REC Resolution No. 2015-01-001 Revised Timeline for Petroleum and Coal
Post date: Wednesday, 28 January 2015 06:50AM

Review and Evaluation Committee
Resolution No. 2015-01-001
07 January 2015

Pursuant to Department of Energy Circular No, DC2014-02-0005 (the "PECR5 Circular"), the Review and Evaluation Committee (REC) of the PECR5 for Petroleum and Coal unanimously passed the following resolutions:

RESOLVED, that there is a need to revise the timeline for the PECR5 for petroleum to provide sufficient time to prospective proponents to evaluate new data from the marine seismic data acquisition, processing and interpretation by Searcher Seismic Pty. Ltd. which was engaged by the Department of Energy (DOE) to provide geophysical services for the PECR5 offered areas, which will only be available to prospective proponents on February 2015;

RESOLVED, FURTHER that the REC recommends the revision of the petroleum timelines for the PECR5 as attached hereto as Annex "A";

RESOLVED, FINALLY that the proposed timeline for petroleum under the under the PECR5 shall be submitted to the Secretary for approval and publication;

Adopted and Certified by the REC:


Undersecretary/REC Chair


Assistant Secretary/REC Vice Chair


Director, Legal Services/REC Member


Director, Financial Services/REC Member


Director, ERDB/REC Member




Original Proposed Activity
31 March 2015 30 June 2015

Last day of acceptance of PECR Application

(1100 hours, Philippine Standard Time)

Opening of PECR Application

(1330 hours, Philippine Standard Time)

04 June 2015 04 September 2015 Endorsement of winning applicants

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Request for Comments on the WESM Accreditation Program
Post date: Tuesday, 27 January 2015 04:14AM


The Department of Energy (DOE) is hereby requesting all interested parties to submit their comments on the document "CONCEPT PAPER ON THE WESM ACCREDITATION PROGRAM."

Click link to view the Concept Paper on the WESM Accreditation Program

Comments/recommendations will be accepted on or before 28 January 2015 to the following email addresses and/or fax numbers:

Fax (02) 840-1773 / 840-2120

Thank you.

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Public Notice No. PN2014-12-0004: Declaration of Remote and Unviable Areas Pursuant to Section 59 of the EPIRA and Rule 14 of its Implementing Rules and Regulations
Post date: Friday, 5 December 2014 12:57AM

NOTICE is hereby given that Barangays Balatubat, Naguilian and Minabel in Camiguin Island and Barangays Dilam, Dibay, Babuyan Claro and Dalupiri in Calayan Island, all located in the Municipality of Calayan, Cagayan Province are remote and unviable areas have been declared open for the provision of electric service by Qualified Third Parties (QTPs) pursuant to Section 59 of the Electric Power Industry Reform Act of 2001 otherwise known as EPIRA and Rule 14 of its Implementing Rules and Regulations. The Cagayan Electric Cooperative II (CAGELCO II) having franchise obligations over these remote and unviable areas, have issued Board Resolution No. 028-0426 "Resolution Temporarily Waiving the Franchise to Operate in Camiguin Island and Calayan Island, Municipality of Calayan, Cagayan Province in Favor of a Qualified Third Party."

Interested parties including private entities, local government units, cooperatives and non-government organizations may obtain relevant information on these areas from the contact persons below:

Rural Electrification Administration and Management Division
Electric Power Industry Management Bureau
Department of Energy
Energy Center, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City, Metro Manila
Telephone Numbers (632) 479-2900 local 348/417 and (632) 840-1731


Mylene C. Capongcol, Director, EPIMB
Email Add:;

Mr. Josue B. Balacuit, OIC-Chief, REAMD
Email Add:;

The deadline for submission of Expression of Interest (EOI) for the provision of electric service by QTP in the areas covered under this Public Notice is at 5:00PM on 12 December 2014.

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