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  • First Gen open to LNG partnership with PNOC

    First Gen Corp. of the Lopez Group is still open to partnering with Philippine National Oil Co. (PNOC) even as it pushes through with its own liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal, a company official said. First Gen...

    • Posted September 10, 2018
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  • PH, Israel’s Ratio Petroleum to sign oil exploration deal — Palace

    The Philippines and Israel Israeli-owned company Ratio Petroleum are set to sign an oil exploration deal, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said. Roque said the oil exploration will be in Area 5, an offshore block situated in the...

    • Posted September 10, 2018
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  • Gov’t might allow more ‘responsible’ mining ops in PH

    The government might allow more “responsible” mining operations in the country to help generate more jobs for Filipinos, Malacañang said. Presidential spokesman Harry Roque, however, said the President remains opposed to new open-pit mining operations given the...

    • Posted September 10, 2018
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  • 3 lady miners from Didipio pass PRC exam

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya—Mining is slowly losing its image as a male-dominated industry as three more lady mining engineers, who are scholars of a mining firm based here, passed the August 2018 licensure examination administered by the Professional...

    • Posted September 10, 2018
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  • DENR to open more mining areas

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is set to declare more mineral reservation areas across the country in an effort to generate additional nontax revenue for the government, an environment undersecretary said Thursday. The move...

    • Posted September 10, 2018
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  • MGB sets full implementation of its new mining policies

    While the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is yet to close the books on its highly contested suspension and closure orders on 26 mines, it is business as usual for the Mines and Geosciences Bureau...

    • Posted September 10, 2018
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  • 14 foreign firms eyeing PH petroleum search contracts

    At least 14 companies, including multinational energy firms, have already signified interest in the US$2.4 billion worth of upstream petroleum investments offer of the Philippines at its week-long roadshow in Singapore. The foreign firms eyeing ventures in...

    • Posted September 10, 2018
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  • Top Frontier still keen on Nonoc mine nickel plant

    Top Frontier Holdings Inc., the parent company of San Miguel Corp., remains keen on a plan to build a $1.5-billion nickel-processing plant near its Nonoc mining site in Surigao del Norte despite current market conditions. Top Frontier...

    • Posted August 7, 2018
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  • Palace: Nothing wrong with 60-40 joint exploration deal with China

    MALACAÑANG has defended the Philippine government’s plan to conduct a joint exploration with China for oil and gas reserves in the disputed South China Sea (West Philippine Sea). Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque Jr. said the two nations’...

    • Posted August 7, 2018
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  • Philex Mining profit drops in 2nd quarter

    PHILEX Mining Corp. saw a 13% drop in net income attributable to equity holders of the parent to P248.9 million in the second quarter due to lower metal output. In a regulatory filing, Philex said attributable net...

    • Posted August 7, 2018
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