Petron fully restores operations in typhoon-battered areas

1/17/2022 7:45:00 PM

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Leading oil firm Petron Corp. is fully back on its toes in the operations of its terminals and gasoline stations in the areas pummeled by Typhoon Odette during the Christmas holidays.

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Petron Corporation“All stations that sustained damages in Visayas and Mindanao have been fully restored and operational less than a month since the onslaught of typhoon Odette,” the oil firm announced.Petron said it ascended swiftly into its recovery path because its “on-ground teams worked double time to fast-track the restoration and re-opening of stations that had to close down to undergo damage assessment and repair.”

Nevertheless, the oil firm said that “repair works are still ongoing in a few more stations in Bohol, Cebu and Siargao” because these have been the hardest hit areas during the strongest typhoon that hammered the country last year.Petron noted though that “despite the power outages, we’re still able to operate using generator sets.”

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is fully back on its toes in the operations of its terminals and gasoline stations in the areas pummelled by Typhoon Odette during the Christmas holidays. Petron Corporation “All stations that sustained damages in Visayas and Mindanao have been fully restored and operational less than a month since the onslaught of typhoon Odette,” the oil firm announced.E. Petron said it ascended swiftly into its recovery path because its “on-ground teams worked double time to fast-track the restoration and re-opening of stations that had to close down to undergo damage assessment and repair. Niño on Sunday, January 16 in a whole, different way.” Nevertheless, the oil firm said that “repair works are still ongoing in a few more stations in Bohol, Cebu and Siargao” because these have been the hardest hit areas during the strongest typhoon that hammered the country last year. “He stressed that China and the Philippines are neighbors facing each other across the sea and partners through thick and thin. Petron noted though that “despite the power outages, we’re still able to operate using generator sets. “To support their reconstruction, I’d like to announce that the Chinese Government has decided to provide another 100 million RMB yuan of grant to the Philippines,” the Chinese Foreign Minister added.

” To date, the company indicated that close coordination with its dealers is carried out to guarantee “order and compliance” in the return-to-operation of its stations. Beijing earlier pledged a ₱50-million emergency cash assistance supporting relief operations in areas hit by the destructive typhoon. All towns badly hit by the typhoon are now accessible even for heavy vehicles. Petron was also able to keep its earlier assurance that it will be beefing up its product inventory to keep pace with anticipated increase in demand. The oil firm said that it keenly supported meeting fuel demand in the typhoon-hit areas, primarily to aid government agencies on critical recovery and clearing efforts. We believe that under the leadership of President Duterte and the Philippine government, people of the affected areas will rebuild their home at an early day. It also met the fuel needs of hospitals, power plants, airports, water systems as well as other infrastructure facilities as they return to operation and bounce back from the heavy blow of the disaster. The figures included those from the three largest cities here — Cebu, Lapu-Lapu, and Mandaue. “Petron’s terminals worked round-the-clock to meet the growth in demand, soaring by almost 200-percent in some affected areas,” the oil company said. Odette left billions of pesos in damages to infrastructure and agriculture after making seven destructive landfalls in the Philippines last month. READ MORE: On Dec.

The country’s leading oil firm also emphasized that it deployed additional tank trucks “to accelerate the delivery process and reach more customers” while also instituting adjustments such as “securing alternative source plants to ensure continuous and uninterrupted product replenishment.” The oil firm similarly pointed out its local teams, dealers and the coordination with local government units has enabled it to “identify the urgent concerns of vulnerable communities in typhoon-battered areas. Power, water & telco Electricity, running water, and telecommunication signals went down on the days following Odette’s onslaught.” .