Public-Private Partnership in Natural Gas Sector

It is envisioned that development of the downstream natural gas industry in the country, requires partnership among the government and the private sectors. The following are its respective roles and contributions:

Government Sector:

  • Lead the development of the upstream & downstream sectors of the natural gas industry;
  • Formulation & implementation of strategies and program conducive to the industry’s growth and, where necessary, for the efficient management of strategic infrastructure projects;
  •  Lead investing role through the Philippine National Oil Company (PNOC) to spur project commencement in instances where a strategic gas infrastructure project needs to be initiated.

Private Sector:

  • Financing, construction and operation of natural gas infrastructure projects in the downstream sector.