Department Circular

Department Circular No. 2000-02-002


Directory of Officials Assessing and Monitoring Coal Utilization in the Country including the Industry Planning Studies

 

MR. BOBBY S. SAJONIA
Vice-President-Manufacturing
Alsons cement Corporation

MR. JOSE TORRES
VP-Operation and Technical
Apo Cement Corporation

MR. JULIUS B. YBALLE
President
Continental Cement Corporation

MR. PHILIP ROSEBERG
President
Continental Cement Corporation

DR. MAGDALENO B. ALBARRACIN, JR.
President
Davao Union Cement Corporation

MR. GILBERT GARCIA
President
Fortune Cement Corporation

MR. SEUNG-JU LEE
Vice-President-Operation
FR Cement Corporation

MR. TSUANG TENG-KO
President
Goodfound Cement Corporation

MR. ANTONIO N. CHIU
Senior Vice-President
Grand Cement Manufacturing

MR. MOISES P. GUINARES
Sr. Vice-President-Operation
Hi-Cement Corporation

MR. PETER HODDINOTT
President
Iligan Cement Corporation

MR. JOSE ERNESTO RODRIGUEZ
President
Lloyds Richfield Industrial Corporation

MR. ANTONI SEQUERRA
Vice-President-Operation
Northern Cement Corporation

MR. JOSE P. CORTES, JR.
President
Pacific Cement Company, Inc.

MR.JOSE P. NICOLAS, JR.
Sr. Vice-President-Operation/Plant Manager
Republic Cement Corporation

MR. FRANCISCO CUE
President
Solid Cement Corporation

MS. LOURDES B. URRUTIA
President
Titan Cement Manufacturing Corp.

MR. DANIEL M. NOBLE
President & General Manager
Toledo Power Company

MR. LIBERATO F. RAMOS
Manager, Corporate Fuel Management Department
National Power Corporation, Diliman, Quezon City

  • - Batangas Coal Fired Thermal Power Plant
  • - Pagbilao Coal Fired Thermal Power Plant
  • - Masinloc Coal Fired Thermal Power Plant
  • - Sual Coal Fired Thermal Power Plant
  • - Salcon Power Plant

MR. VICTOR CONSUNJE
President
Semirara Coal Corporation

MR. GREGORY W. DAUL
General Manager
Quezon Power (Phils) Ltd Company

MR. HENRY B. TAN
Vice-President, Operation
Asian Alcohol Corporation

MR. CARLOS G. DOMINGUEZ
Chairman & President
Philippine Associated Smelting and Refining Corporation

MR. DIONISIO L. DIOKNO, JR.
Head, Plant Operations
Philippine Phosphate Fertilizer Corporation

MR. MOTOZO YASUNO
President
Philippine Sinter Corporation

MR. VICTOR P. GUEVARRA, JR.
President
MCCI Corporation

To aid Department in assessing and monitoring coal utilization in the country, including the industry planning studies, you are hereby enjoined to accomplish the attached monthly report form not later than the seventh (7th) day of the following month. For the Department’s internal control purposes, please address the above submissions to the Office of the Director, Energy Utilization Management Bureau, attention to the Chief, Conventional Energy Division, with facsimile number at (632) 843-74-87. This Circular shall take effect immediately.

MARIO V. TIAOQUI
Secretary
22 February 2000
Fort Bonifacio, Metro Manila




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Department Circular No. 2000-02-001


Revised Geothermal Safety and Health Rules and Regulations

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

STATEMENT OF AUTHORITY

RULE 1 GENERAL PROVISIONS

   Section 1 Title

   Section 2 Scope

   Section 3 Definition of Terms

RULE 2 ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT

   Section 4 Powers and Duties of the Director or Her/His Duly Authorized Representative

   Section 5 Duties of Employers

   Section 6 Duties of Employees

   Section 7 Cooperation and Coordination

   Section 8 Code of Practice

   Section 9 Interpretation

   Section 10 Administration Penalties

RULE 3 SAFETY AND HEALTH ORGANIZATION

   Section 11 Policy Statement

   Section 12 Organization

   Section 13 Personnel

   Section 14 Safety and Health Committee

   Section 15 Qualifications of Safety Engineer / Officer and Issuance and Cancellation of Safety Engineer / Officer's Permit

RULE 4 REPORTING AND RECORDING OF INCIDENTS / ACCIDENTS

   Section 16 Notification and Reporting

   Section 17 Record - keeping

RULE 5 GENERAL SAFETY AND HEALTH PROVISIONS

   Section 18 General Applicability

   Section 19 Safety and Health Training

   Section 20 Personal Protective Equipment

   Section 21 Workplace Monitoring and Control

   Section 22 Electrical and Mechanical Works

   Section 23 Guarding of Machinery

   Section 24 Work Permit System

   Section 25 Use of Commercial Explosives

   Section 26 Construction Works

   Section 27 Fire Protection and Control

   Section 28 Serious and Imminent Danger

   Section 29 Hazard Communication

   Section 30 Engineering Change Management

RULE 6 OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH REQUIREMENTS

   Section 31 Health Program

   Section 32 Health Services

RULE 7 FINAL PROVISIONS

   Section 33 Separability Clause

   Section 34 Resolution of Conflicts and Overlapping Jurisdictions

   Section 35 Repealing Clause

   Section 36 Effectivity




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Department Circular No. DC2013-06-0010


Adopting Further Amendments To The WESM Rules (Definition of "Financial Year" in the WESM Rules)

 

WHEREAS, Section 37 of the Electric Power Industry Reform Act provides that the DOE, jointly with the electric power industry participants, shall establish the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market and formulate the detailed rules governing the operations thereof;




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Department Circular No. DC2013-03-0003


Creating an Inter-Agency Steering Committee for the Development and Formulation of a Comprehensive and Holistic Smart Grid Policy Framework and Roadmap for the Philippine Electric Power Industry

 

WHEREAS, Section 2 of Republic Act No. 9136, otherwise known as the Electric Power Industry Reform Act of 2001 or EPIRA, declared as Policy of the State, among others, to ensure the quality, reliability, security and affordability of supply of electric power and to protect the public interest as it is affected by the rates and services of electric utilities and other providers of electric power;




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Department Circular No. 2009-07-0011


Guidelines Governing a Transparent and Competitive System of Awarding Renewable Energy Service/Operating Contracts and Providing For the Registration Process of Renewable Energy Developers

WHEREAS, pursuant to Article XII, Section 2, of the 1987 Philippine Constitution, all forces of potential energy and other natural resources within the Philippine territory belong to the State and their exploration, development and utilization shall be under the full control of the State;




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Department Circular No. 2004-06-007


Promoting Investment Management Contracts As One Measure In Effecting Greater Private Sector Participation In The Management And Operation Of Rural Electric Cooperatives Pursuant To Section 37 Of Republic Act No. 9136 And Its Implementing Rules And Regulations

 

WHEREAS, under Section 2 of the Republic Act 9136, otherwise known as the “Electric Power Industry Reform Act of 2001” or “EPIRA,” it is declared policy of the State to: (i) ensure and accelerate the total electrification of the country; (ii) ensure the quality, reliability, security and affordability of the supply of electric power; and (iii) enhance the inflow of private capital and broaden the base of the power generation, transmission and distribution sectors.

WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 37(e)(i) and (ii) of EPIRA and Section 1, Rule 3 of the Implementing Rules and Regulations of EPIRA or “EPIRA-IRR,” the Department of Energy (DOE) is mandated to encourage private sector investments in the electricity sector, and to facilitate and encourage reforms in the structure and operation of distribution utilities for greater efficiency and lower costs;

WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 37(e)(p) of EPIRA and Rule 3 of EPIRA-IRR, the DOE has the responsibility to formulate such rules and regulations as may be necessary to implement the objectives of EPIRA;

WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 43 of EPIRA, the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) shall, inter alia, promote competition, encourage market development, and ensure customer choice in the restructured electricity industry;

WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 58(b) of EPIRA and Section 3, Rule 3 of EPIRA-IRR, the National Electrification Administration (NEA) is mandated to develop and implement programs to strengthen the technical capability and financial viability of rural electric cooperatives; NOW, THEREFORE, FOR AND IN CONSIDERATION OF THE FOREGOING PREMISES, the DOE hereby promulgates the following guidelines to promote private sector partnership and participation in the operations of rural electric cooperatives or “ECs” toward sustainable financial viability, enhance ECs access to private capital, and to improve services to electricity end-users.




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Department Circular No. 2011-12-0013


Utilization of Locally Produced BIOETHANOL in the Production of E-Gasoline Consistent With the BIOFUELS Act Of 2006

 

WHEREAS, Republic Act No. 9367, otherwise known as the "Biofuels Act of 2006", sets out the policy to reduce the country's dependence on imported fuels with due regard to the protection of public health, the environment, and the natural ecosystems consistent with the country's sustainable economic growth that would expand opportunities for livelihood by mandating the use of locally-sourced biofuels, such as biodiesel and bioethanol, in to the fuel supply mix;




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Department Circular No. 2011-12-0012


Adopting Further Amendments to the WESM Rules (WESM Rules Section 5.2.6 Market Audit)

 

WHEREAS, Rule 8.6 of the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) Rules provides for the approval by the Department of Energy (DOE) of proposals for any WESM Rules changes upon endorsement by the Philippine Electricity Market (PEM) Board.




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Department Circular No. 2011-12-0011


Adopting Further Amendments To The WESM Rules (WESM Rules Section 3.14.9 Settlement Revisions)

 

WHEREAS, Rule 8.6 of the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) Rules provides for the approval by the Department of Energy (DOE) of proposals for any WESM Rules changes upon endorsement by the Philippine Electricity Market (PEM) Board;




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Department Circular No. 2011-12-0010


Reiterating A Transparent And Competitive System Of Awarding Service And Operating Contacts For Petroleum And Coal Prospective Areas Repealing For This Purpose Department Circular Nos. Dc2009-04-0004 and DC2010-03-0005, and Department Order No. 2010-06-0001

 

WHEREAS, Section 4 of Presidential Decree No. (PD) 87, as amended, otherwise known as the "Oil Exploration and Development Act of 1972" and Section 4 of PD 972, as amended, otherwise known as "The Coal Development Act of 1976", allow the Philippine Government (the "Government") to promote and undertake the exploration, development, and production of the country's indigenous petroleum and coal resources through service/ operating contacts with contractors;




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