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DOF slams Chevron over 'onerous' rental of government land

Jan 21, 2020 - 3:15 PM

The Department of Finance says Chevron Philippines only pays P0.74 per sqm or just over P10 million a year to rent a 1.2-million-sqm land in San Pascual, Batangas

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

COA defies 3 admins: Contractors should pay P146B Malampaya tax

May 16, 2018 - 4:32 PM

Shell, Chevron and Philippine National Oil Company-Exploration Corporation (PNOC-EC), or collectively known as the Malampaya Consortium, were allowed not to pay P146.7 billion in income taxes by Presidents Arroyo, Aquino and Duterte

RUNNING OUT. Gas from the Malampaya project is expected to run out in a decade prompting firms to contemplate alternative sources. File photo from Sembcorp Marine website

AC Energy to expand in Indonesia, sells Chevron PH assets stake to SM group

Jul 25, 2017 - 9:01 AM

Ayala Corporation’s energy arm signs an agreement with UPC Renewebles to develop small island power projects in Indonesia and divests its stake in Chevron’s geothermal assets in the Philippines to an SM group linked investment firm

Paris withdrawal sets business world at odds with Trump

Jun 02, 2017 - 10:51 AM

The reactions from across the business world – including oil producers the tech sector and finance – stood apart from Trump s portrayal of the decision as a needed corrective to rules that could stymie commerce

BYE TRUMP. This file photo taken on February 13, 2017 shows Elon Musk, the co-founder and chief executive of Electric carmaker Tesla, during a ceremony in Dubai. Karim Sahib/AFP

CHR to top carbon emitters: Face human rights probe

Jul 28, 2016 - 7:25 PM

For the first time a national human rights body is officially taking steps to address the impacts of climate change on human rights and the responsibility of private actors says environmental group Greenpeace

Shell takes Malampaya tax dispute vs PH to int'l arbitration body

Jul 22, 2016 - 1:58 PM

Shell Philippines Exploration BV has raised its tax dispute with the Philippine government before the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes

SECOND TIME. Shell in September last year decided to file an arbitration case with the Singapore International Arbitration Center over the Malampaya tax dispute

Chevron announces $36.8B Kazakh oil expansion

Jul 06, 2016 - 3:05 PM

Kazakh energy minister Kanat Bozumbayev says the project will create more than 20 000 new jobs and boost oil production

(FILES) This file photo taken on October 29, 2015 shows the Chevron logo displayed at a Chevron station in San Rafael, California.  US oil giant Chevron announced July 5, 2016 a $36.8 billion expansion project in Kazakhstan, the first major investment in petroleum production to be greenlighted since the oil-price rout. The expansion of the massive Tengiz project will increase production by about 260,000 barrels a day of oil-equivalent to reach about one million barrels a day, said Chevron, which holds 50 percent of Tengizchevroil company.  / AFP PHOTO / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / JUSTIN SULLIVAN

AboitizPower eyes Chevron's PH, Indonesian geothermal assets

May 16, 2016 - 7:00 PM

These assets which could be for sale next year include one of the world s largest geothermal operations

Coast guard studies Chevron liability in Batangas Bay oil leak

Feb 03, 2016 - 6:37 PM

About 100 liters of fuel spills into the bay while the oil firm is loading bunker fuel into the Sunrise Sampaguita vessel at its oil depot in San Pascual Batangas

OIL SPILL. Some 100 liters of bunker fuel is spilled into Batangas Bay by Chevron is loading at the the oil depot in San Pascual town. File photo of Batangas Bay courtesy of Ramón Velasquez/ Wiki Commons

Malampaya kicks off gas production from new platform

Oct 05, 2015 - 8:35 PM

The first Filipino designed and built offshore platform will help maintain the level of gas production to fulfill existing gas sales agreements

Malampaya contractors, not DOE, should appeal COA ruling

May 11, 2015 - 2:28 PM

Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho Petilla also says that if state auditors will order his department to collect the P53 14B taxes from the contractors the agency has no choice but to comply

Malampaya contractor seeks DOE guidance over COA ruling

May 08, 2015 - 5:23 PM

Shell Philippines Exploration B V says it will consult with the energy department and co contractor Chevron after the state auditors order them to pay P53 14B in taxes

COA orders Malampaya contractors to pay gov't P53B taxes

May 07, 2015 - 2:57 PM

UPDATED State auditors say there is no provision in the law that provides that the income taxes of the contractors will be part of the government s share in project proceeds

MVP’s Smart, Meralco top taxpaying firms in 2013

Mar 11, 2015 - 6:22 PM

The Manuel V Pangilinan led firm dislodges Meralco as top taxpayer with an income tax due amounting to P10 89 billion the BIR reports

Shell to review options after SC ruling on Pandacan depot transfer

Mar 11, 2015 - 5:16 PM

The High Court denies the oil firm’s motion for reconsideration but Shell says it will observe the law as it reviews its options

Petron: No oil price hike upon leaving Pandacan depot

Dec 11, 2014 - 5:11 PM

The oil refining and marketing company also assures continuous and reliable fuel supply to Metro Manila and nearby provinces once it moves to another depot

Pandacan exit won't affect oil prices – Shell

Dec 07, 2014 - 2:49 PM

Shell s adjustments in distribution costs won t affect its consumer petrol prices which is dictated by the market the company says

Oil price hike, logistics fears over Pandacan depot move

Nov 26, 2014 - 5:52 PM

Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho Petilla discusses possible repercussions of the Supreme Court decision

SC orders transfer of Pandacan oil depot

Nov 25, 2014 - 2:56 PM

UPDATED Resolving an issue that 3 administrations failed to address for more than a decade the court gives oil companies 45 days to submit a comprehensive plan and relocated within 6 months

CONTROVERSIAL DEPOT. Energy officials and oil company workers inspect a biodiesel overhead tank inside the Pandacan Oil depot. File photo by Dennis Sabangan/EPA

Malampaya consortium seeking extension until 2039

Nov 20, 2014 - 4:21 PM

The consortium wants a 15 year extension of its service contract

The wRap Indonesia: Oct. 23, 2014

Oct 23, 2014 - 12:01 PM

Indonesia continues to wait for Jokowi s cabinet migrant workers detail abuse suffered in UAE prosecutors prepare to indict Yogyakarta student for defamation over social media post and more

'JUST WAIT' President Joko Widodo (C) is accompanied by military, intellegence and national police leaders during a press conference at the presidential palace in Jakarta, on October 22, 2014, where he said that he would soon announce his cabinet. Photo by Mast Irham/EPA

Malampaya gas field can fuel plants after 2030

Sep 29, 2014 - 11:25 AM

Studies show the Malampaya consortium can draw natural gas longer than expected Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho Petilla says

TIMELINE: Pandacan oil depot relocation debacle

Apr 06, 2014 - 5:43 PM

Should oil companies relocate or stay? Here s a timeline of events relating to the Pandacan oil depot in Manila

CONTROVERSIAL DEPOT. Energy officials and oil company workers inspect a biodiesel overhead tank inside the Pandacan Oil depot. File photo by Dennis Sabangan/EPA

Erap to oil firms: Shut down Pandacan depot by 2016

Apr 03, 2014 - 9:16 PM

Doing what mayors before him failed to do Mayor Estrada tells Chevron Petron and Shell to clear the oil depot by January 31 2016

Groups to Aquino: Demand Haiyan redress from fossil fuel companies

Dec 13, 2013 - 4:55 PM

Fossil fuel companies must pay for Yolanda damages since they are the leading cause of global warming say green groups

STARTING FROM SCRATCH. Typhoon Yolanda damaged billions worth of agriculture and infrastructure, forcing many communities to start from scratch. Photo by EPA/Dennis Sabangan

Chevron, Shell are world's leading carbon-emitting companies

Dec 13, 2013 - 2:15 PM

A study lists down the 90 fossil fuel companies responsible for 63 of the world s carbon emissions since the Industrial Revolution

CLIMATE CHAOS. The combustion of fossil fuels like oil, gas and coal by energy companies is largely responsible for climate change

Chevron ordered to pay Ecuador $9.51B on appeal – court

Nov 13, 2013 - 4:07 PM

The Supreme Court upheld a 2012 ruling but dramatically reduced the amount to be paid in damages to 9 51 billion from 19 billion

Chevron in US court to block $19B Ecuador fine

Oct 17, 2013 - 11:02 AM

A court in Ecuador ordered Chevron to pay 18B in damages later raised to 19B to people from Lago Agrio in the Amazon for environmental damage

SUPPORT FOR ECUADOR. People representing Ecuadorians carry a giant puppet near a United States court house to show support for a pollution judgment against the Chevron Corp in New York, New York, USA, 15 October 2013. EPA/Justin Lane

The Pogues guitarist Chevron dies, 56

Oct 09, 2013 - 3:11 PM

Guitarist of legendary Celtic punk band loses happy battle with cancer

CELTIC PUNK. The Pogues guitarist Phillip Chevron. Photo from the band's Facebook

Sy group set to consolidate power assets

Jun 19, 2013 - 5:59 AM

Plans of the business group of retail tycoon Henry Sy Sr to restructure and recapitalize its power assets so it could ride on the expected increase in the demand for power are underway

Smart leads top corporate taxpayers

Apr 16, 2013 - 7:17 AM

With P10 23 billion total tax payments in 2011 Smart Communications remained the top corporate taxpayer in the Philippines

Chevron joins anti-oil smuggling chorus

Apr 04, 2013 - 7:43 PM

Chevron which markets oil in the country under the Caltex brand said that the Philippines is missing out on tax revenue from the importation of refined petroleum products

CURBING OIL SMUGGLING. Chevron asks the government to implement stricter measures against smuggling. AFP Photo

'Powerhouse' business delegation to visit PH

Jan 21, 2013 - 11:02 AM

Top business executives from Citigroup Chevron Coca Cola General Electric JP Morgan Chase and Procter Gamble are visiting Manila from January 23 to 25 to scout for investment and trade opportunities in the Philippines

Suu Kyi calls for Myanmar investment on landmark tour

Jun 14, 2012 - 9:40 PM

Myanmar democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi called for international investment to create jobs for her country s youth at the start of a landmark tour of Europe following years under house arrest

Chevron accused of 'environmental crime' for oil spill in Brazil

Mar 22, 2012 - 9:33 AM

The country s national oil regulator estimates that 2 400 barrels of crude were spilled in the incident which led authorities to suspend all of Chevron s drilling operations and to deny the company access to huge new offshore fields

Gov't wants more from mining

Mar 08, 2012 - 8:34 AM

Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima wants the government to get a bigger share of profits from mining operations in the country