How to Franchise EC Gas

With the aim to make every Filipino household safer, Easter Petroleum Corporation introduced  EC Gas, the country’s first and safest fiberglass composite LPG cylinders into the market in 2013.

Its unique product, which is the only explosion-proof cylinder that is lightweight and has visible LPG level, has gained recognition from various award-giving bodies including Most Innovative Product in 2014 during the Entrepreneur & Franchise Expo 2014, BPI Family Best – List, and Best Franchise 2015 by Entrepreneur Philippines.

With over 160 stores all over the country, EC Gas has become the fastest growing LPG chain in the country.

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Here are some things you need to know if you want to franchise EC Gas.

Franchise Packages

1. Distributor (Hub)

Franchise fee and duration: P1.2 million for 5 years

Number of households assigned: 50,000

Initial stock: 500 cylinders

Inclusions:

  • 24,000 Flyers
  • Canopy and Flag Signage
  • 9 Polo Jacket (Uniform)
  • 9 Pants (Uniform)
  • 3 Arm Sleeves
  • 4 Now Open Tarpaulin
  • 1 Soon to Open Tarpaulin
  • 1 Pull Up Tarpaulin
  • 1 CEASE Fire Sintra Board Poster
  • 3 Caps
  • 2 Safety Inspection Checklist
  • 1 Marketing Manual
  • 1 Types of Damages
  • 1 Weighing Scale

2. Outlet

Franchise fee and duration: P400,000 for 5 years

Number of households assigned: 6,000

Initial stock: 50 cylinders

Inclusions:

  • 12,000 Flyers
  • Canopy and Flag Signage
  • 9 Polo Jacket (Uniform)
  • 9 Pants (Uniform)
  • 3 Arm Sleeves
  • 5 Now Open Tarpaulin
  • 1 Soon to Open Tarpaulin
  • 1 Pull Up Tarpaulin
  • 1 CEASE Fire Sintra Board Poster
  • 3 Caps
  • 2 Safety Inspection Checklist
  • 1 Marketing Manual
  • 1 Types of Damages

3. Neighborhood Outlet

Franchise fee and duration: P95,000 (2 years)

Inclusions: 

  • 10 EC Gas Set  (11 Kg. Fiberglass Cylinder, Low Pressure Regulator, 1  Meter Hose, 2 Clamps)
  • 3,000 Flyers
  • EC Gas  Signage ( W 4 feet x L 2 feet)
  • 2 Polo Jacket (Uniform)
  • 2 Pants (Uniform)
  • 1 Marketing Manual
  • 2 Safety inspection checklist booklet

Requirements:

  • Letter of Intent addressed to Eastern Petroleum Corporation
  • Copy of two government issued ID
  • Accomplished Application Form
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Overhead projection
  • Site map and address
  • Bank references and bank certificates (for hub)
  • Business plan (for hub)

Additional requirements for existing businesses:

• Copy of DTI Registration (For Sole Proprietorship)

Copy of Articles of Partnership (For Partnership)

Articles of Incorporations (For Corporations)

• General Information sheet, financial statement, board resolution on who is the authorised person to transact business (For Corporations)

Application Procedures:

  1. Submit the letter of Intent addressed to Eastern Petroleum Corporation, copy of two government issued ID, filled-up application form and curriculum vitae franchise@ecgas.org. You may also send printed copies to EPC’s head office at U708 Cityland Pasongtamo tower, 2210 Don Chino Roces avenue, Makati city. Indicate your preferred type of LPG Business Partnership (Distributor or Outlet), location of proposed outlet (LPG Outlet Franchisor) or area of interest (LPG Distributor) in the application form.
  2. Get a seminar schedule by calling the EC Gas hotline 817-8000 or by sending an e-mail to franchise@ecgas.org.

For more information, contact EC Gas at

Metro Manila:

Tel: (02) 817 8000

Address: U708 Cityland Pasongtamo tower, 2210 Don Chino Roces avenue, Makati city

Cebu City:

Tel:(032) 350-7263

Address: door #4 BWB Building, Hernan Cortez Subangdaku, Mandaue City Cebu

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