Thursday, October 29, 2009

Papua New Guinea LNG environmental approval: key milestone achieved

ExxonMobil, Operator of the PNG LNG Project, today announced that the Government of Papua New Guinea, Department of Environment and Conservation, has approved the Project’s Environmental Impact

Statement (EIS), which defines how the Project will manage and meet its environmental commitments (see above release).

Peter Botten, Oil Search's Managing Director, said: "We are delighted Government approval of the PNG LNG Project’s EIS has been received.

“With another Project milestone accomplished, PNG LNG remains on track for a Final Investment Decision (FID) in December 2009.”

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