Australian oil and gas companies Santos (ASX:STO) and Oil search (ASX:OSH) say it will take about 8 weeks to repair the liquefied natural gas project which they have stakes in following last weeks earthquake.
The LNG facilities were damaged during a 7.5 magnitude quake that struck the Papua New Guinea highlands on February 26.
Oil Search will provide the market with revised production guidance as well as 2018 earnings and capital outlook when more details on the progress of repair works are known.
Oil Search has committed US$5 million in cash to support disaster relief efforts, while Santos will donate US$200 000.
Shares in Oil Search(ASX:OSH) are trading 0.55 per cent lower to $7.18. While shares in Santos (ASX:STO) are trading 1.02 per cent lower to $4.87.