Last May 28, the Department of Energy (DOE) issued a latest memorandum that revises the guidelines for monitoring of petroleum prices by the downstream oil industry. Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi said the amendment of the guidelines is consistent with the mandate of the DOE “on effective data-driven policymaking, as well …

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The Department of Energy (DOE) is urging everyone to efficiently utilize energy. This after the agency observed the dwindling production of both members and non-members of Oil Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). Based on the statement from the energy department, Saudi Arabia, with its large contribution to the world oil supply, …

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Caltex

Caltex, marketed by Chevron Philippines Inc. (CPI), closes 2018 with strong growth in its retail business. Continued expansion and successive openings of new fuel stations across the country brings the company’s nationwide retail network to more than 600 stations. CPI opened a total of 29 new service stations in 2018, …

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Senator Sherwin Gatchalian is proposing to create a national energy policy and regulatory framework for the use of electric and hybrid vehicles. On December 13, 2018, Gatchalian filed Senate Bill 2137, otherwise known as the “Electric Vehicles and Charging Stations Act” to usher in the use of electric vehicles in …

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As oil companies implemented a price hike today, January 8, from PHP0.40 per liter for kerosene to as much as PHP0.80 per liter for gasoline, they cautioned the public that the increase still does not reflect the second tranche of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law. As …

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The Department of Energy (DOE) has released its guidelines on the second tranche of excise tax hike on fuel products so that it “will be correctly implemented.” According to DOE Undersecretary Felix William Fuentebella, the government is requiring oil companies to submit operations report on a daily, monthly, and annual …

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With the second tranche of the looming oil excise tax just days away, Senator Win Gatchalian wants the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the Department of Energy (DOE) to form a joint task force that will guard against individuals and organizations that seek to profit from it by …

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The Department of Energy (DOE) is prepared to implement the second increase in oil excise taxes next year, which is called for under the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law. “The DOE, in coordination with the Bureau of Customs and Bureau of Internal Revenue, is ready to implement …

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Muntinlupa e-trike

The Department of Energy (DOE) recently turned over 150 e-tricycle units  to the City Government of Muntilupa through Mayor Jaime Fresnedi. According to the DOE, the ceremony highlights its effort to promote energy-efficient and alternative technologies in the transport sector. “The DOE is consistent in its drive of enhancing the energy …

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Petron Typhoon Ompong

Nearly 3,000 families in Cagayan Province and Ilocos Norte, the areas hardest hit by Typhoon Ompong, were given assistance by Petron Corporation through its service station network in Northern Luzon. Around 30 Petron service station dealers spearheaded on October 4 the distribution of 10 kilos of rice per family in …

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With another round of oil price hike expected on Tuesday, October 9, the Department of Energy (DOE) has some tips on how motorists can save on fuel to cushion the blow of gasoline prices breaking the PHP60 barrier. According to DOE Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi, his agency is exhausting all …

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Local oil prices have gone up for eight consecutive weeks. According to Tracking Brent crude futures, oil prices in the Philippines are currently at their highest in four years. According to the Department of Energy, the average Metro Manila price per one liter of gasoline is now at PHP59.50. Diesel …

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The leadership of the Automobile Association Philippines (AAP) expressed concern over the government’s move to get Euro 2-quality  diesel to curb the effects of oil price hikes in the country. In an interview, AAP President Gus Lagman said that getting a lower Euro 2 diesel can have an adverse effect …

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Petron

Strongly supporting government efforts to help the public utility jeepney (PUJ) sector, industry leader Petron Corporation is now accepting the Pantawid Pasada Card distributed by the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and Department of Energy (DOE) in 740 of its service stations nationwide. These stations are visibly marked with a Pantawid …

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Caltex Pantawid Pasada Program

In addition to giving discount on fuels to PUJ/PUBs, Caltex, which is marketed by Chevron Philippines Inc. (CPI), is committed to support the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and Department of Energy‘s (DOE) Pantawid Pasada Program (PPP) launched this July 17, 2018. Selected gas stations in the Caltex retail network of …

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