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

General Services Division

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

Human Resource Management Division

  • Personnel Actions and Services Section
  • Performance Management and Leave Section
  • Personnel Welfare and Research Section

Treasury Division

  • Collection Section
  • Disbursement Section
  • Fund Management Section

Procurement Management Division

  • BAC Secretariat Section
  • Procurement Planning and Contract Management Section

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, Jan