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Dennis Uy completes acquisition of 45% of Malampaya

Mar 11, 2020 - 7:30 PM

The Malampaya gas field supplies roughly 30% of the total national demand for electricity

Dennis Uy gets PCC approval to buy 45% of Malampaya

Feb 25, 2020 - 4:30 PM

The Philippine Competition Commission says Dennis Uy's acquisition of Chevron Philippines' shares in the Malampaya gas facility will not reduce market competition

Dennis Uy now owns almost half of Malampaya gas field

Nov 13, 2019 - 6:45 PM

Dennis Uy buys all of the shares of Chevron Malampaya LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Chevron Philippines, which has a 45% stake in the Malampaya gas field

The week in photos: May 5-12, 2018

May 13, 2018 - 11:36 AM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

Supreme Court on May11, 2018 voting on the quo warranto case against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Calamian area a ‘confidence-builder’ for joint exploration in Reed Bank – analyst

Mar 07, 2018 - 7:22 PM

Calamian is an uncontested area. Any joint exploration with China in the area should be governed by Philippine laws, says Aaron Jed Rabena of the policy think tank Asia-Pacific Pathways to Progress

FIRST STEP. Analyst Aaron Jed Rabena said the Philippine government could jointly explore the Calamian area with China before Reed Bank.

East Timor signs maritime border deal with Australia

Mar 07, 2018 - 1:12 PM

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres witnesses the signing of the treaty, which is the first-ever reached under a special conciliation mechanism of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea

TREATY. After signing the treaty during a United Nations ceremony, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop tells reporters that East Timor stands to gain 'substantial benefits' from the deal. File photo by Yasser Al-Zayyat/AFP

DOE: Expect power price hike due to Malampaya shutdown

Jan 10, 2017 - 4:00 PM

The DOE says it will try to ease the impact of the Malampaya maintenance shutdown from January 28 to February 18

MALAMPAYA UPDATES. Energy Undersecretary Wimpy Fuentebella gives updates on the country's power sector on January 10, 2017. Photo by Toto Lozano/Presidential Photo

Recto: Don't use Malampaya funds for Bataan nuke plant revival

Nov 22, 2016 - 5:20 PM

Senate Minority Leader Ralph Recto says the funds can instead be used for an independent scientific study on the economic and technical feasibility of completing the plant

REVIVAL. The administration of President Rodrigo Duterte approves reopening the mothballed Bataan Nuclear Power Plant. File photo by Rappler

Analysis: Politics may block huge Indonesian gas field

Mar 04, 2016 - 6:16 PM

While the president is telling the world and Indonesians the country is open for investment the government is zig zagging on the huge gas project backtracking and creating delays

POLITICS. Nationalist rhetoric seems to be covering for special interests wanting a piece of the action in construction of the onshore plant. Photo from Asia Sentinel

US charges ex-head of Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb

Jul 20, 2013 - 8:19 AM

Mokhtar Belmokhtar allegedly masterminded the deadly January siege at an Algerian gas plant

Filipino survivors of Algeria siege back in PH

Jan 29, 2013 - 9:57 PM

A total of 8 Filipinos were killed and 1 remains missing after the hostage crisis at an Algerian gas field

HOSTAGE. Satellite image provided by DigitalGlobe from October 8, 2012 shows Amenas, Algeria. Islamist militants held dozens of foreign hostages and hundreds of Algerian workers hostage in a gas field located approximately 45 km from the city. AFP Photo/Digitalglobe

Rappler Newscast | January 21, 2013

Jan 22, 2013 - 1:35 AM

Senate President Enrile offers to quit but 11 senators vote to keep him in power | A Tubbataha park official says the US Navy ship stuck in the reef ignored warnings to avoid the area | 6 Filipinos are confirmed dead in the Algeria gas field hostage crisis

Pinoys used as human shields in Algeria - survivor

Jan 21, 2013 - 5:58 PM

Whenever government troops tried to shoot at the enemy we were used as human shields says a Filipino survivor of the bloodbath in Algeria

PINOY SURVIVOR. Joseph Balmaceda, one of the survivors of the siege by Islamic militants on a gas plant in Algeria, complains of chest pains inflicted on him during the siege, at a press conference at the office of Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) in Manila on January 21, 2013, shortly after arriving in the capital city. AFP PHOTO/TED ALJIBE

25 bodies of foreigners found after Algeria bloodbath

Jan 20, 2013 - 9:34 PM

Witnesses said 9 Japanese hostages had been executed and their bodies were among the 25

HOSTAGE CRISIS This undated hand out picture released by Norway's energy group Statoil on January 17, 2013 shows a road sign near the In Amenas gas field in eastern Algeria near the Libyan border. AFP PHOTO / STATOIL / KJETIL ALSVIK

DFA evacuates 34 Pinoys from Algeria

Jan 18, 2013 - 2:48 PM

The Filipino workers one of whom sustained a gunshot wound are to fly by chartered plane to London via Parma Italy

MIDDLE OF THE DESERT. Satellite image of the In Amenas gas field in eastern Algeria from Google Maps

More than 20 Pinoy hostages in Algeria?

Jan 18, 2013 - 10:47 AM

2nd UPDATE The Department of Foreign Affairs says it has received reports from relatives that more than 20 Filipinos were among the foreign hostages seized in Algeria

HOSTAGE CRISIS This undated hand out picture released by Norway's energy group Statoil on January 17, 2013 shows a road sign near the In Amenas gas field in eastern Algeria near the Libyan border. AFP PHOTO / STATOIL / KJETIL ALSVIK