By Nancy C. Carvajal
Days after big oil companies complained of massive smuggling of petroleum products in the country, the National Bureau of Investigation on Thursday said it had intercepted an unmarked truck allegedly carrying an unauthorized cargo of diesel fuel in Paco, Manila.
By Jerry E. Esplanada
More than 500,000 diesel-fueled jeepneys, buses, trucks and other vehicles in Metro Manila are responsible for about 70 percent of the total soot or black carbon emissions in the Philippines, according to Climate Change Commissioner Heherson Alvarez.
Residents in Barangay San Pablo here started buying bottled water after diesel, which has been leaking from a busted fuel pipeline since Sunday, contaminated their water sources.
THE proposed Bus Rapid Transit may reduce air pollution in Cebu City because it will use low emission diesel. The TransCebu Bus Rapid Transit will use the Euro IV standard diesel engine, “an ultra-low emission diesel engine.” Rafael Yap, executive director of the City Traffic Operations Management (Citom), said Euro IV diesel contains [...]
By Matikas Santos
A transport group said Thursday that they will ask for lower fares if the price of diesel continues to drop.
By Philip C. Tubeza
With his job reportedly on the line, Customs Commissioner Angelito Alvarez continues to deliver. Alvarez on Tuesday led in the shredding of fake branded shoes, bags and accessories confiscated last year that, had they been real, would have been worth P100 million. He said that this year the Bureau of Customs (BOC) had seized P1.3-billion [...]
MANILA — Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp. has raised prices of unleaded premium gasoline by 50 centavos a liter, diesel by 60 centavos a liter and of kerosene by 40 centavos a liter, effective Tuesday, to reflect the continued uptrend in the world oil market. The price hikes were roughly the same as the estimates of [...]
By Amy R. Remo
MANILA, Philippines—Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp. has raised prices of unleaded premium gasoline by 50 centavos a liter, diesel by 60 centavos per liter (cpl) and of kerosene by 40 cpl, effective today (Tuesday) to reflect the continued uptrend in the world oil market. This was roughly the same as the estimates of the DoE which [...]