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Oil Search Ltd ADR OISHY

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Business Description

Oil Search was founded in 1929 and operates all of Papua New Guinea's oilfields. The PNG government holds a 10% interest. Oil Search had successfully run PNG oilfields since assuming operatorship from ExxonMobil in 2003. However, the tyranny of distance saw the large and high-quality gas fields largely stranded until 2014. The PNG LNG project is the first step to monetise those vast gas resources, again under the direction of ExxonMobil. First-stage construction is complete, with potential for expansion from two trains to five.

Ground Floor, Harbourside East Building, Stanley Esplanade, PO Box 842
Port Moresby, NCD 121, Papua New Guinea
T +675 3225599
Sector Energy
Industry Oil & Gas E&P
Most Recent Earnings
Fiscal Year End Dec 31, 2020
Stock Type
Employees 1,607