LPG supply still tight

by Alvin Elchico, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Aug 01 2012 11:55 PM | Updated as of Aug 02 2012 07:55 AM

MANILA, Philippines - Aside from lesser known brands, members of independent oil players that also sell Auto-LPG have run out of supply.

Seaoil, Flying-V and Eastern Petroleum have stopped selling Auto-LPG due to the absence of stock delivery from there suppliers.

The Philippine National Taxi Operators Association represented by their president Bong Suntay, who also owns clean fuel Auto-LPG station, has also confirmed the lack of supply, the same situation as yesterday.

Liquigaz, the main supplier, said shiploads of LPG have arrived but cannot dock due to bad weather.

As a result many taxi drivers are scouring the metropolis for available supply. Some did not anymore ply their route for fear of running out of fuel while transporting passengers.