Asanda Matlhare
Intern Journalist
2 minute read
21 Jul 2021
5:05 am

Petroleum industry operations ‘close to full operational capacity’

Asanda Matlhare

Tshifularo added that the availability of products remained stable and the petroleum industry engaged with the department of mineral resources.

The SA Petroleum Industry Association (Sapia)’s operations resumed after last week’s unrest across KwaZulu-Natal, Gauteng and parts of Mpumalanga. Picture: Neil McCartney

The SA Petroleum Industry Association (Sapia)’s operations resumed after last week’s unrest across KwaZulu-Natal, Gauteng and parts of Mpumalanga. Executive director of Sapia Avhapfani Tshifularo confirmed some operations were slowly getting back to normal after a number of retail service station sites were damaged and set alight. “While operations at some facilities in KwaZulu-Natal, Gauteng and Mpumalanga were suspended for the safety of people and the protection of assets, deliveries have resumed with the improvement of the situation and the reopening of the N3 and N2 routes. https://citizen.co.za/news/south-africa/2574203/n3-toll-route-between-kzn-and-gauteng-fully-reopened/ “Operations in KwaZulu-Natal are normalising and close to full operational capacity,” he...