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Sri Lanka to set maximum retail price for fuel after new players: Minister

If one company reduces the price, and others follow, there will be a big benefit

July 24, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka proposes adding gas to oil pipeline with India

I requested them to look at a two-way oil & gas pipeline

July 15, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka electricity reforms to parliament in September: Minister


July 7, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka energy minister expects first Sinopec fuel cargo this month

Sinopec will use Ceypetco brand first as they need 10-15 days to change their own logo, do branding - minister

July 5, 2023 1 min read
Sri Lanka revises down price of widely used petrol, diesel

Government to impose 18 percent tax on fuel from January

Sri Lanka awards $4.5 bln oil refinery to China's Sinopec in Hambantota

Sri Lanka received 7 bids for the project

Sri Lanka's CEB owes Rs137.9bn to CPC and IPPs: Minister

Total debts, including projects loans for expansion was now valued at Rs612bn

August 12, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka to acquire 35,000MT of petrol; unloading on Aug 12

Wijesekara tweeted that the ship will arrive at the Colombo port Thursday night.

Chanka Jayasinghe
August 11, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Sapugaskanda oil refinery to resume operations on Aug 15: minister

It will be reopened upon the anticipated arrival of a crude oil shipment on August 13, he said.

Chanka Jayasinghe
August 10, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka to revise petroleum law to allow new distributors

90 percent of fuel distribution in Sri Lanka is done by the state-run Ceylon Petroleum Corporation.

Mahadiya Hamza
August 9, 2022 2 min read

LIOC responds to EOI to contract out Sri Lanka CPC filling stations

LIOC also go the approval to appoint 50 new dealers

August 9, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka's IOC unit authorised to open 50 new filling stations

"We will put out the advertisements and open them in the fifty locations."

Dulya de Silva
August 8, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka's energy ministry looking to allocate more fuel quotas for buses, taxis

"The ministry will look at the possibility of allocating additional quotas for those requirements on a separate QR code"

August 8, 2022 1 min read

Private buses on strike in Sri Lanka over fuel issue, fare revision

Miranda said long distance buses will be given around 125-150 litres of diesel at a time.

Chanka Jayasinghe
August 5, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka state-run CEYPETCO to supply fuel only for filling station with QR system - minister

Sri Lanka motorists say the waiting time to pump fuel has reduced significantly.

Chanka Jayasinghe
August 5, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka must fund fuel imports with export income, remittances, says president

"We also have to limit selected imports in order to balance the payments for fuel."

August 3, 2022 2 min read
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Sri Lanka pays diesel ship, part pays two others: Minister


August 3, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka diesel price cut to Rs430 a litre, petrol at Rs450

Petrol, kerosene prices unchanged

August 2, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka to fully implement QR code system in fuel rationing from Aug. 1  

Sri Lanka fuel queues still remain as is faces dollar shortage to buy fuel

Dulya de Silva
July 30, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka Fuel Pass registration process amended after complaints

Earlier, only one vehicle was allowed to be registered under one business registration number.

Neshella Perera
July 29, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka fuel pass rationing system at 50-pct of filling stations

On July 27, 158,208 users have pumped fuel through the system

July 28, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka calls foreign investor interest for petroleum distribution

Prospective firms will have to find their own dollars

July 27, 2022 1 min read

4 million vehicles register for Sri Lanka fuel pass ration: Minister

Sri Lanka's fuel bill for 2022 is estimated at 6.7 billion US dollar up from 2.7 billion US dollars

July 26, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka's forex crisis to prolong fuel shortage at least for 12 months - minister

Sri Lanka is struggling to find dollars to import fuel

July 25, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka president asks to crackdown black market fuel dealers

People have mostly accused of three wheel drivers of hoarding fuel

July 23, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka's National Fuel Pass pilot project from July 21 - minister

Fuel hoarding has resulted in long queues in Sri Lanka amid shortage due to lack of dollars

Chanka Jayasinghe
July 19, 2022 2 min read