In brief: Oil Search says there is ‘distribution’ problem with payouts, and other business news

Oil Search acknowledges problems with payouts, Frabelle denies shut down and the ICCC starts legal proceedings against Steamships. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: Papua New Guinea to issue Eurobond later this year, and other business stories

A US$500 million Eurobond to be issued later this year, Government owes US$88 million to local businesses and February earthquake bill to cost five percent of government expenditure. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

People moves: Lae Chamber of Commerce, Oil Search, Nautilus Minerals, Insurance Commission

New Executive voted in at Lae Chamber of Commerce, a new Director at Nautilus Minerals

People moves: Nautilus Minerals, Peopleconnexion, IHG Hotels Group

A new Chief Operating Officer at Nautilus Minerals, a new regional Manager at Peopleconnexion and a new Hotel Manager at the Crowne Plaza 

In brief: KPH and Total to market LNG sales jointly, and other business stories

Joint venture to sell Papua LNG output, Second mining lease issued in Bougainville, Cabinet approves Ramu Two project. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: Telikom PNG in pre-APEC upgrade, and other business stories

Telikom PNG in pre-APEC upgrade, strong result for Highlands Pacific, PM in Davos, Oil Search’s successful 2017, poor roads leading to food wastage, IFC sells BSP shares to Fiji fund, Nautilus trials on track, push to  return artefacts

People moves: Kumul Telikom Holdings, Nautilus Minerals, Diplomatic appointments, KPMG, SLR Consulting

New Chairman at Kumul Telikom Holdings, Nautilus Minerals, a new High Commissioner to Australia, KPMG, SLR Consulting

What can Papua New Guinea business look forward to in 2018?

As Papua New Guinea business gets back to work, Business Advantage PNG’s Andrew Wilkins looks at some of the issues coming up in 2018. With APEC coming to Port Moresby and a second LNG project in the offing, this is a year when PNG is going to be the subject of international attention.

In brief: Tuna fishing rebate changes favour on-shore processors, and other business stories

New fishing rebate scheme favours on-shore processors, coffee producer says poor roads in Western Highlands devalues coffee, and Lae laments loss of Alan McLay. Your weekly digest of the latest business news. Trade Minister, Wera Mori, says a threat by foreign fishing firms to close their processing facilities, after the government ended the rebate on […]

People moves: PNG Power, Commerce and Industry Department, Nautilus Minerals, Kina Securities

A new acting CEO of PNG Power, a new Secretary for the Commerce and Industry Department, the Chairman of Nautilus Minerals resigns, Managing Director of Kina Securities retires