The Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MoMP)

Regional Offices

Should you wish to reach out to any of Ethiopia’s regional governments for information or advice about investing in mining or petroleum in those regions, we have compiled the available points of contact below.


Regional bureau name:   The Amhara National Regional State Mines Resource Development Expansion Agency
Physical address:  Bahir Dar City, Just in front of Wisdom Tower
Director: Haile Abebe
Email address: haileabebe89 [at] yahoo [dot] com
Phone number: 0918 35 28 87/058-222-00-58

Dire Dawa

Regional bureau name: Agriculture, Water, Mines and Energy Bureau
Contact person for mining enquiries: Ahmed Seid
Email address:(all mining inquiries): ahmedsaeed.184 [at] gmail [dot] com
Phone number: (all mining inquiries ) 0913 24 06 45/025 111 09 65

Address:  P.O Box: 18, Dire Dawa


Regional Bureau name:   The Oromia Mines Resource Authority
Physical address:  Addis Ababa
Director: Tesfaye Megersa
Email address: tesfayemegersa211 [at] gmail [dot] com
Phone number: 0911 52 23 90/011 515 37 15

Benishangul Gumuz

Regional Bureau name:   Benishangul Gumuz Mines Resource Agency
Physical address:  Asosa
Director: Asir Ebrahim
Email address (all any inquiries): asirebrahim [at] yahoo [dot] com
Phone number: 0922 18 87 90/057 775 01 09


Regional Bureau name Director: The Gambella Regional Mineral and Energy Resources Agency
Bureau Head: W/ro Akwata Cham Onyongo
Email address: chamakwata [at] gmail [dot] com
Phone number: 0923 03 55 82 / 047 551 04 04
Point of contact for licensing inquiries:
Name: AtoKuang Reit (Deputy Director)
Email address: koangnyier [at] gmail [dot] com
Phone number: 0911 96 26 65


Regional bureau name: The Harari Bureau of Mines
Physical address:  Harari Region, Jinella Worda, Keble 14
Email address:(all mining inquiries) Ekarmziad [at] gmail [dot] com
Phone number: (all mining inquiries ) 025-666-30-33


Regional bureau name: Afar office of Mines and Petroleum
Physical address:  Samara

Name: Gado Hamolo

Email address:(all  inquiries) gadohamolo [at] yahoo [dot] com
Phone number: 0911 23 80 26


Regional bureau name: Sidama Mines and Energy Agency
Physical address:  Hawassa

Name: Mesfin Mechuka

Email address:(all  inquiries) mesfinmechuka [at] gmail [dot] com
Phone number: 0916 83 01 35

Addis Ababa

Regional bureau name: Addis Ababa Environment protection and Green Development Commission
Physical address:  Addis Ababa

Commissioner Name: Sisay Getachew

Phone number: 0911 50 98 39/011 667 59 46


Regional bureau name: The Somali Bureau of Mines, Energy and Petroleum
Bureau Head: Abdinur Farah
Email address: abdinur55 [at] gmail [dot] com
Phone number: 0902 61 16 00/057 752 22 00


Regional bureau name: Tigray Mines and Energy Agency
Physical address:  Mekele

Head Name: Meaza Girmay

Email: meazagirmay12 [at] gmail [dot] com

Phone number: 0923 49 56 77/034 440 12 15

Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ Region (SNNPR)

Regional bureau name: The SNNPR Mines and Energy Agency
Location:  Hawassa
Director: Eyasu Mamo
Email address:(all mining and petroleum inquiries) eyasumamo [at] yahoo [dot] com
Phone number: (all mining and petroleum inquiries ) +251-911-303-156