DOE Ener.GIST (Collection of Energy News from National Newspapers)

DoE seeks more oil price discounts

Category: Downstream Oil Industry, Economy
Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 05/24/2018
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The Department of Energy (DoE) has asked oil companies to grant another round of price discounts for public transport.

This was confirmed yesterday by DoE Assistant Director Rodela Romero.

Romero said the target is for higher discounts in pump prices for public utility vehicles – from what was initially enforced at R1.00 per liter on March 1, the period... Read more

DOE, oil firms meet on measures to cushion petrol prices

Category: Downstream Oil Industry, Economy, Petroleum Resources
Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 05/23/2018
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The Department of Energy (DOE) convened oil companies late Tuesday to discuss various ways to cushion impact of spiraling prices of petroleum products.

“We talked about how to cushion the impact of rising oil prices. A lot of options were discussed and they will get back to us once they have made their position,” said DOE secretary Alfonso Cusi in a text message Wednesday.... Read more

Mandaue market raid yields P250K worth of refilled butane canisters

Category: Economy, Petroleum Resources
Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 05/23/2018
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AN ESTIMATED P250,000 worth of butane canisters were confiscated from three stores in the new Mandaue City Public Market at past 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 23.

The operation was conducted by the operatives of Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG-7) in cooperation with the Department of Energy in Central Visayas (DOE-7).

DOE Legal Officer Russ Mark Gamallo... Read more

Higher fares loom as LTFRB studies petitions

Category: Downstream Oil Industry, Economy
Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 05/24/2018
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MANILA, Philippines — With skyrocketing fuel prices, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) is now open to granting the fare hike petitions of transport groups.

LTFRB chairman Martin Delgra III said yesterday they are studying petitions for fare increase filed by transport groups amid the steady rise in fuel costs, particularly diesel.

Local pump prices... Read more

US sanction vs Iran, OPEC target, Venezuela crisis seen to impact on oil prices — DOE

Category: Downstream Oil Industry, Economy
Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 05/24/2018
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Major events among oil producing countries are seen to further spike the prices of petroleum products in the near term as supplies are seen to be restricted due to developments overseas, an official of the Department of Energy (DOE) said Wednesday.

"Three important events po na nangyayari ngayon 'pag nag-persist ito... on the very... Read more

Ilang gasolinahan, ininspeksiyon kung tama at sapat ang pagkarga ng langis

Category: Downstream Oil Industry, Economy
Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 05/23/2018
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Sinuyod nitong Miyerkoles ng mga tauhan ng Department of Energy (DOE) ang ilang gasolinahan sa Metro Manila para tiyakin ang kalidad at kung tama ang dami ng ikinakargang petrolyo sa mga sasakyan.

Kabilang sa mga pinuntahang gasolinahan ng mga kawani ng DOE ang isang istasyon ng Shell sa may Shaw Boulevard, Mandaluyong City.

Tiningnan ng DOE kung naaayon ang mga kinuha nilang... Read more

Semirara denies collapse of mining pit wall caused death of worker

Category: Coal Resources, Energy
Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 05/22/2018
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ILOILO CITY – The Semirara Mining Power Corp. (SMPC) refuted reports that a slippage or collapse in the walls of its its mining pit caused the death of a worker Sunday evening on Semirara Island in Antique.

In a company statement released by Angeline Gardon, SMPC administrative officer, the company said safety aide Lpath Felipe died after he “accidentally slipped and fell onto one of... Read more

Philippines seeks Korea assistance in development of e-vehicle industry

Category: E-vehicles
Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 05/22/2018
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MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines is seeking the assistance of Korea in the development of the country’s electric vehicle industry as the country prepares to go full speed with its public utility vehicle (PUV) modernization program.

Officials of the Electric Vehicle Association of the Philippines (EVAP), together with high-level Department of Trade... Read more

China firm keen on putting up 1,500-MW coal power plants

Category: Coal Resources
Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 05/22/2018
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MANILA, Philippines — A Chinese company is putting up several coal merchant power plants in the country with combined capacity of around 1,500 megawatts (MW) as part of a deal with China’s state-run National Energy Administration (NEA), Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi said.

“We have talked with NEA of China to help us put up merchant power plants in the Philippines to trade electricity in... Read more

Gatchalian says PHL lacks legal framework for nuclear power

Category: Nuclear and Mineral Resources
Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 05/17/2018
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THE PHILIPPINES lacks the legal framework for the inclusion of nuclear power into its energy mix, a senator said on Thursday, adding that comprehensive legislation governing use of the technology must first be passed.

“There is a wide range of issues that we need to explore and thresh out before we can accurately measure the true potential of nuclear technology as an alternative energy... Read more

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