Supply of crude oil from sea interrupted after Pipeline explodes


The Ceylon Petroleum Corporation says due to a pipeline of the buoy carrying fuel to the Muthurajawela fuel storage unit from sea has burst, fuel supply from it has been temporally halted.

Chairman & Managing Director of the corporation T.G Jayasinghe stated that the restoration process of the damaged line will be completed today.

The unloading of crude oil from a Singapore ship has also been halted.

However, the chairman of the corporation assured that there will be no fuel shortage due to the issue.

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