Pdvsa denies shortage of gasoline in Venezuela

“We attest that shipment in our distribution circuit is guaranteed; there is full supply of gasoline in all gas stations”, said Julio García, National Market Director of state-run oil company Petróleos de Venezuela (Pdvsa) on Monday


TODAY VENEZUELA (El Universal) — Gasoline is being shipped to gas stations across Venezuela, specifically those located in central and central-western regions of the country, officials of state-run oil holding Petróleos de Venezuela (Pdvsa) stressed on Monday, as they denied gasoline shortage reports.

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On Monday night, Julio García, National Market Director of Pdvsa, inspected the Yagua gasoline distribution plant, located in northern Carabobo state, from which gasoline is distributed to 10 central and central-western states.

The official also reported normal operations at El Palito and Barquisimeto distribution plants, AVN reported.

“These three plants ship some 700 fuel tanker trucks a day. We attest that shipment in our distribution circuit is guaranteed; there is full supply of gasoline in all gas stations,” García noted.

For his part, Willian Arévalo, General Manager of El Palito refinery urged the citizens not echo rumors about gasoline shortage.