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Wednesday December 8th, 2021
Energy

Hour-long power outages in Sri Lanka until Wednesday (08): CEB

"There will be no island wide power cuts," the official said.

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Sri Lanka CPC laying US$41mn pipeline to halve oil unloading time

Existing pipeline is 45 to 75 years old and takes about 96 hours to unload a shipment

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Sri Lanka Consumer Authority bars sales of old gas stocks, new shipments only

Subject to higher levels of chemical which alerts with a smell

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Sri Lanka CEB engineers suspend work-to-rule

We suspended the work-to-rule campaign at the request of the President and positive response

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Sri Lanka to test LP Gas shipments, warning odourant hiked amid fire risk: minister

LP Gas companies asked to halt distribution until odourant hike to make leaks more detectable

Sri Lanka power restored gradually after cascading failure

Sri Lanka has been experiencing heavy rains leading to record inflows to hydro power stations

Sri Lanka power blackout as grid hit by cascading failure

Update: Failure in Kotmale-Biygama line suspected

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Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka ready to regulate LP Gas: Chairman

The Commission has not been legally empowered to regulate this area to date

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Sri Lanka faces blackouts after CEB official resisting unsolicited deals removed

"We are raising a voice against replacing the rule of law with the law of the jungle."

3 min read

Sri Lanka CPC has asked for reduction of Rs42 tax on petrol: Minister

More carbon heavy diesel taxed at a lower rate

2 min read

Sri Lanka's Jaffna peninsula may have oil: Minister

Aerial survey data to be analyzed in three months

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Sri Lanka CPC controversial US$2.5bn re-financing attempt fails

7 percent fee was to cover credit insurance

4 min read

Sri Lanka LPG fires: testing samples, no composition standard: Minister

New standards were published in September but nobody seems to have taken notice

4 min read

Sri Lanka's Litro Gas says gas explosions linked to substandard regulators, tubes

Litro Gas supplies 80 percent of the liquid petroleum gas (LPG) cylinder market in Sri Lanka.

Mahadiya Hamza

2 min read

Sri Lanka to go ahead with fuel price stabilisation fund: energy minister

“Going forward, the fuel price shall be decided by the fuel price stabilisation fund and not by ministers."

2 min read

Fire accidents in Sri Lanka LP gas leak raise safety questions

Human negligence blamed for the explosions

Mahadiya Hamza

3 min read

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Sri Lanka's CEB engineers on 'work to rule' campaign against New Fortress LNG deal

Protesting against the agreement, the CEB engineers launched their work to rule campaign at 12pm on Thursday.

Chanka Jayasinghe

2 min read

Sri Lanka to set up another energy SOE, for natural gas

300 SOE's in Sri Lanka are eating away tax revenue already

Mahadiya Hamza

2 min read

Sri Lanka plans to auction M2 oil block with gas well in early 2022

Cairn India in 2011 found the presence of natural gas in the well named Dorado but did not develop it.

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Sri Lanka's CPC debt 4.2-pct of GDP by July 2021, loses Rs61.8bn

Part of losses comes from dollars borrowed after money printing

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Sri Lanka'S CEB losses down in September 2021 amid rains

Group bottom line in the black

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Sri Lanka's price control hit Laugfs Gas loses Rs950mn in September

Price controls have since been lifted

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Sri Lanka closes oil refinery amid money printing, forex shortages

We made this decision to manage limited foreign exchange to import essential foods

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Sri Lanka to allocate Rs 500 mn to facilitate private investment in renewable energy

2,000 megawatts will be added with the support of the private sector by generating electricity from renewable plants.

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Sri Lanka central bank calls for fuel pricing formula

To improve transparency and the general public’s acceptance of much needed regular price revisions

2 min read

Sri Lanka LPG supplies wait for dollars to unload amid money printing

Gas supplies are stuck in the port

Mahadiya Hamza

2 min read

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