Exploration & Production

Forelands well could support PNG LNG expansion

An appraisal well drilled in Papua New Guinea’s onshore Forelands region could support future expansions of the country’s PNG LNG plant.
By Staff reporter 8 August 2018 0 32072

An appraisal well drilled in Papua New Guinea’s onshore Forelands region could support future expansions of the country’s PNG LNG plant, Santos said on Wednesday.

“The Barikewa 3 result is encouraging and confirms that there are significant natural gas resources close to PNG LNG infrastructure still to be developed,” said Kevin Gallagher, managing director and chief executive of Santos.