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  • DOE modifies ‘petroleum contracting’ scheme

    For prospective commercial discoveries, the Department of Energy (DOE) will be modifying the “upstream contracting round” for petroleum blocks at Philippine basins that could potentially yield fresh finds of indigenous oil and gas. According to Energy Secretary...

    • Posted August 29, 2017
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  • PH mineral production value rose 4.3% in first half

    The value of Philippine mineral production grew 4.3 percent in the first half from a year ago on higher metal prices, despite the restriction on production and exploration imposed by former Environment secretary Regina Lopez, Manila Standard...

    • Posted August 29, 2017
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  • Lifting of oil exploration ban in West PH sea still ongoing

    The Department of Energy (DOE) assured that the government is working to lift the moratorium and finally resume oil and gas exploration activities on the disputed areas located in the West Philippine Sea, Malaya Business insight reported...

    • Posted August 29, 2017
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  • AusIMM, PMEA sign MOU to expand ties

    By Jimbo Gulle The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) and the Philippine Mining and Exploration Association (PMEA) have signed a memorandum of understanding that will help its members get important accreditation for jobs in both...

    • Posted August 25, 2017
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  • Cimatu: Open pit mining ban still in effect

    Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu said Monday the ban on open pit mining remains in effect in the country. Cimatu said the ban, first imposed by his predecessor, Regina Lopez, would stay until the Cabinet came out with...

    • Posted August 1, 2017
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  • MICC to put ‘clearer’ mining fiscal regime in place

    In line with President Duterte’s directive to review mining rules and regulations, the inter-agency Mining Industry Coordinating Council (MICC) will put in place a “clearer” fiscal regime that will give incentives to responsible mining activities while penalizing...

    • Posted July 31, 2017
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  • Teresa Marble’s Annie Dee at Mining Club Luncheon on Aug. 11

    The Philippine Mining Club is proud to present for its August 11th Luncheon Annie G. Dee, President of Teresa Marble Corp., at the Manila Polo Club Turf Room in Makati City. Dee is expected to talk about...

    • Posted July 27, 2017
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  • Mining firms rush to regain lost ground

    Mining companies both here and abroad heaved a collective sigh of relief when the Commission on Appointments (CA) rejected last May the nomination as Environment Secretary of Regina Lopez, who rocked the industry during her 10 months...

    • Posted July 25, 2017
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  • Mining tax hike mulled

    PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to impose higher taxes on mining companies or shut them down if they fail to come up with ways to compensate the country for the damage they do to the environment. In...

    • Posted July 25, 2017
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  • ‘Oil drilling in West PH Sea’s Reed Bank may resume before year ends’

    Drilling for oil and natural gas on the Reed Bank in the South China Sea may resume before the end of the year, a Philippine energy official said, as the government prepares to offer new blocks to...

    • Posted July 25, 2017
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