The Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) said today said CEYPETCO fuel stations would continue to issue fuel at the previous prices.
As such a CPC spokesman said the Thursday night’s price increases would not affect CEYPETCO fuel stations.
“The Finance Ministry has informed us of the price revision on Thursday. However, we have not issued a circular on increased prices for fuel stations due to a Presidential direction,” he said.
Meanwhile, Lanka IOC Managing Director Shyam Bohra said they would issue fuel at the increased prices.
The LIOC Shed Owners Association said the price of 92-Octane petrol was increased by Rs.9 a litre to Rs.146. Xtra Premium Euro-3 petrol was increased to Rs.149.
“95-Octane-Euro-4 petrol was increased to Rs.158; Auto Diesel was raised to Rs.118; Super diesel was increased to Rs.129 and Xtra Mile Super Diesel (Euro 4) was increased to Rs.122,” it said.
The price of fuel was also increased on May 10, 2018. (Chaturanga Samarawickrama and Kalathma Jayawardhane)