Fuel shipments scheduled to arrive in July-August

Fuel shipments are scheduled to arrive in the country in July and August, the Ministry of Power and Energy said today.

Minister Kanchana Wijesekera said that the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation is scheduled to receive a stock of diesel from the United Arab Emirates-based Coral Energy on 8-9 July and from the Singapore company Vitol from 11-14 July.

He also said that the CPC is to receive a stock of petrol from Indian Oil (IOC) on 22-23 July.

The CPC is also scheduled to receive crude oil and furnace oil between 10th July and 12th August.

The Minister also said that Lanka IOC is expected to receive a stock of petrol and diesel on 13-14th July, 30-31st July and 10-15th August. (Colombo Gazette)