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THE OIL INDUSTRY STAKEHOLDERS MEETING – 22ND FEBRUARY 2023
MASERU- Under the aegis of the Petroleum Fund, leaders of Lesotho’s downstream oil industry met to discuss matters of mutual...Read More
THE OCCASION OF THE INTRODUCTION OF THE MOBILE FILLING STATIONS IN LESOTHO – 17TH NOVEMBER 2022
WELCOME REMARKS BY THE PETROLEUM FUND’S CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, MR. THATO MOHASOA Good morning everyone who is attending this event...Read More
Petrol 95 | M20.95
Petrol 93 | M20.60
Diesel 50PPM | M20.20
Domestic Paraffin (Retail) | M15.30
The Petroleum Fund was established with the mandate to finance petroleum-related projects, to address the objectives of its enabling legislation which address, among others, the purchase of petroleum products in times of need; and the improvement of the distribution of petroleum products throughout the country.
The Fund is committed to embarking on petroleum investments that will, not only ensure that there is the security of supply of petroleum products in Lesotho, but that investment opportunities are created for Basotho within the petroleum sector, including overall economic stimulation and job creation in the country.
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The Fund is committed to embarking on the petroleum investment that will not only ensure there is a security of supply of petroleum products in Lesotho but that investment opportunities are created for Basotho within the petroleum sector, as well as overall stimulation of the economy and job creation in the country. The Fund does regulate the prices of petroleum products within the country.
There are three types of fuel that are being sold at filling stations in the country:
Thus, it is every motorist’s responsibility to ensure that the right fuel is pumped into their vehicles
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPGas)
This is a flammable mixture of hydrocarbon gases used as fuel in heating, refrigeration and lighting appliances, cooking equipment, and vehicles. It is a mixture of 48% propane, 50% butane, and 2% pentane.
Illuminating Paraffin (IP)
Illuminating Paraffin is a low sulphur fuel oil that is thin and colourless. It is used in several different forms, including paraffin wax and petroleum jelly.