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Fuel quality in Oman: Here’s what Ministry says after testing samples from 40 filling stations

Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Investment Promotion says it took 90 samples from 40 filling stations in the country.

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Tuesday, October 26, 2021

MUSCAT: Following several complaints from motorists regarding the quality of fuel, the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Investment Promotion said it took 90 samples from 40 filling stations in various governorates of the Sultanate.

In a statement issued on Tuesday, the Ministry confirmed that after examining them in reliable independent laboratories, the results of the samples showed that the fuel comply with the applicable standards. As reported by The Arabian Stories, MOCIIP held a meeting with Ministry of Energy and Minerals, Consumer Protection Authority (CPA) and OQ to discuss the fuel quality issue.

“Based on the examination conducted by the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Investment Promotion and the OQ Group separately by taking more than 90 samples from 40 filling stations in various governorates of the Sultanate, and examining them in reliable independent laboratories, the laboratory results of the samples showed that the fuel conforms to the applicable standards. In accordance with the approved standard specification (Unleaded Gasoline Vehicle Fuel), OQ Group confirmed in this context its commitment to conduct laboratory tests for fuel periodically,” MOCIIP said.

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