minimizing the negative environmental impact arising from the use of Fuel, Biofuel and Lubricant and protect the interest of consumers.

Whereas, under Decree-Law 20/2008, of 19 June 2008 the Autoridade Nacional do Petróleo (ANP) is responsible for ensuring minimum quality standards for Fuel, Biofuel, Lubricants and similar products available in the domestic market and minimum standards of consumer protection.

Considering the importance of regulating the specifications of the above-mentioned products, so as to provide minimum standards for performance, safety and environmental protection and protect the interests of consumers.

Please click on the following regulations for the details:

No. Regulation Type Download
1. First Amendment to Regulation No. 1/2014 on Fuel, Biofuel and Lubricant Quality Standards and Specifications  Tetun | Portuguese English

 

REGULATION ON INSTALLATION AND OPERATION OF STORAGE FACILITIES

Regulation no.1/2016, of 2 march 2016 on installation and operation of storage facilities sets forth the principles, rules and conditions to be complied with in the design, construction, installation, modification, maintenance, operation and decommissioning of storage facilities for fuels and products used in fuel blending in the territory of Timor-Leste .With the approval of this Regulation, the ANPM has a legal instrument necessary to regulate and supervise the installation of new Storage Facilities and, renovations or modifications to existing Storage Facilities for Fuels, as well as their operation, thus ensuring the level of health, safety, quality and environmental standards that will support the development of the Storage activity of the Downstream Sector in the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste.

Please click following regulation for  details

No. Regulation Type Download
1. Regulation No. 1/2016 on Installation and Operation of Storage Tetun | Portuguese English

 

REGULATION ON TRADING ACTIVITIES 

The current Regulation aims at building the basic rules and general provisions of Decree-Law No. 1/2012 of 1st February, on Downstream Activities in Timor-Leste and sets forth the principles and conditions to be complied with by entities engaged in the Downstream Trading Activities, as defined in Clause g), Article 2 of Decree-Law No. 1/2012 of 1st February.

With the approval of this Regulation, the ANPM has a legal instrument necessary to efficiently govern and manage the registration, licensing, organization and operation of existing and new importers, exporters and traders of Fuels, Biofuels and Lubricants, thus ensuring the level of compliance that will support the development of Trading Activities in the Downstream Sector in the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, in a safe and efficient manner.

This Regulation does not cover the Trading Activities of Crude Oil and Natural Gas for Processing or further treatment, as well as of feedstocks for Biofuels or for any other alternative forms of fuels, which shall be subject to specific regulation.

Please click on the following regulations for the details:

No. Regulation Type Download
1. Regulation No. 2/2016 on Trading Activities  Tetum | Portuguese  | English

 

DIRECTIVE ON THE STORAGE AND RETAIL OF KEROSENE IN TIMOR-LESTE

This Directive builds on the basic rules and general provisions of Decree-Law no.1/2012, of 1 February 2012, on Downstream Activities in Timor-Leste and sets forth some principles and conditions to be met in the storage and retailing of kerosene for cooking and other domestic uses.

Please click on the following directive for the details:

No. Directive Type Download
1. Directive No. 1/2016  on the Storage and Retail of Kerosene in Timor-Leste Tetun | Portuguese English