Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister Peter O'Neill has submitted his resignation. Photo: Reuters

Papua New Guinea PM Peter O’Neill resigns, ending political crisis but throwing Total, Exxon gas deal into doubt

  • He led the rugged and ethnically diverse nation for eight years but had been criticised for endemic corruption and chronic underdevelopment
  • Regional politicians had balked at his recent US$13 billion deal with Total and ExxonMobil to extract, pipe and ship liquefied natural gas overseas
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Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister Peter O'Neill has submitted his resignation. Photo: Reuters
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