It is envisioned that development of the downstream natural gas industry in the country, requires partnership among the government and the private sectors. The following are its respective roles and contributions:
- Lead the development of the upstream & downstream sectors of the natural gas industry;
- Formulation & implementation of strategies and program conducive to the industry’s growth and, where necessary, for the efficient management of strategic infrastructure projects;
- Lead investing role through the Philippine National Oil Company (PNOC) to spur project commencement in instances where a strategic gas infrastructure project needs to be initiated.
- Financing, construction and operation of natural gas infrastructure projects in the downstream sector.