China-Philippines Memorandum of Understanding
North Sydney, Australia--(Newsfile Corp. - November 28, 2018) - FEC RESOURCES INC. (OTC Pink: FECOF) ("FEC") advises shareholders that FEC management has now received a copy of the Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation on Oil and Gas Development between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the Government of the People's Republic of China and dated November 20, 2018 (the "MOU"). The MOU states that the aforesaid governments
"…have decided to negotiate on an expedited basis arrangements to facilitate oil and gas exploration and exploitation in relevant maritime areas consistent with applicable rules of international law (hereinafter referred to as "the cooperation arrangements")… The two governments will endeavour to agree on the cooperation agreements within twelve (12) months of this Memorandum of Understanding… This Memorandum of Understanding, and all discussions, negotiations and activities of the two governments or their authorized enterprises under or pursuant to this Memorandum of Understanding, will be without prejudice to the respective legal positions of both governments. This Memorandum of Understanding does not create rights or obligations under international or domestic law."
FEC has posted a copy of the MOU on its website and encourages investors to review the same in its entirety. After having reviewed the MOU, FEC management confirms that the situation regarding SC72 remains unchanged and that the force majeure with respect to exploration of SC 72 remains in place.
On behalf of the Board of,
FEC Resources Inc.
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