Republic Act No. 11592

An Act Establishing the Regulatory Framework for the Safe Operations of the Liquefied Petroleum Gas Industry, Delineating the Powers and Functions of Various Government Agencies, Defining and Penalizing Certain Prohibited Acts

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:


Section 1. Short Title. – This Act shall be referred to as the “LPG Industry Regulation Act”.

Section 2. Declaration of Policy. – It is hereby declared the policy of the State to protect the interests of end-consumers, ensure their general welfare, and establish standards of conduct for business. Towards this end, the State shall:

(a) Institute reforms in the existing standards of conduct and codes of practice for the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) industry;

(b) Ensure the health, safety, security, environmental, and quality standards for the following:

(1) Importing, refining, storing exporting, refilling, transportation, distribution, and marketing of LPG, and

(2) Importation, manufacture, requalification repair, exchange, improvement, and scrappage of LPG pressure vessels, whichever is applicable;

(c) Promote awareness regarding the health, safety, security, environmental, and quality of standards for the proper use of LPG pressure vessels, and ancillary equipment through information dissemination and end-consumer education campaigns;

(d) Uphold the right of end-consumers to freely choose the trademark or trade name of LPG-filled cylinders they want to purchase and improve competition in the LPG industry for the benefit of end-consumers; and

(e) Be at the forefront of technological innovation, in partnership with public and private stakeholders, by keeping abreast of and developing homegrown advancements and breakthroughs in the LPG industry.

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