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Crushing petroleum products adulteration through fuel marking

The practice of adulteration is nothing new and unscrupulous elements indulge in it without any fear of the legal implications. There is almost no industry that is spared in this regard. Adulteration is rampant in food items, petroleum products , paints, etc. It goes unchecked as law enforcers are unable to check the practice. The […]

Probe Team Finds Fuel Worth Millions Being…

Some MPs accuse government officials and mafia members of being involved in the illicit oil trade. A probe team from Afghanistan’s parliament on Wednesday reported that over 30 fuel companies have smuggled millions of dollars worth of oil into the country under the pretext of delivering it to foreign forces, thereby avoiding import tax. The […]

If you are aware, complain: MoEA Minister…

November 28, 2017 News Leave a comment 2,204 Views Economic Affairs Minister Lekey Dorji on November 24 urged that concerned person should come forward and file complaint with office concerned if he or she can prove cases of adulteration at the fuel station. Adulteration, the minister said, was a serious and punishable offence. The minister […]

Illegal diesel dump clean-up in Louth cost…

Reporter: Dundalk Democrat 21 Nov 2017 LOUTH County Council has said that it is not the local authority’s responsibility to check for markers in illegal diesel dumps. The clean-up of two diesel fuel dumps in Co Louth in September last cost €12,000, according to Louth County Councillor Mark Dearey. Cllr Dearey put forward a question about […]

Fuelling a solution?

Adopting Bharat Stage VI fuel is not the environmental panacea as it is being marketed The Government has been moving forward to limit vehicular emissions in the recent past. A few months ago, it brought forward the deadline for Indian automakers to shift towards Bharat Stage-VI emission norms by a couple of years to April […]

Online News–Minister of Energy has officially sought…

ISLAMABAD: Minister of Energy has officially sought permission from Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Federal Cabinet to launch Fuel Marking Programme (FMP) regarding adulteration in the petroleum products. Sources said that the programme is being launched with the Kerosene oil. The summary sent by Ministry of Energy has also proposed fixation of petroleum products’ […]

ACAUT files PIL on ‘fuel adulteration’ case…

Dimapur, November 6 (MExN): A public interest litigation (PIL) was filed in the Gauhati High Court Kohima Bench by the Against Corruption and Unabated Taxation (ACAUT) Nagaland and Others seeking CBI enquiry into the ‘fuel adulteration case’ on November 6. The PIL, which was admitted by the High Court, have the State Chief Secretary; the […]

Fuel Adulteration

A video went viral, almost two months ago, on social media in which a person at a fuel station in Lahore was showing a sample of fuel contaminated with water. However, it didn’t generate any curiosity of authorities to check if the fuel that is sold is of good quality or not. But now a […]