Construction will begin this year on ExxonMobil subsidiary Esso Highlands’ permanent head office in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. The 6.9-million-tonnes-per-year project, with an expected peak workforce of 360, includes natural gas liquefaction and storage facilities and will be brought on stream in 2014.
Santos opened a new office in Narrabri, New South Wales, Australia. Santos employs about 30 people in the Narrabri area, which is in the northwestern area of the state.
Kinder Morgan Energy Partners is expanding its Houston Ship Channel liquids storage and docking services. The company will purchase 42 acres, build a ship dock for ocean-going vessels, and build 1.2 million bbl of liquids storage tanks with connectivity to its Galena Park terminal and the refiner.