Petrol: NNPC Begins 24-Hour Operations In Depots, Retail Outlets

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited, NNPC has commenced 24-hour operations in NNPC depots and retail outlets, to restore normal supply and distribution of petrol across the country.

NNPC in a statement in Lagos, reassured Nigerians that it has put adequate measures in place to accelerate nationwide distribution of fuel earlier disrupted by the quarantine of methanol blended petrol.

It also added that the confinement was a necessary step to safeguard motorists from the potential impact of the petrol grade on vehicles and machineries.

The statement said NNPC has over one billion litres of certified petrol stock that is safe for use in vehicles and machineries.

According to the statement, as part of NNPC’s strategic restocking, over 2.3 billion litres of petrol is planned for delivery between now and end of February 2022, which will restore sufficiency level above the national target of 30 days.

It also said NNPC monitoring team was collaborating with the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority and other security agencies to ensure smooth distribution of fuel nationwide.

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