2 weeks Pimentel cites Sampaguita gas field as the next Malampaya MB
House Deputy Speaker and Surigao del Sur Rep. Johnny Pimentel has high hopes for the Sampaguita gas field which he called the “next Malampaya.” House Deputy Speaker Surigao del Sur Rep. Johnny Pimentel (MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) “There’s no question the development of the Sampaguita gas discovery in Recto Bank (formerly Reed Bank) is vital to our long-term energy security,” Pimentel said. According to the Mindanao solon, Sampaguita’s private developers plan to build a shorter subsea pipeline (from Sampaguita) to Malampaya, and then Malampaya’s existing 504-kilometer, 24-inch pipeline would be used to deliver all the gas to landfall in ... more