OGRA takes notice of overpriced sale of LPG
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The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has sprung into action after the complaints that the mafia has started selling liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) at an exorbitant price, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
The OGRA had mobilized its enforcement teams to investigate the matter and ensure the sale of LPG at the prescribed prices to provide relief to consumers.
The enforcement teams recently visited various LPG sale points and filling stations in Lahore and Islamabad. The officials checked the prices and also inspected the security measures. It was directed to the sellers that they should display the prices of LPG at their points. They have also been warned that they do not charge more than the prescribed price of LPG from consumers. In this regard, written instructions have also been issued to all LPG across the country.
The OGRA has written letters to all the chief secretaries of the provinces and the chief commissioner Islamabad to ensure the compliance of OGRA’s notified price of LPG for the ongoing month.
In view of the current complaints and reports of price hike/ overcharging of LPG, the provincial governments are requested to ensure the notified LPG prices at the premises of LPG storage and filling plants and LPG distributors and to initiate action against profiteers under the above stated LPG (Production and Distribution) Rules, 2001. ,
Further, OGRA has also decided that enforcement teams along with the district administration will be deployed in the field and will make efforts to ensure the sale and availability of LPG at fixed prices.