The PNG Chamber of Mines and Petroleum is a non-profit, peak industry association that represents the interests of the mining and petroleum industry and associated industries in Papua New Guinea. The Chamber has a current membership of over 200 companies. This includes most of the mining and petroleum companies active in PNG who comprise the Full Members. Associate and Service Members make up the balance of the membership and these are support companies with business connections to the mining and petroleum sectors in PNG.


Mission Statement

Promotes the mineral and petroleum exploration potential of Papua New Guinea and the development of a world-class sustainable resources industry that provides benefit streams to improve the welfare of all Papua New Guineans.

Latest News

Media Release 03rd April 2018 – Chamber establishes Earthquake Relief Appeal for its Members and Interested Business Houses -
The peak body that represents the mining and petroleum industry in Papua New Guinea, the PNG Chamber of Mines and Petroleum has launched a relief appeal to help victims of the devastating earthquake that struck parts of the Highlands, Western, … Continue reading
Media Release 26 February 2018 – Passing of MRA Bill Sending Wrong Signals -
The PNG Chamber of Mines and Petroleum has expressed grave concerns at the passage of the Mineral Resources Authority (MRA) Bill 2017, saying that the changes are sending a very wrong signal to investors.¬† The Chamber President, Mr Gerea Aopi, … Continue reading
Mining and Petroleum Review Vol 5 Issue 2 -
PNG Chamber of Mines and Petroleum bi-monthly newsletter Click Here
Media Release June 1 2017 – Professor Albert Mellam appointed new Executive Director of the Chamber -
The Chamber Council announced today the appointment of the former University of Papua New Guinea Vice Chancellor to replace Mr Anderson who has been at the helm of the resource industry association for 28 years. View the Media Release

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