Papua New Guinea’s LNG capacity could double, says ExxonMobil SVP

Neil Chapman, Senior Vice President of ExxonMobil, told the APEC CEO Summit earlier this month that LNG capacity in Papua New Guinea could double. He claimed the global shift to natural gas to reduce carbon emissions is favouring the industry.

InterOil win clears way for Total’s participation in Papua New Guinea’s Elk/Antelope gas project

The International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce yesterday dismissed Oil Search’s claims over 40% of the Elk-Antelope gas field in Papua New Guinea’s Gulf Province.

What we’ve learned in Papua New Guinea: ExxonMobil’s departing MD reflects

With construction and first shipment of gas completed ahead of time, the giant ExxonMobil-led PNG LNG project has proven Papua New Guinea is a viable place to carry out major resources projects. In this exclusive valedictory interview with Business Advantage PNG, outgoing ExxonMobil PNG Managing Director Peter Graham reflects on the lessons learned.

Elk/Antelope gas fields: what’s really going on?

The jockeying for positions in what could be Papua New Guinea’s second liquefied natural gas project has taken a surprising turn, with Oil Search purchasing Pac LNG’s holding in the Elk and Antelope gas fields in Gulf Province.

InterOil teams up with Total to develop Papua New Guinea’s second LNG project

InterOil Corporation has announced it is teaming up with France’s Total S.A. to develop Papua New Guinea’s second LNG gas project at the Elk and Antelope fields in Gulf Province. How will the new project fit into PNG’s existing LNG landscape?

Where is Papua New Guinea’s next LNG project?

With the ExxonMobil-led PNG LNG project ‘more than 90% complete’ and due to start exports in the second half of 2014, what are the chances of additional LNG projects for PNG? Business Advantage PNG considers the candidates.

‘Modest’ gas find in Gulf of Papua – Oil Search

Oil Search has reported that while it has discovered only ‘modest’ quantities of natural gas during a new exploration campaign in the Gulf of Papua, it will continue drilling in the area.

National Petroleum Company deal with Pertamina ‘only limited by our joint imaginations’: Kramer

Last month, Papua New Guinea’s fledgling National Petroleum Company signed its first deal, and it was a big one: a Memorandum of Understanding with Indonesia’s massive national oil company, Pertamina. NPCP Chairman Frank Kramer explains how the relationship will work.

Interview: price falls could stall Papua New Guinea’s minerals sector, says Aopi

The new President of Papua New Guinea’s Chamber of Mines and Petroleum is concerned about the impact of falling commodity prices. Smaller profits may see some of PNG’s resources projects put on the backburner, he warns Business Advantage PNG.

PNG LNG project welcomes super freight planes

The PNG LNG project has reached another milestone with the opening of the 3.2km-long Komo Airfield in the southern Highlands, according to Oil Search Managing Director, Peter Botten.