WHEREAS, on 16 March 2018, Department Order (DO) No. DO2018-03-0003, otherwise known as "Creation of a Centralized Review and Evaluation Committee (C-REC) for the Purpose of Integrating the Current Committees Administering the Review and Evaluation of Renewable Energy, Petroleum, Downstream Natural Gas, and Coal Service Contract Applications, the Award, Amendment and Termination of Contracts" has been issued and adopted;
WHEREAS, in 10 August 2018, the Department of Energy has issued a Department Order (OD) No. 2018-08-0012 directing the Philippine Downstream Oil Industry to offer Euro II compliant diesel as fuel option for the transport and indusry sector as a means to mitigate the impact of rising imported petroleum prices in thhe world market considering the price difference of Euro II and Euro IV compliant diesel;
WHEREAS, the DOE promulgated Department Circular No. DC2018-08-0021 entitled "Providing for the Amendments to Rule 29 Part (A) of the Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 9136", which took effect on 23 August 2018, to provide the rules and Guidelines for the effective implementation of the Financial Benefits to the Host Communities;
Pursuant to the provisions and requirements of Civil Service Commission (CSC) Resolution No. 1701009 or the 2017 Omnibus Rules on Appointments and Other Human Resource Action (ORAOHRA), the Department of Energy (DOE) hereby adopts and promulgates the herein DOE Merit Selection Plan (MSP) for Hiring and Promotion for the 1st and 2nd Level Positions and information of all DOE officials and employees.
WHEREAS, Republic Act No. 11032 "An Act Promoting Ease of Doing Business and Efficient Delivery of Government Service" amending for the Purpose Republic Act No. 9485, Otherwise known as the "Anti-Red Tape Act of 2007", wa promulgated to promote integrity, accountability in the government service, to promote proper management of public affairs and public property and to establish effective practices, aimed at efficient turnaround of the delivery of government services and the prevention of graft and corruption in the government.