November 17, 2012
In the fight against climate change, Unioil Petroleum Phils., Inc. takes the battle to the road.
Recognizing the importance of a sustainable environment for future generations, Unioil, one of the country’s biggest independent oil players, spearheads the “Go Green Future Campaign” to promote its eco-friendly brand of diesel -- Euro Diesel IV.
September 04, 2012
MANILA, Philippines — Philippine Utility Vehicle Inc. (PhUV Inc.) is investing P300 million for the assembly of e-vehicles that would include electric jeepneys and e-trikes for the domestic market as the all-Filipino company vies for the supply of the $500 million e-trike program of the government.
August 30, 2012
August 30, 2012
Unioil Petroleum Philippines Inc. is announcing to the public that the
company will implement a price freeze on all of its fuel products
(gasoline, diesel, LPG) starting today, Friday until next week.
UPPI General Manager Chito Medina-Cue Jr. said the decision of the
company not to increase the prices of its fuel products is meant to
sympathize with the public, particularly in areas, devastated by the
heavy rains due to the southwest monsoon that prevailed not only in
Metro Manila but in other parts of the country for the past several
“The price freeze starting today is one of our company’s measures to
sympathize with the people who are victims of this unfavorable weather
condition,” Medina-Cue said adding that this was done despite the
significant upward trends in prices of fuels in the international
He added that the price freeze will cover all Unioil retail stations nationwide.
July 09, 2012
Unioil Petroleum Philippines Incorporated gave away 1 brand new Montero Sport yesterday to its lucky avid customer who gas up in any of its retail stations. Thousands of customers submitted its entries at Unioil's participating stations in Metro Manila.
March 19, 2012
Container Terminal pushed at Freeport bataan
Bataan Iocal officials headed by Governor Enrique Tet Garcia are now readying the coastal area of the industrial town of Mariveles Bataan for the possible setting up of a container port that will become a potential transshipment hub in the Freeport Area of Bataan (FAB)
Governor Garcia called last week for a special meeting with the provincial board members of Bataan to discuss among themselves the potential of the coastal areas of Mariveles town site of the FAB which is now being proposed as the possible site for a Container Port in FAB.
February 02, 2012
A Filipino entrepreneur who requested anonymity told Malaya Business
Insight in a chance interview that he has collected a group that will
compete in the business with Chinese waste processors.
January 18, 2012
January 09, 2012
The Department of Energy is readying its contingency plan in the event that the problem in Iran escalates and results in a local fuel supply shortage.
Energy Undersecretary Jose Layug said that the DOE is looking at mechanism where the government would ration fuel consumption in the event supplies become tight.
December 08, 2011
New Year’s eve is still almost a month away but the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the Department of Health (DOH) are already reminding everyone this early to be cautious about our foolish way of merry making. After all, Filipinos have this tendency to take things to the extreme (like some people firing their guns in the air just to add spice to the revelry).
November 24, 2011
PENALTIES for businesses that do not separately identify value-added tax (VAT) charges in their official receipts have been set by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR).
November 01, 2011
The country’s oil import bill rose to $6.34 billion in the first half of the year due to a spike in global prices. The import bill was up almost 25 percent from the $5.09 billion reported in the same period last year.
October 04, 2011
The Kyoto Protocol requires all member states of the United Nations to reduce their carbon emissions and mitigate the worsening changes in the world’s climate.
September 07, 2011
Celebrating its 100th founding anniversary, one of Japan’s leading petroleum companies can look back to its humble beginning as it forged the way ahead to greater heights using innovation and technology and by expanding its ventures to overseas shores.
August 14, 2011
The Department of Energy (DOE) will implement starting Saturday, Aug. 6, the mandated 10-percent ethanol blend by volume in all gasoline fuel distributed and sold by every oil company in the country.
August 07, 2011
Local oil companies have slashed anew the prices of gasoline by P1.20 a liter, of diesel by P1 a liter and of kerosene by 80 centavos a liter, effective Monday.
August 02, 2011
The Department of Energy is set to come out with a circular ordering all oil companies to source locally a portion of the ethanol blended into gasoline products, prompting oil companies to warn of higher pump prices.
July 28, 2011
As the E10 rollout goes full blast at domestic gas pumps this August, the Department of Energy (DoE) is sifting through options on how to viably price the ethanol that would be blended into gasoline products.
July 27, 2011
Professing that he is elated over the fact that he can leave the power
industry in 2016 crisis-free, Department of Energy (DoE) Secretary
Rene D. Almendras disclosed that his department cornered investments
for additional 900 megawatts of coal-fired capacity to plug supply gap
in Luzon and ensure longer-term supply for Visayas.
July 24, 2011
The Department of Energy (DoE) is seeking the mandate to develop efficiency standards for household appliances, as well as to enforce and monitor compliance, as part of the government’s power conservation efforts.Energy Undersecretary Loreta G. Ayson said in an interview at the sidelines yesterday of an energy efficiency forum here that she was hopeful that an executive order giving the DoE such mandate, which is currently held by the Trade department’s Bureau of Product Standards (BPS), would be issued within this year.
July 19, 2011
More than 4,000 legitimate tricycle franchise owners in Valenzuela City received cash aids from the Department of Energy (DoE) through its “Pantawid Pasada Program” or commonly known as the Public Transport Assistance Program (PTAP)
July 19, 2011
Making good on its pledge to help in the delivery of quality education in the country, the Unioil Foundation Incorporated (UFI) said it is set to announce the list of qualified applicants for the Foundation’s scholarship slots this school year.
July 10, 2011
Several oil players enforced “big-time” reductions on their pump prices at different times Saturday even as one of them hiked its price for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG).