Ship carrying crude oil to arrive in SL tonight. Refinery to resume next week
A ship carrying 100,000 metric tonnes of crude oil is set to arrive at the Colombo Port tonight, revealed Energy Minister Kanchana Wijesekara.
Its condition inspection will be carried out tomorrow and according to the Minister, the Sapugaskanda Oil Refinery is expected to resume its operations by the middle of next week using the stock.
Meanwhile, Sri Lanka will receive another consignment of crude oil of 120,000 metric tonnes by August 23 – 29 and both of these stocks are Russian Ural Crude Oil, said Wijesekara.