ExxonMobil - Papua New Guinea Liquefied Natural Gas

Papua New Guinea

Project overview

Papua New Guinea liquefied natural gas project is an integrated development that includes gas production and processing facilities in the Southern Highlands and Western Provinces of Papua New Guinea, including liquefaction and storage facilities with capacity of 6.9 million tons per year. Over 700 kilometres (450 miles) of pipelines connect the facilities.

The investment for the initial phase of the project, excluding shipping costs, is estimated at US$19 billion. Over the life of the project, it is expected that over nine trillion cubic feet of gas will be produced and sold.

Papua New Guinea Liquefied Natural Gas

IDP role

  • Gap Analysis and Action Plan (EIS vs IFC Performance Standards)
  • Lender finance due diligence
  • Development of Project Standards
  • Development of Environmental and Social Management Plan (for both Construction and Operations)
  • Lender Interface Co-ordination
  • Development and implementation of Contractor Monitoring and Reporting systems
  • Development and implementation of Industrial Relations Strategy for the Project
  • Management of EPC Contractor social compliance
  • Preparation and production of Lender E&S Quarterly and Annual Reports
  • Preparation of DEC / CEPA E&S Quarterly Reports
  • Coordinated the development of the Production E&S Management System and associated plans
  • Coordinated the Harvard University Case Study on the Project
  • Facilitated two lessons learned workshops
  • Technical support in updating the Biodiversity Strategy, Biodiversity Implementation and Monitoring Plan, and Biodiversity Protocols.
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