Sapugaskanda refinery to resume operations


The Sapugaskanda oil refinery will resume its operations for the first time since 20 March with a crude oil shipment being unloaded today (27), Minister of Power and Energy Kanchana Wijesekara says.

The Minister said the refinery will start producing fuel oil in six days.

As of yesterday, 23,022 metric tonnes of diesel, 2,588 metric tonnes of super diesel, 7,112 metric tonnes of 95 Octane Petrol, 39,968 metric tonnes of 92 Octane Petrol and 3,578 metric tonnes of JETA1 aviation were available in Sri Lanka.