The SC 38 consortium must also provide a decommissioning plan and budget, covering wells and facilities. This must include timing and costs, within 30 days of the renewal agreement.
"It is important for us to ensure the uninterrupted oil supply chain from Malampaya as it accounts for 40% of Luzon’s power requirement. Any interruption to this line may mean a minimum of a 10-hour blackout,” said Carlos.
The Philippines has approved a plan to build a small-scale liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal, adding to six ongoing projects that are expected to boost domestic supply from imports as the Southeast Asian nation’s sole gas field dries up in three years.
Shell (LON:SHEL) has completed the sale of its Malampaya gas field in the Philippines to Prime Infrastructure Capital following regulatory approvals and consent from joint venture partners.
Newly elected President Ferdinand Marcos Jr reiterated his support for more renewable energy, as well as nuclear power, and natural gas, in the Philippines, one of Southeast Asia’s fastest growing economies. The news comes as plans to import maiden liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargoes into the country have stuttered due to surging global prices.
First Gen’s Interim Offshore LNG Terminal project in the Philippines has been delayed and the company has asked BW Gas to delay the delivery of the floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) BW Paris from Q1 2023 to end of Q2 or early Q3 2023.
Philippine billionaire Enrique Razon will acquire a controlling stake in businessman Dennis Uy’s Malampaya gas project, in a move that may help extend the life of a field that fuels some of the nation’s biggest power plants. Significantly, Shell is also in the process of trying to divest its share of Malampaya.
Shell’s (LSE:RDSA) sale of its 45% share of the Malampaya gas project in the Philippines to Udenna Corporation for $460 million has stalled after the country’s national oil company PNOC blocked the deal amid crumbling political support.
Local utility First Gen Corporation is on track to start importing the Philippines’ first-ever cargoes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) later this year as its receiving terminal nears completion.
The Philippines' energy ministry yesterday defended the sale of the Malampaya gas project - formerly controlled by a Shell (AMS:RDSA) and Chevron (NYSE:CVX) joint venture - to a company run by an ally of President Rodrigo Duterte, dismissing a graft complaint.
A recent white paper sponsored by the US Agency for International Development (USAID) promotes the benefits of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the Philippines. But it makes overly optimistic claims about the financial, economic and environmental benefits of LNG, reckons the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA).
The government of the Philippines is eyeing a potentially large gas discovery as UK company Forum Energy prepares to drill in the disputed waters of the South China Sea. But geologists remain skeptical about the potential and any unilateral drilling will likely draw Beijing’s ire.
Natural declines and underinvestment in new exploration has left Philippine oil and gas production in freefall posing significant risks to future energy security. The risk is particularly acute given how reliant the Southeast Asian nation is on oil and gas for power generation, industrial processes and transportation, warn analysts at Fitch Solutions. But interest from investors has been rekindled.
Marine operator Svitzer will provide towage and other vessel support services for First Gen’s Interim Offshore Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Terminal in the Philippines for a ten-year term.
Philippine tycoon Dennis Uy's Udenna conglomerate struck a deal worth up to $460 million to buy a gas exploration and development company from Shell last week. The deal, which attracted a premium valuation and boosts Udenna’s share in the Malampaya gas field to 90%, is positive for both the Philippines and Shell.
Shell has stuck a deal to sell its 45% operating interest in the Malampaya gas field offshore Philippines for up to $460 million.
The Philippines has approved yet another proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) to power scheme as the country faces a looming gas supply crunch. The latest award, to Vires Energy, underscores the department of energy’s (DOE’s) lack of strategy for LNG imports in the power-hungry Southeast Asia nation.
First Gen has awarded a five-year deal that will see Norway’s BW Gas Limited supply a floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) to support its Interim Offshore LNG Terminal project in the Philippines.
Anglo-Dutch supermajor Shell has received a notice to proceed (NTP) for a proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) import scheme in the Philippines.
The Philippines this week approved yet another proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) import scheme as the country faces a looming gas supply crunch. However, the latest award, to AG&P, underscores the department of energy’s (DOE’s) lack of strategy for LNG imports in the power-hungry Southeast Asia nation.
Philippine business tycoons are eager to buy Shell’s stake in the deep-water Malampaya project. However, any potential suitors for the 45% interest, valued at between $250 million and $300 million by analysts at Rystad Energy, will need to bring strong technical skills to eek more gas out of the aging field.
Law makers in the Philippines are seeking to refocus the Philippine National Oil Company’s (PNOC’s) investment mandate towards exploration and production ventures. The move is part of an effort to revive the Southeast Asian nation’s ailing upstream sector and attract new investment as its energy security situation continues to deteriorate.