Oil Search calls for LNG collaboration in PNG

Oil Search says Papua New Guinea (PNG) can learn lessons from the over-development of LNG facilities. As the PNG LNG Project comes online, another major LNG development – Papua LNG – is in the planning
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Pipe installation in Papua New Guinea

Operator of the Papua New Guinea LNG Project, Esso Highlands Limited, has given an exclusive update to The Australian Pipeliner on the extensive offshore and onshore pipe works involved in the project and the challenges posed by the country's rugged terrain.
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PNG Gas Project – Linking Australia to gas and the pipeline industry to prosperity

Gas Projects this size can take decades to get up. The PNG Gas Project has been on the horizon for more than a decade now, but never before has the potential of the project getting off the ground looked more promising. The Australian Pipeliner recently took a look inside the Brisbane project offices at some of the work being conducted to assist bringing the PNG Gas Project to fruition.
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Major projects going ahead

The proposed pipeline from PNG to Queensland is now undergoing Front-End Engineering and Design (FEED), meanwhile preparations are being made for the 1,000 km Trans-Territory Pipeline and the expansion of the Dampier to Bunbury Natural Gas Pipeline (DBNGP) in Western Australia.
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PNG Gas Project infrastructure design

As FEED studies into the PNG Gas Project continue, transport and logistics are already proving to be key considerations as the project team looks at project construction in remote and hard to reach locations.
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PNG-Queensland FEED: Australia



The last edition of The Australian Pipeliner featured an article looking at the Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) for the PNG section of the pipeline. In this edition, we take a look at the work being conducted by the AGL-Petronas Consortium (APC) as part of FEED work for the Australian phase of the project.

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Aviation services for the mining industry

Airlines Papua New Guinea is one of Papua New Guinea's two major International and Domestic Airlines servicing more than 120 aerodromes, often in remote locations without any alternative means of transport, with over 400 scheduled and charter flights per week.
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The history of the PNG – Queensland pipeline

Customers committing and backing off, political unrest, cost blowouts, boundless optimism - each day seems to bring news of a new development on the proposed PNG-Queensland pipeline. The Australian Pipeliner revisits the history behind trying to get one of the most ambitious pipeline projects in the history of the two nations off the ground.

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Elk-Antelope independent certification begins

Oil Search has advised that independent gas certification at the Elk-Antelope field, located in PRL 15, Papua New Guinea, has begun. This is in line with the agreement between Oil Search and the Pac LNG
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Best practice in PNG

Australian pipeline industry company AJ-Stack Solutions (AJSS) has had a presence in PNG since 2015, when it formed a partnership with GMT Automation, a company based in Port Moresby. The partnership
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Papua New Guinea’s gas revolution

Ongoing and completed gas and pipeline projects in Papua New Guinea have the potential to change the country into one of the biggest exporters of gas in Asia. The Australian Pipeliner provides an update on the major project and infrastructure in the country.
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Bridging the Gap: Constructing the Komo Airfield

The remote location of key upstream area facilities and the limited road system in the PNG Highlands provided a logistical challenge for engineers who needed to transport large and delicate equipment for construction of ExxonMobil's Hides Gas Conditioning Plant (HGCP).
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Pipeliner team at the 2013 Convention

The Great Southern Press team behind The Australian Pipeliner magazine will be at the 2013 APIA Convention and Exhibition in Adelaide. We look forward to catching up with long-time APIA members and meeting new members and visitors.
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Pipelines – set to have an enduring impact for PNG

Following on from the PNG LNG Project update provided in the February edition, The Australian Pipeliner speaks with WorleyParsons about its extensive involvement in several of the country's major pipeline projects which are set to develop Papua New Guinea's gas potential.
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Reflecting on a career in PNG: Richard Robinson

Richard Robinson, a former APIA Director and recently retired Executive General Manager - Operations at Oil Search Ltd, has been involved with the Papua New Guinean hydrocarbon industry since his first visit to the country in January 1988. In this interview with The Australian Pipeliner, Mr Robinson reflects on his career in the highly prospective yet potentially volatile country and provides an informed perspective as to the future development of its oil and gas industry.
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Horizon approves FID for Stanley

Horizon Oil has approved the final investment decision on the $350 million Stanley Field Gas Condensate Recovery Project, which includes the construction of a 40 km pipeline, located in PRL 4 in the Western Province of Papua New Guinea.
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PNG LNG pipeline proceeds

Construction of the offshore pipeline for Exxon Mobil's Papua New Guinea (PNG) LNG Project has commenced, with the first lengths of pipe laid near the LNG plant.
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PNG LNG on track

The Papua New Guinea (PNG) LNG Project is on track, with Oil Search reporting a number of milestones for the second quarter of 2011.
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