Department Circular

Department Circular No. 2009-02-0002

Mandating A Minimum Of 2% Blend Of Biodiesel In All Diesel And 5% BIOETHANOL In Annual Total Volume Of Gasoline


WHEREAS, Section 5.1 of Republic Act No. 9367 or the “Biofuels Act of 2006” mandates that, “Within two years from the effectivity of this Act, at least five percent (5%) bioethanol shall comprise the annual total volume of gasoline fuel actually sold and distributed by each and every oil company in the country, subject to the requirement that all bioethanol blended gasoline shall contain a minimum of five percent (5%) bioethanol fuel by volume. Provided, that the ethanol blend conforms to PNS.”;

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Department Circular No. 2009-01-0001

Directing Doe Attached Agencies, All Electric Power Industry Participants, Consumers And Various Stakeholders To Adopt And Implement Contingency Measures To Ensure Adequate And Reliable Electric Power Supply In Visayas Grid Particularly In The Islands Of Cebu, Negros And Panay


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

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Department Circular No. 2008-11-0005

Directing The Philippine Electricity Market Corporation To Conduct Live Dispatch “Free-For-All” Operations As Part Of The Preparations For The Launch Of The Commercial Operations Of The Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) In The Visayas


WHEREAS, the Department of Energy (the “DOE”) is mandated under Section 30 of Republic Act No. 9136, otherwise known as the “Electric Power Industry Reform Act of 2001” or “EPIRA,” to establish the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (the “WESM”) that would facilitate a transparent, competitive and reliable market for electricity;

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Department Circular No. 2008-09-0004

Department Of Energy (DOE) Assessment And Accreditation Program Of Energy Service Company (ESCO)


WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 5 of R.A. 7638, the Department of Energy shall have the following powers and functions, among others:

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Department Circular No. 2008-06-0003

Creating A Technical Working Group to Take Action in Addressing the Current Power Issues in the Country


WHEREAS, the Department of Energy (DOE) is mandated to supervise the restructuring of the electric power industry pursuant to Republic Act No. 9136 otherwise known as the "Electric Power Industry Reform Act (EPIRA) of 2001". The DOE is further authorized under Section 37 (e) (ii) of the EPIRA to facilitate and encourage reforms in the structure and operations of distribution utilities for greater efficiency and lower costs;

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Department Circular No. 2008-06-0002

Implementing The Philippine National Standard Specification For Biodiesel And BIOFUEL Blends Pursuant To Republic Act No. 9367, Otherwise Known As The "BIOFUELS Act Of 2006"


WHEREAS, Republic Act (R.A.) no. 7638 " An Act Creating the "Department of Energy (DOE)", task the DOE to formulate rules and regulations as may be necessary to guide the operations of both government and private entities involved in energy resource supply and distribution; 



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Department Circular No. 2008-01-0001

Guidelines Implementing The Modification Of Import Duty Rates On Crude Oil And Refined Petroleum Products As Provided Under Executive Order No. 691


Pursuant to Section 3 of Executive Order (E.O.) No. 691 issued by the President of the Republic of the Philippines on 10 January 2008, 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), hereby adopt the following guidelines to implement the reduction of tariff rates on imported crude oil and refined petroleum products based on certain trigger prices indexed to international oil prices in the world market.

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Department Circular No. 2007-10-0007

LPG Cylinder Ownership and Obligations Related Thereto


WHEREAS, pursuant to Republic Act Nos. 7638 (Department of Energy Act of 1992) and 8479 (Downstream Oil Industry Deregulation Act of 1998), Batas Pambansa BIg. 33 as amended by Presidential Decree 1865 (Defining and penalizing certain prohibited acts involving petroleum/petroleum products), and under pertinent rules and regulations, the DOE has the power to monitor, supervise and regulate the petroleum industry and impose corresponding administrative penalties for violations thereof;

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Department Circular No. 2007-05-0006

Rules and Regulations Implementing Republic Act No. 9367


Pursuant to Section 15 of R. A. No. 9367, otherwise known as Biofuels Act of 2006, the Department of Energy, in consultation with the National Biofuels Board, appropriate government agencies, and other stakeholders, hereby issues, adopts and promulgates the following implementing rules and regulations.

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Department Circular No. 2007-05-0005

Implementing The Philippine National Standard Specification For Bunker Fuel Oils (PNS/DOE QS 006:2005 )


WHEREAS, PNS/DOE QS 006:2005 was promulgated on April 18, 2006 to supersede Pns 21:1997 as the latest revision/update of quality standard specification for Bunker Fuel Oils (BFO);

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