Fuel Queues: MOMAN Extend Operational Hours

…Deploy Chemists To Support Reblending  Of Bad Petrol
Yemisi Izuora
The Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN), has expressed its resolve to work with the regulatory Authorities and Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation,  NNPC Limited towards a resolution of the current fuel crisis.
To establish this commitment, MOMAN said its experts have been engaged to the technical and commercial committees set up by the regulatory Authorities to re-stock fuel supplies, resolve the blending of contaminated product and identify losses suffered by customers, operators and third parties.
Olumide Adeosun, Chairman, Association in a statement in Lagos, confirmed that MOMAN’s committee of chemists are currently working with designated laboratories to double check the quality of product (reblended or new) before they are released into the fuels supply chain.
Adeosun, also said that MOMAN members have committed resources towards enhanced
operations and associated activities to reduce the burden of the current fuel scarcity to
our customers.
” Towards this purpose, MOMAN members shall extend opening hours of jetties, depots, and filling stations to a minimum of 18hours a day and where possible up to 24 hours a day in high density and flagship locations where the security situation permits.” he said.
He also assured that MOMAN members shall operate these extended hours until the excessive queues subside.
He urged its customers not to panic buy as it might take a few days for normalcy to return and panic buying increases the pressure on the supply chain.

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