Department Circular

Guidelines Implementing the Requirement of A Prior Notice on Price Adjustments Pursuant To Memorandum Circular No. 2001-05-002

Pursuant to Sections 14 (a) and 15 (a), (b.ii) and (g), Chapter IV of Republic Act No. 8479 or the Downstream Oil Industry Deregulation Act of 1998 and in order for the Department of Energy (DOE) to monitor movements of domestic oil prices, the DOE hereby adopts the following guidelines to implement and clarify the said Memorandum Circular.

Directing The Enhanced Implementation Of The Natural Gas Vehicle Program For Public Transport (NGVPPT) And The Development Of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Supply And Infrastructure

WHEREAS, Executive Order No. 290 (EO 290), Issued on February 24, 2004, provides the framework for implementation of the Natural Gas Vehicle Program for Public Transport (NGVPPT);

Directing All Distribution Utilities to File Petition With the Energy Regulatory Commission for Approval of Revised Lifeline Rate Structure

WHEREAS, Section 73 of Republic Act No. 9136, otherwise known as the Electric Power Industry Reform Act of 2001 ("EPIRA"), provides for the setting by the Energy Regulatory Commission ("ERC") of a socialized pricing mechanism to be called the lifeline rate for the marginalized end-users;

Investment Promotion and Contracting Rounds For Geothermal and Coal Prospective Areas

WHEREAS, Section 1 of Presidential Decree No 1442, otherwise known as "An Act To Promote The Exploration And Development Of Geothermal Resources", and Section 6 of Presidential Decree No. 972, as amended, otherwise known as “The Coal Development Act of 1976", allow the Government to promote and offer prospective geothermal and coal areas for competitive proposals for... Read More

Promoting the Use of Coco-Biodiesel as an Alternative Clean Fuel

WHEREAS, Republic Act No. 7638, An Act Creating the Department of Energy declares that it shall be the policy of the State to develop the country’s indigenous energy resources taking into consideration the active participation of the private sector in the various areas of energy resource development;

Rules and Regulations Governing the Establishment and Implementation of the Alternative Fuels Fund

WHEREAS, it is the policy of the Government to ensure continuous, adequate and economic supply of indigenous energy to increase self-reliance in the country’s energy requirements;

Directing The National Power Corporation, National Transmission Corporation, Distribution Utilities And Independent Power Producers To Adopt Contingency Measures To Minimize The Impact Of El Nino In The Mindanao Power System

WHEREAS, it is the policy of the state to ensure a continuous, adequate and economic supply of energy through the judicious conservation, renewal and efficient utilization of energy which includes electric power, pursuant to Section 2 of Republic Act (R.A.) No. 7638, known as the “Department of Energy Act of 1992";

WHEREAS, the Department of Energy... Read More

Requiring The National Power Corporation, The National Transmission Corporation And Distribution Utilities To Ensure Adequate And Reliable Electric Power Supply, And Promoting Energy Conservation During The Christmas Holidays

WHEREAS, it is the policy of the state to ensure the quality, reliability, security and affordability of electric power; WHEREAS, it is the policy of the State to protect the public interest as it is affected by the services of electric utilities and other providers of electric power; WHEREAS, with the advent of the Christmas Season, it is incumbent upon the government to... Read More

Providing For Oil Price Reporting Through the DOE ENERTEXT

WHEREAS, R.A. 8479, otherwise known as the "Downstream Oil Industry Deregulation Act of 1998", mandates the Department of Energy (DOE) to ensure a truly competitive market under a regime of fair prices and an adequate and continuous supply of environmentally-clean and high-quality petroleum products;

Guidelines Implementing The Modification Of Import Duty Rates On Crude Oil And Refined Petroleum Products As Provided Under Executive Order No. 336


Pursuant to Sections 6 and 7 of Executive Order (E.O.) No. 336 issued by the President of the Republic of the Philippines on 23 July 2004, the Department of Energy (DOE), in coordination with the Department of Finance (DOF), Bureau of Customs (BOC), Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), and the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA... Read More