Port Moresby, 25th August – Kumul Petroleum Holdings Limited (KPHL), PNG National Oil and Gas Company (NOC) today presented a K20, 000 cheque as an assistance to Hanubabda village Fire Relief Committee.
KPHL Managing Director Wapu Sonk while presenting the cheque said, “On behalf of the Board, Management and Staff of Kumul Petroleum, I extend our sympathy at the loss of the livelihood of many citizens of Hanuabada Village. As a Corporate citizen we have a social responsibility to the community we operate in, here in Port Moresby as well as in oil and gas field areas and we feel obligate to help at this time of need for a lot of our people at Hanuabada Village.
Mr Sonk said that such assistance to communities across Papua New Guinea has been an ongoing activity of the Company and one of them he highlighted was during the drought in 2015.
He stated that NOC has so for expanded substantial amount of funds into various communities and NGOs through various forms of assistance across the country adding that that KPHL is happy to join other corporate citizens, NGOs and individuals who are coming forward to assist in this relief effort.