OMCs shun petroleum dealers strike, to open outlets

OMCs shun petroleum dealers strike, to open outlets

ISLAMABAD: Leading Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) have announced to open their outlets across the country on November 25, 2021, in order to ensure facilitating consumers.

A shutdown strike has been called by the Petroleum Dealers Association on November 25, 2021.

Gas & Oil Pakistan Company Limited (GO), with the largest retail outlet network of 1,000 outlets in the private sector and the largest network of company-owned, company operated (COCO) outlets in Pakistan assured the customers that all its outlets would remain open and continue to function normally.

“GO remains firm in its commitment to fulfilling the fueling needs of the nation come what may,” the company said in a tweet.

Shell Pakistan also announced to open its outlet to serve the nation. “Shell Pakistan announces that they will not participate in the strike on November 25, 2021,” according to the company. All the company-operated retail stations will be opened to serve the customers, it added.

Hascol, another OMC, assured that all its owned and company-operated (COCO) stations, including all service stations on the M2 Lahore-Islamabad Motorway will remain open and ready to serve them as per routine.

Pakistan State Oil (PSO) also showed its commitment that all COCO stations will remain open nationwide and continue to function normally. “PSO is committed to serving the nation during such challenging time,” it said.