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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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  • SMC unveils plan to build 10K MW of renewables

    Diversified conglomerate San Miguel Corp. plans to expand its energy portfolio by putting up around 10,000 megawatts of renewable energy projects in the next 10 years, its president Ramon Ang said. “SMC is going to invest heavily...

    • Posted August 6, 2018
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  • MGB cites mining company’s CSR program in Surigao

    The Mines and Geosciences Bureau, the agency tasked to regulate the mining sector, has cited the Marcventures Mining and Development Corporation for its scholarship program in Surigao del Sur, which has a high number of out of...

    • Posted August 6, 2018
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  • Benguet’s gold processing plant underutilized

    THE gold-copper processing plant in Benguet province has yet to be utilized to its full potential. Norberto Cobaldez, Department of Science and Technology assistant regional director in the Cordillera, said the supposed 24/7 operation of the processing...

    • Posted August 6, 2018
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  • Chamber invites Duterte to ‘responsible’ mining sites

    The Chamber of Mines of the Philippines has invited President Rodrigo Duterte to visit one of its facilities, following a fresh reminder for the industry to protect the environment in his annual policy speech. The President can...

    • Posted August 6, 2018
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  • MVP firm ready to submit proposal to develop LNG terminal

    THE group of tycoon Manuel V. Pangilinan is expected to submit its proposal signifying its interest to develop a liquefied natural gas (LNG) integrated terminal under the Department of Energy’s Philippine Downstream Natural Gas Regulation (PDNGR). Pangilinan...

    • Posted August 6, 2018
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  • DENR lifts moratorium on mines exploration

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources on July 27 nullified a portion of former secretary Gina Lopez’s order by lifting the moratorium on exploration permits for metallic and non-metallic minerals. Based on DENR Administrative Order (DAO)...

    • Posted August 6, 2018
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  • Cimatu says four mining firms failed MICC audit

    Four mining companies failed the latest review by the inter-agency Mining Industry Coordinating Council, Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Roy Cimatu said on August 2. Manila Standard reported that Cimatu did not disclose the identities of the...

    • Posted August 6, 2018
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  • Korean company eyes small nuke plant in Cagayan

    Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power is studying the possibility of building a 100-megawatt modular nuclear reactor at Cagayan Economic Zone Authority in Sta. Ana, Cagayan, the Energy Department said. Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi, Undersecretary Donato Marcos and...

    • Posted August 6, 2018
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  • DENR urges 26 mining firms to adopt remedial measures or face closure

    THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources has urged 26 suspended or closed mining companies to adopt remedial measures of face closure. “Mining companies need to shape up. The review specified major reforms needed, for example, on...

    • Posted August 6, 2018
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