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Phinma Energy assigns its shares in Mabini geothermal contract to Basic Energy

Taal Volcano, Batangas/ Philippines (source: flickr/no focus, creative commons)
Alexander Richter 29 Jul 2019

Phinma Energy divests from its participating stake in the Mabini geothermal services contract, signing over its shares to partner Basic Energy.

Following news on the acquisition of Phinma Petroleum and Geothermal (and as part of that Phinma Energy Corp.) by Ayala Group, it is now announced that Phinma Energy is divesting from its participating stake in the Mabini geothermal services contract to its partner Basic Energy Corp.

This follows 12 months after the company withdrew from the geothermal project in Batangas, Philippines.

Under the deal, Phinma Energy assigned its rights, interests, privileges, duties and obligations under the GSC No. 8 to Basic Energy “by reasons of its withdrawal from the joint operating agreement effective Aug. 21, 2018.”

BEC said the transaction is subject to the approval of the Department of Energy.

Awarded to BEC in 2007,  GSC  covers 3,841 hectares of land in  San Teodoro, Mabini, Batangas.

Source: PhilStar