A change of leadership at PNG Power: what next?

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Acting Managing Director Carolyn Blacklock has resigned from state-owned utility, PNG Power. The announcement comes with the state-owned utility on the cusp of launching a new ‘reform agenda’.

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New players set to almost double Port Moresby’s power generation capacity

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Port Moresby’s electricity generation capacity is set to almost double, with the advent of two new independent power producers, Dirio Gas & Power and NiuPower. For the first time,  gas will be used for domestic power supply in Papua New Guinea—but challenges remain.

In Brief: Papua New Guinea reaffirms its commitment to the development of the petroleum and energy sectors and other business stories

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In Brief: Papua New Guinea’s government reaffirms its commitment to the development of the petroleum and energy sectors and other business stories

In Brief: Bougainville referendum postponed until October and other business stories

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Bougainville’s independence referendum deferral, Papua New Guinea ranked 109 out of 190 in the World Bank’s 2019 Ease of Doing Business Report and possible changes to the Foreign Investment Regulatory Bill. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: Ramu NiCo announces K4.8b expansion plans, and other business news

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Ramu NiCo announces expansion, Kina Bank celebrates innovation award, and Frieda River Project Accord signed. A weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: Government seeks more revenue from fishing, and other business stories

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Government to seek more revenue from fishing, three provinces to be granted autonomous status and the Government claims the right to acquire land for the Highlands Highway construction work. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: Gas from PNG LNG plant to feed the Port Moresby grid in early 2019, and other business stories

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New Port Moresby power plant to be online during early 2019, US equity firm bids A$13.5 billion for Santos, and PNG Post keen to diversify. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: Australia aims to build undersea cables to Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands, and other business stories

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Australia undermines Chinese bid to build undersea cables, gas-fired power project approved by NEC, and Frieda River gold project to start in 2019. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.