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

DOE to demand greater transparency from oil firms

Category: Downstream Oil Industry, Energy
Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 05/09/2018
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MANILA – Local oil companies will be constrained to provide more detailed explanations regarding price adjustments when the Department of Energy (DOE) begins enforcing a new policy demanding greater transparency from the petroleum industry.

The DOE made this announcement on Tuesday saying that its “stricter” policy on pump price monitoring is likely to begin next month. “... Read more

DOE vows faster processing of key energy projects

Category: Energy
Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 05/09/2018
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MANILA – The Department of Energy (DOE) on Tuesday vowed to expedite the processing of papers for major energy projects.

The DOE announced that the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of EO 30 signed by President Rodrigo Duterte in June 2017 was published in major newspapers last May 4, and will take effect immediately.

The EO created the Energy Investment Coordinating... Read more

10 Shell stations to start offering e-vehicle charging

Category: E-vehicles, Energy
Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 05/05/2018
Total views: 84

MANILA, Philippines — The partnership of Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp. (PSPC) and upstart firm QEV Philippines is putting up battery charging stations in 10 Shell gasoline stations this year.

PSPC president and chief executive officer Cesar Romero said the charging units would be supplied by ABB, a Swiss multinational company specializing in robotics power and automation technology... Read more

Shell plans to install 2 to 3 charging stations

Category: E-vehicles, Energy
Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 05/04/2018
Total views: 87

Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp. plans to install at least two to three electric vehicle charging stations within the first half of the year.

“We’re hoping we would be able to install minimum 2 to 3 EVs by the first half. According to our partner, we’re expecting to have first few units arriving in the second quarter. So construction should start early June,” Shell president Cesar Romero... Read more

PNOC may lose its Malampaya banked gas, MAP warns

Category: Downstream Natural Gas, Natural Gas
Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 05/04/2018
Total views: 106

The Management Association of the Philippines expressed concerns that the $650-million banked or unutilized gas from the Malampaya field can no longer be pumped out because of technical constraints.

MAP, one of the country’s active business organizations, said in a position paper state-owned Philippine National Oil Co. had listed the banked gas in its books. PNOC wanted to use the... Read more

DOE defers global petroleum roadshows to 2nd half this year

Category: Energy, Petroleum Resources
Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 05/05/2018
Total views: 101

Due to the length of required preparations, the Department of Energy (DOE) has indicated that the roadshows on the country’s petroleum contracting will have to be deferred to second half, instead of having a June kick-off this year.

Energy Undersecretary Donato D. Marcos, who is the lead official in the department’s energy resource development initiatives, noted that they... Read more

Energy projects top BoI-approved investment list

Category: Economy, Energy
Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 05/03/2018
Total views: 144

ENERGY was the top sector for investment proposals approved by Board of Investments (BoI) in the four months to April, the agency said.

In a statement Thursday, the BoI said the four months to April generated P195.7 billion worth of approved investments, up 28% from a year earlier.

About P104.3 billion is to be invested in power projects, including renewables, up from P20.8... Read more

Solar power isulong

Category: Energy, Solar Energy
Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 05/03/2018
Total views: 145

SUPER init na habang nasa kalagitnaan tayo ng summer. Marami ang nagkakasakit at napeperwisyo.

Para makaiwas sa mga problemang ito, napipilitan ang ating mga kababayan na gumamit ng aircon na hayup kumain ng kuryente.

Sa ngayon, maginhawa ang pakiramdam sa airconditioned na kwarto ngunit siguradong sasama ang ating pakiramdam sa oras na dumating ang Meralco bill.

Naalala... Read more

MVP sends 'feelers' to China National Oil for joint exploration talks

Category: Downstream Oil Industry, Energy
Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 05/03/2018
Total views: 91

MANILA - PXP Energy said Thursday its chairman, Manuel Pangilinan, had sent "feelers" to China National Offshore Oil Co for possible joint exploration in the South China Sea.

Pangilinan is "hopeful" that the Department of Energy would allow work to resume in the area covered by PXP Energy's service contract, the company told the stock exchange, clarifying a Philippine Star report.

... Read more

Clean energy gets House boost

Category: Energy, Environment
Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 05/03/2018
Total views: 151

MANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives’ committee on energy has mobilized its technical working group to start harmonizing two bills seeking to encourage consumers to use the solar power system and provide renewable energy developers with incentives and financing capability. 

Up for consolidation are House Bill 6960 authored by Bataan Rep. Jose Enrique Garcia III and HB 6565... Read more

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