Quantcast

Latest Papua New Guinea Stories

2014-09-16 04:20:31

Appraisal of PRL15 now underway SINGAPORE and PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InterOil Corporation (NYSE:IOC) (POMSoX:IOC) has started drilling the Antelope-4 appraisal well in Petroleum Retention License 15 in Papua New Guinea. Antelope-4 is the first of at least two appraisal wells planned on the Antelope field. The well lies about 1km south of Antelope-2 and is the most southern well in the Elk-Antelope field. Antelope-5, the second appraisal...

2014-09-02 16:22:43

MELBOURNE, Australia, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kibush Capital Corporation (OTC: DLCR) announced today the signing of an Agreement with the leaseholders of Mining Lease ML369 located at Bitoi River, Wae, Papua New Guinea for the development and commercialization of the area. It provides for the parties to make an application to the Resource Mining Authority for an approved Alluvial Mining Lease. The leases cover approximately 4 hectares of Alluvial Resource and are located in an...

2014-08-19 08:22:53

TORONTO, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. (TSX: PRE) (BVC: PREC) (BOVESPA: PREB) announced today the results of an independent resource evaluation for 36 of the Company's 60 exploration blocks in Colombia, Peru, Brazil, Guyana, Guatemala and Papua New Guinea ("PNG"). The 2014 resource evaluation was prepared by Petrotech Engineering Ltd. ("Petrotech") with an effective date of March 31, 2014 (the "2014 Resource Report"). The 2014 Resource Report...

2014-08-13 08:22:34

Focus on exploration and production SINGAPORE and PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Net profit for the quarter of $52.3 million -- Refinery and downstream businesses sold to Puma Energy -- $885 million available at June 30, 2014 -- Preparation well advanced for Antelope appraisal wells -- Chris Finlayson, ex-CEO of FTSE100 BG Group appointed Chairman-designate InterOil Corporation (NYSE:IOC; POMSoX:IOC) has announced another...

2014-08-12 16:23:18

MELBOURNE, Australia, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kibush Capital Corporation (OTC: DLCR) announced today it has budgeted gold processing from its Koranga Gold Mine site in Papua New Guinea for the month of August at 950 grams ( 30.5 ounces ). This represents an increase of over 500% from its July processing at 172 grams (5.5 Ounces). "We have initiated a number of incentives with our workers at the mine site and we would anticipate this to have a positive effect on the processing...

2014-08-10 00:20:24

Former BG Group CEO and Shell executive to continue company transformation to a world-class explorer and producer SINGAPORE and PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea, Aug. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InterOil Corporation (NYSE: IOC) (POMSoX: IOC) has appointed former BG Group Chief Executive Officer and Shell executive Chris Finlayson as Chairman-designate. Mr Finlayson, 58, joins the board immediately, and will replace Dr Gaylen Byker, after an appropriate handover. InterOil is an...

2014-06-30 04:20:52

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Puma Energy, a global integrated midstream and downstream energy company, has today announced the acquisition of InterOil Corporation (NYSE:IOC) subsidiary companies that own refining and fuels marketing businesses in Papua New Guinea for US$525.6 million, which includes adjustments for cash and working capital. Under the deal, which represents Puma Energy's first investment in Papua New Guinea, Puma will acquire...

2014-06-30 04:20:43

- Enhances focus on higher-returning upstream and LNG business SINGAPORE and PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InterOil Corporation (NYSE: IOC, PoMSOX: IOC) has announced the sale of companies that hold its Papua New Guinea oil refinery and petroleum products distribution businesses to Singapore-based Puma Energy Group Pte for US$525.6 million, which includes adjustments for cash and working capital. InterOil's downstream businesses include the Napa...

2014-06-24 16:21:51

Election of Directors and appointment of Auditors SINGAPORE and PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InterOil Corporation (NYSE: IOC) (POMSoX: IOC) ("InterOil" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that at its annual meeting of shareholders held in New York on June 24, 2014, all resolutions put before shareholders were approved. Gaylen Byker, Michael Hession, Roger Lewis, Ford Nicholson, Sir Rabbie Namaliu, Samuel L. Delcamp and Sir Wilson Kamit were...

2014-06-17 04:20:29

SINGAPORE, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InterOil Corporation (NYSE: IOC; POMSoX: IOC) has finalised a US$300 million syndicated, senior secured capital expenditure facility through a consortium of banks led by Credit Suisse AG. The facility was supported by InterOil's existing banks, Credit Suisse, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Westpac Bank, Australia and New Zealand Banking Group, Bank of South Pacific, BNP Paribas, UBS AG, Macquarie Capital Group, and new banks, The Bank of...


Latest Papua New Guinea Reference Libraries

Brachydiplax denticauda
2013-07-17 10:29:45

Brachydiplax denticauda is a species of dragonfly that can be found in a range that includes north and northeastern areas of Australia, the Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, and Indonesia. It can be found near slow moving freshwater sources. The species is small, so it can be hard to see, but as is typical to its genus, males hold bright colors such as powder blue with a cream color on the mouth. This trait has given it the common name of palemouth. It is thought to have a stable population...

Stephanosoenia_michelinii_1
2012-04-03 14:18:34

Astrocoeniidae is a family of stony corals endemic to the waters around Papua New Guinea and northern Australia. Their habitats are steep slopes where strong currents rise from below, in crevices and below overhangs. These are reef-building colonial corals containing an algae known as zooxanthallae. These algae typically encrust corals up to 20 inches in diameter. On reef slopes, where water is more turbid (cloudy/murky), they are much smaller, only reaching 2 inches across. The World...

20_9651abd6ed96e4d0ba6ab20532bf9454
2009-07-01 14:02:18

Australasia is one of Earth's eight ecosystems. This ecozone includes Australia, New Guinea (including Papua New Guinea and the Indonesian province of Papua), and the eastern region of the Indonesian archipelago (island of Sulawesi, Moluccan islands, and the islands of Lombok, Sumbawa, Sumba, Flores, and Timor). Several Pacific island groups are also part of the Australasia ecosystem including the Bismarck Archipelago, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, and New Caledonia. The rest of Indonesia not...

40_93f6d39bef39fec2234d2be062ef6c17
2007-12-27 10:11:13

Southern Tailed Birdwing (Ornithoptera meridionalis), is the smallest species of butterfly in its genus. It is found in southern Papua New Guinea and in several areas along the south coast of Irian Jaya. It is strictly a lowland species, favouring primary rainforest. A very few specimens have also been collected at altitude in Irian Jaya, however these specimens were reared from immature stages and emerged crippled, suggesting that high altitude forests are not favoured habitats. Males...

41_0c6212782c4bdf0caba88ba7d96d6953
2007-01-02 11:31:32

The Black Tree Monitor, Varanus beccari, is a relatively small member of the Varanidae family. It is native to the forest of the Aru Islands of Papua New Guinea. It is well adapted to living in trees. This species has a particularly long tail, sometimes two-thirds of the overall length of the body. It is used to stabilize the animal when on tree branches. In fact the tail is used for this purpose solely. It does not use its tail for lashing in a defensive manner as seen in other monitor...

More Articles (6 articles) »
Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
Related