At the end of in 2015, it was reported that the Sri Lanka Specification Establishment had actually changed the fuel criterion and also lowered the octane 92 to 91 fuel degree.
According to the ‘Anidda’ paper, the Specifications Establishment has actually changed the gas criterion in Sri Lanka in order to acquire gas from India according to the $ 500 million finance assured by them.
In India the fuel utilized is 91 octane.
It is claimed that this criterion has actually been reduced as fuel imported from India can not be utilized in Sri Lanka according to the existing criterion.
Efforts to get in touch with Sri Lanka Specification Establishment Chairperson Asanga Ranasinghe and also Supervisor General Siddhika Senaratne for more details verified useless.
Nevertheless, Sunanda Fernando, Supervisor of the Design Specifications Department of the Sri Lanka Specification Establishment, recognized that the modification of the fuel criterion was done in the direction of completion of in 2015.
He claimed additionally details on the criterion can be acquired from the institute on demand or by utilizing the collection.
Fuel imported to the nation is presently at 92 octane or greater, according to resources within the Oil Firm.
On The Other Hand, it is additionally reported that fuel being generated at the Sapugaskanda refinery adapts with the octane 92 criterion.
Sri Lanka has actually made this modification at once when nations worldwide are creating their very own fuel at greater octane degrees.
As necessary, the sale of fuel listed below 92 octane was forbidden by the basic before the modification, however with the brand-new modification, fuel listed below 91 octane can currently be offered in the nation.