Phoenix Petroleum Philippines president and CEO Dennis Uy has been promoted to the honorary rank of Commodore of the Philippine Coast Guard Auxiliary, from the rank of Captain, in a donning ceremony held on August 27.
The promotion is a one-star general rank.
The ceremony was held during the 29th activation anniversary celebration of the Philippine Coast Guard at the Coast Guard District Southeastern Mindanao Headquarters in Sasa, Davao City.
Leading the ceremony were PCG District Commander, South Eastern Mindanao, COMMO George Ursabia Jr., PCG Commandant VADM Rodolfo Isorena, Uy, and PCGA District Director, South Eastern Mindanao, Efren Elbanbuena.
Phoenix Petroleum also received a plaque of appreciation from the Philippine Coast Guard “for the unwavering support and assistance extended to Coast Guard District Southeastern Mindanao in the fields of marine environmental protection, disaster relief operation, community relations, and capability development.”
Davao-based Phoenix Petroleum is the leading independent oil company in the Philippines.