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Tuesday November 29th, 2022

Sri Lanka petrol price hiked to Rs470 a litre, diesel Rs460

Ceypetco and CPC prices both raised

June 26, 2022 1 min read

Row at Sri Lanka fuel queue leaves four injured: police

The four injured persons are currently recuperating at the Wellawaya Hospital.

June 25, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka facing virtual standstill after indefinite delay of fuel shipment

"At the moment, the CPC is not able to confirm the arrival dates of the shipments."

June 25, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka announces up to 2.5 hour power cuts from June 24-26

Power cuts continue amid the country struggles to import fuel to meet its energy demand

June 24, 2022 1 min read
Indians visiting Sri Lanka advised to be cautious of fuel situation, currency convertibility

"Our endeavour is to prevent any untoward incident involving Indians outside India."

Laugfs Gas halts Sri Lanka LPG import over price controls

Requests for price increases not granted

July 22, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka cabinet clears new petroleum law

The draft law has been cleared by Sri Lanka's Attorney General

July 21, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Litro Gas says ready to fill Laugfs supply gap

Says will fill any colour cylinder

July 20, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Laugfs Gas is yet to 'officially' halt LP Gas imports

The firm has asked to raise prices earlier

July 20, 2021 1 min read

New Fortress Energy says linked with Sri Lanka's LTL for 350MW power plant

NEF had also inked deal with the government for floating LNG terminal

July 14, 2021 2 min read

New Fortress Energy says inked deal for Sri Lanka LNG terminal

Negotiating to buy 40-pct stake in combined cycle plant

July 14, 2021 3 min read

Sri Lanka to promote electric vehicles with renewable power expansion

A study by the University of Moratuwa has found that 60 per cent of the air pollution was caused by vehicle emissions.

July 13, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Ceylon Petroleum Corporation lost Rs57bn to May 2021: Minister

Un-hedged dollar loans causing forex losses

July 10, 2021 3 min read

Sri Lanka to use US$100mn India Exim solar power credit for state offices, poor families

Operating expenses of state buildings to be reduced

June 25, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka to merge Laugfs, Litro operations, LPG price controls to remain: Minister

Government to support losses

June 22, 2021 2 min read
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Sri Lanka trying to re-finance billion dollar CPC 'Nick Leeson' loan from state banks: report

Bank loans and suppliers credits were a total of 3,355 million US dollars or 635 billion rupees

June 20, 2021 3 min read

Sri Lanka cabinet clears Windforce plant in high-wind Mannar

A CEB-owned plant in Mannar had seen unexpectedly high plant factors soon after commssioning

June 16, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka's CPC to build terminal to import fuel via China-backed Hambantota Port

Pipeline to take fuel to terminal 15 km away

June 15, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka to hike fuel prices, jettisoning price control strategy

Date to be notified later

June 11, 2021 3 min read

Sri Lanka power regulator approves LNG IPP, extends concession period

To have 26 year concession period

June 7, 2021 4 min read

Sri Lanka petrol, diesel deals won by PetroChina International

Singapore based PetroChina International has won contracts to supply diesel and petrol to Sri Lanka.

Imesh Ranasinghe
June 1, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka to call bids for BOT oil refinery, end state refining monopoly: Minister

Says BOT upgrade may cost US$3bn

Imesh Ranasinghe
May 25, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Windforce to buy waste-to-energy plant

The plant was estimated to cost US$67mn

May 21, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka price controls drive LPG cylinder imports, fears of shortages: report

The CAA has created shortages through price controls in the past

May 18, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka's LECO pay interest on customer deposits

Sri Lanka's Lanka Electric Company, one of two state-run power distributors will pay interest on customer deposits from,...

April 8, 2021 1 min read
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