ExxonMobil Sabotaged in PNG after Gas Related Earthquake

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 Exxon faces new resistance in Papua New Guinea

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 – A deadly gas extraction related earthquake that struck ExxonMobil’s money spinning gas project in the mountains of Papua Guinea is sparking an armed backlash against the U.S. energy giant that could prove harder to fix than buried roads and broken pipes. ExxonMobil declared revenues of nearly a quarter of a trillion US dollars in 2017, much of it from PNG says an analysis of the project .

Members of a quake-hit community in PNG's Hela province, March 2018.

Members of a quake-hit community in PNG’s Hela province, March 2018. Photo: PNG PM Media Office

Locals blame Exxon and its project partners of causing, or at least magnifying, the 7.5 magnitude quake on Feb. 26 and a series of intense aftershocks that continue to pound the region.  Induced Earthquakes from Long‐Term Gas Extraction

US energy giant ExxonMobil’s Angore pipeline project in Papua New Guinea sustained damage in new protests in the country. 

The spokesperson…

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