New province to house PNG LNG gas

PAPUA New Guinea is set to turn its Hela region, where much of the gas resource for the PNG LNG project is located, into a province as part of the key umbrella benefits-sharing agreement.

People in the Hela area who had repeatedly called for a separate province to be formed had their dreams answered on Tuesday when the PNG Parliament voted 83 to 1 for Hela to be spun off from the

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