PNG Puma

Fuel crisis looming

A staff member told LOOP News that they were briefed last week that the company had made a decision to stop supplying petrol over the weekend.

LOOP News tried unsuccessfully to get confirmation from PNG Puma management today.

However a statement on this is expected today ( Monday}.

It is understood Puma has been negotiating with the government over K4 billion in taxes it has been asked to pay for crude oil it imports into the country.