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Sri Lanka raises petrol price from midnight

Petrol price is increased for the second straight month

August 1, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka Hambantota Port oil says bunker volumes grow to 520,000MT

From January to June 2023, 143 vessel had called at the port compared to only 50 vessels in the first half of last year

July 26, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka's CPC import premiums fall, saving $300mn a year: Minister

Premium on auto diesel was down to $5.78 from $12.19

July 25, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka IOC unit profits down in June quarter

The firm reported earnings of 4.59 rupees per share for the quarter.

July 25, 2023 1 min read
Sri Lanka to seek private investor for Mannar Island wind plant

Cabinet approves proposal to implement project on a BOO basis with private sector investors

Sri Lanka's Uma Oya hydro plant first 60MW phase in operation

First unit turbine of 60MW of the 120MW Uma Oya Hydro project was synchronized and connected to the National Grid

Sri Lanka central bank to give payment plan for oil supplier arrears: Presidents office

Oil agents asks Central Bank, Treasury to deal directly with principals

June 28, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka to order exporters, embassies, hotels to pay electricity bills in dollars

Companies with more than 60-pct dollar revenues will have to pay bills in dollars

June 27, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka to release fuel for essential services only: cabinet

Minister Gunawardena requested the public to limit nonessential travel and use fuel sparingly.

June 27, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka's private buses en route to grinding halt as fuel crisis deepens

“Even today fewer than 10 per cent of buses are running. Drivers are on strike because they have no fuel."

Dulya de Silva
June 27, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka' CPC may need Treasury's help to repay India's $700 mln - minister

Sri Lanka has totally dependent on India for its fuel requirement from March to mid June.

June 27, 2022 2 min read

India's fresh $500 mln fuel credit to Sri Lanka delayed over routine administration - minister

The last shipment under Indian credit line arrived in on June 16. There has been no shipment since then

June 27, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka power regulator proposes average tariff hike to Rs32 a unit

Dollar earning companies to pay in US dollars

June 27, 2022 1 min read

Foreign banks refuse to confirm Sri Lanka state bank letters of credit: Minister

Oil suppliers wary to supply Sri Lanka after recent downgrades

June 27, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka invites capable companies to supply aviation fuel

SriLankan Airlines to import Jet-A1 directly

June 26, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka plans to allow more fuel distributors

Plant to attract up to four new players

June 26, 2022 1 min read
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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.

Dulya de Silva
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

Sri Lanka petrol shipment delays by another day - Minister

"Limited amount of Petrol to be distributed today (23) and tomorrow (24) islandwide."

June 23, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka to maintain 2.5 hour power cut until Norochcholai fully operates

Before Norochcholai shutdown, power cut duration came down to 1 hour in mid June from 13 hours in March

June 22, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka announces up to 3 hour power cuts from June 22-23

Power cuts are not imposed in morning hours due to online classes in state schools.

June 21, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka schedules 2 hours 30 minutes for June 20, June 21

Power cuts starts from 1200noon

June 19, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka tanker truck owners say they also wait for hours to get fuel

Tankers have to wait for 5 hours to get diesel

June 19, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka makes contact with nominated Russia oil firms: Minister

I have the replies from the Russian companies which were suggested by the Russian Ambassador

Chanka Jayasinghe
June 19, 2022 3 min read
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