02 July 2020 - NW1239
Boshoff, Dr WJ to ask the Minister of Mineral Reurces and Energy.Mr
1 What are the current fuel reserves at all the Republic’s fuel refineries and depot5; 2 whether domestic shortages are foreseen; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, 3 whether fuel is currently being exported to neighbouring countries; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details? NW1605E
- The feel reserves at each of the refineries and depots are a function of the market share of each of the oil companies as well as company policy.
- No domestic shortages are foreseen, Currently all the refineries are operational with the exception of the Milnerton Refinery which is on a planned maintenance shutdown. It is expected to be back online by the first week of July 2020.
- Yes. Oil Companies have individual contracts with neighbouring countries such as Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland and Botswana, and they supply them accordingly