Heartland of gas field
Unexploited to its full potential that is estimate at $1 billion, a gas field in the heartland of the decades-long fighting in the south has become a source of cooking gas, a lawmaker with jurisdiction over the area said Friday.
The area beneath Lake Buluan in Maguindanao’s Liguasan Marsh contains 68 billion cubic feet of gas, according to a government survey. It is believe to contain oil and coal if deeper digging is made, said Maguindanao Rep. Zajid Mangudadatu.
The administration circulated cooking stoves with the goal that inhabitants here can influence utilization of the methane to gas. Else, it will simply be squandere, Mangudadatu said in a meeting on DZMM.
Liguasan Marsh territory
Besides in 25 years kayang-kaya madevelop iyan (I figure it can be create in 25 years). I am exceptionally hopeful that the Philippines will be the following Dubai,” he said.
The Liguasan Marsh territory has seen the bloodiest of conflicts between government troops and Muslim agitators, incorporating one experience in Mamasapano town in 2015 that left 44 police commandos slaughtered and abandoned peace arrangements.
Furthermore Maguindanao people are relying on the section of a self-control law in the south to empower the full advancement of the gas holds.
“This isn’t only for Maguindanao area, however for the entire nation,” he said.