PNG LNG plans to double its export capacity

Papua New Guinea’s LNG plant could eventually have a capacity of more than 16 mtpa, the head of Oil Search tells Interfax Natural Gas Daily Papua New Guinea’s LNG plant could eventually have a capacity of more than 16 mtpa, the head of Oil Search tells Interfax Natural Gas Daily.
By Verity Ratcliffe 21 November 2017 0 28469
Tanker docked at jetty at PNG lng A tanker docked at PNG LNG. (Santos)

The capacity of the Papua New Guinea LNG project could be doubled to 16 mtpa, according to Peter Botten, managing director of Oil Search. Speaking at the Abu Dhabi Petroleum Exhibition & Conference, Botten said the new expansion at the $19 billion plant would be supported by the Elk-Antelope field, which is operated by Total and 22.8% owned by Oil Search. He talked to Interfax Natural Gas Daily about the details of the plans.

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