Tagged With Philippines
Independents seize Southeast Asia M&A initiative
9 December 2019
As the majors exit, ambitious small and mid-sized entrants are challenging NOCs' dominance in the asset purchase market
Philippines LNG projects pass significance test
16 August 2019
The island nation's government awards certificates to two more planned import facilities
Manila opens the door to Chinese E&P
9 July 2019
An executive order has reduced the constraints on Philippines’ state oil company working with third parties on oil and gas deals
IOCs face choppy South China Sea conditions
20 July 2018
Beijing's determination to exert its influence in the South China Sea is causing problems for oil companies active in the region
Philippines takes carbon emitters to task
1 June 2018
The Southeast Asian nation has launched the world’s first governmental inquiry into the impact of climate change on human rights
China advances in the South China Sea
27 March 2018
Beijing has seized the initiative in the contested area. But Australia and Timor-Leste are nearing agreement in their zone of dispute
Thailand joins Asia gas-reserves search
12 March 2018
Facing voracious demand for energy, Asian countries are planning either to increase imports or seek new upstream opportunities
ExxonMobil walks away from Sulu Sea block
14 November 2011
The Philippines’ upstream revival has hit a snag after ExxonMobil resigned as operator and pulled out of its deep-water block in the Sulu Sea
Philippines targets CBM to power
5 October 2011
Coal miner Semirara unveils plans for a 7 megawatt unit
Philippines counts on upstream revival
17 August 2011
A new E&P push is planned to revitalise the Philippines’ energy sector, but in the meantime, LNG is seen as a short-term solution to a growing power crisis
China rattles its sabre over disputed reserves
5 April 2011
Tensions are rising in southeast Asia as China re-stakes its claims on disputed maritime areas, and potentially large hydrocarbon reserves
A first-timer for the Philippines
1 February 2002
At the beginning of this year the 1-GW Santa Rita power station, near Batangas, on the island of Luzon, started full commercial operation, becoming the Philippines’ first gas-fired plant to enter service. It will be joined in the second quarter of the year by the 500-MW San Lorenzo plant, with both plants fuelled by gas from Shell’s Malampaya field, reports Derek Bamber