Downstream Oil Laws and Issuances

Issuance Number Issuance Description
Supreme Court: Memorandum Circular No. 07-2004 In Re : Use Of Coconut Methyl Ester (CME) In The Diesel Requirements Of The Courts
Republic Act No. 9367 An Act to Direct the Use Of Biofuels, Establishing for this Purpose the Biofuel Program, Appropriating Funds Therefor, and for Other Purposes
Republic Act No. 8479 An Act Deregulating the Downstream Oil Industry, and for Other Purposes
Office of the President : Memorandum Circular No. 55, s. 2004 Directing All Departments, Bureaus, Offices and Instrumentalities of the Government, Including Government-Owned and Controlled Corporations to Incorporate the Use of One Percent (1%) by Volume Coconut Methyl Ester in their Diesel Requirements
Office of the President : Memorandum Circular No. 184, s. 2009 Directing All Departments, Bureaus, Offices And Instrumentalities Of The Government, Including Government-Owned And Controlled Corporations To Use Ten Percent (10%) By Volume Bioethanol In Their Gasoline Requirements
Joint Administrative Order No. 2008-1, series of 2008 Guidelines Governing the Biofuel Feed Stocks Production, and Biofuels and Biofuel Blends Production, Distribution and Sale Under Republic Act No. 9367
Executive Order No. 66, s. 2002 Designating the Department of Energy as the Lead Agency in Developing the Philippine Natural Gas Industry
Executive Order No. 446, s. 1997 Mandating The Phase-Out Of Leaded Gasoline As One Of The Means Of Solving Air Pollution
Executive Order No. 290 Implementing the Natural Gas Vehicle Program for Public Transport
Executive Order No. 134 Requiring Oil Companies and Bulk Suppliers to Maintain a Sufficient Minimum Inventory of Petroleum, for Purposes of Ensuring Continuity, Adequacy and Stability of Crude and Fuel Supply
Department Order No. DO2004-02-001 Creating Natural Gas Vehicle-Technical Working Group For Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Vehicles
Department Order No. 2003-10-014 Creating A DOE Gasoline Station Loan Review Committee And Defining The Functions Thereof And Those Of The DOE Bureaus/Units Involved
Department Circular No. DC2019-06-0009 Implementing the Modified Philippine National Standard Specifications for Liquefied Petroleum Gases (PNS/DOE QS 005:2016 and PNS/DOE QS 012:2016)
Department Circular No. DC2017-11-0012 Rules and Regulations Governing the Philippine Downstream Natural Gas Industry
Department Circular No. DC2017-11-0011 Promulgating a Revised Rules and Regulations Governing the Business of Retailing Liquid Fuels
Department Circular No. DC2015-06-0007 Revised Guidelines on the Utilization of Locally-Produced Bioethanol in the Production of E-Gasoline
Department Circular No. DC2015-06-0006 Providing for the guidelines in the conduct of inspection using mobile monitoring and testing laboratory
Department Circular No. DC2015-06-0005 Amending Department Circular No. 2011-02-0001 entitled "Mandatory Use of Biofuel Blend"
Department Circular No. DC2014-08-0015 Implementing the Specification for PNS/DOE QS 004:2012 and the General Sticker Labeling Requirement for Dispensing Pumps of Fame-Blended Diesel Oils
Department Circular No. DC2014-01-0001 Providing for the Rules and Regulations Governing the Liquefied Petroleum Gas ("LPG") Industry
Department Circular No. DC2013-09-0022 Directing All Liquefied Petroleum Gas Industry Participants to Observe Minimum Safety Standards in the Transportation and Distribution of LPG in Cylinders
Department Circular No. DC2013-09-0021 Implementing New Standard Specifications for Gasoline
Department Circular No. DC2011-08-0008 Guidelines for the Release and Disposal of Impounded Liquefied Petroleum Gas Cylinders
Department Circular No. DC2009-12-0014 Implementing The Philippine National Standard Specifications For Unleaded Motor Gasoline (PNS/DOE QS 001:2009)
Department Circular No. DC2009-02-0002 Mandating A Minimum Of 2% Blend Of Biodiesel In All Diesel And 5% BIOETHANOL In Annual Total Volume Of Gasoline
Department Circular No. DC2008-06-0002 Implementing The Philippine National Standard Specification For Biodiesel And BIOFUEL Blends Pursuant To Republic Act No. 9367, Otherwise Known As The "BIOFUELS Act Of 2006"
Department Circular No. DC2007-05-0005 Implementing The Philippine National Standard Specification For Bunker Fuel Oils (PNS/DOE QS 006:2005 )
Department Circular No. DC2006-11-0012 Implementing the Philippine National Standard Specification for Anhydrous BIOETHANOL Fuel (PNS/DOE QS 007:2005)
Department Circular No. DC2006-08-0011 Interim Guidelines for the Accreditation of Oil Industry Participants in the Fuel BIOETHANOL Program
Department Circular No. DC2006-04-0004 Adopting Department Circular No. DC 2004-04-04 Entitled "Guidelines on the Issuance of Certificate of Accreditation and Certificate of Authority to Import under the Natural Gas Vehicle Program for Public Transport as the Implementing Rules and Regulations of Executive Order Nos. 396 and 488 dated December 31, 2004 and January 12, 2006, respectively,and Department Circular DC No. 2005-07-006 dated July 5, 2005 and amending certain Provisions of the said DC No. 2004-04-004
Department Circular No. DC2005-08-007 Guidelines Implementing the Requirement of A Prior Notice on Price Adjustments Pursuant To Memorandum Circular No. 2001-05-002
Department Circular No. DC2003-11-010 Providing For the Rules & Regulations Governing the Business of Retailing Liquid Petroleum Products
Department Circular No. DC2003-06-007 "Rules and Regulations Implementing Republic Act 8479, Downstream Oil Industry Deregulation Act of 1998," As Amended
Department Circular No. DC2003-03-002 Providing For the Relaxation of the Minimum Inventory Requirements of All Oil Companies and Bulk Suppliers Operating In the Country
Department Circular No. 95-06-006 Policy Guidelines on the Overall Development and Utilization of Natural Gas in the Philippines
Department Circular No. 2007-10-0007 LPG Cylinder Ownership and Obligations Related Thereto
Department Circular No. 2007-05-0006 Rules and Regulations Implementing Republic Act No. 9367
Department Circular No. 2005-04-003 Promoting the Use of Coco-Biodiesel as an Alternative Clean Fuel
Department Circular No. 2004-04-003 DC 2004-04-003-Rules and Regulations Implementing Memorandum Circular No. 55
Department Circular No. 2003-01-001 Guidelines Implementing the Minimum Inventory Requirements of Oil Companies and Bulk Suppliers As Provided Under EO 134
Department Circular No. 2002-08-005 Interim Rules and Regulations Governing the Transmission, Distribution and Supply of Natural Gas
Department Circular No. 2002-07-004 Rules of Practice and Procedure Before the Department of Energy
Department Circular No. 2002-05-002 Requiring Dealers And/or Operators Of Gasoline Stations To Post A Warning Sign Against The Use And/or Operation Of Cellular Phones While Gassing-Up In Gasoline Stations
Department Circular No. 2000-06-010 Revised Scheduled Of Penalties in the LPG Industry Of 2000
Department Circular No. 2000-05-007 Embossed Identifying Mark on LPG Cylinders and Installation of Collars with Distinctive Design or Markings on Existing LP Cylinders during Requalification
DENR : Administrative Order No. 81, series 2000 Implementing Rules and Regulations for RA 8749
DENR : Administrative Order No. 47, series 1998 Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) for Mandating the Phase-Out of Leaded Gasoline as One of the Means of Solving Air Pollution
Administrative Order No. 228 Addressing the Rising Cost of Energy