Recognizing the importance of having a policy making body separately in respect of upstream and downstream petroleum activities, the Ministry of Petroleum and Petroleum Resources Development was established under the Government Extraordinary Gazette No. 1422/22 dated 08.12.2005.
After that, The Ministry of Petroleum Industries was established under the Government Extraordinary Gazette Notification No. 1651/20 dated 30.04.2010 which was responsible only for downstream activities of the petroleum sector and upstream activities was directly steered by the then H.E. the President.
Petrol - 92 Octane : Rs. 117.00 per litre
Petrol - 95 Octane : Rs. 128.00 per litre
Auto Diesel : Rs. 95.00 per litre
Lanka Super Diesel Four Star : Rs. 110.00 per litre
Kerosene : Rs. 59.00 per litre
Lanka Industrial Kerosene : Rs. 65.00 per litre
Furnace Oil 800 Sec : Rs. 82.20 per litre
Furnace Oil 1500 Sec : Rs. 80.00 per litre
Furnace Oil 3500 Sec : Rs. 90.00 per litre
(Source: Ceylon Petroleum Corperation)