There are also huge mining and resource extraction interests throughout PNG. Here Walter shows me a precious stone he found in a river outside Geroka. In the southern highlands ExxonMobil have invested $15 billion in a liquified natural gas project- they have already presold nine trillion cubic feet of gas to China with delivery planned to start in 2014. Papua New Guinea.
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James is a multi award-winning film director and photojournalist. His in-depth photographic features have appeared in National Geographic, The Guardian, BBC, Sunday Times and many others, while his film work spans features, documentaries, commercials and music videos with clients ranging from Sony and Adidas to Vice and Mercedes Benz. James is represented by both Panos Pictures and Getty Images in London and is a Fellow of the International League of Conservation Photographers. Find out more about James and his work.