President Rodrigo Roa Duterte signs the Petroleum Service Contract for East Palawan Area during a ceremony held at the Malacañan Palace on October 17, 2018.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Israeli Ambassador to the Philippines Rafael Harpaz exchange pleasantries after the signing ceremony of the Petroleum Service Contract for East Palawan Area held at the Malacañan Palace on October 17, 2018. Accompanying the President are Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi and Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. ROLANDO MAILO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte signs the Petroleum Service Contract for East Palawan Area during a ceremony held at the Malacañan Palace on October 17, 2018. Accompanying the President are Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi and Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. ROLANDO MAILO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte discusses matters with Israeli Ambassador to the Philippines Rafael Harpaz and officials from the Ratio Petroleum Ltd. on the sidelines of the signing ceremony of the Petroleum Service Contract for East Palawan Area held at the Malacañan Palace on October 17, 2018. ROLANDO MAILO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO