Philippines Energy Articles & Analysis

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Already producing more than one-quarter of its electricity from renewable energy sources, the Philippines has a proven track record in developing large-scale, economically viable green energy projects. But while earlier power plants have consisted almost exclusively of hydro and geothermal power, the country’s new National Renewable Energy Programme...

The emergence of new hydrocarbons fields has helped the Philippine energy sector make up for declining output starting in the mid-1990s. While primary energy demand continues to outstrip diminishing domestic production, output from relatively recently exploited reserves such as the Galoc oil field and the Malampaya natural gas field are offsetting...

How can the Philippines balance energy self-sufficiency with increasing outside demand for power?

A diverse country with an intriguing history, the Philippines today is a multi-party, democratic republic, open to foreign investment, and integrated within the regional and international political and economic community. 

Chapter | Mining from The Report: Philippines 2014

In spite of its vast reserves of minerals, the mining sector is currently only a modest contributor to the economy due to a range of factors that have impeded development. All told, approximately 14.5bn tonnes of metallic minerals (including gold, copper, iron, chromite, nickel, cobalt and platinum) and 67.66bn tonnes of non-metallic minerals, such as sand and gravel, limestone, marble, clay, and...

Chapter | Energy from The Report: Philippines 2014

The emergence of new hydrocarbons fields has helped the Philippine energy sector make up for declining output starting in the mid-1990s. While primary energy demand continues to outstrip diminishing domestic production, output from relatively recently exploited reserves are offsetting maturing blocks as the sector looks to implement a strategy of efficiency, diversification and further...