Fuel Scarcity: NNPC dispenses 1,082 trucks of petrol

*Fuel trucks waiting to load petroleum products.

*Fuel trucks waiting to load petroleum products.

24 April 2016, Abuja — The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said a total of 1,082 truck of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, were loaded and distributed nationwide on Friday.

This is contained in the Daily PMS Supply and Distribution nationwide schedule released in Abuja on Saturday.

“A total of 1,082 trucks (38,285,000 litres) were loaded from various NNPC and major marketers depots nationwide.

“Twenty import vessels laden with a total volume of 830,079,000 million litres have been confirmed to arrive in the month of April for NNPC,’’ it said

It added that the combined national stock (marine and inland) was 713,636,055 litres.

According to the schedule, eight NNPC and marketers vessels are currently discharging at various depots and jetties nationwide.

It added that 16 NNPC import and shuttle vessels had been programmed to do Ship-To-Ship (STS) operation for onward discharge to inland depots.

The schedule noted that System 2B pipeline was currently on shut down due to a sharp drop in pressure adding a total of 6,007,000 litres of PMS was produced by Port Harcourt Refinery Company (PHRC).

“CDU/VDU /FCCU of PHRC are running while FCCU of Warri Refinery Company (WRPC) is running,’’ it said

A breakdown of truck supply showed that Abuja received 187, Anambra and Bauchi 24, Bayelsa 6, Borno 7, Delta71, Edo16 and Kaduna 25.

Others include Kano 17, Katsina 20, Kebbi 25, Kogi 17, Lagos 379, Ogun 51, Ondo 18, Oyo 48, Port Harcourt 36 and Sokoto 5.

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