Exploration & Production

Protesters cause more damage to PNG gas infrastructure

Disenchanted landowners have caused further damage to wellheads that feed the Papua New Guinea LNG plant
By Staff reporter 25 June 2018 0 31452

Disenchanted landowners have caused further damage to wellheads that feed the Papua New Guinea LNG plant, according to Radio New Zealand.

The landowners blocked the main access road to the wellheads over the weekend and severe fire damage was caused to a camp near the facilities.

The unrest comes days after fires that affected heavy machinery being used to lay the Angore pipeline, which would bring new gas supplies to PNG LNG.

The landowners are demanding $10 million in outstanding payments. Government...