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Sri Lanka Energy Minister suspends 40 fuel station for breaching QR code rule

Sri Lanka faced fuel shortage last year before a political crisis-led public protests ousting former leader

April 6, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka govt to increase fuel quota from midnight - PMD

Sri Lanka imposed fuel quota in August last year to limit consumption amid shortage

April 4, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka airport moves to tackle congestion as tourists return

Also attempting to re-start suspended Japanese funded terminal.

April 3, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka's state-run Litro slashes cooking gas price citing drop in global market

Sri Lanka rupee appreciation has also contributed to price drop - Litro chief

April 3, 2023 1 min read
Sri Lanka seeks interest for two 100MW floating solar plants

The CEB is offering the surface of Samanalawewa Reservoir which it owns for the plants

Sri Lanka’s state-run Litro raises LPG price for third straight month

Widely used 12.5 kg gas cylinder price was raised by 95 rupees.

Over 100 arrested in Sri Lanka for hoarding amid long fuel queues

Sri Lanka sees a growing black market for fuel amid acute shortage

May 25, 2022 2 min read

Jet fuel shortage forces Sri Lankan Airlines to refuel in India, UAE, Singapore - sources

Lack of jet fuel in Colombo forces SriLankan, other airlines to refuel in other airports

Mahadiya Hamza
May 25, 2022 2 min read

Gas shortages in Sri Lanka lead to innovative use of computer cooling fans for cooking

Average Sri Lankans are struggling meet the ends with sharp increase in prices of cooking gas amid shortage.

Neshella Perera
May 24, 2022 4 min read

Sri Lanka to advertise plots for oil exploration: power and energy minister

Wijesekara made this announcement at the weekly cabinet media briefing Tuesday morning.

Dulya de Silva
May 24, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Ceypetco raises fuel price to record high in line with pricing formula - Minister

Motorists around the country have queued for fuel, but the government was unable to supply.

Shihar Aneez
May 24, 2022 4 min read

Sri Lanka receives 40,000MT of petrol under Indian credit line

Three shipments have arrived already. A diesel cargo on May 15 and May 21st reached Colombo.

Mahadiya Hamza
May 23, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lankans advised not to purchase fuel from third parties

In a tweet posted Monday morning, Wijesekara asked the public to report such vendors.

May 23, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka utility regulator rubbishes "baseless" power cut forecasts by politicians

Ratnayake also urged citizens to keep the upcoming GCE Ordinary Level examinations in mind when conducting protests.

Dulya de Silva
May 22, 2022 3 min read

Mob sets Sri Lanka fuel station owner's house on fire amid petrol queues

Fuel was being supplied until late afternoon Saturday until stocks ran out.

Neshella Perera
May 22, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka's daily power cuts to be reduced to three hours from May 23

There will be no power cuts on Saturday (22) and the following Saturday (29) due to the GCE Ordinary Level exams.

Chanka Jayasinghe
May 22, 2022 3 min read
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Sri Lanka looks for dollars to pay Russia crude ship

It has 90,000 metric tonnes of Siberian Light Crude

May 22, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka energy minister says adequate fuel stocks will be available over next 10 days

The energy minister attempted to reassure consumers that there would be no shortage going forward.

May 21, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka to suspend fuel supply to filling stations where protestors block roads

Protests demanding the resignation of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa continue around the island.

Neshella Perera
May 21, 2022 2 min read

Amid shortage, Sri Lanka suspends filling station licenses for hoarding fuel

The banned stations are in Makola South, Naalla, Pethiyagodda and Mirigama.

May 20, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka power cuts after 6.00 pm halted from May 22 for school exams

Hydro power generation is on the rise, all power plants in Norochcholai will be operational from Monday

Dulya de Silva
May 19, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka legislators sought hotel accommodation amid petrol shortages: Speaker

"They asked me to book a hotel for them to stay here," said the Speaker.

May 19, 2022 4 min read

Sri Lanka PM asks COPE to summon Litro Gas officials over distribution delay

Angry consumers have started street protests on a daily basis by blocking roads demanding cooking gas.

May 19, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka fuel crisis: state workers asked to stay home, public asked to limit travel on May 20

Sri Lankans have been asked to stay off petrol queues as no petrol will be distributed till the May 21/22 weekend.

May 19, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka schedules power cuts of 3 hours 40 mins from May 19-21

The government has said it has secured diesel supply from Indian credit line.

May 18, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka to start cooking gas distribution from May 19 - Litro chairman

People have started street protests demanding cooking gas from the government.

Mahadiya Hamza
May 18, 2022 4 min read
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