Jan 21, 2020

Fortymillion oil leak at Kolonnawa CPC Featured

The workers at theKolonnawa Petroleum Corporation storage facility charge that the CPC is tryingto supress the incident where over Rs. 40 million worth of petrol and 400,000worth of Naphtha had leaked from its storage tanks.  

It is reported that almost 200,000 litres of 92 Octane petrol had leaked fromtank number 31 at the Kolonnawa fuel storage facility during the previouspresidential election.

The value of the leaked fuel has been estimated at over Rs. 24 million.Similarly, 200,000 litres of Naphtha had also leaked.

The CPC selld a litre of Naphtha to the CEB at Rs. 80 per litre and the valueof the leaked Naphtha is estimated to be around Rs. 16 million.