Low on gas

-fuel shortage hits service stations

Motorists yesterday complained of what appeared to be a shortage of fuel at service stations which saw at least four gas stations in the city shuttering their doors and while Prime Minister Samuel Hinds said he was unaware of the shortage, he revealed that there was a “delay” in uplifting fuel from the refineries.

The Sol and Rubis gas stations on Vlissengen Road and the Guyoil gas stations on Regent Street and Hadfield Street were closed yesterday while attendants at the Guyoil station in Kitty indicated that rather than the normal three shifts, the station was expected to close after two shifts.

On Saturday, most of the service stations in the city, the East Bank and East Coast Demerara were closed and yesterday morning, motorists were told that they were only allowed $2000 worth of fuel in their vehicles. Several drivers were …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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