Why LNG in the Philippines Is More of a Problem Than a Solution

The Philippines’ LNG import ambitions could increase its dependence on one of the most expensive fuels available, according to Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA). The country is focusing on Batangas for many of its LNG developments. New LNG terminals mean more vessels passing, docking and unloading along the coast, threatening marine ecosystems and affecting the livelihoods of communities who depend on it.

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