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

08.08.18 PNG Mining and Petroleum industry provides sustainable food solutions across PNG -
The mining and petroleum industry in PNG continues to help many Papua New Guineans grow and trade sustainable, healthy and affordable food, according to the PNG Chamber of Mines and Petroleum. As delegates from around the world meet in Port Moresby … Continue reading
17.07.18 Media Release – Chamber congratulates industry on outstanding safety record -
The Chamber of Mines and Petroleum wishes to congratulate the mining sector for recording no fatalities at work in 2017 – a record that has not been achieved since 2008. The figures released by the Mineral Resources Authority (MRA) yesterday … Continue reading
10.07.18 Media Statement – Chamber responds to FIFO ban -
Papua New Guineans make up around 95% of the workforce in mature mining and petroleum operations in PNG. They are employed from the Preferred Area local communities and the host province, as well as from other parts of Papua New … Continue reading
PNG landowners benefit from resource industry -
The resource industry has long been the cornerstone of Papua New Guinea’s economy, driving development from pre-Independence to modern PNG, says Vice President of the PNG Chamber of Mines and Petroleum Mr Richard Kassman. Read more
PNG resource industry contributions to local communities are significant -
Papua New Guinea is one of the few countries in the world where mining and petroleum projects provide socio-economic opportunities to local areas they operate in, says the PNG Chamber of Mines and Petroleum. The Chamber made this statement when … Continue reading

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