April 1, 2013
Reposted from The Himalayan Times
The government had introduced the directives in mid-March, opening up the petroleum business for the private sector.
KATHMANDU: Three major stakeholders of the petroleum business today threatened to halt petroleum supply from April 7, if the government does not revise its new decision.
Nepal LP Gas Industries Association, Nepal Petroleum Dealers’ Association and Nepal Petroleum Transporters’ Association, organising a press meet today, announced their protest programmes starting from April 2 and said they would completely halt the distribution of petroleum products from April 7, if the government does not roll back the Petroleum and Gas Trading Monitoring Directives-2069. More…
March 22, 2012
Reposted from Lao daily
The Union Petroleum Company (UPC) of Laos has decided to establish operations in four southern provinces of Laos, to expand its business and offer a competitive diesel and petrol supply service.
Initially the company plans to establish service stations to retail petrol in Champassak, Xekong, Saravan and Attapeu provinces. An agreement was signed on Tuesday in Vientiane between UPC General Managing Director Mr Noubanh Chanthachack and UPC Branch Director Mr Bounliang Khamphavong, and witnessed by representatives from the Ministry of Industry and Commerce, the Government Office and the respective provinces. More…