OCAC confirms ample fuel supply in country.

KARACHI -- Oil Companies Advisory Council, the primary representative of the downstream oil industry of Pakistan, has reported that ample stocks of motor spirit and high speed diesel are available in the country.

The statement comes amid unverified speculations about the shortage of oil especially during the harvesting season.

According to a press release issued by OCAC, this strong supply position is owing to the support of refineries in providing locally produced fuel products and to OMCs for planning imports and meeting volume commitments timely despite the limited product availability in the international market due to geopolitical tension.

Since HSD sales have drastically soared in the country due to the harvesting season, OCAC is actively playing its role to effectively manage the surged demand in consultation with the industry, OGRA (Regulator) and Ministry of Energy (Petroleum Division).

Pertaining to the details for uninterrupted fuel supply in the country, cargoes carrying sufficient HSD volumes are already waiting off-port and will be discharged on their due turn, while other planned cargoes are expected to arrive soon.

Similarly, motor gasoline reserves are sufficient to meet the demand of the country, while additional volumes are coming in through planned...

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