Trouble for 121 fuel stations : List released

Statement from Energy Minister Kanchana Wijesekara

CPC & LIOC are continuing to distribute fuel islandwide & there will be sufficient fuel stocks available in all Fuel stations by Sunday.

CPC is also reviewing data of fuel orders placed & stocks maintained of all fuel stations in the past week. Initial reports have identified that 121 Fuel stations have not placed any orders between 27th-31st May & many other fuel stations have not placed adequate orders to maintain minimum stocks.

CPC fuel stations are required to maintain a minimum stock of 50%. Licenses of Fuel stations that have violated the conditions of their contracts will be terminated after reviewing.

Fuel Stations that had not placed orders & daily islandwide fuel purchases by CPC dealers from the 27th May.