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Regional report: Australia/Papua New Guinea

Kurt Abraham, Emily Querubin, World Oil

Considerable potential remains in this gas-prone region

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

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

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

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 O&G 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.