Santos (ASX:STO) today announced its full-year results for 2022, reporting record free cash flow of US$3.6 billion and underlying profit jumping 160% to US$2.5 billion. The results reflect significantly higher oil and LNG prices compared to 2021, due to stronger global energy demand, combined with a higher interest in PNG LNG following its merger with Oil Search.
Santos (ASX:STO) will take US$328 million ($470.8 million) in write-downs after slashing the volume of oil and gas reserves estimated in fields off Western Australia and other late-life ventures, despite increasing total reserves to a record level.
TotalEnergies (LON:TTE) plans to add a carbon capture and storage (CCS) dimension to its proposed 5.4 million tonnes per year (t/y) Papua LNG project in the Pacific Island nation of Papua New Guinea (PNG).
Papua New Guinea (PNG) offered Japanese companies favoured access to new gas field development opportunities and liquefied natural gas (LNG) processing projects in trade talks that focused on energy security, PNG Prime Minister James Marape said, reported Reuters.
Santos (ASX:STO) has confirmed that it has received a US$1.4 billion offer from Papua New Guinea’s (PNG’s) national oil company Kumul Petroleum to acquire a 5% interest in the ExxonMobil-operated PNG LNG export complex from the Australian company. Crucially, the deal, if it goes through, will help Santos’ strategic about face towards oil in Alaska.
Santos Santos (ASX:STO) today announced it has amended and extended its two syndicated bank loan facilities totalling US$1.25 billion.
A consortium of Technip Energies and Clough will provide front-end engineering and design (FEED) services for the upstream facilities at the TotalEnergies-led Papua LNG project in Papua New Guinea.
TotalEnergies said it will launch the first phase of front-end engineering and design (FEED) studies for the Papua LNG project's upstream production facilities in Papua New Guinea (PNG).
Twenty20 Energy will roll out its proprietary power island floating storage regasification and power solution at 12 locations across Papua New Guinea (PNG) on behalf of PAWA PNG. The solution will serve as a model for future nearshore power generation plants in coastal regions worldwide, reckons the Singapore-based firm.
TotalEnergies’ (LON:TTE) is planning to explore a large undrilled shallow-water gas prospect in the Cape Vogel basin offshore Papua New Guinea (PNG) after signing a technical cooperation agreement with Australia’s Lakes Blue Energy.
A deal struck between ExxonMobil (NYSE:XOM) and the government of Papua New Guinea (PNG) earlier this year will ensure that the Pacific Island nation will remain a major force in the global market for liquefied natural gas (LNG) for years to come, according to a report by Fitch Solutions. Significantly, the government secured “highly favourable terms.”
ExxonMobil (NYSE:XOM), which operates the PNG LNG export complex in Papua New Guinea (PNG), has sealed a gas agreement with the PNG government that provides a clear framework for development of the P’nyang field to backfill existing liquefied natural gas (LNG) infrastructure. However, major development activities are unlikely to start before 2027.
The merger of Australia’s Santos (ASX:STO) and Papua New Guinea-focused Oil Search is now complete following shareholder approvals and the blessings of PNG.
The ExxonMobil-led (NYSE:XOM) PNG LNG joint venture have taken a final investment decision on the Angore upstream development that will help backfill the export plant in Papua New Guinea (PNG).
The government of Papua New Guinea (PNG) is pushing for a bigger shareholding of the ExxonMobil-led PNG LNG export project. The latest move was triggered by the proposed merger of Santos (ASX:STO) and Oil Search (ASX:OSH), both of which hold stakes in PNG LNG.
ExxonMobil (NYSE: XOM) and Papua New Guinea (PNG) have agreed key terms for the P’nyang development that could expand the current PNG LNG export project.
The government of Papua New Guinea (PNG) has raised concerns that Santos’ proposed $15.5 billion merger with Oil Search could harm national interests in the liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporting country.
Santos and Oil Search have agreed a merger deal that will create a A$21 billion ($15.5 billion) Asian oil and gas producer, confirming terms agreed on last month.
Carbon capture and storage (CCS) will play an important role in decarbonising liquefied natural gas (LNG), but the pace of progress remains too slow, writes Gavin Thompson, Asia Pacific vice chair, Wood Mackenzie.
Potential merger partners Santos and Oil Search have extended their mutual period of due diligence for the $16 billion deal by one week to 13 September.
ExxonMobil and Papua New Guinea (PNG) will restart negotiations over the development of the P’nyang gas resource that the US major wants to develop as part of a phased liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project.
Santos chief executive Kevin Gallagher said today that a binding merger deed with Oil Search should be signed next month. The merger would make the combined companies one of the largest in the region and in the top 20 globally.
Japan’s recent revision to its strategic energy plan (SEP) lowers the targeted share of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the country’s power generation mix in 2030 to 20% from 27% previously, as a measure to cut emissions. However, analysis from Rystad Energy concludes that Japan’s targets are too ambitious and that the changes the new plan will bring will mostly be in the structure of commodities trading.
The government of Papua New Guinea (PNG) has again changed the agreed fiscal terms for Twinza Oil’s proposed Pasca A gas project, which would be the country’s first offshore development. Significantly, the move underscores the increasing political risk for resource investors, such as ExxonMobil, in the Pacific Island nation.
TotalEnergies and its partners are targeting to start front-end engineering and design (FEED) work at the Papua liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, led by the French company, next year. Significantly, ExxonMobil could also be close to cutting a critical deal with the Papua New Guinea (PNG) government that would help expand the development.