Mining/petroleum

Papua New Guinea’s ‘public health emergency’ a continued challenge, says Oil Search MD

Having emerged from the 'most challenging' year in its 92-year history, Oil Search Ltd is now facing an escalation of COVID-19 infections in Papua New Guinea. In spite of this, shareholders at its annual general meeting were told PNG's largest company is 'coming through the challenges well'.
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Papua New Guinea Government demands make Pasca A gas project ‘unfinanceable’, says Twinza Oil

The anticipated signing of a gas agreement for Pasca A, Papua New Guinea's first undersea gas project, has stalled at the eleventh hour. Developer Twinza Oil says it will stand down its project team due to a last-minute State request it claims would render the project 'unfinanceable'.
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Barrick Gold and Papua New Guinea Government strike new deal over Porgera

The Porgera gold mine in Enga Prince looks set to reopen later this year after the Papua New Guinea Government and mine operator Barrick Gold reached a 'binding framework agreement' to share future benefits from the mine and boost local ownership. 
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Oil Search’s MD talks about the next wave of gas projects in Papua New Guinea

Oil Search is a key partner in the next wave of gas projects in Papua New Guinea but has faced a tough year. Business Advantage PNG speaks with Managing Director Dr Keiran Wulff on the company’s future in PNG and the rich potential of its gas reserves.
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