All posts tagged "featured"

  • DOE to DFA: Lift oil exploration ban in West Philippine Sea

    Exploration and drilling activities in the West Philippine Sea are close resuming after the Department of Energy (DOE) asked the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to lift the moratorium covering the disputed waters. The DOE has sent...

    • Posted January 7, 2019
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  • DENR to push for government-led mineral exploration

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is planning to push for various government-led mineral explorations across different parts of the Philippines, which has long been identified as one of the highly mineralized countries in the...

    • Posted January 7, 2019
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  • SMC-Meralco consortium investing P99b in coal plant

    The joint venture of SMC Global Power Holding Corp. and Meralco PowerGen Corp. plans to spend P99 billion to put up a 1,200-megawatt coal project in Mariveles, Bataan. Mariveles Power Generation Corp., the joint venture firm, said...

    • Posted January 3, 2019
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  • Marcventures: Bauxite reserves of 73.2 million WMT in Samar

    Filipino mining firm Marcventures Holdings, Inc. revealed in a recent regulatory filing that the company’s Bauxite Mining Project in Samar encompasses 73.2 million wet metric tons of bauxite ore. Per the SRK-JORC Compliant Report filing with the country’s stock...

    • Posted January 3, 2019
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  • Moratorium on new PH mines stays for now

    The government is maintaining for now a six-year-old moratorium on new mining permits as it awaits enactment of a new revenue-sharing scheme with the industry that has just hurdled the House of Representatives, according to a press...

    • Posted January 3, 2019
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  • First PH LNG terminal sought by China and Japan

    The Philippines has become a new front in China and Japan’s infrastructure rivalry as companies from both countries bid to build the archipelago’s first liquefied natural gas terminal. In the past few weeks, both Tokyo Gas and the state-owned...

    • Posted January 2, 2019
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  • Hunting through the depths: Desperate search for new oil and gas

    Throughout the year 2018, the energy sector stands on wobbly ground, the policies being pushed by the Department of Energy (DOE) were hardly concretized; the pace of regulation of the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) had gone from...

    • Posted January 2, 2019
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  • IAEA reviews PH nuclear power infrastructure development

    An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts has concluded an eight-day mission to the Republic of the Philippines to review its development of infrastructure for nuclear power. The Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review (INIR), which ended...

    • Posted December 17, 2018
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  • Shell focuses on finding new Malampaya gas field

    Shell Companies in the Philippines is pushing for more oil and gas exploration to find another Malampaya gas field, instead of putting up an import terminal for liquefied natural gas. “The economic question in LNG, if those...

    • Posted December 13, 2018
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  • Australia’s Tribune Resources puts faith in PH mining industry

    Western Australian miner Tribune Resources has acquired 100 per cent of Prometheus Developments, which owns the high-grade Diwalwal gold project in the southern Philippines. Prometheus holds an 80 per cent economic interest in three tenements at Diwalwal,...

    • Posted December 13, 2018
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