LNG Project PNG’s Liquid Natural Gas project

What is the PNG LNG project?

The PNG LNG project proposes to commercialize the Hides, Angore and Julla fields and the associated natural gas resources in the currently operating oil fields of Kutubu, Agogo, Gobe and Moran in the Soutllern Higiliands and Western Provinces of PNG. The gas will be treated at a gas conditioning plant at Hides then transported via pipeline to a 6.6 million tonne per annum LNG liquefaction and storage facility proposed to be located 20km north-west of Port Moresby on the Gulf of Papua.

The PNG LNG Project is an integrated development that includes gas production and processing facilities, onshore and offshore pipelines and liquefaction facilities with capacity of 6.6 million tons per year. Participating interests include affiliates of Exxon Mobil Corporation (including Esso Highlands Limited as operator, 33.2 percent), Oil Search Limited (29.0 percent), Independent Public Business Corporation (PNG Government, 16.6 percent), Santos Limited (13.5 percent), Nippon Oil Exploration (4.7 percent), Mineral Resources Development Company (PNG landowners, 2.8 percent) and Petromin PNG Holdings Limited (0.2 percent).

Download LNG project information sheets
More information available from the PNG LNG website

The PNG LNG Project has signed a 5-year service agreement with the Institute of Banking & Business Management (IBBM) Corporate Training for the establishing and management of an Enterprise Center in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, which will help national businesses achieve global standards of management


Contact Person

  • Dot Obst
  • Linda Hughes
  • David York
  • Vincent Truong
  • Susumu Kumagai
  • Rob Ireland
  • Vele Rupa
  • Koren Maso


  • Area Manager
  • Project Procurement Manager
  • Construction/Installation Manager
  • National Content Manager
  • Procurement Manager
  • Database Administrator
  • EC Coordinator


  • CCJV
  • Clough
  • Saipem
  • Spiecapag Niugini Ltd
  • Chiyoda Corporation
  • McConnell Dowell – CCC Group JV
  • ExxonMobil
  • IBBM Enterprise Centre


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