http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil Papua New Guinea recommits to Total’s $13 billion gas deal https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/9/3/papua-new-guinea-recommits-to-total-s-13-billion-gas-deal After months of delays and new commitments by Total SA, Papua New Guinea will honor a gas deal with the French energy giant, clearing a major hurdle for a $13 billion plan to expand the nation’s fuel exports. New prime minister could pose threat to PNG natural gas projects https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/5/30/new-prime-minister-could-pose-threat-to-png-natural-gas-projects A critic of Papua New Guinea’s resource deals has been chosen as the country’s prime minister, a potential speed bump for multi-billion-dollar natural gas export projects led by Exxon Mobil Corp. and Total SA. PNG leader resigns over poorly handled ExxonMobil, Total LNG deals https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/5/27/png-leader-resigns-over-poorly-handled-exxonmobil-total-lng-deals Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has resigned, his Australian counterpart confirmed. The Australian Broadcasting Corp. reported he will hand over leadership to Julius Chan, citing comments at a media conference in Port Moresby. Total, Papua New Guinea sign Papua LNG project agreement https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/4/9/total-papua-new-guinea-sign-papua-lng-project-agreement Total and its partners ExxonMobil and Oil Search have signed the gas agreement with the Independent State of Papua New Guinea defining the fiscal framework for the Papua LNG Project. Will Asia-Pacific's OandG sector join the global recovery in 2019? https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/1/14/will-asia-pacifics-og-sector-join-the-global-recovery-in-2019 The need to fill new and old gas infrastructure will see the drilling of exciting offshore prospects across Australia, Brunei, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan and Papua New Guinea. Total signs MoU with Papua New Guinea for LNG project https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/11/16/total-signs-mou-with-papua-new-guinea-for-lng-project Total and its partners ExxonMobil and Oil Search have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Independent State of Papua New Guinea defining the key terms of the gas agreement for the Papua LNG Project. Santos reports significant natural gas resource at Barikewa-3, onshore PNG https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/8/8/santos-reports-significant-natural-gas-resource-at-barikewa-3-onshore-png Santos today announced the Barikewa-3 well, located in Papua New Guinea’s (PNG) onshore Forelands region, intersected 25 m of net gas pay within the Toro and Hedinia reservoir objectives. Searcher Seismic completes 3D reprocessing project offshore Papua New Guinea https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/6/8/searcher-seismic-completes-3d-reprocessing-project-offshore-papua-new-guinea Searcher Seismic has announced the expansion of its modern, high-quality and exploration focused seismic, magnetic and geochemical focused production offerings offshore Papua New Guinea with the completion of the Laurabada UltracubeTM 3D reprocessing project. Tiny Pacific island nation battles oil giant for LNG profits https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/5/23/tiny-pacific-island-nation-battles-oil-giant-for-lng-profits The tiny, impoverished nation of Papua New Guinea came out on the short end of a $19-billion development with ExxonMobil Corp. to build one of Asia-Pacific’s biggest energy projects. But as the company pushes to expand the venture, the government is vowing that round two may require a much bigger payday for the locals. Noble Energy to progress development of Alen field, offshore Equatorial Guinea https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/5/10/noble-energy-to-progress-development-of-alen-field-offshore-equatorial-guinea Noble Energy, Inc. announced that it has executed, along with the Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea and necessary third-parties, a Heads of Agreement establishing the framework for development of natural gas from Alen field located offshore Equatorial Guinea.