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PIPE DREAMS: The PNG LNG Project and the future hopes of a nation

Date Published: December 2012 | Author: Luke Fletcher, Adele Webb

This Report is the most complete discussion to date of the potential risks and benefits of the ExxonMobil-led $19 billion Liquified Natural Gas Project in PNG; we argue that, contrary to the official discourse, there are serious risks that the revenues generated by the project will not mitigate the negative economic and social impacts of the Project. In fact, the report finds it is very likely the Project will exacerbate poverty, increase corruption and lead to more violence in the country.

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