KBR to study Papua New Guinea energy hub

State-owned Kumul Petroleum Holdings Ltd. (KPHL) has let a contract to KBR Inc. for conceptual development and feasibility study services for an energy hub in the Kikori region of Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea.

State-owned Kumul Petroleum Holdings Ltd. (KPHL) has let a contract to KBR Inc. for conceptual development and feasibility study services for an energy hub in the Kikori region of Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea.

The Kikori Energy Hub would be an extension of KPHL’s Western Pipeline project under consideration to connect oil and gas fields in the western part of the country to export facilities on the Gulf of Papua (OGJ Online, Feb. 8, 2017).

KBR will provide location and technology screening studies for a midscale gas liquefaction and export terminal, a 180-Mw power generation plant; a methanol plant, and a condensate

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