Shell In­ter­na­tional bags an­other LPG sup­ply con­tract for Litro Gas

Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka) - - PRO­VIN­CIAL -

The cabinet of min­is­ters has de­cided to pur­chase 300,000 met­ric tonnes (MT) of pres­sur­ized liq­uid petroleum gas (LPG) for the state-run Litro Gas from Shell In­ter­na­tional East­ern Trad­ing Com­pany.

Shell In­ter­na­tional was also the win­ner of the pre­vi­ous year’s con­tract for sup­ply of LPG to Litro.

The proposal made in this re­gard to by Pub­lic En­ter­prises De­vel­op­ment Min­is­ter Kabir Hashim was ap­proved by the cabinet of min­is­ters.

The con­tract was awarded to Shell af­ter a ten­der process, which some stake­hold­ers al­leged was bi­ased to­wards cer­tain play­ers.

How­ever, Litro Gas Chair­man Shaleela Moonesinghe had dis­missed all such al­le­ga­tions.

The con­tract pe­riod for the sup­ply of the 300,000 MT of LPG was to be­gin from July/ Au­gust 2017 and ter­mi­nate within one year.

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