June 14, Colombo: Introduction of fuel with Euro 4 standard would not cause to remove Octane 92 petrol or Lanka Super Diesel from local market, Secretary to the Ministry of Petroleum Resources Development Upali Marasinghe said.
Octane 95 petrol and Super Diesel with Euro 4 standard are to be introduced to the local market from jolly 1 and they would be sold under the current price of Octane 95 petrol and Lanka Super Diesel.
However, currently used Octane 92 petrol and Auto Diesel will not be removed from the local market.
"We will first introduce Euro 4 Octane 95 and Euro 4 Super Diesel. Then the normal octane 95 petrol and Super Diesel will be removed from the market," the Secretary said adding that Euro 4 is a European Commission approved standard and this fuel is environment friendly.