Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons, Equatorial Guinea
The Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons of Equatorial Guinea is the government authority responsible for managing and regulating all activities in the minerals and petroleum sectors in the country, including licensing. The ministry oversees more than 350,000 barrels per day equivalent of oil and gas production, most of which is exported to markets worldwide.
H.E. Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima is the Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons of Equatorial Guinea. Presiding over one of the five largest oil and gas markets in Sub-Saharan Africa, the Minister is widely regarded for his incisive leadership and guiding Equatorial Guinea’s energy industry through a resurgence in exploration and production activity.