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Human impact of earthquake threatens PNG LNG

Relations between people in Papua New Guinea and local project developers are at risk of breaking down, experts say Relations between people in Papua New Guinea and local project developers are at risk of breaking down, experts say.
By Andrew Walker 22 May 2018 0 30953
A wellpad in the Hides region. (Santos)

A new report from advocacy group Jubilee Australia is piling pressure on Papua New Guinea’s government and the developers of the PNG LNG plant to appease landowners in the Highlands region, who have made repeated threats to shut down the facility.

A previous report highlighted the project’s failure to live up to the promises made about its economic benefits. The new report, titled On Shaky Ground, was published on 9 May and focuses on the project developers’ failure to pay...