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* Lanka IOC also to switch from 90 Octane petrol to 92 Octane petrol
Sun, Jan 5, 2014, 11:05 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 05, Colombo: Following Sri Lanka's state petroleum supplier, Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC), Lanka Indian Oil Company will also commence selling 92 Octane petrol instead of the 90 Octane petrol sold at present.

The state-run Ceylon Petroleum Corporation has already switched from 90 Octane petrol to 92 Octane petrol from January 1st this year.

CPC Managing Director, Susantha de Silva told the media that the Corporation had made a request from the Indian Oil Company to switch from 90 Octane petrol to 92 Octane petrol.

According to de Silva, the Lanka Indian Oil Company has agreed to the request and has now stopped distributing Octane 90 petrol.

The CPC also plans to switch to higher Octane diesel from April this year.

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