A Chinese offshore oil platform in the South China Sea. Photo: Xinhua A Chinese offshore oil platform in the South China Sea. Photo: Xinhua
A Chinese offshore oil platform in the South China Sea. Photo: Xinhua

Philippines to start South China Sea oil drilling without Beijing

  • Philippine energy chief said PXP Energy can survey Reed Bank in the contested sea even without partnering with China’s CNOOC
  • President Duterte last month lifted a six-year ban on South China Sea oil exploration

Topic |   The Philippines
A Chinese offshore oil platform in the South China Sea. Photo: Xinhua A Chinese offshore oil platform in the South China Sea. Photo: Xinhua
A Chinese offshore oil platform in the South China Sea. Photo: Xinhua
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