Our history

With 90 years of experience, Oil Search is PNG's largest company and investor. With a clear strategy to future growth, we are working closely with joint venture partners, regulators, governments, landowners and communities to ensure long-term, mutually beneficial outcomes.

Inspired locally

We work collaboratively with our joint venture partners, communities and governments to develop PNG’s resources in a responsible and equitable manner.

Achieving globally

Oil Search's purchase of world class oil assets in Alaska’s North Slope (USA) is consistent with our stated strategy to pursue material, high-returning, international liquids opportunities to complement our high-quality PNG gas assets.

Social Responsibility

Oil Search's commitment to social responsibility and sustainable development is fundamental to maintaining a stable operating environment in PNG.

Oil Search Foundation

By working in close partnership with a range of stakeholders at the local and national level, Oil Search Foundation addresses the country’s significant challenges by delivering targeted programmes to improve the lives of Papua New Guineans.

Careers at Oil Search

Oil Search operates in some of the most extraordinary environments and terrain around the world. It is exploration, drilling, production and distribution on a large scale – but with a small company feel.