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Papua New Guinea

ExxonMobil PNG Ltd. is operator of the Papua New Guinea (PNG) liquefied natural gas (LNG) joint venture comprising Oil Search Ltd., Santos Ltd., National Petroleum Company of PNG, JX Nippon Oil and Gas Exploration, Mineral Resources Development Company, and Petromin PNG Holdings Ltd.

The PNG LNG project is an integrated development that includes gas production and processing facilities in the Hela, Southern Highlands and Western Provinces of Papua New Guinea, including liquefaction and storage facilities (located northwest of Port Moresby) with capacity of 6.9 million tons per year. There are over 700 kilometers (450 miles) of pipelines connecting the facilities.

Additionally, ExxonMobil has been marketing petroleum fuels and other refined products in Papua New Guinea since 1922, and today accounts for just over 35 percent of the market.