CPC to inspect oil consignments
The Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) yesterday decided to inspect
oil consignments and issue quality assurance certificates at the
laboratory of the CPC Storage Terminals Limited in Kolonnawa and
laboratory at Sapugaskanda Oil Refinery before unloading and
A Corporation spokesman said the oil samples will be thoroughly
inspected at the two laboratories and quality assurance certificates
issued before the petroleum products are unloaded and distributed.
The CPC will take measures to unload oil from ships and distribute
among consumers after receiving the quality assurance certificate from
the Kolonnawa and Sapugaskanda laboratories.
Oil samples are also to be inspected by officers in power station
laboratories before using for power generation. A certificate for
petroleum products should be issued as well.
This decision was taken by the CPC on the direction of Petroleum
Industries Minister Susil Premajayantha. A special Technical Committee
comprising three chemistry experts have also been appointed.