• Caution to investors looking to uranium

    Investor, Modern Energy Expert & Author of ‘My Electrician Drives a Porsche?,’ Gianni Kovacevic cautions investors looking to uranium. Mr Kovacevic – speaking ahead of his appearance at Mines and Money Asia in Hong Kong this April...

    • Posted February 12, 2018
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  • A Canadian era for mining in the Philippines

    The Philippines, a global mining hotspot marred by many disasters from toxic leaks to mudslides, will adopt Canada’s mining sustainability standards to improve engagement with civil society and enhance transparency and accountability. It becomes the first Southeast...

    • Posted February 5, 2018
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  • Presidential directive sought on new oil contracting round’s tax regime

    A directive from the Office of the President is being sought for a clearer policy on tax regime that shall be applied on the Department of Energy’s invitation for “unsolicited tenders” on petroleum exploration investments in the...

    • Posted February 5, 2018
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  • Masbate Gold restores coral reefs

    Two major mining firms that comprise the Masbate Gold Project (MGP), have begun installing some 400 to 800 reef balls in a fishing and mining town in Masbate, in a bid to help regenerate new reef covers,...

    • Posted February 5, 2018
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  • ADB to advise on Philippines’ first LNG hub project

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed an agreement with the Philippine National Oil Company (PNOC) to act as transaction advisor for the Philippines’ first LNG hub project in Batangas. The transaction advisory services agreement was signed...

    • Posted February 5, 2018
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  • Where do we get ‘reliable and affordable’ energy supply?

    Whatever assurances we may hear about the country’s energy reserves, these rings hollow when we consider the government’s massive infrastructure program. Add to that the annual increase in power demand. According to the Department of Energy, relying...

    • Posted February 5, 2018
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  • Review on mining appeals out by March

    Almost a year after the suspension and closure of some 26 mines in the country for allegedly violating environmental laws, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is set to finish its review on the appeals...

    • Posted February 5, 2018
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  • DOE assures sufficient power for Visayas

    The Department of Energy-Visayas Field Office assured that there is sufficient electricity in the Visayas for the region’s needs, the Philippine News Agency reported Jan. 26. via InterAksyon. Engineer Keelvin Dajao described the regional power outlook for...

    • Posted February 5, 2018
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  • Subic coal plant passed gov’t review, says proponent

    The consortium that would build a 600-megawatt coal-fired power plant at Subic Bay Freeport said the project had been vetted by regulators and government environmental agencies, the Philippine Daily Inquirer reported Jan. 25. Redondo Peninsula Energy Inc....

    • Posted February 5, 2018
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  • Presidential directive sought on new oil contracting round’s tax regime

    A directive from the Office of the President is being sought for a clearer policy on tax regime that shall be applied on the Department of Energy’s invitation for “unsolicited tenders” on petroleum exploration investments in the...

    • Posted February 5, 2018
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