Octane 95 petrol shipment seized in Aqaba

Car being filled with gas
(Photo: Osama Al-Rifai/Jordan News)
AMMAN — The Jordan Standards and Metrology Organization (JSMO) confirmed on Thursday the confiscation of quantities of Octane 95 petrol, that violate Jordanian specifications, from a tanker that arrived at Aqaba Port on Thursday.اضافة اعلان

In a statement, JSMO said that, as per regulation, samples were taken from the shipment before unloading the ship, which arrived at the port on May 9. The samples were sent for testing and the tanker was unloaded in storage tanks on May 13.

Samples were again taken from the storage tanks, before the quantities unloaded to filling stations, where tests showed that the samples were mixed with octane 90 petrol.

A third test was carried out for confirmation, according to JSMO, after which the quantities were seized.

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