The 800km-long, upcoming Western (Option 2) project will be operated by Kumul Petroleum Holdings. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 8,000 active and developing pipelines worldwide, the onshore, shallow water gas pipeline, with a maximum diameter of 32 inches, will start in Western Province (Papua New Guinea) and ends in National Capital (Papua New Guinea). Buy the profile here.

Smarter leaders trust GlobalData


Premium Insights Western (Option 2) Pipeline, Papua New Guinea

Buy the Profile

Premium Insights

The gold standard of business intelligence.

Find out more

The Western (Option 2) project is expected to commence operations in 2026 and will be owned by Kumul Petroleum Holdings.

The Western (Option 2) project is associated with the 407km PNG LNG Offshore and 292km PNG LNG Onshore.

About Kumul Petroleum Holdings

Kumul Petroleum Holdings Limited (KPHL), a subsidiary of Independent Public Business Corporation, is an oil and gas company. The company explores, pursue and develop business opportunities in the oil and gas sector of PNG. Its Projects includes ExxonMobil, Oil Search, KPHL, Santos, Nippon, MRDC and Petromin. KPHL also has interest in petroleum development licenses (PDL) for PDL 1-Hides, PDL 7-Hides, PDL 8-Angore, and PDL 9-Juha. It also partners with international and local companies in the oil and gas industry which brings growth by employing world class talent and business practices for assessing investment decisions. KPHL is headquartered in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.

For more details on the Western (Option 2) gas pipeline, buy the profile here.

This content was updated on 13 November 2023

Premium Insights


The gold standard of business intelligence.

Blending expert knowledge with cutting-edge technology, GlobalData’s unrivalled proprietary data will enable you to decode what’s happening in your market. You can make better informed decisions and gain a future-proof advantage over your competitors.


GlobalData, the leading provider of industry intelligence, provided the underlying research used to produce this article.

This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Oil & Gas Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of 34,000+ oil and gas fields, 400,000+ exploration blocks, 1,100+ LNG terminals, 3,400+ gas processing plants, 5,000+ storage terminals, and 8,000+ pipelines, 1,400+ refineries and 13,000+ petrochemical plants worldwide.