Bureaus and Services Functions

Office of the Secretary

Establishes policies, plans, programs and standards for the effective, efficient and economic operation of the Department of Energy and its attached agencies, and exercises direct supervision and control over all functions and activities

  • establishes polcies, plans, programs and standards for the effective, efficient and economic operation of the Department and its attached agencies in accordance with the programs of the Government
  • exercises direct supervision and control over all functions, activities and personnel of the Department and its attached agencies
  • ensures the implementation of policies, plans, programs and standards relative to the Department's mandates
  • creates regional offices and such other service units and divisions as may be necessary
  • performs such other functions as may be necessary

Office of the Undersecretary

Advises and assists the Secretary in the formulation and implementation of the Department's Policies, Plans, Programs and Standards, and serves as the secretary's deputy in all matters relating to the operations of the Department

  • advises and assists the Secretary in the formulation and implementation of the department's policies, plans, programs and standards
  • serves as deputy to the secretary in all matters relating to the operations of the Department
  • oversees and coordinates the operational activities of the office's areas of responsibility
  • temporarily discharges the duties of the secretary in the latter's absence or inability to discharge duties for any cause or in case of vacancy of said office
  • performs such other functions as may be assigned

Office of the Assistant Secretary

Assists the Secretary and the Undersecretaries on operations, policy and programs and administrative services

  • advises the Secretary and the undersecretaries on matters relative to the promulgation of administrative orders and other issuances of the Department
  • recommends the promulgation of rules and regulations consistent with the policies of the Department
  • coordinates the functions and activities of the Bureaus/Services/Units under supervision/authority
  • exercises delegated authority by the Secretary and the Undersecretaries on matters pertaining to the operations of the Department
  • performs such other functions as may be assigned

Investment Promotion Office

Implements the Department Policies, Plans and Programs relative to promotion of Investments in Energy Resource Exploration, Technology and Infrastructure, among others

Investment Promotion Planning

  • undertakes preparations for investment promotion activities (e.g., logistical arrangement for outbound investment missions)
  • conducts pre-investment studies relative to the aforementioned functions
  • evaluates market potentials and prioritizes investment promotion initiatives
  • coordinates with various DOE units and concerned government agencies, embassies, consulates, industry participants, and other stakeholders on matters related to the above-enumerated functions
  • performs ad hoc functions as may be assigned

Investment Marketing

  • undertakes investment marketing and missions
  • conducts marketing seminars on investment opportunities in the Philippine Energy Sector
  • coordinates with various DOE units and concerned government agencies, embassies, consulates, industry participants, and other stakeholders on matters related to the above-enumerated functions
  • performs ad hoc functions as may be assigned

Investor Assistance and Support

    • undertakes investor assistance activities (e.g., logistical arrangements for business matching)
    • coordinates the preparation of investment promotional materials and exhibits
    • maintains database of current and prospective investors
    • coordinates with various DOE units and concerned government agencies, embassies, consulates, industry participants, and other stakeholders on matters related to the above-enumerated functions
    • performs ad hoc functions as may be assigned

    Consumer Welfare and Promotion Office

    Formulates and implements the department policies, plans and programs relative to consumer information, welfare promotion, empowerment and protection.

    Power

    • Formulates policy recommendations on consumer information, welfare promotion, empowerment and protection relative to power industry;
    • Implements policies, plans and programs thereon;
    • Conducts relevant advocacy programs;
    • Conducts research and studies relative to the aforementioned functions;
    • Coordinates with various DOE units and concerned government agencies, industry participants, academe and other stakeholders on matters related to the above enumerated functions; and
    • Performs AdHoc functions as maybe assigned.

    Oil and Gas

    Public Affairs Office

    Prepares and implements plans and programs for media and public relations as well as coordinates activities for special events of the Department

    Media and Public Relations Section

    • develops and implements communication plans and programs designed to inform clients, employees and the General Public of initiatives and policies of the Department and its attached agencies
    • gathers, reasearches and prepares communication materials for internal and external audiences
    • conducts public opinion and attitude surveys to identify the interests and concerns of key groups served by the Department
    • prepares and oversees preparation of papers, reports, briefs, speeches, presentations and press releases as required
    • establishes editorial policies on print and broadcast media
    • establishes and maintains linkages with the tri-media
    • coordinates conduct of interviews and news conferences
    • acts as spokesperson for the Department
    • coordinates with various DOE units, concerned government agencies, tri-media and other stakeholders on matters related to the above-enumerated functions
    • performs ad hoc functions as may be assigned

    Special Events and Publications Section

    • coordinates the organization and promotion of special events and energy exhibits
    • acts as the focal point for the National Energy Week Celebration
    • plans and supervises production of special publications, films, broadcasts and videos
    • prepares educational and publicity programs and informational materials to increase awareness of the developments in the energy secto
    • assists in the preparation of brochures, reports, newsletters and other materials (e.g., promotional collaterals, investment kits, frequently asked questions, annual reports, etc.)
    • coordinates with various DOE units, concerned government agencies, tr-media and other stakeholders on matters related to the above-enumerated functions
    • performs ad hoc functions as may be assigned

    Internal Audit Division

    Conducts compliance, management and operations audits of Department's functions, programs, projects, activities with outputs, and determines the degree of compliance with their mandate, policies, government regulations, established objectives, systems and procedures/processes and contractual obligations.

    Management Audit Section

    • Conducts management audit of activities and its units and determines the degree of compliance with the mandate, policies, government regulations, established objectives, systems and procedures/processes and contractual obligations.
    • Reviews and appraises systems and procedures/processes, organizational structure, assets management practices, financial and management records, reports and performance standards of the Department/units covered.
    • Ascertains the reliability and integrity of financial and management information and the means used to identify, measures, classify and report such information.
    • Reviews and evaluates the soundness, adequacy and application of accounting, financial and management controls and promote the most effective controls at reasonable cost.

    Operations Audit Section

    • Conducts operations performance audit of activities of the Department and their units and determines the degree of compliance with the mandate, policies, government regulations, established objectives, systems and procedures/processes and contractual obligations.
    • Reviews and appraises systems and procedures/processes, organizational structure, operations practices, operations records, reports and performance standards of the Department/units covered.
    • Ascertains the reliability and integrity of operational information and the means used to identify, measure, classify and report such information.
    • Reviews operations or programs to ascertain whether or not results are consistent with established objectives and goals and whether or not such programs are being carried out as planned.

    Administrative Services

    Formulates and implements policies, plans, programs and regulations on human resource, treasury and fund management, and general administrative

    Human Resource Division

    • Personnel Actions and Services Section
    • Training and Development Section
    • Personnel Welfare and Performance Management Section

    General Services Division

    • Procurement and Property Management Section
    • Administrative Section
    • Engineering and Maintenance Section

    Treasury Division

    • Collection Section
    • Disbursement Section
    • Fund Management Section

    Human Resources Management Division

    Formulates policies, plans and programs related to the department's human resource management and ensures effective implementation thereof and compliance with government regulations and standards

    Personnel Actions and Services

    • Develops and maintains a sound recruitment, selection and placement system
    • Establishes and maintains HR integrated systems and 201 files
    • Handles leave administration
    • Handles employee services (E.G., Medical, Loan assistance, service records, certificates of employment and compensation and actual duties, rice procurement,canteen,uniform,socio-cultural, ETC)
    •  Provides personnel counseling and other services to the department
    • Handles volunteerism programs
    • Coordinates with DBM, CSC and other Gov't agencies on HRM-Related matters (E.G., Step increment, notice of salary increases, plantilla of personne, ETC.)
    • Provides secretariat support to various intra-agency committees E.G., personnel selection board, provident fund committee sports committee, uniform committee, ETC.
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be assigned

    Training and Development

    • Assesses and evaluates training needs and skills development requirements
    • Designs and implements training and development programs
    • Maintains and updates organizational development programs and activities
    • Processes HRD opportunities and activities I.E., local and foreign study and non-study programs
    • Handles gender and development (GAD) related activities,day care center and other development programs that would enhance employee performance and well-being
    • Coordinates with OP,CSC,NEDA,DFA and other agencies on HR development matters
    • Provides secretariat support to the personnel development and GAD committees
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be assigned

    Personnel Welfare and Performance Management

    • Formulates and implements policies on: 
    • Performance evaluation and improvement 
    • Total quality management (TQM) programs
    • Grievance
    • Administrative disciplinary rules on sexual harassment cases
    • Conducts organizational and manpower review
    • Conducts research to improve HR management policies and adopts best HR practices as well as employee welfare and benefits
    • Coordinates with OP, DBM, CSC and other agencies on employee performance and welfare
    • Provides secretariat support to the performance evaluation review committee, program on awards and incentives for excellence committee, grievance committee, committee on decorum and investigation of sexual harassment cases, ETC.
    • Performs Ad HOC functions as may be assigned   

    General Services Division

    Formulates policies, plans and programs related to the department's procurement, property management, engineering, maintenance and other general administrative services and ensures effective implementation thereof and compliance with government regulations and standards

    Procurement and Property Management

    • Administers procurement, allocation, storage and distribution of equipment,supplies and materials
    • Coordinates the bidding process for the bids and awards committee for the acquisition of equipment, fixed assets, supplies,materials and services (eg., Consultancy, Janitorial, Security, Electrical,Air Con, Specialty trades,Painting, Repairs and maintenance of buildings, etc.)
    • Conducts periodic inventory of equipment, fixed assets, supplies and materials and maintains inventory records thereof
    • Prepares Annual Procurement Management Program (APMP) and project procurement management programs (PPMP) and monitors its implementation
    • Handles insurance of DOE properties
    • Handles disposal of unserviceable properties
    • Prepares contracts and purchase orders
    • Provides secretariat support to the bids and awards committee and disposal committee
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be assigned

    General Administration

    • Processes and monitors payments for utilities and services
    • Prepares contracts and related documents for contracted-out services, eg., Janitorial,Security,Electrical,Air con,Reproduction,Specialty trades, etc.
    • Supervises implementation of contracted-out services to ensure maintenance of good housekeeping and security of premises
    • Handles messengerial, mailing and other communications (eg., PABX) services
    • Handles distribution of newspapers and periodicals
    • Handles registration, dispatching and fuelling of shuttle service vehicles and ancillary driver's assignments
    • Liaiseswith various government agencies and service providers to facilitate delivery of required services (eg., LTO, GSIS, PNP, MMDA, MERALCO, PLDT, etc.)
    • Provides secretariat support to the unified security task force, national disaster control group, etc.)
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be assigned

    Engineering and Maintenance

    • Administers the delivery of basic utilities (water,light,telecommunications,air con, etc.)
    • Ensures maintenance and repair of equipment and fixed assets (eg., buildings,vehicles,facilities, etc.) including the preparation of engineering designs, agency estimates, and job orders for necessary construction,maintenance,renovation and repair of facilities, etc. and implements actual execution thereof
    • Prepares and processes payments for job orders and actual awards
    • Prepares and issues the necessary documentary requirements to certify completion and acceptance of job undertaken for maintenance and repair
    • Assists in the preparation for special events (eg., Construction of exhibit booths for the national energy week, etc.)
    • Coordinates with various government agencies and service providers to ensure maintenance of facilities (eg., DPWH, DILG, LGUS, FBDC, BCDA, MMDA, MERALCO, PLDT, etc.)
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be assigned

    Treasury Division

    Financial Services

    Formulates and implements fiscal policies, programs and regulations, including those on indigenous energy resource service contractors; monitors the utilization of government-administered energy funds; and provides staff support services pertaining to budget and accounting

    Accounting Division

    • Financial Reporting Section
    • Payable Section
    • Special Concerns/Sundries Section

    Budget Division

    • Administration and Support Service
       Section
    • Operations Section
    • Projects Section

    Compliance Division

    • Petroleum Section
    • Coal and Ocena, Solar & Wind (OSW) Section
    • Geothermal Section
    • Special Compliance Concerns Sections

    Budget Division

    Formulates plans and programs related to the department`s budgetary requirements and obligations and ensures effective implementation thereof and compliance with government rules and regulations

    Administration and Support Services

    • Develops and formulates policy recommendations on budget systems and controls for the following:
      • Executive Offices
      • Administrative Services
      • Financial Services
      • Legal Services
      • Energy Policy and Planning Bureau
      • Energy Research and Testing Laboratory Services
      • Information Technology and Management Services
    • Prepares, reviews and submits budget proposals and related requirements of the above- enumerated offices/units
    • Allocates approved budget to the above-enumerated offices/units
    • Prepares budgetary reports as required
    • Coordinates with concerned DOE units and government agencies (E.G., DBM, Legislature) on the above- enumerated functions
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be assigned.

    Operations

    • Develops and formulates policy recommendations on budget systems and controls for the following:
      • Energy Resource Development Bureau
      • Energy Utilization Management Bureau
      • Oil industry Management Bureau
      • Electric Power Industry Administration Bureau
      • Natural Gas Office
      • Consumer Welfare and Protection Office
      • Field Offices
    • Prepares, reviews and submits budget proposals and related requirements of the above- enumerated offices/units
    • Allocates approved budget to the above-enumerated offices/units
    • Prepares budgetary reports as required
    • Coordinates with concerned DOE units and government agencies (E.G., DBM, Legislature) on the above- enumerated functions
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be assigned.

    Projects

    • Develops and formulates policy recommendations on budget systems and controls for foreign-assisted and locally funded projects
    • Evaluates budget proposals and related requirements for said projects
    • Allocates approved budget for said projects
    • prepares budgetary reports as required
    • Coordinates with concerned DOE units and government agencies (E.G., DBM, Legislature) on the above- enumerated functions
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be assigned.

    Accounting Division

    Formulates policies, plans and programs related to the department`s general accounting services and ensures effective implementation thereof and compliance with government rules and regulations

    Financial Reporting

    • Prepares and timely submits to management and fiscal agencies financial and other special reports
    • Prepares and maintains adequate and  reliable books of accounts
    • Reviews and ensures correctness of charges against allotments
    • Monitors cash programs, releases and utilizations
    • Coordinates with concerned DOE units and other government agencies on financial reporting
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be assigned

    Payables

    • Ensures timely processing and payment of claims
    • Ensures compliance with the requirements of concerned government agencies on mandatory deductions from employees and creditors, remittances and reports
    • Prepares and issues certificates of payment
    • Coordinates with concerned government agencies as well as services providers on payables
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be assigned

    Special Accounting Concerns/Sundries

    • Formulates policy recommendations on general accounting services
    • Verifies liquidation reports and other documentary requirements for cash advantages of officers, employees and project implementors
    • Reviews purchase and job orders, contracts and memoranda of agreement prior to issuance of allotment and obligation slips (ALOBS)
    • Evaluates and coordinates settlement of dormant accounts
    • Validates and reconciles fixed assets accounts against physical inventory reports
    • Coordinates settlement of COA audit observations, suspensions and disallowances
    • Coordinates with concerned DOE units and other government agencies on the above-enumerated functions
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be assigned

    Compliance Division

    Formulates policies, plans and programs related to the compliance of service contractors with their financial obligations as provided for in their service contracts,and ensures effective implementation thereof and compliance with government regulations and standards, evaluates financial qualifications of prospective contractors, as well as monitors the utilization of DOE-administered energy funds.

    Petroleum

    • Formulates fiscal policy recommendations relative to petroleum service contracts
    • Evaluates the financial aspects of prospective petroleum service contracts
    • Conducts detailed audit of petroleum service contractors books of accounts
    • Evaluates service contractors compliance with their financial and other contractual obligations
    • Prepares and maintains database on government shares service contractors revenues
       expenditures and performance bonds
    • Conducts physical inventory of assets of petroleum service contractors
    • Remits to the department's treasury division all monies due from petroleum service contractors
    • Registers subcontracts entered into by petroleum service contractors pursuant to P.D. 1354 and circular no. 78-07-04
    • Prepares and update petroleum revenue projections
    • Coordinates with various DOE units and concerned government agencies on petroleum service contracts
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be assigned

    Coal & Ocean,Solar and wind (OSW)

    • formulates fiscal policy recommendations relative to coal and OSW service contracts
    • Evaluates the financial aspects of prospective coal and OSW service contracts
    • Conducts detailed audit of coal and OSW service contractors books of accounts
    • Evaluates service contractors compliance with their financial and other contractual obligations
    • Recommends necessary administrative and legal actions relative to their contractual obligations
    • Prepares and maintains database on government shares, service contractors,revenues, expenditures and performance bonds
    • Conducts physical inventory of assets of coal and OSW service contractors
    • Remits to the Department's treasury division all monies due from coal and OSW service contractors
    • Registers subcontracts entered into by coal service contractors pursuant to circular no. 82-09-09A
    • Evaluates financial qualifications of bonding companies for accreditation with the department
    • Prepares and updates coal and OSW revenue projections
    • Coordinates with various DOE units and concerned government agencies on coal and OSW service contracts 
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be assigned

    Geothermal

    • Formulates fiscal policy recommendations relative to geothermal service contracts
    • Evaluates the financial aspects of prospective geothermal service contracts
    • Conducts detailed audit of geothermal service contractors' books of accounts
    • Evaluates service contractors' compliance with their financial and other contractual obligations
    • Recommends necessary administrative and legal actions relative to their contractual obligations
    • Prepares and maintains database on government shares, service contractors' revenues, expenditures and performance bonds
    • Conducts physical inventory of assets of geothermal service contractors
    • Remits to the departments treasury division all monies due from geothermal service contractors
    • Registers subcontracts entered into by geothermal service contractors pursuant to circular no.95-04-002
    • Prepares the division's budget proposals and monitors the utilization of allocated budget
    • Consolidates and synthesizes the division's accomplishment reports
    • Prepares and updates geothermal revenue projections
    • Coordinates with various DOE units and concerned government agencies on geothermal service contracts
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be assigned

    Special Compliance Concerns

    • Formulates policy recommendations relative to DOE-administered energy funds
    • Allocates LGU shares on national wealth taxes from service contractors
    • Assists in the interpretation of pertinent government fiscal policies relative to the national wealth taxes, benefits to host communities and other DOE-administered energy funds
    • Conducts periodic audit of electricity sales of power producers/energy resource developers and expenses source from the ER 1-94 fund and other DOE-administered energy funds
    • Prepares and maintains database on national wealth taxes, benefits to host communities and other DOE-administered energy funds
    • Monitors reports submission by the LGUS on receipts and utilization of the national wealth taxes
    • Coordinates projections of government shares on production of the indigenous hydroelectric resources and consolidates government shares projections for the energy sector
    • Coordinates with various DOE units and concerned government agencies on national wealth taxes, ER 1-94 and other DOE-administered energy funds
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be assigned

    Information Technology and Management Services

    Formulates policies, plans and programs relative to information and communications technology, geo-informatics, and data and information management, and ensures effective implementation thereof and compliance with government rules, regulations and standards

    Information Technology Division

    formulates and implements the Department's policies, programs and government regulations and standards on information and communications technology

    Information Services Division

    formulates and implements the Department's policies, programs and government regulations and standards on ICT services, geomatics and information packaging

    Information and Data Management Division

    formulates and implements the Department's policies, programs and government regulations and standards on data and information resource management

    Information Technology Division

    Formulates and implements policies, plans and programs relative to information and communications technology

    Information Systems

    • formulates policy recommendations on information systems
    • implements policies, plans and programs on information systems
    • prepares and updates the Department's Information Systems Strategic Plan
    • manages information systems development projects
    • conducts user requirements analysis/engineering
    • prepares system requirements definitions and specifications
    • conducts architectural user interface, component and algorithm design
    • develops computer programs
    • prepares and implements system conversion and testing plans
    • prepares user, developer and administrator manuals
    • conducts relevant user training and quality assurance activities
    • coordinates with various DOE units and concerned government agencies, industry participants, academe and other stakeholders on matters related to the above-enumerated functions
    • performs ad hoc functions as may be assigned

    Database Administration

    • formulates policy recommendations on database administration
    • implements policies, plans and programs on database administration
    • conducts study and review of existing and proposed databases of the Department
    • undertakes integrated data modelling for the energy sector
    • develops/maintains/implements use of data standards
    • determines and coordinates database system requirements
    • determines database input, process, output and control requirements
    • prepares and updates data dictionaries/information repositories
    • develops and implements relations and database structures
    • develops and implements data capture standards, prcedures and controls
    • prepares appropriate administrator and user manuals
    • coordinates with various DOE units and concerned government agencies, industry participants, academe and other stakeholders on matters related to the above-enumerated functions
    • performs ad hoc functions as may be assigned

    Network Administration

    • formulates policy recommendations on network administration
    • implements policies, plans and programs on network administration
    • develops and updates the information technology infrastructure plan
    • designs and develops network systems for intra and inter agency connectivity
    • designs, develops and maintains web-based applications
    • DOE Portal
    • DOE Intranet
    • administers the DOE Local Area Network (LAN)/Internet Connectivity
    • implements, operates and administers the DOE Network Back-up System
    • prepares technical specifications for the acquisition  of network system devices and materials
    • coordinates with various DOE units and concerned government agencies, industry participants, academe and other stakeholders on matters related to the above-enumerated functions
    • performs ad hoc functions as may be assigned

    Information Services Division

    Formulates and implements policies, programs and government regulations and standards on information and communications technology (ICT) services, geomatics and information packaging

    Computer Services Section

    • formulates policy recommendations on acquisition, distribution and maintenance of ICT resources and services
    • implements policies, plans and programs on acquisition, distribution and maintenance of ICT resources and services
    • maintains and ensures effective operation of computer hardware and software, peripherals and accessories
    • facilitates contracted/in-house training, services and undertakings in ICT
    • provides technical support to the Bids and Awards Committee relative to e-bidding and ICT resource acquisition
    • coordinates with various DOE units and concerned government agencies, industry participants, academe and other stakeholders on matters related to the above-enumerated functions
    • performs ad hoc functions as may be assigned

    Geoinformatics Section

    • formulates policy recommendations on geoinformatics
    • implements policies, plans and programs on geoinformatics
    • analyzes, designs and develops Geographic Information System (GIS) applications
    • conducts research and studies on the development and application of geoinformatics to energy resource exploration, development, production and utilization
    • provides survey and mapping services
    • administers the petroleum, Coal and OSW Blocking Systems
    • handles pre-qualification of energy service contract applications in coordination with various DOE units
    • coordinates with various DOE units and concerned government agencies, industry participants, academe and other stakeholders on matters related to the above-enumerated functions
    • performs ad hoc functions as may be assigned

    Infographics Section

    • implements policies, plans and programs on information packaging
    • provides manual and computer-aided design, drafting and cartographic services
    • provides desktop publishing services
    • conducts multi-media presentation/graphics activities
    • provides reprographic services
    • coordinates with various DOE units and concerned government agencies, industry participants, academe and other stakeholders on matters related to the above-enumerated functions
    • performs ad hoc functions as may be assigned

    Information and Data Management Division

    Formulates and implements policies, programs and government regulations and standards on data and information resource management

    Energy Data Center

    • formulates policy recommendations on statistical, technical and geoscientific data management
    • implements policies, plans and programs on statistical, technical and geoscientific data management
    • maintains statistical, technical and geoscientific data in the form of reports, maps, photographs, digital tapes and rock samples form DOE units, service contractors and other clientele
    • develops and implements a pricing policy/mechanism for the Department's data
    • ensures compliance with statutory/contractual obligations relative to data submissions
    • coordinates wiith various DOE units and concerned government agencies, industry participants, academe and other stakeholders on matters related to the above-enumerated functions
    • performs ad hoc functions as may be assigned

    Energy Library

    • formulates policy recommendations on library management and one-stop information center
    • implements policies, plans and programs on library management and one-stop information center
    • procures and maintains vital data and information in the form of books, journals and other printed materials, audio-visual materials and data and information from the Internet
    • administers the bibliographic database management system
    • maintains a one-stop information center
    • coordinates with various DOE units and concerned government agencies, industry participants, academe and other stakeholders on matters related to the above-enumerated functions
    • performs ad hoc functions as may be assigned

    Records Management

    • formulates policy recommendations on records management
    • implement policies, plans and programs on records management
    • ensures compliance with government rules and regulations on records management
    • maintains the Records Management Program of the department to include but not limited to, the ff.:
    • Uniform File Classification System
    • Records Disposition Schedule
    • Records Management Manual
    • coordinates dissemination and publication of DOE issuances
    • coordinates with various DOE units and concerned government agencies, industry participants, academe and other stakeholders on matters related to the above-enumerated functions
    • performs ad hoc functions as may be assigned

    Energy Research Testing and Laboratory Services

    Formulates policies, plans and programs in support of exploration and development of indigenous energy resources as well as to promote energy efficiency through research and scientific, physical and calibration testings

    Geoscientific Research and Testing Laboratory Division

    • Petrology Section
    • Palentology Section
    • Coal Section
    • Geothermal Section
    • Petroleum Section

     

    Appliance Testing and Laboratory Division

    • Appliance/Equipment Section
    • Lighting and Other Electrical Devices Section
    • Calibration, Instrumentation and Control Section

    Geoscientific Research and Fuel Testing Laboratory Division

    Processes and analyzes rocks,petroleum, coal, processed fuels, waters and environmental samples as well synthesizes, correlates and interprets data emanating therefrom, re3lative to the exploration and development of indigenous resources.

    A. GEOLOGICAL UNITS

    PETROLOGY SECTION

    • Processes and analyzes surface and subsurface rock samples in accordance with international standards
    • Synthesizes, correlates and interprets petrological data
    • Conducts research and correlation studies on Philippine rock samples
    • Establishes and maintains Philippine petrological database and rock type collection
    • Conducts field investigations
    • Conducts on-the-job training/orientation programs in support of the academe and the energy industry
    • Coordinates with various DOE units and concerned agencies, academe, energy industry and other stakeholders on matters related to the above enumerated functions
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be assigned

    Paleontology Section

    • Processes and analyzes surface and subsurface rock samples for faunal fossil content in accordance with international standards
    • Synthesizes, correlates and interprets micropaleontological data
    • Conducts micropaleontological/biostratigraphical research on Philippine rock samples
    • Establishes and maintains Philippine biostratigraphical and bathmetry database and faunal type collection
    • Conducts field investigations
    • Conducts on-the-job training/orientation programs in support of the academe and the energy industry
    • Coordinates with various DOE units and concerned government agencies, academe, energy industry and other stakeholders on matters related to the above enumerated functions
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be assigned

    Palynology Section

    • Processes and analyzes surface and subsurface rock samples for floral fossil content in accordance with international standards
    • Synthesizes, correlates and interprets palynological data
    • Conducts palynological research on Philippine samples
    • Establishes and maintains palynological database and floral type collection
    • Conducts field investigations
    • Conducts on-the-job training/orientation programs in support of the academe and the energy industry
    • Coordinates with various DOE units and concerned government agencies, academe, energy industry and other stakeholders on matters related to the above enumerated functions
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be assigned

    B. GEOCHEMICAL UNITS

    Coal Section

    • Processes and analyzes coal & other solid fuels as well as environmental samples in accordance with international standards
    • Synthesizes, correlates and interprets analytical data
    • Conducts research and methods studies on coal geochemistry
    • Conducts fields investigations
    • Conducts on-the-job training/orientation programs in support of the academe and the energy industry
    • Coordinates with DOE units and concerned government agencies, academe, energy industry and other stakeholders on matters related to the above enumerated functions
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be assigned

    Geothermal Section

    • Processes and analyzes waters, geothermal gases, soil, pocks and related materials as well as environmental samples in accordance with international standards
    • Synthesizes, correlates and interprets analytical data
    • Conducts research and methods studies on geothermal geochemistry
    • Conducts fields investigations
    • Conducts on-the-job training/orientation programs in support of the academe and the energy industry
    • Coordinates with DOE units and concerned government agencies, academe, energy industry and other stakeholders on matters related to the above enumerated functions
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be assigned

    Petroleum Section

    • Processes and analyzes oil, gas, source rocks samples as well as environmental samples in accordance with international standards
    • Synthesizes, correlates and interprets analytical data
    • Conducts research and methods studies on petroleum and natural gas geochemistry
    • Conducts fields investigations
    • Conducts on-the-job training/orientation programs in support of the academe and the energy industry
    • Coordinates with DOE units and concerned government agencies, academe, energy industry and other stakeholders on matters related to the above enumerated functions
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be assigned

    Processed Fuels Section

    • Analyzes petroleum products collected from refineries, bulk storage/terminals and retail outlets nationwide in accordance with the Philippine national Standards (PNS) as well as from the academe and the industry sector
    • Synthesizes, correlates and interprets analytical data
    • Assists in the conduct of field sampling and inspection of petroleum products on bulk supply points and gasoline stations
    • Conducts research and methods studies on fuel geochemistry
    • Conducts fields investigations
    • Conducts on-the-job training/orientation programs in support of the academe and the energy industry
    • Coordinates with DOE units and concerned government agencies, academe, energy industry and other stakeholders on matters related to the above enumerated functions
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be assigned

    Lighting and Appliance Testing Division

    Develops product energy efficiency programs, formulates and oversees implementation of energy standards, and conducts research and testing in support of National Energy Efficiency Program

    Appliance/Equipment Section

    • formulates energy standards for appliances and equipment
    • undertakes testing of appliances, equipment and other energy-consuming devices to:
      • provide database on energy performance of appliance and equipment for policy recommendations
      • implement energy efficiency standards
    • conducts research and studies to improve efficiency of consuming appliances and equipment
    • provides consultancy and technical assistance on energy performance testing
    • conducts on-the-job training/orientation programs in support of the academe and the energy industry
    • coordinates with various DOE units and concerned government agencies, academe, energy industry and other stakeholders on matters related to the above enumerated functions
    • performs ad hoc functions as may be assigned

     

    Lighting and Other Electrical Devices Section

    • formulates energy standards for lighting and other household electrica; products
    • undertakes testing of lighting componenets and related products to:
      • provide database on energy performance in aid of formulating policy recommendations
      • implement energy standards and labelling
    • conducts research and studies to improve efficiency of lighting and other household electrical products
    • provides consultancy and technical assistance on lighting and related products
    • conducts on-the-job training/orientation programs in support of the academe and the energy sector
    • coordinates with various DOE units and concerned government agencies, academe, energy industry and other stakeholders on matters related to the above-enumerated functions
    • performs ad hoc functions as may be assigned

    Calibration, Instrumentation and Control Section

    • maintains a set of standards for in-house calibration of DOE instruments
    • calibrates energy monitoring instruments
    • conducts research and studies to improve overall plans efficiency through proper application of measurements and calibration principles including boiler operation
    • provides consultancy and technical assistance in the designs of calibration and measurement systems as well as instrumentation and control on energy monitoring instruments
    • conducts on-the-job training/orientation programs in support of the academe and the energy industry
    • coordinates with various DOE units and concerned government agencies, academe, energy industry and other stakeholders on matters related to the above enumerated functions
    • performs ad hoc functions as may be assigned

    Energy Policy and Planning Bureau

    Formulates, updates, monitors and evaluates national and local energy plans, policies, programs and projects, and provides a comprehensive assessment of demand scenarios and supply options as well as studies the impacts of international commitments on energy policies, economy and impacts of international commitments on energy policies, economy and environment

    Planning Division

    • National Energy Planning Section
    • Regional Planning Section

    Policy Formulation and Research Division

    • Policy Research and Analysis Section
    • Energy Modelling and Information Section
    • Sectoral Evaluation and Survey Management Section  

    Energy Cooperation and Coordination Division

    • Project Evaluation and Monitoring Section
    • International Cooperation and Other External Concerns
    • Environmental Cooperation and Coordination Section

    Planning Division

    Formulates and updates national and regional energy plans and programs consistent with the medium-term Philippine development and investment plans

    National Energy Planning

    • Formulates and updates the Philippine energy plan (PEP)
    • Evaluates and monitors implementation of the PEP and related programs
    • Evaluates overall energy balance table and energy mix
    • Conducts research and studies related to national energy palnning
    • Monitors performance commitments of DOE to OP/SONA
    • Prepares energy sector accomplishment reports
    • Provide inputs for and integrate the agency performance measures for budgetary allocation
    • Coordinates with concerned DOE units, various government agencies, industry participants , LGU's, NGO's, ETC. (E.G.., NEDA-RDC's, IPPs,ECS,ETC.) on matters related to the above-enumerated functions
    • Conducts public consultations and briefings relative to the above functions
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be assigned

    Regional Planning Section

    • Formulates and updates regional energy plans
    • Evaluates and monitors regional energy plans and programs
    • Conducts research and studies related to regional energy planning
    • Provides technical assistance to local government units and other concerned agencies in the formulation of regional energy plans and programs
    • Updates and maintains regional energy database
    • Prepares project proposals on regional energy plans and programs
    • Coordinates with concerned DOE units, various government agencies, industry participants , LGU's, NGO's, ETC. (E.G.., NEDA-RDC's, IPPs,ECS,ETC.) on matters related to the above-enumerated functions
    • Conducts public consultations and briefings relative to the above functions
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be assigned

    Policy Formulation and Research Division

    Formulates policy recommendations and course of action of current and emerging issues based on energy models, surveys, research and studies for the short, medium and long-term national energy plans, programs and targets

    Policy Research and Analysis

    • Conducts research and studies on current issues, developments and emerging trends necessary in the formulation of national energy policies, plans and programs
    • Conducts policy impact analyses of energy-related legislative and institutional initiatives as well as the impact of relevant socio-economic variables on the energy sector
    • Formulates policy recommendations based on the results of above-enumerated functions
    • Undertakes studies and recommends courses of action to improve investment opportunities in the energy sector (E.G., improvement of service contract systems, Etc.)
    • Develops and maintains a repository of energy policy research information and other related activities
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be assigned

    Energy Modelling and Information

    • Prepared energy demand and supply models in support of pep formulation and other energy policy studies
    • Undertakes studies with the view to developing and maintaining in the long term applicable energy models for the philippines
    • Conducts research and data collection on energy sector developments to be used as inputs to the above-enumerated activities
    • Analyzes and synthesizes modelling results with the view to generating energy forecasts, targets and projections to support policy thrusts and directions
    • Coordinates with various government agencies, industry participants, consumers ETC. (E.G., PNOC, NEDA, NEA, ERC, NPC, PSALM, TRANSCO, VARIOUS IPPs, MERALCO, ECs) to facilitate the exchange of pertinent information necessary in the execution of the sections`s functions
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be assigned

    Sectoral Evaluation and Survey Management

    • Designs and undertakes periodic and special surveys in aid of energy policy formulation and planning purposes
    • Monitors and analyzes the changing patterns in primary energy consumption
      • By FUEL
      • By SECTOR
      • By END-USE
    • Processes and evaluates results of surveys undertaken
    • Undertakes short-term sectoral energy supply and demand forecasts consistent with national growth targets and policies
    • Prepares DOE`s statistical programs for submission to NSCB & other gov`t. agencies, academe and professional groups
    • Prepares and updates reports on annual energy balance and energy mix
    • Develops and updates techno-economic and sectoral energy database and energy related information
    • Coordinates with various government agencies, industry participants, consumers ETC. (E.G., DOF, NEDA, NEA, ERC, NPC, PSALM, TRANSCO, VARIOUS IPPs, MERALCO, ECs) to facilitate the exchange of pertinent information necessary in the execution of the sections`s functions
    • Establishes institutional linkages to strengthen information/data exchange between and among government agencies necessary in the execution of the department`s mandate
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be assigned

    Energy Cooperation and Coordination Division

    Coordinates the department`s international and other external cooperation commitment and activities, conducts project evaluation and monitoring, ensures compliance with government environmental policies and standards, and undertakes research and studies thereon

    Project Evaluation and Monitoring

    • Evaluates and monitors ongoing and proposed projects both foreign and locally funded
    • Conducts research on projects areas/facilities/ guidelines in support of the department`s policies, plans and programs
    • Develops criteria and guidelines in the preparation of projects proposals, evaluation and management
    • Recommends prioritization of energy projects for funding purposes
    • Assists in the negotiation of terms and conditions of loans and grants for the department with foreign funding institutions
    • Maintains and updates a repository of all completed, ongoing and proposed foreign-assisted projects and locally funded projects
    • Coordinates with various DOE units, concerned government offices, funding agencies and oversight committee (PRC)
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be assigned

    International Cooperation and Other External Concerns

    • Coordinates the department`s international commitments and cooperation activities (I.E., ASEAN, APEC, UNDP-ESCAP, BIMP-EAGA, MULTI-LATERAL/BILATERAL) including the preparation of country position papers and other technical requirements for international meetings/for a/conferences
    • Provides technical and secretariat support to the departments hosting of international conferences and other events arising from international commitments and obligations
    • Provides technical and secretariat support to the department's representatives/focal points in inter-agency fora external relations such as but not limited to the Philippine council for APEC,ASEAN,ASEM cooperation (PCAAC)-cabinet and technical board levels,permanent interagency for escap matters (PITCEM) and other multi-lateral/bilateral AD HOC groupings and task forces
    • Monitors and evaluates the performance of the department VIS-A-VIS the commitments made in international for a
    • Prepares periodic reports on the status of the department's external cooperation activities for submission to relevant international and national agencies
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be assigned

    Environmental Cooperation and Coordination

    • Coordinates the department's activities relating to the scoping, review and evaluation of environmental impact assessment (EIS)/initial environmental examination (IEE) and IEE checklist of energy projects
    • Coordinates with project proponents,DENR, LGU's and other concerned agencies and institutions in the establishment and operationalization of the environmental guarantee fund (EGF), Environmental monitoring fund (EMF) and multipartite monitoring team (MMT)
    • Facilitated and assists proponents in their application for certificate of non-coverage (CNC)/environmental compliance certificate (ECC) of energy projects in coordination with other agencies (E.G., DENR-EMB,HLURB,ETC.)
    • assists in and helps facilitate the conduct of investigations in response to public complaints regarding environmental problems related to energy exploration, development and utilization
    • Conducts environmental management monitoring to ensure compliance of project proponents with ECC conditionalities and other internationally accepted environmental standards
    • Conducts trainings/seminar/workshops/conferences on energy-related environment concerns 
    • Coordinates with DOE units and other concerned agencies on the energy sector's compliance with the clean air act and other environmental policies (E.G., climate change,agenda 21,ETC.) with the view to recommending compliance measures
    • Provides secretariat support to energy-related environment concerns 
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be assigned

    Energy Resource Development Bureau

    Formulates and implements government policies, programs and regulations relating to the exploration, development and production of indigenous petroleum, coal and geothermal energy resources, and related product and market development thereof

    Petroleum Division

    • Petroleum Geology Section
    • Petroleum Geophysics Section
    • Petroleum Engineering Section

    Geothermal and Coal Division

    • Exploration and Geosciences Section
    • Development and Exploitation Management Section
    • Market Development Section

    Petroleum Resources Development Division

    Formulates and implements policies, plans, programs and regulations relating to the exploration and development of petroleum resources

    Petroleum Geology

    • formulates policy recommendation, plans and programs on geological exploration of petroleum resources
    • implements plans and programs on geological exploration of petroleum resources
    • conducts research and studies on geological exploration of petroleum resources
    • conducts resource evaluation of existing and potential oil and gas fields
    • evaluates merits of proposed geological work programs and related technical qualifications of service contract/permit applicants
    • ensures compliance of service contractors and permitees with regulations and geological work commitments
    • coordinates with various DOE units and concerned government agencies, industry participants, academe and other stakeholders on matters related to the above-enumerated functions
    • performs ad hoc functions as may be assigned

    Petroleum Geophysics

    • formulates policy recommendations, plans and programs on geophysical exploration of petroleum resources
    • implements plans and programs on geophysical exploration of petroleum resources
    • gathers and updates petroleum data and provides inputs to the Energy Data Center
    • conducts research and studies on geophysical exploration of petroleum resources
    • evaluates merits of proposed geophysical work programs and related technical qualifications of service contract/permit applicants
    • ensures compliance of service contractors and permitees with regulations and geophysical work commitments
    • coordinates with various DOE units and concern ed government agencies, industry participants, academe and other stakeholders on matters related to the above-enumerated functions
    • performs ad hoc functions as may be assigned

    Petroleum Engineering

    • formulates policy recommendations, plans and programs on drilling, development and production of petroleum resources
    • implements plans and programs on drilling development and production of petroleum resources
    • conducts research and studies on drilling, development and production of petroleum resources
    • ensures compliance with internationally accepted petroleum industry standards for all drilling and production operations with due consideration to health, safety, environment and security
    • evaluates merits of proposed drilling programs, plans for development and production operations and related technical qualifications of service contractors
    • ensures compliance of service contractors with regulations on drilling, development and production and work commitments
    • coordinates with various DOE units and concerned government agencies, industry participants, academe and other stakeholders on matters related to the above-enumerated functions
    • performs ad hoc functions as may be assigned

    Coal and Nuclear Minerals Division

    Formulates and implements policies, plans, programs and regulations relating to exploration, development, exploitation and market development of geothermal and coal resources

    Exploration and Geosciences Section

    • formulates policy recommendations, plans and programs on geothermal and coal resource exploration
    • implements policies, plans and programs on geothermal and coal resources
    • conducts research and studies on geothermal and coal resources
    • evaluates service contract/permit applications relative to the merits of work programs and other technical qualifications relating to exploration
    • evaluates and ensures compliance with regulations and work commitments of service contractors and permitees relating to geoscientific activities with due regard to safety, health, environment and security
    • maintains a computerized database on geothermal and coal resources
    • coordinates with various DOE units and concerned government agencies, industry participants, academe and other stakeholders on matters related to the above-enumerated functions
    • performs ad hoc functions as may be assigned

    Development and Exploitation Management Section

    • formulates policy recommendations, plans and programs on development and exploitation of geothermal and coal resources
    • implements policies, plans and programs on the development and exploitation of geothermal and coal resources
    • conducts research and studies on the development and exploitation of geothermal and coal resources
    • evaluates service contract/permit applications relative to the merits of work programs and other technical qualifications relating to development and exploitation of geothermal and coal resources
    • ensures compliance of service contractors/permitees with work regulations and commitments relating to development and exploitation of geothermal and coal resources
    • coordinates with varios DOE units and concerned government agencies, industry participants, academe an dother stakeholders on matters related the above-enumerated functions
    • performs ad hoc functions as may be assigned

    Market Development Section

    Energy Utilization and Management Bureau

    Formulates and implements policies, plans, programs and regulations on new energy technologies, alternative fuels and the efficient, economical transformation, marketing and distribution of conventional and renewable energy resources, and ensures efficient and judicious utilization of conventional and renewable energy resources

    Energy Efficiency and Conservation Division

    • EE&C program development and evaluation section
    • energy management advisory section
    • EE&C technology promotion and advocacy section

    Alternative Fuels and Energy Technology Division

    • alternative fuels and energy technology program development and management section
    • alternative fuels and energy technology evaluation and promotion section

    Energy Efficiency and Conservation Division

    Alternative Fuels and Energy Technology Division

    Formulates policies, plans and programs related to alternative fuels and new and advanced energy technologies (NAETs) development towards a socially and environmentally responsive and effective utilization of energy resources

    Alternative Fuels and Energy Technology Program development and Management

    conducts studies, develops and implements policies, palsn and programs for the effective utilization

    Oil Industry Management Bureau

    Formulates and Implements polices, plans, programs and regulations on the downstream oil industry, including the importation, exportation, stockpiling, storage, shipping, transportation, refining, processing,marketing and distribution of petroleum crude oils, products and by products, and monitors developments in the downstream oil industry

    Oil Industry Competition and monitoring division

    • Oil supply monitoring and evaluation section
    • Oil demand and market competition monitoring section
    • Oil price monitoring and evaluation section

    Oil Industry Standards and Monitoring Division

    • Petroleum products standards section
    • Facilities and processes standards section
    • Downstream oil industry environmental standards section

    Retail Market Monitoring and Special Concerns Section

    • Liquid fuels section
    • LPG section
    • Special concerns section

    Oil Industry Standards and Monitoring Division

    Formulates policies, plans and programs related to national standards and environmental regulations affecting quality of fuel and fuel additives, and facilities in the downstream oil industry and ensures effective implementation thereof

    Petroleum Products Standards

    • Formulates policy recommendations and  implements policies, plans and programs relating to standards for petroleum products
    • Reviews, formulates, and develops standards for petroleum fuels and petroleum related products
    • Evaluates application for fuel additive registration for endorsement to DENR
    • Issues recommendation for registration of fuel additives
    • Conducts research and studies relating to fuel quality and its impact on oil supply security, environment ETC.
    • Undertakes product sampling and marker dye testing at bulk facilities to ensure compliance to national fuel quality standards.
    • Recommends the initiation of legal proceedings against violators of pertinent provisions of R.As. 8479 and 8749
    • Coordinates the conduct of information and education campaign relative to the quality and standards of petroleum products
    • Coordinates with various DOE Units and concerned government agencies and other entities, (E.G., DENR, DOST, BPS, OIL Companies, vehicle manufacturer, ETC.) relative to fuel quality and standards
    • Provides secretariat support to the technical committee on petroleum products and additives
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be assigned

    Facilities and Processes Standards

    • Formulates policy recommendations and implements policies, plans and programs relating to standards for facilities, processes and technology application
    • Reviews, formulates, and develops standards for facilities & processes with emphasis with clean and safe technologies.
    • Conducts research and studies  relating to standards for facilities and processes and their impacts on oil supply security, environment, etc.
    • Undertakes inspection of downstream oil facilities to ensure compliance with national and/or internationally accepted standards 
    • Provides inputs in the preparation of the Philippine energy plan
    • Recommends the initiation of legal proceeding against violators of pertinent provisions of R.As. 8479 and 8749
    • Coordinates the conduct of information and education campaign relating to facilities and processes standards
    • Coordinates with various DOE Units and concerned government agencies and other entities (E.G., DENR.DOST, BPS, OIL COMPANIES, OIL PROCESSING COMPANIES Etc.)
    • Provides secretariat support to the technical committee on petroleum facilities and processes.
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be assigned 

    Downstream Oil industry Environmental Standards

    • Formulates policy recommendations and implements policies, plans and programs  relating to downstream oil industry environmental standards and coordinates with the DENR thereon
    • Conducts research and studies relating to environmental practices for fuel handling, distribution, storage and utilization with the view to adopting best industry practices
    • Participates in the investigation of oil spills and similar incidences in the downstream oil industry
    • Prepares and updates DOE oil spill contingency plan for the downstream oil industry
    • Provides inputs as requested by the civil liability convention (CLC) and the international oil pollution convention (IOPC)
    • Monitors the collection and recycling of used oil
    • provides inputs in the preparation of the Philppine energy plan
    • Coordinates the conduct of information and education campaign relating to environmental concerns of the downstream oil industry
    • Coordinates with various DOE units and concerned goverment agencies and other entities, (E.G., DENR, PCG, BPS, OIL Companies, NGOs, ETC.) to determine sector's compliance to the CAA and other environmental regulations and recommends appropriate action
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be assigned.

    Oil Industry Competition and Monitoring Division

    Formulates and implements policies, plans and programs to encourage  activities relating to the downstream oil industry particularly on supply, logistics, marketing, distribution & pricing

    Oil Supply Monitoring and Evaluation

    • Formulates policy recommendations and implements policies, plans and programs relating to oil supply
    • Monitoring compliance of industry players on prior notice and reportorial requirements on importation and exportation of crude oil and petroleum products including lubes/ specialty products as mandated under R.A. 8479
    • Monitors submission of periodic reports on importation, exportation, inventory, crude run and refinery production of crude oil and petroleum products including lubes/specialty products, as well as refinery process facilities and shutdowns/turnarounds
    • Recommends the initiation of legal proceedings against noncompliance to the pertinent reportorial requirements
    • Evaluates notices filed by downstream oil industry players particularly on importation/ exportation of crude oil and petroleum products including lubes/specialty products, and issues acknowledgements thereof
    • Evaluates applications for availment of petroleum products export incentives for endorsement of the DOE
    • Conducts inspection of petroleum product supply storage facilities, and product sampling
    • Assists in the development of as well as maintains and updates database relative to crude oil  and petroleum products including lubes/specialty products importation, exportation, inventory, production, & crude run including refinery process facilities and shutdowns/turnarounds
    • Evaluates refinery operations and their implications on oil supply
    • Conducts research and studies relative to oil supply
    • Provides inputs in the preparation of the Philippine Energy Plan, particularly on the oil supply aspect
    • Coordinates the conducts of information and education campaign relative to oil supply
    • Coordinates with various DOE units and concerned government agencies and other entities, (E.G., BOC, BIR, SEC, OIL Companies, special Economics Zones) on crude oil/petroleum product importation/exportation, inventory and oil refinery production
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be assigned

    Oil Demand and Market Competition Monitoring

    • Formulates policy recommendations and implements policies, plans and programs relating to oil demand and market competition
    • Monitoring compliance of industry players on prior notice and reportorial requirements as mandated under R.A. 8479
    • Monitors submission of sales reports on petroleum products as inputs to oil demand and market competition analysis
    • Recommends the initiation of legal proceedings against noncompliance to the pertinent reportorial requirements
    • Evaluates notices filed by downstream oil industry players on their engagement in the downstream oil industry (bulk supply/marketing) and issues acknowledgements thereof
    • Evaluates applications for petroleum tanker chartering/utilization, importation, local construction and conversion of service for endorsement to maritime industry authority (MARINA).
    • Evaluates applications for registration & availment of incentives of downstream oil industry players for  endorsement to the board of investments (BOI)
    • Conducts inspection of petroleum product marketing and distribution facilities and undertakes product sampling
    • Maintains a computerized database relative to oil industry sales and market share of players, investments of all players, thruput of bulkplants, oil distribution facilities and tanker utilization
    • Conducts research and studies relative to storage, marketing and distribution of oil products (E.G., oil depot relocation, logistics, de-bottlenecking, ETC.)
    • Provides inputs in the preparation of the Philippine Energy Plan, particularly on marketing and distribution activities of the downstream oil industry players
    • Assists in the conduct of information and education campaigns relative to the downstream oil industry players.
    • Coordinates with various DOE units  and concerned government agencies and other entities, (E.G. MARINA, BOI, SEC, OIL Companies) particularly on downstream oil industry investments and activities.
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be assigned

    Oil Price Monitoring and Evaluation

    • Formulates policy recommendations and implements policies, plans and programs relating to oil pricing (E.G., TAXATION REVIEW, IPO, ETC.)
    • Monitors international prices of crude oil and petroleum products.
    • Simulates the impact of international petroleum products pricing on domestic pricing of petroleum products
    • Determines the reasonableness of price adjustments in local market VIS-A-VIS global market conditions
    • Conducts research and studies relative to the downstream oil industry affecting pricing of petroleum products
    • Maintains and updates database relative to oil pricing
    • Conducts inspection of petroleum product supply, marketing and distribution facilities.
    • Provides technical support to the DOE-DOJ task force on anti-trust safeguards
    • Provides inputs in the preparation of the Philippine energy plan, particularly on the pricing aspect
    • Coordinates the conduct of information and education campaign relative to oil pricing
    • Coordinates with various DOE units and concerned government agencies and other entities, (E.G., DOE, BIR, BOC, SEC, OIL Companies, ETC.) relative to petroleum product pricing, taxation, among others
    • Perfoms AD HOC functions as may be assigned

    Natural Gas Management Division

    Formulates and Implements Policies, Plans, Programs and Regulations on the Development and Promotion of Downstream Natural Gas as well as Undertakes Product and Market Development Activities

    Natural Gas Market Development and Monitoring Section

    • •Formulates policy recommendations and implements policies, plans and programs on natural gas market development
    • •Promotes and monitors the use of natural gas in power and other demand sectors
    • •Evaluates emerging trends in the use of natural gas and its impact on other fuels and the economy
    • •Evaluates available and emerging technologies for end-use in the natural gas industry
    • •Reviews and updates natural gas industry performance, trends and developments
    • •Maintains computerized database on natural gas utilization, market development, etc.
    • •Coordinates with various DOE units, concerned government agencies, private sector and other stakeholders on matters related to the above-enumerated functions
    • •Performs Ad Hoc functions as may be assigned

    Natural Gas Industry and Infrastructure Development and Administration Section

    • •Formulates policy recommendations and implements policies, plans, programs and standards on the development of natural gas infrastructure
    • •Formulates, reviews and implements the natural gas infrastructure development program
    • •Prepares and updates the natural gas pipeline and facilities development plan and programs
    • •Evaluates potential sites for natural gas pipelines and other natural gas facilities
    • •Performs licensing/permitting functions
    • •Monitors and ensures compliance with applicable rules and regulations on standards on pipelines, facilities, gas plants, etc.
    • •Conducts inspections and investigations of natural gas facilities, with due regard to production, safety, health, environment and security
    • •Coordinates with various DOE units, concerned government agencies, private sector and other stakeholders on matters related to the above-enumerated functions
    • • Performs Ad Hoc functions as may be assigned

    Retail MArket Monitoring Special Concern Division

    Formulates policies, plans and programs related to the oil retail market and other special concerns affecting oil industry administration and ensures effective implementation thereof

    Liquid Fuels

    • Formulates policy recommendations and implements policies, plans and programs relating to the retail marketing and hauling of liquid fuels
    • Monitors compliance of industry players on prior notice and reportorial requirements on the retail marketing and hauling of liquid fuels as mandated under R.A.8479
    • Monitors submission of periodic reports on the retail marketing and hauling of liquid fuels
    • Conducts routine and on-the-spot inspection of gasoline stations and liquid fuels haulers to ensure compliance with DOE regulations
    • Conducts investigations on consumer complaints relative to liquid fuels with the view to recommend measures
    • Conducts preliminary random testing on the quality of liquid fuels sold in gasoline station/retail outlets (E.G., Marker Dye Test, Adulteration Test)
    • Recommends the initiation of legal proceedings against violators of regulations on liquid fuels
    • Monitors wholesale and retail prices of liquid fuels and provides inputs to the price monitoring and evaluation section
    • Maintains a computerized database relative to industry players engaged in the liquid fuels retailing and hauling
    • Conducts research and studies relative to the retailing of liquid fuels in aid of policy formulation
    • Coordinates with various DOE units and concerned government agencies (E.G., DTI, DOST LGU) relative to the above-enumerated functions
    • Coordinates the conduct of information and education campaign relative to the liquid fuels sector 
    • Provides inputs in the preparation of the Philippine energy plan
    • Represents the department in the liquid fuels task force
    • Provides secretariat support to the technical committees in this regards
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be assigned

    LPG

    • Formulates policy recommendations and implements policies, plans and programs relating to the retail marketing and hauling of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)
    • Monitors compliance of industry players on prior notice and reportorial requirements on the retail marketing and hauling of LPG as mandated under R.A. 8479
    • Monitors submission of periodic reports on the retail marketing and hauling of LPG
    • Conducts routine and on-the-spot inspection of LPG refillers, haulers, marketers, dealers and retail outlets to ensure compliance with DOE regulations
    • Conducts investigations on consumer complaints relative to LPG with the view to recommend measures thereon
    • Recommends the initiation of legal proceeding against violators of regulations on LPG
    • Monitors retail prices of retail LPG and provides inputs to the price monitoring and evaluation section
    • Maintains a computerized database relative to industry players engaged in the LPG refilling, retailing and hauling
    • Coordinates with various DOE units and concerned government agencies (E.G., DTI, DOST, LGU) relative to the above-enumerated functions
    • Coordinates the conduct of information and education campaign relative to the liquid fuels sector
    • Conducts studies and research relative to the refilling, hauling and retailing of LPG
    • Provides inputs in the preparation of the Philippine energy plan
    • Represents the department in the LPG task force
    • Provide secretariats support to the technical committees in this regard
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be assigned

    Special Concerns

    • Coordinates the conduct of skills and management training funded under the gasoline station training and loan fund (GSTLF) program for the establishment and operation of new and expansion of existing gasoline stations of new players
    • Evaluates loan applications under the GSTLF program for endorsement to the government financing institutions (GFis) and recommends approval thereof
    • Monitors progress of projects funded under the GSTLF program
    • Maintains a computerized database relative to the above program
    • Coordinates with various DOE units and concerned government agencies (E.G., DTI, DOST, LGU) relative to the above-enumerated functions
    • Coordinates the conduct of information and education campaign relative to GSTFL program
    • Provides inputs in the preparation of the Philippine energy plan
    • Provides technical support to the energy contingency task force (ECTF) relative to the oil sector
    • Provides technical and secretariat support to the inter-agency technical staff for the oil contingency plan implementation
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be assigned

    Electric Power Industry Management Bureau

    Supervises the implementation of electric power industry restructuring to establish a competitive, market-based environment, and encourage private-sector participation; ensures adequate, efficient and reliable supply of electricity, and formulates plans, programs and strategies relative to rural electrification

    Power Market Development Division

    • Power Market Researcy and Development Section
    • Epira Monitoring and Coordination Section

    Power Planning and Development Division

    • Power Development Planning Section
    • Transmission Development Planning Section
    • Missionary Electrification Development Planning Section

    Rural Electrification Administration and Management Division

    • Rural Electrification Systems Administration Section
    • Rural Electrification Project Management Section
    • Non-electrification Project Management and Administration Section

    Power Planning and Development Division

    Formulates policies, plans and programs related to generation, transmission, distribution and supply of electricity and ensures effective implementation thereof.

    Power Development Planning

    • Prepares and updates annually the Philippine Power Development Plan (PDP).
    • Evaluates individual plans of
      • Generation companies
      • National transmission company or its buyer/concessionaire
      • Distribution utilities
      • Suppliers of electricity; and
      • Other entities engaged in the delivery of electricity services
    • Prepares indicative supply and demand options based on economics and technologies with the view to ensuring greater private sector participation.
    • Undertakes long-term national, regional and sectoral electricity demand forecasts.
    • Ensures sufficient reserve capacities through the formulation of necessary policy recommendations in this regard.
    • Provides power sector inputs to the Philippine Energy Plan (PEP), Regional Energy Plans (REPs) and Sectoral Energy Plans (SEPs).
    • Monitors and assesses system development and performance in the market.
    • Coordinates with various government agencies, electric power industry participants, consumer groups, etc. (e.g. DOF, NEDA, NEA, ERC, NPC, PSALM, TRANSCO, various IPPs, Meralco, ECs) on matters related to the above-enumerated functions.
    • Assists in the PEP, REP and SEP consultations.
    • Provides secretariat support to various activities relating to the power sector.
    • Performs Ad Hoc functions as may be assigned.

    Transmission Development Planning

    • Evaluates and recommends approval of the Transmission Development Plan (TDP) of Transco or its buyer/concessionaire.
    • Formulates policy recommendations on transmission expansions.
    • Represents the department in the following:
      • Grid Management Committee (Grid Code)
      • Distribution Management Committee (Distribution Code)
      • Transco Board Technical Working Group
      • NP-Contracts Awards Committee
    • Consolidates regional and sectoral inputs relating to the transmission plan.
    • Monitors and assesses the transmission operations, system development and performance in the market.
    • Coordinates with various government agencies, electric power industry participants, consumer groups, etc. (e.g. DOF, NEDA, ERC, NPC, PSALM, Transco, various IPPs, Meralco, ECs) on matters related to the above-enumerated functions.
    • Performs AdHoc functions as may be assigned.

    Missionary Electrification Development Planning

    • Evaluates and updates annually the Missionary Electrification Development Plan (MEDP).
    • Formulates policy recommendations on sufficiency of supply of electricity in off-grid areas.
    • Prepares indicative supply and demand options based on economics and technologies in off-grid areas.
    • Formulates policy recommendations on missionary electrification and off-grid connections.
    • Coordinates the planning of missionary electrification projects.
    • Evaluates the missionary electrification projects of NPC-Small Power Utilities Group (NPC-SPUG) and other parties operating in off-grid areas.
    • Provides power sector inputs to the Philippine Energy Plan (PEP), Regional Energy Plans (REPs) and Sectoral Energy Plans (SEPs).
    • Coordinates with various government agencies, electric power industry participants, consumer groups, etc. (e.g. DOF, NEDA, NEA, ERC, NPC, PSALM, Transco, various IPPs, Meralco, ECs) on matters related to the above-enumerated functions.
    • Provides secretariat support to various activities relating to missionary electrification.
    • Performs AdHoc functions as may be assigned.

    Power Market Development Division

    Formulates Policies, plans and programs related to the development of Philippine power market and ensures the effective and sustainable operation of a competitive national and regional electricity markets

    Power Marketing Research and Development

    • Oversees and implements the Philippine Wholesale electricity spot market (WESM)
    • Formulates policy recommendations relating to sustainable electricity market transformation
    • Evaluates and monitors performance of the electricity market
    • Undertakes research and studies to further develop and strengthen the Philippine electricity market
    • Implements and facilitates technical assistance projects related to the WESM
    • Represents the department in the ff. inter- agency committees:
    1. WESM technical working groups
    2. NEDA technical working committees relating to power (NEED BASIS)
    • Provides secretariat support to the WESM technical working groups
    • Coordinates with various government agencies, electric power industry participants, consumer groups, ETC. (E.G., DOF, NEDA, NEA, ERC, NPC, PSALM, TRANSCO, VARIOUS IPPs, MERALCO, ECs) on matters related to the above enumerated functions
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be assigned

    EPIRA Monitoring and Coordination

    • Evaluates and monitors EPIRA implementation and compliance of electric power industry participants (government and private sector entities)
    • Evaluates submissions of various agencies relating to the reportorial requirements of the joint congressional power commission (JCPC)
    • Prepares BI-annual reports to the JCPC on EPIRA implementation and compliance
    • Formulates policy recommendations to ensure effective implementation of the restructuring objectives
    • Implements and facilitates technical assistance projects related to EPIRA
    • Coordinates with various government agencies, electric power industry participants, consumer groups, ETC. (E.G., DOF, NEDA, NEA, ERC, NPC, PSALM, TRANSCO, VARIOUS IPPs, MERALCO, ECs) on matters related to the above enumerated functions
    • Provides secretariat support to the EPIRA implementation steering committee and JCPC meetings
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be assigned

    Rural Electrification Administration and Management Division

    Formulates policies, plans and programs related to the department's thrust to total energization of the country and provision of financial benefits to host communities and ensures effective implementation thereof.

    Rural Electrification Systems Administration

    • Formulates policy recommendations on the rural electrification thrust of the department including the enhancement of private sector participation in off-grid areas.
    • Prepares integrated rural electrification plans and programs including missionary electrification.
    • Assists in the preparation of PDP and MEDP
    • Evaluated the annual distribution plan of National Electrification Administration (NEA).
    • Undertakes policy research and studies relating to rural electrification.
    • Coordinates with the concerned DOE units in the promotion and implementation of renewable energy projects for rural electrification.
    • Formulates criteria for Qualified Third Parties (QTPs)
    • Coordinates and cooperates with the concerned DOE units in implementing rural electrification nationwide.
    • Performs AdHoc functions as may be assigned.

    Rural Electrification Project Management

    • Oversees the implementation and management of rural electrification/missionary electrification projects funded through Rule 29 of EPIRA Implementing Rules and Regulations (ER 1-94) and DOE electrification budget.
    • Evaluates proposals for electrification projects funded through Rule 29 of EPIRA Implementing Rules and Regulations (ER 1-94) and DOE electrification budget.
    • Conducts technical inspections of all rural electrification projects for funding under ER 1-94
    • Undertakes Information and Education Campaigns on Rule 29 of EPIRA Implementing Rules and Regulations (ER 1-94) relating to electrification.
    • Coordinates with generation companies and/or energy resource developers for the effective implementation and compliance with Rule 29 of EPIRA Implementing Rules and Regulations (ER 1-94).
    • Coordinates with various government agencies, electric power industry participants, consumer groups, etc. (e.g. NEA, ERC, NPC-SPUG, PSALM, TRANSCO, various IPPs and their Community Relations (COMRELs) Officers, Meralco, ECs) on matters related to the above-enumerated functions.
    • Performs AdHoc functions as may be assigned.

    Nonelectrification Project Mangement and Administration

    • Formulates policy recommendations on the implementation of Rule 29 of EPIRA Implementing Rules and Regulations (ER 1-94) relating to developmental, livelihood, watershed management, health and environment enhancement projects (Non-Electrification Projects).
    • Oversees the implementation and management of nonelectrification projects.
    • Evaluates proposals for nonelectrification projects funded through Rule 29 of EPIRA Implementing Rules and Regulations (ER 1-94).
    • Conducts technical inspections of all nonelectrification projects for funding under ER 1-94.
    • Undertakes information and education campaigns on Rule 29 of EPIRA Implementing Rules and Regulations (ER 1-94) relating to nonelectrification projects.
    • Provides inputs in the preparation of PEP/PDP.
    • Coordinates with various government agencies, electric power industry participants, consumer groups, etc. (e.g. NEA, ERC, NGOs, Legislators, LGUs, various IPPs and their community relations (COMRELs) Officers, etc.) on matters related to the above-enumerated functions.
    • Performs AdHoc functions as may be assigned

    Renewable Energy Management Bureau

    Formulate and implement policies, plans and programs related to the accelerated development, transformation, utilization and commercialization of renewable energy resources including emerging energy technologies

    NREB Technical Services and Management Division

    Provide support to the operations of the national renewable energy board and will serve as a one-step shop for RE

    Biomass Energy Management Division

    Formulate and implement policies, plans and programs related to the accelerated development, transformation, utilization and commercialization of biomass energy resources including emerging energy technologies

    Hydropower & Ocean Energy management Division

    Formulate and implement policies, plans and programs related to the accelerated development, transformation, utilization and commercialization of hydropower and ocean energy resources including emerging energy technologies

    Geothermal Energy Management Division

    Formulate and implement policies, plans and programs related to the accelerated development, transformation, utilization and commercialization of geothermal energy resources

    Solar & Wind Energy Management Division

    Formulate and implement policies, plans and programs related to the accelerated development, transformation, utilization and commercialization of solar and wind energy resources

    Solar Wind Energy Management Division

    Policy and Technology Section

    • Develop, formulate and implement solar and wind (S & W) policies, plans and programs, as part of the NREP, to accelerate the development, transformation, utilization and commercialization of SW resources and technologies;
    • Monitors and evaluates the implementation of the S & W plans, programs, projects, activities, laws, regulations and similar issuances;
    • Assists in administering the implementation of existing S & W laws, regulations and similar issuances;
    • Coordinates with various government agencies, LGUs, academe, NGOs, private sector and other stakeholders on matters related to the development and implementation of S & W policy, plans and programs;
    • Conduct energy technology and policy research and development activities for the development of sustainable S & W systems;
    • Develops and spearheads the implementation of local and/or foreign-assisted S & W projects and activities;
    • Operates and maintains a computerized national S & W energy database;
    • Conducts S & W energy resource assessment and mapping; and
    • Performs AdHoc functions as maybe assigned.

    Promotion and Commercialization Section

    • Develop and implement an SW promotion and commercialization policies, plans and sub-programs, as part of the SW program, to promote the commercialization/application of SW resources and technologies;
    • Monitors and evaluates the commercial operation of S & W power and non-power facilities and projects;
    • Spearheads in administering the implementation of existing S & W laws, regulations and similar issuances;
    • Coordinates with various government agencies, LGUs, academe, NGOs, private sector and other stakeholders on matters related to the S & W promotion and commercialization program;
    • Conduct research and development activities on the economic and financial efficiencies and effectiveness of SW systems;
    • Assists in the implementation of local and/or foreign-assisted S & W projects and activities;
    • Operates and maintains a computerized national S & W energy database; and
    • Perform AdHoc functions as maybe assigned.

    Geothermal Energy Management Division

    Resource and Technology development & Evaluation Section

    • Formulate, develop and evaluate programs and policies that will enhance the technical and economic competitiveness of geothermal technologies including technology innovations;
    • Conduct hydrologic, geological, topographic, oceanographic and economic survey, feasibility studies and research programs to assess the country's geothermal resource potentials;
    • Maintain a database inventory of geothermal potential and update regularly for commercialization and utilization purposes (e.g. maps, matrix and ranking of ocean and hydropower sites);
    • Conduct socio-economic and environmental impact studies on geothermal development and recommend mitigating measures to lessen harmful effects to the environment;
    • Provide technical assistance and sustainable solutions in relation to development and operation of geothermal facilities;
    • Conduct seminars, training courses, technical briefing, fora, workshops, focus group discussions and tri-media campaigns to facilitate information dissemination and capacity building to geothermal technologies; and
    • Perform ADHOC functions as maybe assigned.

    Evaluation, Registration and Monitoring Section

    • Formulate policies and oversee the implementation of policies, guidelines and standards that will govern the geothermal development thrust of the government including enhancement of private sector participation;
    • Supervise and monitor activities of government and private institutions on geothermal projects and provide guidance for better understanding of government's regulatory functions, policies and programs in relation to utilization and commercialization of geothermal resources;
    • Maintain a database inventory of geothermal facilities for monitoring and developing geothermal generation statistics (e.g. energy mix, generation mix, etc.);
    • Conduct socio-economic and environmental impact studies on operation of geothermal system and recommend mitigating measures to lessen harmful effects to the environment;
    • Issue registration and accreditation of RE equipment manufacturers, fabricators and suppliers;
    • Coordinate with various government agencies, LGUs, Academe, NGOs, private sector and other stakeholders on matters related to the above enumerated functions;
    • Conduct seminars, training courses, technical briefings, fora, workshops, focus group discussions and tri-media campaigns to facilitate information dissemination and capacity building to geothermal technologies; and
    • Perform ADHOC functions as maybe assigned.

    Biomass Energy Management Division

    Technology Development Section

    • Formulate policy recommendations and implement plans and programs for the effective utilization, promotion and commercialization of biomass including biofuels energy technologies;
    • Undertake policy research and studies for the development and application of new and emerging biomass/biofuels energy technologies;
    • Design, recommend and implement institutional, legislative and economic incentive packages to support sustainability of biomass/biofuels programs;
    • Establish international linkages with various entities involved in the implementation of biomass/biofuels energy programs;
    • Develop and spearhead the implementation of local and/or foreign-assisted projects and activities;
    • Coordinate with concerned government agencies, LGUs, academe, NGOs, private sector and other stakeholders on matters related to the development and implementation of biomass/biofuels policy, plans and programs;
    • Conduct seminars, training courses, technical briefings, fora, workshops, focus group discussions and tri-media campaigns to facilitate information dissemination and capacity building to biomass/biofuels resources and technologies;
    • Provide inputs in the preparation of the PEP; and
    • Perform ADHOC functions as maybe assigned.

    Evaluation, Registration and Monitoring Section

    • Conduct technical and economic evaluation of biomass/biofuels' energy technologies including new and emerging technologies for local application;
    • Develop project proposals on biomass/biolfuels' new and emerging energy technologies for local application;
    • Evaluate/grant service contract agreements and/or accreditation of biomass/biofuels' projects and facilities, suppliers, fabricators and manufacturers;
    • Implement, monitor, and promote the commercial and technical operation of biomass power, fuel and non-power facilities and projects;
    • Provide technical and extension advice in the form of project evaluation, project packaging and fund sourcing and access to technical information on bionass/biofuels' energy technologies;
    • Coordinate the development of standards for the local adaption of biomass-derived fuels with concerned government agencies and private sectors;
    • Coordinate the pilot testing of emerging biomass/biofuels energy technologies with interested private sector/potential investor;
    • Develop and maintains information system on biomass/biofuels energy resources and technologies;
    • Provide technical/secretariat support for inter-agency committees undertaking the above-mentioned activities; and
    • Perform ADHOC functions as may be assigned.

    Hydropower and Ocean Energy Management Division

    Resource and Technology Development Section

    • Formulate, develop and evaluate programs and policies that will enhance the technical and economic competitiveness of ocean and hydropower technologies including technology innovations;
    • Conduct hydrologic, geological, topographic, oceanographic and economic surveys, feasibility studies and research programs to assess the country's ocean and hydropower resource potentials;
    • Maintain a database inventory of ocean and hydropower potential and update regularly for commercialization and utilization purposes (e.g. maps, matrix and ranking of ocean and hydropower sites);
    • Conducts socio-economic and environmental impact studies on ocean and hydropower development and recommend mitigating measures to lessen harmful effects to the environment;
    • Provide technical assistance and sustainable solutions in relation to development and operation of ocean and hydropower facilities;
    • Conduct seminars, training courses, technical briefing, fora, workshops, focus group discussions and tri0-media campaigns to facilitate information dissemination and capacity building to ocean and hydropower technologies; and
    • Perform ADHOC functions as maybe assigned;

    Evaluation, Registration and Monitoring

    • Formulate policies and oversee the implementation of policies, guidelines and standards that will govern the ocean and hydropower development thrust of the government including enhancement of private sector participation;
    • Supervise and monitor activities of government and private institutions on ocean and hydropower projects and provide guidance for better understanding of government's regulatory functions, policies and programs in relation to utilization and commercialization of ocean and hydropower resources;
    • Maintain a database inventory of ocean and hydropower facilities for monitoring and developing ocean and hydropower generation statistics (e.g. energy mix, generation mix, etc.);
    • Conduct socio-economic and environmental impact studies on operation of ocean and hydropower system and recommend mitigating measures to lessen harmful effects to the environment;
    • Issue registration and accreditation of RE equipment manufacturers, fabricators ans suppliers;
    • Coordinate with various government agencies, LGUs, Academe, NGOs, private sector and other stakeholders on matters related to the above enumerated functions;
    • Conducts seminars, training courses, technical briefings, fora, workshops, focus group discussions and tri-media campaigns to facilitate information dissemination and capacity building to ocean and hydropower technologies; and
    • Perform ADHOC functions as maybe assigned;

    National Renewable Energy Board - Technical Services and Management Division

    Administrative Section

    • Arrange special and/or periodic meetings of the National Renewable Energy Board (NREB) by sending invitations to NREB members, resource persons and parties concerned to ensure quorum and/or attendance.
    • Prepare minutes and proceedings including the recording of documents and various issues raised during board deliberation for reference and information;

    Information and Technical Research Section

    • Conduct research activities on advance technological and market development applications through internet and/or information exchange systems to enhance technical information which could be used by the Board;
    • Provide technical support to the operation of the RE One-Stop-Shop Center to accelerate the approval of RE Service Contract and hasten project development;

    Renewable Energy Registrar Section

    • Review of RPS Rules and makes appropriate recommendations in line with the objectives of R.A. 9513;
    • Monitor the implementation of and compliance by industry participants with RPS Rules promulgated by the DOE;

    Luzon Field Office

    Implements regional policies, plans, programs, and regulations of the department relating to energy resources exploration and development, its judicious and efficient utilization, ensures adequate, efficient, and reliable supply of electricity and monitors the development in the downstream oil industry, development and utilization of renewable energy (RE) resources such as geothermal, hydro, ocean, biomass, solar, and wind with due regard to the environment and sustainable development in Luzon.

    Energy Resource Development and Utilization Division (ERDUD)

    Energy Industry Management Division (EIMD)

    Energy Resource DEvelopment and Utilization Division

    Implements policies, plans, programs, and regulations relative to the development and utilization of energy resources in Luzon.

    • Conducts initial / preliminary inspection and investigation on oil, natural gas, coal, geothermal, hydro, ocean, biomass, solar, and wind operations as appropriate, with due regard to production, safety, health, environment and security
    • Conducts preliminary investigation of reported occurences on oil, natural gas, coal, and re resources.
    • Conducts resource assessment and mapping of renewable energy resources in the region
    • Develops and maintains regional database on oil, natural gas, coal, geothermal, hydro, ocean, biomass, solar, and wind energy resources, energy conservation programs, alternative fuels, and the development and application of new and advanced energy technologies (naet’s) for planning purposes
    • Provides technical assistance and energy advisory services to the various stakeholders and the public on coal, oil, natural gas, renewable energy, efficient utilization of energy, alternative fuels and naets
    • Implements programs and regulations on geothermal, hydro, ocean, biomass, solar, and wind energy resources, energy conservation, alternative fuels and naet’s
    • Conducts the following activities in coordination with the DOE head office:
      1. Researches and studies on  oil, natural gas, coal, geothermal, hydro, ocean, biomass, solar, wind energy resources, energy conservation, alternative fuels and naet’s
      2. Implements government projects on non-renewable and renewable energy resources
      3. Develops and implements projects on oil, natural gas, coal, geothermal, hydro, ocean, biomass, solar, and wind energy resources, alternative fuels, energy conservation, and naet’s
      4. Monitors project of service contractors / permitees on renewable and non-renewable energy resources exploration, development, and utilization
      5. Facilitates in the field evaluation of non-renewable and renewable energy resources
    • Coordinates with the various doe units and concerned government agencies, local government units, the academe, and other stakeholders on the above-enumerated functions
    • Performs ad hoc functions as may be assigned 

    Energy Industry Management Division

    Implements policies, plans, programs, and regulations relative to the electric power and downstream oil industries in Luzon

    • Implements policies, plans, programs, and regulations relative to  downstream oil and electric power industries including its environmental concerns
    • Conducts preliminary random testing on the quality of liquid fuels sold in gasoline stations/ retail outlets (e.g.market dye/ adulteration tests)
    • Conducts routine and on-the-spot inspection on oil depots, gasoline stations, liquid fuels haulers, lpg refillers, marketers, dealers, and retail outlets to ensure compliance with doe regulations
    • Conducts preliminary inspection on the proposed projects for funding under rule 29 of R.A 9136 implementing rules and regulations (ER 1-94)
    • Monitors implementation of projects funded under rule 29 of R.A 9136 implementing rules and regulations (ER 1-94)
    • Conducts investigation on consumer complaints relative to liquid fuels and LPG and recommends appropriate action thereon
    • Recommends initiation of legal action involving violators of regulations on liquid fuels and LPG, and non-compliance with R.A. 8479 and R.A. 8749
    • Participates in the investigation of oil spills and other environment-related incidents in the downstream oil industry
    • Maintains a computerized database relative to downstream oil and electric power industries
    • Organizes the following activities in coordination with the doe head office:
    1. Researches and studies relative to the downstream oil industry (i.e. supply, distribution, marketing, logistics, storage, etc.) And electric power industry
    2. Monitors industry players compliance pursuant to R.A. 8479 and R.A. 8749 (e.g. prior notice, reportorial requirements, regional retail prices, etc) and performances of the electricity power industry
    3. Performs product sampling, preliminary quality testing, facility inspection and marker dye testing of bulk facilities to ensure compliance with national standards
    4. Conducts information, education campaign relative to the activities on downstream oil industry and electricity power industry reform act of 2001 (R.A. 9136)
    5. Administers activities relative to the gasoline station training and loan funds (GSLTF)
      • Skills and management training
      • Evaluation of load applications
      • Monitoring of project progress

    Visayas Field Office

    Implements regional policies, plans, programs and regulations of the department relating to energy resource exploration and development, judicious and efficient utilization of energy resource ensures adequate, efficient and reliable supply of electricity, and monitors development in the downstream oil industry with due regard to the environment and sustainable energy development in the visayas

    ENERGY RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT & UTILIZATION DIVISION (ERDUD)

    ENERGY RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT SECTION

    • Petroleum unit
    • Geothermal Coal unit

    ENERGY UTILIZATION SECTION

    • Renewable unit
    • Energy Efficiency & Alternative fuels unit

    ENERGY INDUSTRY MANAGEMENT DIVISION (EIMD)

    ELECTRICITY POWER INDUSTRY SECTION

    • Electricity unit
    • Rural Electrification unit

    OIL INDUSTRY ADMINISTRATION SECTION

    • LPG unit
    • Gasoline unit

    Energy Resource DEvelopment and Utilization Division

    Formulates and Implements policies, plans, programs and regulation relative to energy resource development and utilization in the Visayas

    Energy Resource Development Section

    • Formulates policy recommendations on geothermal, coal, oil and natural gas resources in the Visayas
    • Conducts initial/preliminary inspection and investigation of geothermal, coal, oil and natural gas operations as appropriate, with due regard to production, safety, health, environment and security in the Visayas
    • Conducts preliminary investigation of reported occurences of geothermal, coal, oil and natural gas resources
    • Develops and Maintains regional database on geothermal, coal, oil and natural gas resources for planning purposes
    • Provides technical assistance and energy advisory services to the various stakeholders and the public on geothermal, coal, oil and natural gas resources
    • Conducts the following in coordination with the doe head office:
      • Research and studies on geothermal, coal, oil and natural gas resource exploration and development including market development of geothermal and coal resource
      • Implementation of government projects on geothermal, coal, oil and natural gas resources
      • Development and Implementation of project proposals on geothermal, coal, oil and natural gas resources
      • Monitoring of projects of service contractors/permitees on geothermal, coal, oil and natural gas resource exploration and development
      • Field evaluation of geothermal, coal, oil and natural gas resources
    • Coordinates with the various DOE Units and concerned government agencies, local government units, the academe, and other stakeholders on the above-enumerated fuctions
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be assigned

    Energy Utilization Management Section

    • Formulates policy recommendations on the application of renewable energy, alternative fuels and new and advanced energy technologies (NAETs), energy efficiency and conservations in the Visayas
    • Develops regional energy utilization indices for the various sectors in the Visayas
    • Conducts preliminary resource assessment and mapping of renewable energy resources
    • Develops and implements project proposals on renewable energy systems, alternative fuels and NAETs for local application
    • Develops and maintains regional data base on NAETs, energy utilization, including natural gas, renewable energy, alternative fuels, ETC. for planning purposes
    • Provides technical assistance and energy advisory services to the various stakeholders and the public on the renewable energy, efficient utilization of energy and alternative fuels and NAETs
    • Conducts the following in coordination with the DOE Head office:
      • technical and economics evaluation of alternative fuels and NAETs for local applications
      • Research and development studies for the effective utilization and commercialization of renewable system, energy efficiency and conservation technologies, alternative fuels and NAETs
      • Implementation of government projects on renewable energy technologies and resource, alternative fuels and NAETs, and energy efficiency and conservation in the Visayas
      • Monitoring of projects on renewable energy, energy efficiency and conservation, alternative fuels and NAETs
    • Coordinates with the various DOE units and concerned governments agencies, local government units, the academe, and other stakeholders on the above enumerated functions
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be assigned

    Energy Industry Management Division

    • Formulates policy recommendations and implements policies,plans and programs relating to the electric power industry activities in the Visayas
    • Provides inputs in the preparation of the Philippine Energy Plan (PEP), Philippine Power Development Plan (PDP), Transmission Development Plan (TDP), Missionary Electrification Development Plan (MEDP), Regional Energy Plans (REPs) and sectoral energy plans (SEPs)
    • Maintains a computerized regional database relative to the electric power industry in the Visayas
    • conducts preliminary inspection of proposed projects for funding under rule 29 of R.A. 9136 implementing rules and regulations (ER 1-94)
    • Monitors implementation of projects funded under rule 29 of R.A. 9136 implementing rules and regulations (ER- 1-94)
    • Conducts the following activities in coordination with the DOE Head Office

    *Information Education campaign relative to the electric power industry reform act 2001 (R.A. 9136)

    *Evaluation and Endorsement of qualified Non-Electrification projects (E.G., Development,livelihood projects, reforestation,watershed management, health and/or environment enhancement projects) pursuant to rule 29 of R.A. 9136 implementing rules and regulations (ER 1-94)

    *Monitoring of performance of the electricity market and compliance with the provision of R.A. 9136 by the electric power industry stakeholders

    *Implementation of foreign-assisted and locally-funded electrification projects in the Visayas

    *Evaluation of the individual plans of generation companies, Transco and its buyer/concessionaire, distribution utilities, suppliers of electricity services

    • Coordinates with various DOE units and concerned government agencies, electric power industry participants, consumer groups, etc. on matters related to the above-enumerated functions
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be assigned

     OIL INDUSTRY ADMINISTRATION SECTION

    • Formulates policy recommendations and implements policies, plans and programs relating to downstream oil industry activities in the Visayas including environmental concerns
    • Conducts preliminary random testing on the quality of liquid fuels sold in Gasoline stations/retail outlets (E.G., Market Dye Test, Adulteration Test)
    • Conducts routine and on-the-spot inspections of depots, Gasoline stations, liquid fuels haulers and LPG Refillers, marketers, dealers and retail outlets to ensure compliance with DOE regulations.
    • Conducts investigations on consumers complaints relative to liquid FUELS and LPG and recommends appropriate actions thereon
    • Recommends initiation of legal action involving violators of regulations on liquid FUELS and LPG, and non-compliance with R.A. 8479 and R.A. 8749
    • Participates in the investigation of OIL spill and other environment-related incidents in the downstream oil industry
    • Maintains a computerized database relative to downstream oil industry activities
    • Conducts the following in coordination with the DOE Head Office:

    *Research and studies relative to downstream oil industry activities (E.G., Supply, Distribution, Marketing, Logistics, Storage, ETC.)

    *Monitoring of industry players compliance pursuant to R.A. 8479 and R.A. 8749 (E.G., Prior notice, Reportorial requirements, regional retail prices, ETC.)

    *Product sampling, preliminary quality testing, facility inspection and Marker Dye Testing at bulk facilities to ensure compliance with national standards

    *Information education campaign relative to downstream oil industry activities

    *Activities related to the Gasoline station training and loan fund (GSTLF)

    -Skills and management training

    -Evaluation of loan applications

    -monitoring of project progress

    • Coordinates with various DOE units and concerned government agencies (E.G., DTI, DOST, LGUs)
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be Assigned

    Mindanao Field OFfice

    Implements regional policies, plans, programs and regulations of the department relating to energy resource exploration and development, judicious and efficient utilization of energy resource, ensures adequate, efficient and reliable supply of electricity, and monitors development in the downstream oil industry with due regard to the environment and sustainable energy development in Mindanao

    Energy Resource Development and Utilization Division (ERDUD)

    Energy Resource Development Section

    • Petroleum Unit
    • Geothermal Unit

    Energy Utilization Section

    • Renewable Unit
    • Energy Efficiency & Alternative Fuels Unit

    Energy Industry Management Division (EIMD)

    Electric Power Industry Section

    • Electricity Unit
    • Rural Electrification Unit

    Oil Industry Administration Section

    • LPG Unit
    • Gasoline Unit

    Energy Resource DEvelopment and Utilization Division

    Formulates and implements policies, plans, programs and regulations relative to energy resource development and utilization in Mindanao

    Energy Resource Development Section

    • Formulates policy recommendations on geothermal, oil and natural gas resources in Mindanao
    • Conducts initial/preliminary inspection and investigation of geothermal, oil and natural gas operations as appropriate, with due regard to production, safety, health, environment and security in Mindanao
    • Conducts preliminary investigation of reported occurences of geothermal, oil and natural gas resources
    • Develops and maintains regional database on geothermal, oil and natural gas resources for planning purposes
    • Provides technical assistance and energy advisory services to the various stakeholders and the public on geothermal, oil and natural gas resources
    • Conducts the following in coordination with the DOE Head Office:
      • Research and studies on geothermal, oil and natural gas resource exploration and development including market development of geothermal and coal resources
      • Implementation of government projects on geothermal, oil and natural gas resources
      • Development and implementation of projects proposals on geothermal, oil and natural gas resources
      • Monitoring of projects of service contractors/permitees on geothermal, oil and natural gas resource exploration and development
      • Field evaluation of geothermal, oil and natural gas resources
    • Coordinates with the various DOE Units and concerned government agencies, local government units, the academe, and other stakeholders on the above enumerated functions
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be assigned

    Energy Utilization Management Section

    • Formulates policy recommendations on the application of renewable energy, alternative fuels and new and advanced energy technologies (NAETs), energy efficiency and conservation in Mindanao
    • Develops regional energy utilization incides for the various sectors in Mindanao
    • Conducts preliminary resource assessment and mapping of renewable energy resources
    • Develops and implements projects proposals on renewable energy systems, alternative fuels and NAETs for local application
    • Develops and maintains regional database on NAETs, energy utilization, including natural gas, renewable energy, alternative fuels, ETC. for planning purposes
    • Provides technical assistance and energy advisory services to the various stakeholders and the public on renewable energy, efficient utilization of energy and alternative fuels and NAETs
    • Conducts the following in coordination with the DOE Head Office:
      • Technical and economic evaluation of alternative fuels and NAETs for local applications
      • Research and development studies for the effective utilization and commercialization of renewable systems, energy efficiency and conservations technologies, alternative fuels and NAETs
      • Implementation of government projects on renewable energytechnologies and resources, alternative fuels and NAETs, and energy efficiency and conservation in Mindanao
      • Monitoring of projects on renewable energy, energy efficiency and conservation, alternative fuels and NAETs
    • Coordinates with the various DOE units and concerned government agencies, local governments units,the academe, and other stakeholders on the above enumerated functions
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be assigned

    Energy Industry Management Division

    Electric Power Industry Administration Section

    • Formulates policy recommendations and implements policies, plans and programs relating to the electric power industry activities in Mindanao
    • Provides inputs in the preparation of the Philippine Energy Plan (PEP), Philippine Power Development Plan (PDP), Transmission Development Plan (TDP),
       Missionary Electrification Development Plan (MEDP), Regional Energy Plans (REPs)
       and Sectoral Energy Plans (SEPs)
    • Maintains a computerized regional database relative to the electric power industry in Mindanao
    • Conducts preliminary inspection of proposed projects for funding under rule 29 of R.A. 9136 Implementing Rules and Regulations (ER 1-94)
    • Monitors implementing of projects funded under rule 29 of R.A. 9136 Implementing Rules and Regulations (ER 1-94)
    • Conducts the following activities in coordination with the DOE head office
      • Information Education campaign relative to the electric power industry reform act 2001 (R.A. 9136)
      • Evaluation and Endorsement of qualified Non-Electrification projects (E.G., Development,livelihood projects, reforestation,watershed management, health and/or environment enhancement projects) pursuant to rule 29 of R.A. 9136 implementing rules and regulations (ER 1-94)
      • Monitoring of performance of the electricity market and compliance with the provision of R.A. 9136 by the electric power industry stakeholders
      • Implementation of foreign-assisted and locally-funded electrification projects in the Visayas
      • Evaluation of the individual plans of generation companies, Transco and its buyer/concessionaire, distribution utilities, suppliers of electricity services
    • Coordinates with various DOE units and concerned government agencies, electric power industry participants, consumer groups, etc. on matters related to the above-enumerated functions
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be assigned

    OIL INDUSTRY ADMINISTRATION SECTION

    • Formulates policy recommendations and implements policies, plans and programs relating to downstream oil industry activities in the Visayas including environmental concerns
    • Conducts preliminary random testing on the quality of liquid fuels sold in Gasoline stations/retail outlets (E.G., Market Dye Test, Adulteration Test)
    • Conducts routine and on-the-spot inspections of depots, Gasoline stations, liquid fuels haulers and LPG Refillers, marketers, dealers and retail outlets to ensure compliance with DOE regulations.
    • Conducts investigations on consumers complaints relative to liquid FUELS and LPG and recommends appropriate actions thereon
    • Recommends initiation of legal action involving violators of regulations on liquid FUELS and LPG, and non-compliance with R.A. 8479 and R.A. 8749
    • Participates in the investigation of OIL spill and other environment-related incidents in the downstream oil industry
    • Maintains a computerized database relative to downstream oil industry activities
    • Conducts the following in coordination with the DOE Head Office:
      • Research and studies relative to downstream oil industry activities (E.G., Supply, Distribution, Marketing, Logistics, Storage, ETC.)
      • Monitoring of industry players compliance pursuant to R.A. 8479 and R.A. 8749 (E.G., Prior notice, Reportorial requirements, regional retail prices, ETC.)
      • Product sampling, preliminary quality testing, facility inspection and Marker Dye Testing at bulk facilities to ensure compliance with national standards
      • Information education campaign relative to downstream oil industry activities
      • Activities related to the Gasoline station training and loan fund (GSTLF)

          -Skills and management training

    -Evaluation of loan applications

    -monitoring of project progress

    • Coordinates with various DOE units and concerned government agencies (E.G., DTI, DOST, LGUs)
    • Performs AD HOC functions as may be Assigned