Papua New Guinea
TAG Oil Ltd. (70%), operator of the Puka permit (PEP 51135) in New Zealand’s Taranaki basin, said the Pukatea-1 exploration well was drilled to 10,170 ft, MD, encountering variable hydrocarbon shows.
February 26, 2018
Exxon Mobil has shut production platforms and a processing plant in the highlands of natural gas exporter Papua New Guinea after an earthquake struck the Pacific nation.
January 15, 2018
ExxonMobil today announced that it encountered hydrocarbons after drilling the onshore P’nyang South-2 well, located in the Western Province of Papua New Guinea.
May 15, 2017
Exxon Mobil Corporation has announced positive results on the Muruk-1 sidetrack well in the Papua New Guinea North Highlands, 13 mi (21 km) northwest of the Hides gas field.
March 06, 2017
Less than three years after it began sending one of its most precious resources overseas, Papua New Guinea’s future may be determined by how much of it stays at home.
February 17, 2017
On the jungle-covered hills of southern Papua New Guinea, 62-year-old geologist Peter Botten is seeking to engineer a $5-billion deal that would cement the country’s emerging status as one of the world’s most lucrative gas exporters.
With a dense population and, therefore, a growing energy demand, Southeast Asia relies heavily on the oil and gas industry. This urgency has given rise to the region’s E&P efforts during an industry downturn, as producers have been forced to contend with low prices and aging fields.