The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has given a fine of Rs1.85 million to 37 petrol pumps for breaking the cleanliness rules. The petrol pumps belong to 8 oil marketing companies (OMCs) which have been fined on the violation of cleanliness rules.
The teams of the authority paid inspection visits to the different petrol pumps in the various parts of the country and imposed fine of Rs50,000 each on the seven outlets of Shell Pakistan Limited, three outlets Byco Petroleum Limited, two outlets of Askari Oil Services Private Limited, eight of Total Parco Pakistan Limited, two outlets of Attock Petroleum Limited, ten outlets of Pakistan State oil, three outlets of PUMA Energy Limited, and two outlets of Hascol Petroleum Limited, as per the press release details.
The inspection activity is being conducted in accordance with the instructions of the Prime Minister’s—Clean and Green Initiative.
The fine costing around Rs18,50,000 would after collection be deposited in the federal treasury.
This again is a good step by OGRA for teaching the OMCs the value and importance of cleanliness both for the people and society.
Recently NEPRA has given approval for an increase in the overall electricity prices. The approval given is of Rs0.57 per unit.
As per the officials the hike has been introduced for adjusting the fuel charges for the month of December 2018.