Philippines Central Valley basin may hold carbonate and sandstone gas

E.F. Durkee E.F. Durkee & Associates Manila Like elsewhere in the world at the moment, when it is very difficult to sell an oil prospect, gas if found in the right economic and geographic situation provides an opportunity for the smaller explorer to still move on. This even seems apparent in the Philippines. Hence Pacrim Energy Ltd. and E.F. Durkee & Associates have initiated a potential gas exploration program on Luzon, northwest of Manila. The area of interest is known as the Bamban-Clark-Manila Corridor (Fig. 1) 231,152 bytes]. The Philippine Department of Energy granted the area as a Nonexclusive Geophysical Permit to Pacrim and its associates on Mar. 1, 1999. ...

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