About Us

Basic Energy Corporation is a publicly listed holding company in the Philippines, with business interests in various fields of renewable energy and alternative fuels, and oil and gas exploration and development.

In a span of nearly 50 years since the company was established, Basic Energy has undergone a dramatic transformation from an operating company into a holding company. Aligned with its primary purpose of developing alternative and renewable energy sources, the company changed its corporate name to Basic Energy Corporation from Basic Petroleum Corporation in 2007.

Basic Energy continues to fuel the Philippines’ vibrant energy sector with the breadth and depth of its projects and technical knowledge. The Company aims to be the leading developer of alternative and renewable energy, oil and allied products and services in the country.

SUBSIDIARIES

As a a holding company, Basic Energy has equity investments in wholly owned subsidiaries that are key players in the country’s growth areas:

• Basic Diversified Industrial Holdings, Inc. (Investment holding company)
• IBasic, Inc. (information technology management company and service integrator)
• Basic Biofuels Corporation (developer of biofuels)
• Southwest Resources, Inc. (oil exploration, 72.58% owned by BSC)
• Basic Ecomarket Farms, Inc. (agriculture)
• Basic Geothermal Energy Corporation (geothermal energy development)

Basic Energy also holds a 70% stake in Grandway Group Limited, a company registered in Hong Kong in 2013. Grandway is a joint venture between Basic Energy and Petrosolve Bhd Sdn, a Malaysian firm that develops oil fields and holds a technology for enhanced chemical oil recovery. The joint venture then established PT Basic Energi Solusi as its operating arm in the management and operation of oil wells in Indonesia.

Vision

Basic Energy Corporation strives to be the leading Philippine energy developer. Basic Energy aims to be a major instrument in the country’s drive for energy self-sufficiency through clean, efficient and reliable energy sources without compromising our commitment to:

[1] protecting the environment;

[2] looking after shareholder value and interest;

[3] fostering social development in the communities it operates in, and;

[4] making a difference in the lives of its country, community, people and employees.

Mission

We aim to be a major Philippine company in the exploration, production, and supply of alternative and renewable energy, oil and allied products and services. Basic Energy Corporation is now geared towards maximizing the numerous opportunities and secure a formidable position in these industries.

Values

In the need to make our country self-sufficient in energy, and in the development of Filipino technology;

In our duty to contribute to the development of our country, promote unity, and help uplift the lives of the Filipino people;

In our responsibility to protect the interests of our local and foreign shareholders, and to provide them with value for their investments;

In maintaining high standards of professionalism, excellence, and business ethics in our endeavours as a Company and as individuals;

In people as our primary resource and in providing opportunities for their continued professional and individual growth so they can achieve their full potential;

In treating our people with dignity and respect, looking after their personal welfare, and rewarding them on the basis of their performance, competence, and loyalty to the Company;

In seeking joint venture partners who share our vision and who will cooperate with us in achieving our common goals;

In the need to protect the environment; and

In Divine Providence whose love fuels our very existence and on whose goodness we fully depend and trust.

icon_oilBasic Energy is involved in oil exploration and development activities in the areas covered under Service Contracts 47 and 53 in offshore and onshore Mindoro province, respectively. These service contracts were awarded by the Department of Energy, which prescribes the periods and programs for exploration, development and commercial production, pursuant to Presidential Decree No. 87. The Company, through its subsidiary, Southwest Resources, Inc., used to be part of a consortium that handled Service Contract 41 in the Sandakan Basic, located in the southern portion of the Sulu Sea. However, the consortium decided to withdraw from this service contract in July 2010.

 

icon_geothermalBasic Energy is also involved in the exploration, development and production of geothermal energy. In 2008, the Department of Energy awarded Geothermal Service Contract 8 in Mabini, Batangas to Basic Energy. Pursuant to Republic Act No. 9513 (Renewable Energy Act of 2008), it was also awarded additional geothermal service contracts in various parts of the country, namely in Mariveles Bataan; East Mankayan, Benguet, Mountain Province and Ifugao; Iriga, Camarines Sur and Albay; West Bulusan, Sorsogon. (more info)

 

 

icon_solarBasic Energy also maintains properties in San Fabian and Bolinao, Pangasinan, as well as in Labason, Zamboanga del Norte, with an eye towards developing these for solar photovoltaic (PV) farms. Maintaining these solar PV farms are in line with the Company’s thrust towards investing in renewable energy sources. Power generation from solar PV has long been seen as a clean sustainable energy technology that draws upon the planet’s most plentiful and widely distributed renewable energy source: the sun. (more info)

 

 

OTHER PROJECTS

Basic Energy is open to pursuing other opportunities in the extractive industry to fulfill its vision to become a major supplier of alternative and renewable energy and allied products and services in the Philippines.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

19 SEPTEMBER 1968
Organized as Basic Enterprises, Inc.

26 APRIL 1971
Became an oil and gas exploration and development company

1972
Assumed the name Basic Petroleum and Minerals, Inc.

1973
Publicly listed shares on the Philippines Stock Exchange under the stock symbol ‘BSC’

2006
Changed its corporate name from Basic Petroleum Corporation to Basic Energy Corporation to align with its new primary purposes of producing ethanol and other biofuels, and developing renewable energy resources

Won the service contract from the Department of Energy for the exploration and development of geothermal energy in Mabini, Batangas

2013
Bagged four more service contracts from the Department of Energy for the exploration and development of geothermal energy in Mariveles, Bataan; Benguet, Mountain Province and Ifugao; Iriga, Camarines Sur and Albay; and in West Bulusan, Sorsogon

2014
Won four more service contracts from the Department of Energy for the construction, installation, operation and maintenance of hydropower projects in Negros Occidental

Partnered with Energies International Ltd., a company registered in Barcelona, Spain, fro hydropower development

NOVEMBER 2015
Signed a joint operating agreement for the Mabini, Batangas geothermal power project with partner Trans-Asia Oil and Energy Development Corp. which now holds a 25% stake in the project.

2016
Returned the four hydropower contracts to the Department of Energy, in line with its streamlining of its renewable energy projects to focus on geothermal service contracts and other projects

Announced the start of drilling operations of a geothermal well in Mabini, Batangas by the first half of the year

DIRECTORS AND EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

Board of Directors

Oscar C. de Venecia  - Chairman
Francis C. Chua  - Vice-Chairman
Ramon L. Mapa  - Vice-Chairman
Oscar L. de Venecia, Jr.  - Director
Jaime J. Martirez  - Director
Ma. Florina M. Chan  - Director
Isidoro O. Tan  - Director
Reynaldo T. Casas  - Director
Oscar S. Reyes  - Independent Director
Eduardo V. Manalac  - Independent Director
Harvey Lawrence N. Dychiao  - Independent Director

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Advisory Board

Jose C. de Venecia, Jr.  - Chairman
Seiichi Wada  - Vice-Chairman
Jose P. de Venecia III  - Member
Leonardo R. Arguelles, Jr.  - Member
Gabriel R. Singson, Jr.  - Member

 

 

 

 

Officers

Oscar C. de Venecia  - Chairman
Oscar L. de Venecia, Jr.  - President and CEO
Anthony L. Cuaycong  - Senior Vice President and General Manager
Marietta V. Villafuerte  - Vice President and Treasurer
Corazon M. Bejasa  - Vice President and Corporate Secretary
Alberto P. Morillo  - Vice President- Operations
Angel P. Gahol  - Assistant Vice President-Compliance Officer
Darius Efren A. Marasigan  - Business Development Officer and Risk Management Officer
Peter James D. Leano V  - Drilling and Logistics Manager- Operations
Margaret Louise L. Honrado  - Technical Manager- Operations
Juan V. Ocoma  - Executive Assistant to the Chairman

 

 

 
 
 

 

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