Nearly half, about 46%, of the 813 senior oil and gas professionals who participated in a recent survey said they believe there has not been enough investment in inspection and maintenance of infrastructure and equipment in recent years, Oslo-based DNV GL reported on May 1.

In the week that the ExxonMobil Corp. joint venture’s PNG-LNG project in Papua New Guinea has restarted production from LNG Train 2 and resumed LNG exports after the disruption of the February earthquake, a damning report has emerged saying that the benefits predicted to flow to Papua New Guinea from the overall project have not been realized.