Malampaya Gas Pipeline

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Malampaya Gas Pipeline is an operating natural gas pipeline in the Philippines.[1]

Location

The pipeline runs from the Malampaya field off the coast of Palawan Island to the Batangas LNG facility on Luzon Island.[2]

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Project Details

  • Operator: Shell Philippines Exploration (SPEX) (45%); Udenna Corporation (45%); PNOC Exploration Corporation (10%)
  • Owner: Royal Dutch Shell (45%), Chevron (45%), Philippine National Oil Company (10%)
  • Current Capacity: 450 million cubic feet per day
  • Length: 313 mi / 504 km
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 2002

Background

Developed in the late 1990s, the pipeline was the first project in the Philippines to actively undertake a community consent process as part of its Environmental Impact Study (EIS). Shell acquiesced to this process after being criticized for its environmental and human rights abuses in other projects in the 1990s.[3] In March 2020 Chevron sold its 45% share in the pipeline and the Malampaya gas project to Udenna Corporation.[4]

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References

  1. Sri Lanka - Oil and Gas, export.gov, Aug. 11, 2017
  2. First commercial sales flow from Malampaya gas plant, pipelines, Oil & Gas Journal, Jan. 7, 2002
  3. MALAMPAYA DEEP WATER GAS-TO-POWER PROJECT, THE PHILIPPINES, World Resources Institute, May 2007
  4. Chevron Wraps Sale of Malampaya Field Stake, Offshore Engineer, Mar. 13, 2020

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