Jim Collings

Puma looks to beat production record

Country General Manager, Jim Collings, said this is part of improvements made to the refinery when they entered PNG.

“The investments that we have made have improved the reliability, the consistency of the product, which is now world class, coming out of that refinery and also dealing with the health and safety matters that we need to so that our people can go home safely every day,” he said.

The increase in production is part of the overall expansion and improvements to the Napa Napa Refinery, which Puma has invested heavily in.

Cooperation needed on FOREX issue

In an interview with Loop PNG Collings said they are working very closely with key agencies to address the problem whilst maintaining normal flow of operations.

“We work very closely with the central bank and obviously the commercial banks to ensure that we are maintaining flows of currency to pay for our crude, and our finished products that we bring into the country,” he said.

Puma Energy marks WED

Yesterday, the workers, along with primary school students, planted over 50 trees to mark the day. Environmental science students at the University of Papua New Guinea also joined in the celebrations.

The program starting with tree planting then all participants took part in a WED fun event where they put their hand print on a wall to show their commitment to look after nature.

As part of the pre-event, the workers and students also took part in a photo competition in relation to the theme, where prizes and awards were given out during the event.

​K1.6m to help with YWAM ships' operations

A funding agreement has been signed today between YWAM Medical Ships and Puma Energy at the Puma Energy office in Port Moresby. The contract represents an extension of the agreement held by YWAM Medical Ships and Puma Energy over the last two years.

Puma Energy’s PNG country manager, Jim Collings, said it was an agreement Puma Energy was proud to continue.

“YWAM Medical Ships is helping to reach some of the most remote communities in the country with health care and training in collaboration with local health providers.