NNPCL Distributes 339m Litres of Petrol in One Week 

NNPCL Distributes 339m Litres of Petrol in One Week 


The Nigerian Nationwide Petroleum Firm Restricted has revealed {that a} complete of 339 million litres of petrol was distributed to 63 depots throughout the nation in a single week.

Information obtained from the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority on Monday confirmed that the merchandise had been despatched out between February 25 and March 3.

The Weekly Nationwide PMS Evacuation & Dispatch report signifies, 339 million litres of petrol had been distributed throughout the states, with Lagos getting the lion’s share of 1.73 billion litres.

Delta State bought 610 million litres; Oyo obtained 531 million litres and Ogun had 441 million litres to high the record of states that bought petrol throughout this era.

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With a each day common distribution of about 48 million litres, and 63 million each day common, NNPCL and NMDPRA, mentioned 79 per cent of all evacuation came about on the high 25 high loading depots with minimal evacuation of 5 million litres.

Group Chief Government Officer, NNPCL, Mele Kyari, had final 12 months mentioned Nigeria consumed 66 million litres of petrol each day.

Gas shortage resurfaced in some states, together with Abuja this week.

In the meantime, the depots as ultimately week had been shut for some days earlier than and after the presidential basic on February 25, resulting in gasoline shortage.

The nation has been battling a scarcity of petrol since October, which pressured it to rise to N500 per litre, earlier than dropping again to N185 in February.

Though, a reasonably lengthy queue at NNPC retail station alongside Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Tuesday however

As of Monday, many filling stations weren’t promoting gasoline to motorists however on Tuesday, most stations reopened for enterprise because the shortage bites more durable.

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