"To be a leading petroleum and mineral authority in the region"
Autoridade Nacional do Petróleo e Minerais (ANPM) is Timor-Leste public institution, created under Decree Law No. 1/2016 of 9th February,
1st 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 Joint Petroleum Development Area (JPDA)
in accordance with the Decree Law on the establishment of the ANPM, the Timor-Leste Petroleum Activities Law, the Timor Sea 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.