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ExxonMobil drills new wells at PNG LNG project

LNG Industry,

Oil Search announced that as part of the PNG LNG project, ExxonMobil is drilling nine development wells on the Hides field at the Papua New Guinea site.

Six wells (two each from Wellpads B, C and D) have been completed, while drilling is ongoing on two wells at Wellpad G and on the produced water disposal (PWD) well.

The first of the two Wellpad G development wells has now reached total depth. The well encountered the gas-bearing Toro reservoir and will be completed as a producer, as planned.

PNG LNG project

The PNG LNG Project is a 6.9 million tpa integrated LNG project operated by ExxonMobil PNG. The gas will be sourced from the Hides, Angore and Juha gas fields and from associated gas in the Kutubu, Agogo, Moran and Gobe Main oil fields.

Adapted from press release by Katie Woodward

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