LPG costs dip; fuel prices also set for a rollback

Jordeene B. Lagare 10/02/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Consumers distressed by rising inflation are in for a double dose of relief as the cost of cooking gas has dropped while other fuel prices are poised to go down for a fifth time…

Oil firms cut LPG prices

Jordeene B. Lagare 08/02/2022

Local oil companies on Monday announced a hefty cut in the prices of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) products for August. In an advisory, Petron said it implemented a P2.05 per kilogram rollback in LPG prices effective Monday,…

Price of cooking gas drops

Roy Stephen Canivel 05/01/2022

MANILA, Philippines— The price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) has dropped starting May 1, reflecting movements in the international market. In an advisory, Petron said it would implement a P5.75/ kilogram rollback, which already includes the value-added…

DOE: LPG prices likely to reach P1,300 if global oil prices continue to rise

Neil Arwin Mercado - Reporter / @NAMercadoINQ 03/14/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Prices of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in the country may spike up to P119.53 per liter—or around P1,314 per 11 kilogram cylinder—if international fuel prices keep on increasing, the Department of Energy (DOE) said…

LPG, Auto LPG to increase P7.95 per kilogram, P4.44 per liter starting March 1

Zacarian Sarao 03/01/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Prices of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) are set to increase on March 1, reflecting movements in the international market. Petron Corp. said in an advisory said that it will adjust the prices of LPG…

Senator seeks price freeze on LPG, kerosene

Leila B. Salaverria - Philippine Daily Inquirer 05/10/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian called on the Department of Energy to extend the price freeze on liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and kerosene products to ease the burden of the enhanced community quarantine on Filipinos. Gatchalian…

New Year brings 3rd tranche of tax hikes

Ben O. de Vera - Philippine Daily Inquirer 01/01/2020

Higher prices of gasoline, diesel and cooking gas will greet Filipinos on the first day of 2020 as the third tranche of excise tax increases takes effect. Smokers also will have to brace for higher prices of…

Refillable aluminum LPG canister now available in Cebu

Irene R. Sino Cruz 12/17/2019

CEBU CITY — In a bid to cut into the market for illegally-refilled butane canister in Cebu, Pascal Resources Energy Inc. (PREI) launched its 230-gram refillable aluminum liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) canister. PREI created Gaz Lite, the…

Cooperative selling safe LPG cylinders plans to expand operations 

Futch Anthony Inso 10/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Ecogas Producers Cooperative (PEPC) plans to expand its operation to the whole Philippines. Ed Antiligando, Chief Operation Officer (COO) of PEPC, said that their cooperative had already acquired an authority to…

DOE Visayas promotes use of small LPG cylinders instead of butane canisters

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Department of Energy Visayas Field Office calls for a more aggressive campaign on the use of certified LPG cylinders instead of the butane canisters. Jose Rey Maleza, DOE Visayas field office officer-in-charge, told dealers…

ALTERNATIVE TO REFILLED BUTANE CANISTERS: Co-op eyes 3M Cebuanos for its safer LPG cylinders

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Reporter 09/19/2018

A cooperative is targeting the three million Cebuanos, who prefer to use smaller cylinders like refilled butane canisters to regular LPG tanks, with the launch of its newest offering to the market — refillable stainless steel cylinders…

17 arrested for illegal refilling of butane canisters

Jessa Mae Sotto and Fe Marie Dumaboc 09/13/2018

At least 17 were arrested for illegal refilling of butane canisters in Barangay Kalawisan in Lapu-Lapu City on Thursday morning (September 13). Chief Insp. Jaime Tolentino of the Lapu-Lapu City Intelligence Branch (CIB) said they received a…

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