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Pipes & Pipelines

Horizon considering potential use of PNG LNG pipeline

ASX-listed Horizon Oil is keeping a close eye on negotiations over third-party access to PNG LNG project infrastructure as it progresses its own Western LNG project. The company told shareholders in late October that the planned pipeline route from P’nyang to the PNG LNG facilities passes within 20 kilometres of the Ketu field, part of its Western LNG project planning. “Recent announcements by the Government of Papua New Guinea indicate

Exxon says PNG LNG earthquake repairs may take eight weeks

PNG LNG Project operator Exxon Mobil says it may take at least eight weeks to restore production at the earthquake hit facilities in PNG”s Southern Highlands. The company said preliminary assessments on damage to PNG LNG facilities caused by the 7.5 magnitude earthquake in the Highlands has affected a number of facilities, but the project had come through the major natural disaster in good shape. ExxonMobil PNG managing director Andrew

Kumul Petroleum to evaluate feasibility of a Kikori Energy hub

Papua New Guinea’s national oil company Kumul Petroleum Holding Limited has executed an Agreement with KBR, a global Oil and Gas Engineering and Construction services provider, to provide conceptual development and feasibility analysis services for an energy hub in the Kikori region of the Gulf Province of Papua New Guinea. The energy hub, to be known as the Kikori Energy Hub (KEH), is an extension of the Western Pipeline Project

Horizon backs Kumul’s Western Province gas play

PNG oil and gas explorer and Western LNG project proponent Horizon Oil has met with PNG National Oil Company Kumul Petroleum Holdings to discuss the potential of the construction of a pipeline to help commercialise stranded gas accumulations in the Western Province. The proposed collaboration between companies with gas assets in the Western Province and Kumul Petroleum was championed by Kumul’s managing director Wapu Sonk at the recent PNG Mining

Intertek on PNG pipeline

INTERTEK has wrapped up a £600,000 calibration services contract for Oil Search on its Papua New Guinea export pipeline Intertek vice president of Exploration and Production Raymond Pirie said the company calibrated the provers at the Central Processing Facility in the Southern Highlands Province and the Kumul Marine Terminal in the Papua Gulf for Oil Search. “We utilised equipment and expertise from our Aberdeen operation, overcoming many logistical challenges to