Adnoc Distribution has announced its third reduction in prices since February 2014 for the refilling of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders across its service stations in the Northern Emirates including Sharjah, Ajman, Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah and Umm Al Quwain.
Under the new price structure, effective from March 10, 2014, the cost of refilling LPG cylinders of 25lbs capacity has come down to Dh45, a decrease of Dh5 from the previous marked retail price of Dh50 that was announced and approved by Adnoc Distribution during February 2014. The company has also reduced the price of refilling the 50lbs capacity LPG cylinder that is available only at Riffa station in Dibba-Fujairah to Dh91, a reduction of Dh9 from the earlier marked price of Dh100.
Khalid Hadi, Vice-President of Marketing and Corporate Communications, Adnoc Distribution, said: “This reduction of price is the third for this year. This step reflects Adnoc Distribution’s commitment in meeting the needs of all customers purchasing gas cylinders in the emirates of Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain, Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah. Our step also comes in response to the movement of LPG prices in global markets.”
In February this year, Adnoc Distribution reduced the price of refillable LPG cylinders of 25lbs capacity to Dh50, down Dh4 from the previous marked retail price of AED54. The company also reduced the price of refilling the 50lbs capacity LPG cylinder to Dh100, a reduction of Dh5 from the earlier marked price of Dh105.
Adnoc Distribution currently provides more than 3,000 subsidised 25lbs gas cylinders daily at its service stations in Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain, Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah. Additionally, holders of Rahal ‘E-Gas’ cards in the Northern Emirates are eligible to benefit from subsidised gas cylinders. Rahal ‘E-Gas’ cards are issued free of cost by the company at Adnoc Distribution’s offices in Sharjah or at select Adnoc service stations across the UAE.