Processing Magazine

Exxon Shuts Papua New Guinea Gas Conditioning Plant

January 25, 2011

According to Bloomberg, Exxon Mobil Corp., operator of a $15 billion liquefied natural gas project in Papua New Guinea, shut a gas-treatment plant at the venture after “intruders illegally entered” the site Jan. 21. Work at other locations associated with PNG LNG project is unaffected. Police removed the intruders and are investigating the incident. Four residents of the project camp had minor injuries and there was no material damage to facilities or equipment.