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Most emphasized that OTML was a 'bikpla kampani' (big company) and that any such fluctuations in weather could be negotiated by other means, such as flying supplies directly to Tabubil, as had occurred in the past.
OTML had a strong relationship with the Government, as it was the largest business and contributor to PNG's economy (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, 2013).
OTML have been undertaking systematic ridge and spur soil sampling to complement Frontier's historic grid based work.
Secondly, as a result of the legislation, BHP Billiton and OTML get an unrestricted legal indemnity for the damage caused now and into the future by the operation of the OK Tedi mine.
The OTML consultants' report made clear that the millions of tons of silt, sand and other mine waste poured into the Ok Tedi and Fly Rivers over the past decade is likely to make flooding so frequent that by 2010 it will kill the existing trees on 800 square kilometers of floodplain and perhaps kill the trees on another 400 square kilometers.
In September 1989, a decision was handed down by the National Executive Council that allowed OTML to continue to operate without additional waste retention facilities, subject to adhering to an acceptable particulate level of sediments and an intensive environmental monitoring programme.
Until recently, Gogodala communities have had relatively limited experience of conflict over resource development, although eight villages situated on the Fly River or its tributaries have been affected to varying degrees by the operations of OTML to the north (cf.
Although it has been a big money maker in its 11 years of operation, OTML did not pay any taxes to the PNG government until October 1995, when it made a $3.75 million payment.
And although eight Gogodala villages on the Fly River receive regular compensatory payments for degradation of land and water as a result of th e activities of Ok Tedi Mining Limited (OTML), and Phillips Petroleum unsuccessfully tested for oil in Balimo in 1995, little of substance has resulted from these experiences.
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