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Posts In: Papua New Guinea

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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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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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Appeal halts Exxon-InterOil deal

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Powering Papua: gas continues its unstoppable roll

While ExxonMobil’s PNG LNG Project has undoubtedly dominated the headlines in 2015 having achieved first LNG export in May 2015, there are other game-changing projects…

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ExxonMobil and PNG Government sign gas supply deal

ExxonMobil PNG and the Government of Papua New Guinea last week reached an agreement which will see 20 MMcf of domestic natural gas delivered daily for 20 years.

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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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The PNG LNG Project: the ultimate logistical success

In April 2014, ExxonMobil’s pioneering PNG LNG Project started producing LNG from its first train, with the first shipment of LNG leaving Papua New Guinea in May, en-route to Japan.

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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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PNG LNG onshore pipeline completed

The PNG LNG Project remains on schedule to produce its first LNG cargo in mid-year of 2014 following the recent completion of its 292 km onshore section of pipeline.

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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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