A history, a proven experience and a dynamic vision

The National Office of Hydrocarbons and Mines (ONHYM) was established on 17 August 2005 by the merger of the Bureau of Research and Mining Participations (BRPM) and the National Office for Research and Petroleum Explorations (ONAREP). Since their inception in 1928 for the BRPM and in 1981 for the ONAREP, these two organizations have been pioneers and leaders in Morocco in their respective fields, and have benefited from a high reputation among international operators.

The National Office of Hydrocarbons and Mines created under the name ONHYM is a public institution with legal personality and financial autonomy. The National Office of Hydrocarbons and Mines is subject to the State supervision, which is to ensure compliance by the competent bodies of the Office of the provisions of the law 33-01. It is also subject to financial control applicable to public institutions under the State legislation.

Assets serving investors

  • A favorable geology for mineralization as well as for the formation of hydrocarbon fields;
  • Attractive hydrocarbons and mining codes;
  • Rich and accessible databases;
  • A dynamic and proactive approach in promotion strategy;
  • Partnerships and cooperation in mining and oil sectors, constructed and conducted in full transparency;
  • A national leadership based on know-how and expertise confirmed in mining, oil and gas sectors;