OCAC confirms fuel sufficiency in Punjab

KARACHI, May 24 (APP):Oil Companies Advisory Council (OCAC) confirmed on Tuesday about the availability of sufficient stocks of fuel products in the country including at the depots in Punjab region.

Oil Marketing Companies were making fuel deliveries to the retail outlets, however, the deliveries were hampered due to road blockades in the major cities of Punjab and may result in a delay supply to petrol pumps, said OCAC’s news release on Tuesday.

OCAC further expressed its concern regarding the prevalent situation of road blockades.

In the meanwhile, OCAC requested the public to avoid panic buying.

According to OCAC, there were ample stocks of MOGAS and HSD in the Punjab region and OMCs were making their best efforts to top-up the retails outlets timely despite the road blockages

OCAC further stated in a news release that it has also shared these concerns with Punjab Chief Secretary while requesting the support of local administration for the safe and secure movement of tank lorries from respective depots to various petrol pumps across the province till the situation normalizes. APP/ah