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Oil refineries to adopt EU-II global standards Petroleum and Natural Resources:Environment safety

Oil refineries to adopt EU-II global standards Petroleum and Natural Resources:Environment safety

Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Resources Jam Kamal Khan has directed all the oil refineries operating in the country to adopt the EU-II international standards for safer environment. He directed the officials of the ministry to write letters to the refineries for the strict implementation of the EU-II standards and desired a detailed report from all oil refineries in the country about the implementation of the EU-II standards.

He said that the oil refineries should inform as to what extent EU-II standards have been adopted. The minister pointed out the collective responsibility to cope with the menace of environmental degradation. He stressed adopting international standards to maintain safe and healthy environment for the future generations. He said that the government and the ministry would take concrete initiatives to make sure that the grievances regarding this subject are effectively addressed.