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Gasoline prices to jump for 5th straight time on March 12

Mar 11, 2019 - 5:30 PM

Oil companies announce a hike for gasoline, while keeping prices of diesel and kerosene steady

DOE: 2nd round of fuel tax hikes don’t cover 2018 stocks

Dec 28, 2018 - 1:36 PM

DOE chief Alfonso Cusi warns oil industry players that applying the 2019 tax rates on 2018 oil stocks may lead to company closure and even estafa charges

THE TRAIN EFFECT. Expect fuel prices to go up by January 1, 2019 due to the Train Law. File photo by Rappler

Makati says Phoenix Bangkal station had no business permit

Nov 06, 2018 - 11:21 PM

Phoenix Petroleum however says it had complied with all required permits and it even voluntarily closed down the station which was the source of a gas leak last week

GAS LEAK. Firefighters discover the Phoenix Petroleum station along Evangelista street in Barangay Bangkal, Makati City is the source of a gas leak. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Makati gas station owners summoned after Phoenix gas leak

Nov 03, 2018 - 6:12 PM

Acting City Administrator Michael Camiña says owners need to be reminded of safety guidelines for gasoline stations to prevent future leaks

INSPECTION. Firefighters warn of an explosion if diesel fumes accumulate too much aboveground. Photos from Makati police

How far can Venezuela go in raising price of world's cheapest gas?

Aug 05, 2018 - 3:50 PM

You can buy 3.5 million liters of gasoline for $1 in crisis-hit Venezuela

An employee and a customer pump fuel at a gas station in Caracas, on July 30, 2018. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced fuel price regulations for the cheapest gasoline in the world, through the use of the "Carnet de la Patria" -an electronic identity card aimed at organizing and regulating government social benefits- during a congress of the ruling party that, paradoxically, is debating to relax the rigid controls on the economy to overcome the crisis. / AFP PHOTO / Federico PARRA

Inflation hits 3-year high of 4% in January

Feb 06, 2018 - 2:50 PM

The government attributes the increase partly to the tax reform law, which took effect in January

3 hurt in Mandaluyong gasoline station fire

Nov 24, 2017 - 6:54 PM

The MMDA is looking into a construction accident as the possible cause of the explosion near the exclusive Wack Wack Subdivision

Fuel shortage grips Sri Lanka

Nov 06, 2017 - 9:25 PM

The petroleum minister says, 'I apologize to consumers for this inconvenience, but we rejected the last shipment because we didn't want to give substandard product to our motorists'

SHORTAGE. This file photo taken on July 25, 2017 shows Sri Lankan autorickshaw drivers waiting to buy petrol in Colombo. Photo by Lakruwan Wanniarachchi/AFP

What you should know about the new Shell V-Power line of fuels

Jun 20, 2017 - 2:09 PM

The new and improved Shell V Power with DYNAFLEX technology is designed for both performance and efficiency

From gas station attendant to male pageant winner: Meet CJ Querol

Sep 25, 2016 - 9:07 PM

After his photo went viral online CJ Cundangan Querol is now the PH rep to Manhunt International 2017

CJ QUEROL. From a gasoline attendant whose photo went viral to Manhunt International Philippines 2017, CJ Cundangan Querol has come a long way. Photo by events2images via Instagram/mistersoffilipinas

High hopes for Archer and Delta’s last run

Feb 11, 2016 - 9:42 PM

Cheer on DLSU and cars from other Philippine schools by watching the Shell Eco Marathon from March 3 to 6 at the Luneta Park Circuit

Jeepney fare rollback implemented in Western Visayas

Feb 02, 2016 - 2:57 PM

The rollback of taxi fares is still under deliberation says LTFRB VI Director Romulo Bernardes

ROLLBACK. Jeepney fare in Bacolod City and other parts of Western Visayas is now P6.50 for regular passengers and P5 for students, elderly, and persons with disabilities. Photo by Glazyl Masculino/Rappler

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Jun 29, 2015 - 7:10 PM

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Oil firms roll back prices June 30

Jun 29, 2015 - 1:23 PM

Petron Shell and Phoenix will roll back gasoline prices by more than a peso per liter

Oil firms slash pump prices anew

Mar 24, 2015 - 11:24 AM

The price reduction – the second in March so far – is due to rising US stock piles amid oversupply and a weaker US dollar

Spend on infrastructure to break PH growth ceiling – World Bank

Feb 02, 2015 - 3:23 PM

Increasing excise tax in gasoline plus taking advantage of the current oil price drop could help the country raise revenues for infrastructure spending

Oil rollback, France makes history, AirAsia black box | The wRap

Jan 12, 2015 - 9:07 PM

Oil prices in the Philippines roll back for the second time in 2015 Millions march against terrorism in France Searchers retrieve the black box of Air Asia flight QZ8501

Gasoline, diesel prices up

Sep 02, 2014 - 3:42 PM

Petron Shell and small players Phoenix Petroleum and PTT announce first price adjustments for September

Photo by AFP

Asian youth fueling the future

Feb 10, 2014 - 6:55 PM

Indonesia and Thailand dominate awards for the Shell Eco marathon global mileage challenge; the Philippines wins 2nd place in the Urban Concept category

NEW RECORDS. Panjavidhya Technological College Thailand sets the new record for most mileage on a litre of ethanol. All Photos by Shell.

PH Navy's 2012 fuel expenses breach P1-B mark

Sep 14, 2013 - 11:07 PM

The gasoline oil and lubricants cost triple since 2010 a Commission on Audit report reveals

Photo by Ryan Lim/Malacañang Photo Bureau

Seaoil to spend P1-B for expansion

Mar 10, 2013 - 4:39 PM

Seaoil Philippines aims to capitalize on gains made the previous year and expand its retail operations in the country

New York City rations gasoline purchases

Nov 09, 2012 - 6:41 AM

New York orders rationing of gasoline in the wake of superstorm Sandy

No spike in gas prices for the rest of 2012, say economists

Jun 20, 2012 - 8:54 PM

Oil prices are not expected to drastically rise the way they did at the start of the year say economists who credit a slower global recovery and a less import dependent United States

Gasoline prices rolled back anew past midnight

May 13, 2012 - 11:16 PM

World oil prices have dropped partly as a result of revived talks between Iran and major powers about the latter’s alleged nuclear program