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NNPC Statement on Fuel Queues

Logistics Challenges, Flooding Cause of Fuel Queues NNPC, Stakeholders Vow To Restore Normalcy
The NNPC Ltd Is Attributing the fuel queues in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and some parts of the country, To disruption of ship-to-ship (STS) transfer of petrol, between Mother Vessels and Daughter Vessels resulting from recent thunderstorm.
A Statement from
Olufemi Soneye
Chief Corporate Communications Officer
NNPC Ltd
Says The adverse weather condition has also affected berthing at jetties, truck load-outs and transportation of products to filling stations, cdisruptingstation supply logistics.

The NNPC Ltd also stated that due flammability of petroleum products and in compliance with the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET) regulations, it was impossible to load petrol during rainstorms and lightning.

In Adherence to these regulations The Nnpclimed say is mandatory as any deviation could pose severe danger to the trucks, filling stations and human lives.

Similarly, the the development According to Chief Corporate Communication Officer was compounded by consequential flooding of truck routes which has constrained movement of petroleum from the coastal corridors to the Federal Capital, Abuja.

The NNPC Ltd says it’s working with relevant stakeholders to resolve the logistics challenges and restore seamless supply of petrol to affected areas.

Already, loading has commenced in areas where these challenges have subsided, and stakeholders are hoping the situation will continue to improve in the coming days and full normalcy will restored.

The NNPC also calls on motorists to avoid panic buying and hoarding of petroleum products.

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