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  • 69 killed in Nigeria petrol tanker accident: Red Cross

    LAGOS: Around 69 people were burnt to death in southeast Nigeria after a petrol tanker lost control, rammed into a busy bus station and burst into flames, the Red Cross and police said on Monday...

    Drivers frequently face pressure from superiors to take few breaks on long-haul journeys, meaning people driving petrol-laden trucks are sometimes short on sleep...

  • Sindh Assembly asks Centre to cut petrol price to Rs40 a litre

    KARACHI: Condemning the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz government at the Centre for failing to pass on the benefit of record low oil prices in the international market to the people, the Sindh Assembly on Monday unanimously demanded that the federal government fix price of per litre petrol at Rs40...

    On Jan 31, the federal government had slashed the per litre price of petrol by Rs5 for the month of February...

  • Petrol war continues as PAMA joins fray

    ”So far only Honda Atlas Cars Ltd (HACL) has formally lodged a complaint with the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) about the low quality petrol...

    In a letter on Nov 13, PAMA has asked the regulator to check the metal contents (including manganese) in the petrol being marketed against the international standards as assemblers are facing serious technical issues due to low quality of the fuel...

  • Petrol shortage ruled out

    KARACHI: Stakeholders in the oil industry have ruled out any shortage of petrol in the country saying that stocks are enough and imports are already lined up for arrival within this month...

    Oil Companies Advisory Council (OCAC) Chief Executive Officer Ilyas Fazil said total petrol stocks stand at 200,000 tonnes while another 220,000 tonnes of imported petrol is arriving in the next 10 days...

  • Oxford to ban petrol and diesel cars in 2020

    LONDON: The university city of Oxford has unveiled plans to ban petrol and diesel cars from its centre as part of the most radical set of proposals so far in Britain to curb pollution...

    All of us who drive or use petrol or diesel vehicles through Oxford are contributing to the city’s toxic air,” said city council board member John Tanner...

  • ‘Adequate petrol stocks available’ in the country

    ISLAMABAD: There is no emergency-like situation in the country with regards to petrol stocks and currently 10-11 days of fuel supplies are in store, Secretary Petroleum Sikander Sultan Raja said on Wednesday...

    Briefing the National Assembly Standing Committee on Energy regarding recent petrol shortage in some parts of central Punjab, Mr Raja informed that some Shell filling stations went dry recently as the company imported less...

  • Petrol price raised for September

    ISLAMABAD: The government on Thursday increased the price of petrol by Rs2 per litre, however, the rates of other petroleum products remained unchanged for September...

    According to an official statement, the new ex-depot price of petrol (92RON) has been set at Rs71...

  • Petrol sales hit all-time high in Pakistan

    KARACHI: Petrol sales hit a record high of 681,938 tonnes in August, according to an official of the Oil Companies Advisory Council...

    Petrol sales were 607,411 tonnes in May, a record that was broken in July when people bought 615,178 tonnes of fuel...

  • Petrol sales rise despite cheaper CNG

    KARACHI: Despite being a clean and cheaper source of energy, compressed natural gas (CNG) has been unable to beat the use of petrol, which continues to post sale and import records...

    Petrol imports hit a record high of 549,968 tonnes in September while its sales stood at 642,000 tonnes...

  • Petrol shortage affecting parts of Punjab recedes

    ISLAMABAD: The shortage of petrol affecting parts of Punjab slightly receded on Sunday after some private oil marketing companies (OMCs) were compelled to release their stocks or face penalties and cancellation of their licences...

    Oil marketing companies holding back stocks to secure inventory gains in anticipation of increase in prices due on Sept 30The sources said that Shell was required to import about 90,000 tonnes of petrol...

  • At least 90 people killed in Ghana petrol station fire

    ACCRA: At least 90 people were killed in a fire at a petrol station in Ghana's capital, Accra, as they sought shelter from heavy rains that caused widespread flooding, emergency services said on Thursday...

    Flood waters had reached knee level on the road beside the Ghana Oil Company (GOIL) petrol station before the fire, which caused an explosion at the pumps, according to eye-witnesses...

  • Blast at petrol station leaves 90 dead in Ghana

    ACCRA (Ghana): An explosion at a petrol station in Ghana’s capital killed around 90 people sheltering from a storm early on Thursday, emergency services said, in the worst disaster to strike the West African state in more than a decade...

    Flames spread to the state-run GOIL petrol station via spilt fuel floating on flood water, fire brigade spokesman Prince Billy Anaglate said...

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