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PNG LNG at full capacity in May: Santos

Santos says liquefied natural gas production in Papua New Guinea will return to full capacity next month following an earthquake-enforced shutdown.

Santos, which owns 13.5 per cent of the Exxon-led PNG project, says the second train at the plant near Port Moresby is now operational and exports have resumed.

The LNG Hides plant and Kutubu gas facilities were shut following February's magnitude-7.5 earthquake in PNG's southern highlands, and the first train reopened on April 13.