The National Office of Hydrocarbons and Mining "ONHYM" is a public organization representing the interests of the Kingdom of Morocco in the field of Exploration and Production of Hydrocarbons and Mining resources. ONHYM enters into partnership /joint venture with national and international players in the Oil & Gas industry to explore its resources.
ONHYM 's mission is to explore and exploit Hydrocarbons and the Mineral resources (except phosphates). ONHYM is the organization of reference in the field of Hydrocarbon and Mining research working for the evaluation and the promotion of sedimentary basins of Morocco within a legal, advantageous and safer tax framework. ONHYM covers Exploration for the recovery of oil shale in Morocco started at Tangier with the creation of the Société des Schistes Bitumineux de Tanger. The company built a pilot plant with a production capacity of 80 tons per day of oil shale between 1939 and 1945.