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Posts In: Papua New Guinea

20 June 2018
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Pipeline vandalism in PNG

ExxonMobil Papua New Guinea (PNG) is investigating reports of pipeline vandalism on its Angore gas pipeline construction project.

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19 April 2018
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PNG LNG restarts ahead of schedule

ExxonMobil, operator of the PNG LNG Project, has restarted production safely following a shutdown of operations after a severe earthquake on 26 February.

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6 March 2018
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ExxonMobil declares force majeure for PNG exports

Following a 7.5 magnitude earthquake in Papua New Guinea last week, sources say ExxonMobil has declared force majeure for LNG exports from the PNG LNG Project.

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20 February 2018
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Total and Kumul sign HoA

Kumul Petroleum Holdings Limited (KPHL) has signed a binding Heads of Agreement (HoA) with Total for the joint marketing and sale of their shares of LNG and condensates to be produced from the Papua LNG Project.

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30 January 2018
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Western LNG on the Horizon

As operator of two of the four licences that will comprise the Western Province gas aggregation scheme, Horizon Oil has progressed planning for the proposed Western LNG Project in Papua New Guinea.

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24 January 2018
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Oil Search smashes records

Oil Search’s December 2017 quarterly report has revealed that it has broken a company production record.

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18 September 2017
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PNG starts paying landowner royalties

The Papua New Guinea (PNG) Government has begun paying landowners their royalties in relation to ExxonMobil’s PNG LNG Project.

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30 August 2017
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Kumul shows interest in PNG energy hub

Kumul Petroleum, Papua New Guinea’s national oil and gas company, has executed an agreement with KBR for a feasibility study for an energy hub in the Kikori region of the Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea (PNG).

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22 February 2017
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InterOil secures ExxonMobil deal approval

The Supreme Court of the Yukon has granted a final order approving the arrangement between InterOil and ExxonMobil.

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21 February 2017
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Monadelphous Jacobs JV set for PNG work

The Monadelphous Jacobs Joint Venture (JV) has received a letter of intent from Oil Search to enter into a new proposed five year engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract.

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14 November 2016
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Papua New Guinea

Appeal halts Exxon-InterOil deal

The Court of Appeal of Yukon has allowed the appeal lodged by former InterOil CEO Phil Mulacek regarding ExxonMobil’s takeover of InterOil.

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4 October 2016
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Pipelines

InterOil shareholders approve ExxonMobil deal

InterOil’s shareholders have overwhelmingly voted to approve the transaction with ExxonMobil, which will see the US company buy InterOil for approximately $US2.5 billion.

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25 July 2016
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ExxonMobil seals InterOil deal

ExxonMobil and Papua New Guinea’s InterOil have agreed a deal worth more than $US2.5 billion which will see the US supermajor takeover the smaller producer.

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16 May 2016
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Pipelines

Papua LNG Project set to progress

Releasing its first quarter results for 2016, InterOil is expecting construction on the Papua LNG project to begin in 2018. While it is still in the…

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6 May 2016
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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…

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16 March 2016
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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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16 March 2016
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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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16 March 2016
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Western Australia

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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16 March 2016
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Transport & Logisitcs

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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16 March 2016
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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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16 March 2016
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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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16 March 2016
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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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15 March 2016
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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…

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3 February 2016
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Mountain ranges, swamp faults, and landslides: overcoming the challenges of the PNG LNG Pipeline

Spiecapag was responsible for the engineering, procurement, construction and pre-commissioning of the 451 km onshore pipeline system for the PNG LNG Project. Initially the company…

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3 February 2016
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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…

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3 February 2016
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Anti-corruption law developments and foreign investor risks in PNG

To tackle the systemic issue of corruption, many countries are introducing new or updated foreign anti-corruption laws, improving public sector and beneficial ownership transparency, and…

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