NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC

PNOC Exploration Corporation (PNOC EC) has been recently informed of unauthorized individuals pretending to be officials of the Company soliciting money for a Guiuan Development Foundation, Inc. and promising award of our projects up for bidding.

PNOC EC would like to inform and warn the public that in all our procurement activities, we follow strictly the provisions of Republic Act 9184, the Government Procurement Reform Act. Moreover, we categorically state that PNOC EC has neither solicited nor authorized any solicitation favors. Any solicitation of any form or purpose using PNOC EC or any of its Officers and/or Employees is unauthorized, unlawful and should be disregarded.

PNOC EC reiterates that we do not appoint third party individuals, middlemen, organizations to represent, act, negotiate or conduct for and in our behalf, any business dealings or contracts related to our projects.

PNOC EC is reminding the public that we treat such misrepresentation and fraudulent business practices/acts as serious criminal offenses and will refer it for investigation and prosecution by the relevant authorities.

For inquiries and complaints relating to this matter, including representation by third parties and organizations, please call us at 840-1614. Rest assured that your identity will be kept confidential.