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The pioneering Malampaya Deep Water Gas-to-Power Project heralded the birth of the natural gas industry in the Philippines. Its two platforms, the Shallow Water Platform and the newly installed Malampaya Depletion Compression Platform, deliver enough energy to meet around 20% of the country’s electricity requirements. How does a project this big power three out of […]

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Edong Magpayo, a project officer at Pilipinas Shell Foundation, Inc. (PSFI) in Palawan, won first place in the 2016 Biodiversity Photo Contest of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH and the Biodiversity Management Bureau of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-BMB). Edong’s winning photo depicts the simple life of the indigenous […]

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Shell Philippines Exploration B.V. (SPEX) and the Malampaya Gas Project’s social arm, Malampaya Foundation, Inc. (MFI), were recognised for their outstanding programmes in the recently concluded IABC (International Association of Business Communicators) Philippine Quill Awards 2015 at Marriott Grand Ballroom, Pasay. The Access to Energy (A2E) Project, the Integrated Support to Indigenous Peoples (ISIP) programme, and […]

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MFI’s Bayna Hasim (left) and April Melivo (right) poses with Kristine Wagan during the recognition ceremonies of Palawan State University’s Graduating Class of 2016. Twenty-year old scholar Kristine Wagan became the first Petroleum Engineering graduate of Malampaya Foundation, Inc.’s (MFI) Sustainable Development Scholarship programme at Palawan State University on April 6. Wagan, the youngest of five […]

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Sitio Kalakwasan is six kilometers off the national highway in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan. There are no paved roads leading to the mountain forest community, and getting there requires eleven river crossings. Home to the Batak ethnic tribe, the village is completely inaccessible during the rainy season. Last April 5 marked a milestone for the […]

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MANILA, PHILIPPINES — The Malampaya natural gas field will continue to power a third of homes and businesses in the Philippines, thanks to a new offshore platform that is the country’s first to be designed and built in the country. Malampaya Deep Water Gas-to-Power Project joint venture partners—Shell Philippines Exploration, B.V. (SPEX), Chevron Malampaya LLC […]

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Thursday, 8 October 2015

The MOGP team gives the thumbs up for their 14-year streak of No Harm and No Leaks. The Malampaya Onshore Gas Plant (MOGP) in Batangas has another feather to add to its already-impressive cap. Keeping its impeccable record of “No Harm and No Leaks,” the MOGP team celebrated 14 years of Goal Zero last September […]

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For the first time in its 14-year history, Shell Philippines Exploration B.V. (SPEX), operator of the Malampaya Deep Water Gas-to-Power Project, was hailed as Shell’s Upstream Asset of the Year. The award recognizes the asset’s impressive safety and operational performance. “The Upstream Asset of the Year Award is given by the Global Production Excellence (GPE) […]

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Thursday, 8 October 2015

A new depletion compression platform at the Malampaya gas field will keep lights burning in Manila for years to come. Upstream Technology’s Russell McCulley talks to Shell about the landmark project’s latest development phase and the technical and logistical challenges involved.   It is difficult to overstate how important the Malampaya Deep Water Gas-to-Power project […]

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Shell Philippines Exploration B.V. (SPEX) Finance Manager Jose Jerome Pascual III joined distinguished individuals at the 7th Annual Corporate Treasury and CFO Summit, held at Fairmont Makati on August 4. Focusing on what it takes for finance executives to focus on the bigger picture, Pascual talked about human capital, talent management, and the influence of […]

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August 17 marked a significant milestone for Shell Philippines Exploration B.V. (SPEX) as it celebrates a Goal Zero performance for three consecutive years. The achievement comes in a period where SPEX completed two historical milestones in the history of the Malampaya Gas Project: the construction of the first oil and gas platform in the country […]

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Leading the expanse of the Energy Smart Philippines 2015 exhibit area was the interactive booth of the Malampaya Deep Water Gas-to-Power Project, which featured the country’s pioneering natural gas technology. An interactive strategy game allowed the visitors to see if they have what it takes in operating an oil and gas platform. Energy Smart Philippines […]

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The teams behind the most complex shutdown held in Malampaya’s 14-year history celebrated the major milestone at the Acacia Hotel in Alabang, Muntinlupa City on June 26. The event was interspersed with team building activities and entertainment. In his welcoming remarks, Shell Philippines Exploration B.V. (SPEX) Asset Manager Baste Quiniones showed a trophy awarded by […]

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As the Philippines continues its drive towards inclusive growth, the convergence of technology and business plays an important role. Shell Philippines Exploration B.V. (SPEX) Asset Manager Baste Quiniones joined distinguished individuals from various industries in celebrating the fifth anniversary of the Department of Science and Technology’s Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research […]

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Wednesday, 9 September 2015

Whenever a Filipino turns the lights on, an island of steel and concrete located some 80 kilometers northwest of Palawan is constantly at work, providing clean, reliable, and naturally abundant fuel that is converted to electricity. This powerhouse is the Malampaya Deep Water Gas-to-Power Project, or more commonly referred to as simply Malampaya. The first […]

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Proving Shell Philippines Exploration B.V.’s reputation as a world-class operator, the Shell Upstream International (UI) Impact Award was conferred to the Malampaya Onshore Gas Plant (OGP) team. The recognition heralds the project’s continued excellence in environment and social performance. The individuals who received the award on behalf of the OGP team are Pablito Pantas, Jose […]

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Tuesday, 6 January 2015

Several worksites, businesses and individuals from Shell companies in the Philippines (SciP) were recently recognized by the Safety Organization of the Philippines, Inc. (SOPI) during the 47th National Industrial Safety Convention themed “Facing Challenges: Gaining from Experiences.” The convention aimed to motivate industries to prevail over Occupational Safety and Health challenges by building on current […]

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The American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (AmCham) 6th CSR Photo Competition recognised Shell PH social programmes.   Congratulations to Shell for winning in the American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines’ (AmCham) 6th Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Photo Competition for the entry, “Wired for Success” taken from Sanayan sa Ikauunlad ng Kaalamang Pangkabuhayan […]

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Experiencing the future of energy: University students explore Malampaya Phase 3.   Shell Philippines Exploration, B.V. (SPEX), operator and developer of the Malampaya Deep Water Gas-to-Power Project, opened the doors of the Malampaya Phase 3 Fabrication Yard at the Keppel Subic Shipyard last August 20, 2014 for university students to appreciate the pioneering energy technology […]

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Shell companies in the Philippines wins best photo award in the American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines’ (AmCham) 6th Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Photo Competition for the entry, “Wired for Success” taken from Sanayan sa Ikauunlad ng Kaalamang Pangkabuhayan (SIKAP)—a social investment programme of Malampaya Phase 3. “Wired for Success” bested a total of […]

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