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RA 8479 An Act Deregulating the Downstream Oil Industry, and for Other Purposes (Downstream Oil Industry Deregulation Act of 1998)

The Bureau of Product Standards (BPS) of the DTI, together with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), the DOE, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), representatives of the fuel and automotive industries and the consumers, were mandated to set the specifications for all types of fuel and fuel-related products to improve fuel composition for increased efficiency and reduced emissions.
Date: February 10, 1998


IRR Name: Department Circular No. 98-03-004 – Rules and Regulations Implementing Republic Act 8479, “Downstream Oil Industry Deregulation Act of 1998” (amended by DC 2003-06-007 and DC 2011-03-0005)

Issuing Agency: DOE

Date: March 11, 1998

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