Policy and Regulatory Framework

Compendium of Energy Regulation Laws, Circulars and other Issuances

Foreword

by the Secretary

“Ignorantia juris non xcusat”

The Philippine energy sector has undergone signifiant structural transformationsover the years.

Vital up to date developments including policies and programs to guide the government, stakeholders and consumers alike in making informed energy choices is now collaboratively synergized.

The Deparment of Energy (DOE) is proud to present the updated Second Editionof the Compendium of Energy Laws to the public, a comprehensive reference on the various Republic Acts, Protocols and Directivesto guide the DOE, its atached agencies especially the upstream and downstream industry about the dynamics of the participation and responsibilities of each energy player.

I commend the invaluable eforts of the DOE-Legal Services and their partners in gathering all these in one compilation.

This publication is tangible proof of the continuing productive growth of meeting the needs of those serviced and those supplying power.

Patriotially, let us explore more ways to raise the quality of life of our Kababayans.

Para sa Lupang Hinirang.

Maraming salamat po.

(signed) Alfonso G. Cusi


Volume 3 - Downstream and Natural Gas