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2016
Shell Philippines v. Philippines Shell Philippines Exploration B.V. v. Republic of the Philippines (ICSID Case No. ARB/16/22)
Nationality of the parties
Philippines
Netherlands
Summary of matters at issue
45% interest, and the role of operator, in the Malampaya consortium that operates the Malampaya Deepwater Gas-to-Power Project.
Claims arising out of the Government’s allegedly unlawful order for payment of PHP 53.14 billion (USD 1.1 billion) in income taxes imposed on the Malampaya consortium that operates a natural gas development project in West Philippine Sea. The consortium also includes Chevron Malampaya LLC (45%) and the Philippine State-owned PNOC Exploration Corporation (10%).
Economic sector and subsector
Primary: B - Mining and quarrying
6 - Extraction of crude petroleum and natural gas
Arbitral rules and administering institution
ICSID (International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes)
ICSID (International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes)
Composition of tribunal
Veeder, V. V.
Grigera Naón, H. A.
Stern, B.
Status/Outcome of original proceedings
Pending
Decisions rendered
None
Amount of compensation
Data not available
Data not available
IIA breaches alleged/found
Data not available
Pending
Follow-on proceedings
None
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