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Ceylon Petroleum Corporation has organized a blood donation camp on 21st September at the CPC premises.

They have organized it to celebrate 57th anniversary of Ceylon Petroleum Corporation together with 7th year of opening the new head office. Ven. Brahamanawaththe Siridamma Thero will follow all religious rituals and Minister of Petroleum Resources Development Arjuna Ranatunga, Deputy Minister Dr. Anoma Gamage, Secretary Upali Marasinghe, Chairman Dammika Ranatunga and Managing Director Neil Jayasekara will be graced this occasion.

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

 

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Appointment of the Director of Projects in the Development project of Aviation fuel system and Fuel hydrant system in E yard at the BIA was offered to retired Deputy Manager (Refinery) N.R.Amarasinghe by the Chairman of the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation, Dammika Ranatunga, yesterday.

 

Cabinet approval has given to operate this project combination with WEC Engineers and Constructors Pte Ltd , PT Wijaya Karaya (Poresero) TBK and China National Chemical Engineering for US $ M 51.5.

 

This project is operating to expedite the aviation fuel supply and the project duration is Three years.

 

 

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Minister of Petroleum Resources Development Arjuna Ranatunga stated that they decided to offer 10% employment of CPC to children of employees. He made this reviews at the scholarship awarding ceremony held at the ministry premises, yesterday.

In 1982, Rs.5000 of Scholarship was given per annum and now it increased in to Rs. 60,000 per annum which will pay in two installments. There are 3 Scholars from Medicine faculty, 3 from Engineering Faculty, 10 from Science Faculty, 3 from IT Faculty, 4 from Management Faculty and 2 from Arts Faculty. Minister stated that responsibility to save the institution rely on workers hand.

 

“Everyone has studies by public money. As a minister, I’m also getting paid by public money. Therefore all of us have a responsibility to pay the debt on behalf of the country. If 50% people have this in their mind, it will be easy to create a better country. But unfortunately, people tend to sell their parents and earn. This institution is running because of the dedication of these parents. Privatization is the best solution to minimize the expenses in governmental institutions in other countries. Some people think this solution will be suitable to this country as well. If we haven’t save these institutions, it will create a room to privatize these institutions” Minister Ranatunga added further.

 

Secretary of the Ministry Petroleum Resources Development Upali Marasinghe, Chairman of CPC and CPSTL Dammika Ranatunga, Managing Director Neil Jayasekara, Manager (HR) Samantha Pushpalal were graced the occasion

 

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The Seismic Vessel BGP Pioneer, has arrived at Colombo Port to conduct a Modern Broadband 2D seismic Survey for hydrocarbon exploration in the country. The inauguration ceremony to commence the operations held today, under the patronage of Hon. Arjuna Ranatunga, the Minister of Petroleum Resources Development.

“Our country is a lucky country. We have initially identified that there are natural gas and petroleum resources. Now, we need to concentrate on data acquisition. Earlier projects have not operated properly. We decided to expedite this project after May, last year. We could be able to sign the agreements with transparency within short period. As a result of that ‘BGP pioneer’ vessel will be able to acquire 2D data and we will be able to produce data within 18 months” Minister added further.

Petroleum Resources Development Secretary (PRDS) identified 3 basins which are Mannar, Kaveri and Lanka. These basins are divided as follows. Mannar basin from M-01 to M -10, Kaveri basin from C-1 to C5, Lanka basin from JS -01 to JS-06. ‘BGP Pioneer’ commence their operations in Lanka basin from JS -01 to JS-06.

Director General of PRDS Vajira Dassanayaka stated that total cost of this project will be around USD 9 million. He also stated that credits of bringing this investment to the country goes to Minister Arjuna Ranatunga Sri Lanka.

“The seismic survey, carried out by Eastern Echo DMCC which is a fully owned subsidiary of Schlumberger.These data will then be sent to the Schlumberger office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for processing, followed by a detailed interpretation jointly done by geoscientist from the PRDS and Total to identify potential areas for hydrocarbon accumulations. We expect that we will receive positive data in future” he added.

Secretary to the Ministry of Petroleum Resources Development Upali Marasinghe and several dignitaries were graced the occasion.

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Ceylon Petroleum Corporation is to held annual programme of offering scholarships for the university students of employees of CPC, under the patronage of Hon. Minister of Petroleum Resources development Arjuna Ranatunga, tomorrow.

CPC is to offer 25 scholarships for the students who are to be enrolled in Universities for the year of 2017-2018.

A committee consist with Manager (Refinery), Deputy General Manager (Human Resources & Administration), Deputy General Manager (Technical services) made the selections from applications.

In 1982, Rs.5000 of Scholarship was given per annum and now it increased in to Rs. 60,000 per annum which will pay in Two installments. There are 3 Scholars from Medicine faculty, 3 from Engineering Faculty, 10 from Science Faculty, 3 from IT Faculty, 4 from Management Faculty and 2 from Arts Faculty.

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Current Local Fuel Prices

 

 

 

 

 

 

Petrol 92 Octane : Rs. 149.00 Per Litre

Petrol 95 Octane : Rs. 161.00 Per Litre

Auto Diesel : Rs. 123.00 Per Litre

Lanka Super Diesel : Rs. 133.00 Per Litre

Kerosene : Rs. 70.00 Per Litre

Lanka Industrial Kerosene : Rs. 110.00 Per Litre

Furnace Oil 800Sec : Rs 80.00 Per Litre

Furnace Oil 1500Sec : Rs 80.00 Per Litre

Furnace Oil 3000Sec : Rs 80.00 Per Litre

Source : Ceylon Petroleum Corporation

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