This Social Responsibility Report microsite covers the performance and activities over which Oil Search Limited had operational control during the 2015 financial year (year end 31 December 2015).

It covers Oil Search’s exploration and production activities in PNG, including those related to the PNG LNG Project over which Oil Search has operational control. Where noted, it also includes our operations and activities in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq and Tunisia, our offices in Dubai and Sydney, and the activities of the Oil Search Foundation. It does not cover the overall PNG LNG Project as operational control for this rests with ExxonMobil (

All financial figures are quoted in US dollars.

Oil Search publishes information on the Company’s social responsibility management approach and performance in various formats in response to varying stakeholder information needs. Oil Search’s social responsibility performance for 2015 has also been included in the Oil Search Annual Report 2015, Social Responsibility Summary Report 2015 and the Social Responsibility 2015 Brochure.

In accordance with the Australian Standard on Assurance Engagements 3000, Deloitte has provided independent limited assurance of agreed performance indicators and assertions contained within Oil Search’s 2015 Social Responsibility Report against Oil Search’s Basis of Preparation.


All Oil Search’s 2015 social responsibility reporting, including Deloitte’s assurance statement, is available from the Downloads page.

For more information on our approach to social responsibility reporting, see the Reporting and Participation page.

Enquiries and feedback are welcome. Please contact the Oil Search Social Responsibility team on

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