Malampaya shutdown - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Malampaya shutdown


Inflation hits 2.7% in January

Feb 07, 2017 - 3:05 PM

Prices rise at a faster rate than at any point last year due to increases in oil transport housing and utilities according to NEDA

Meralco rates down in May

May 08, 2015 - 3:25 PM

Electricity bills go down by P0 70 per kilowatt hour due to lower generation charge – the bulk of your Meralco bill

DOE optimistic power sufficient on eve of Malampaya shutdown

Mar 14, 2015 - 9:19 PM

This is despite low reserves and a recent outage in the country’s biggest coal power plant

ERC eyes extending electricity price cap anew

Jul 31, 2014 - 4:28 PM

The regulatory says power supply remains tight and the cap is important to prevent price spikes at the spot market

ANOTHER PRICE CAP EXTENSION? The tight power supply coupled with a number of power plants that were put offline are among the considerations that could possibly lead to another extension, the Energy Regulatory Commission says. File photo by RITCHIE B. TONGO/EPA

DOE: Malampaya shutdown can no longer be moved

Jul 30, 2014 - 11:41 PM

The Interruptible Load Program and energy conservation are the best options so far to mitigate the looming power shortage the department says

NO TO RESCHEDULE. Shell Philippines Exploration B.V., the consortium running the Malampaya natural gas platform, has informed the Department of Energy that it could no longer reschedule the maintenance shutdown of the facility. Image from Sembcorp Marine website

Aquino: No need for emergency powers

Jan 14, 2014 - 9:33 PM

The President says the power rate increase may have been caused by wrong business decisions and that the consumer should not be made to answer for them

NO NEED. President Benigno Aquino III says he never asked for emergency powers to avert a power crisis and said he does not think there is a need for it. Malacañang Photo Bureau

Malampaya shutdown moved due to Yolanda

Nov 07, 2013 - 4:03 PM

The month long shutdown of the gas facility is moved to a later date to ensure the safety of maintenance workers

MAINTENANCE SHUTDOWN. The Malampaya natural gas plants will undergo a bi-annual maintenance, which may lead to higher electricity costs in Luzon. Photo from Sembcorp Marine