PETROLEUM AND MINERAL

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The Government of Timor-Leste continues to support on training of Timorese in Geology, Chemical and petroleum Engineering, Petroleum Finance and Project Management, through, among others, training of public servants, secondment of staff from international oil and gas companies, scholarship at reputable international higher education institution, and construction of a polytechnic training center for oil and gas operation in Suai.


Bellow are its achieves to date:

  • Development of the National Oil Company – TIMOR GAP, E.P. ;
  • Development of the mining industry through the adoption of the mining code, the transformation of the National Petroleum Authority (PNA) into the National Petroleum and Minerals Authority (ANPM) and the creation of the National Mining Company – TIMOR MINEST (MDT) ;

Implementation of the multi-year Tasi-Mane project, which includes the development of three Industrial clusters on the south coast: Suai supply Base, Betano Refinery and Petrochemical Industry and Beaço Liquefied Natural Gas Installation.