The PNG 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 PNG.

Since its establishment in 1987, the Chamber has gained the respect of both the business community at large, the civil society, the industry itself and the Government over its 30 years of evolution. 

Apart from hosting international and in-country conferences, workshops and seminars, and producing industry relevant publications, the Chamber provides the interface between Government and the industry on key policies and legislations that impact the industry and the country.

What We Do

To promote 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.


The Papua New Guinea Chamber of Mines and Petroleum is a non-profit peak industry organisation which exists to promote and advance the growth and prosperity of the mining and petroleum industry in PNG, consistent with national interest.


The Chamber is governed by a Council of 12 Councillors elected by the Full and Associate Members and headed by a President, a Senior Vice President, and a Vice President.