Bhaskar Breaking: Unannounced rationing on petrol and diesel of oil companies in Rajasthan after the reduction of excise duty, order – keep the pumps closed after 9 pm

Jodhpur33 minutes agoAuthor DD Vaishnav

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To control the prices of oil, the central government may have reduced the excise duty, but now two oil companies HPCL (Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited) and BPCL (Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited) in Rajasthan have started rationing of oil to reduce the deficit. has started.

The sales officers of both the companies are giving open instructions to the petrol pump operators to keep the working hours only for 8 hours. That is, do not sell petrol and diesel after 9 pm. Oil cell should be reduced. The officers of both the companies have started giving less oil at their own level.

Companies argue that due to reduction in excise duty, there is a loss in selling petrol and diesel.

Companies argue that due to reduction in excise duty, there is a loss in selling petrol and diesel.

brake on supply, sale of petrol and diesel at the pump stalled
The reason behind giving less oil is being told to get less supply from the front, while IOC (Indian Oil Corporation Limited) is supplying the entire oil at its level. The condition is that out of 6700 pumps in Rajasthan, 4500 pumps have reached the verge of drying up by the end of this week. Oil depots will remain closed due to the second Saturday on June 11 and Sunday on June 12. Supply will be smooth only on Monday. The officials of the companies have kept silence on this undeclared oil crisis. At the same time, oil is not being sold at the pumps of Reliance and Essar.

Both the companies started rationing from the second week of May
Both the oil companies have started this rationing from the second week of May. High level has been cited behind this. Earlier, hand-delivery was done as soon as the booking was done through demand draft, but now advance booking is being sought. Despite this, the supply is being done in two to three days. There is a problem in getting the depots of all the three companies located in Jaipur, Jodhpur, Ajmer and Kota in Rajasthan for oil.

Telling the dealers – supply is not available from now on, reduce the sale

Companies are giving instructions to dealers through their WhatsApp group. The sales officers of both the companies are talking about reducing the time of opening the pump. Online news link. It is written in it ‘Russia does not even have oil..’. The dealer wrote- ‘We can fix only for 8 hours…’. HP’s sales officer writes- ‘This is a global problem…’

Responsible on rationing said – this is a global crisis
on oil rationing Bhaskar Tried to talk to the responsible of both the companies. Talking to BPCL’s depot in-charge SK Rajput in Jodhpur, he dismissed the matter of oil crisis. Then said – this is a global crisis. Similarly, Ashish Singhal, DGM of HPCL in Jaipur did not consider it appropriate to talk on this issue.

Claims of companies – Loss ranging from Rs.12 to 14/Litre
On May 21, the Center has charged Rs 9.55 on petrol. and Rs.720/L on diesel. Excise duty reduced. The brakes have already been put on the rise in oil prices. BPCL and HPCL are blaming this for the declining profits. The officers of both the companies got Rs 14 on diesel. And they are talking about loss of 11 to 12 rupees / liter on petrol.

oil sales in rajasthan
Diesel: 1.10 crore liters per day
400 crore liters annually
Petrol: 23 lakh liters per day
85 crore liters annually

Complaint till the director of both the companies, but no effect

letter written to HPCL

letter written to HPCL

State President of Rajasthan Petroleum Dealers Association Sunit Bagai Belle- HPCL and BPCL are not supplying oil to their dealers. Diesel supply has been stopped. HPCL CMD Dr. Pushp Kumar Joshi, BPCL Executive Director PS Ravi has been apprised of the situation. Still the situation did not improve.

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