Govt Negotiating ‘Bad Gas’ Compensation Mechanism

Energy Minister, Dr. Andrew Wheatley, says negotiations are underway with all players in the petroleum market to determine a compensation mechanism for persons affected be the recent bout of contaminated fuel.

Dr. Wheatley says the Consumer Affairs Commission, CAC, has received claims totaling 25-million dollars from affected customers. He says the government is moving to implement some of recommendations of the Petroleum Sector Review committee.

Dr. Wheatley says negotiations are underway.

Dr. Andrew Wheatley, Energy Minister addressing the House of Representatives this afternoon.

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