No shore thing: Twinza and Papua New Guinea deal still uncertain

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The Papua New Guinea government hopes that its ‘in-principle’ agreement with Twinza Oil over the Pasca A offshore oil field in the Gulf of Papua will be a template for new oil and gas projects. But the project isn’t across the line just yet.

In brief: Papua New Guinea and Twinza reach landmark terms for Pasca A project and other business stories

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Prime Minister Marape announces that after successful negotiations an agreement has been reached for the PASCA Offshore Petroleum Project, Barrick Niugini lodges an application for Judicial Review of the purported grant of a special mining lease to Kumul Minerals Holdings and Bougainville’s new president. The business news you need to kickstart your week.

In brief: Nadzab Airport redevelopment project officially launched and other business stories

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Nadzab airport set to get a major facelift, PNG Ports says only three ports are profitable, and SIM card registration deadline extended. The business news you need to kickstart your week.

In brief: Papua New Guinea confirms six new cases of COVID-19 and other business stories

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Papua New Guinea’s COVID-19 cases on the rise, Twinza Oil commences negotiations on Pasca-A, and K135 million for agriculture. The business news you need to kickstart your week.

In brief: Wafi-Golpu negotiations to resume and other business stories

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PNG’s Prime Minister green-lights Wafi-Golpu negotiations, Twinza’s Pasca A project is next on the government’s list and Vision City Mega Mall announces rent assistance for businesses. The business news you need to kickstart your week.

New rules, more independence: Kumul Petroleum’s future

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Papua New Guinea is set to introduce new rules for petroleum licenses, according to Kumul Petroleum Holdings Limited Managing Director, Wapu Sonk. In this exclusive interview, he tells Business Advantage PNG the state-owned oil and gas company is about to undergo a transformational change.

In brief: Government dispels Australia’s China fears, and other business stories

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Nothing to fear from Chinese influence, hydrocarbon discoveries, and Twinza Oil investment decisions. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: Construction of industrial zone in Madang will commence soon, says O’Neill, and other business stories

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Proposed K350m Pacific Marine Industrial Zone to start soon, tuna exports to the EU equal that of Thailand and Philippines, and Supplementary Budget to be ‘rushed’ through parliament next week. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.