Dubai United Arab Emirates: The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy has intensified joint inspection campaigns on the domestic gas cylinder sector in various regions of Dubai, in cooperation with the joint field inspection team that was formed pursuant to Supreme Council of Energy Resolution No. 1 of 2022 dated June 29, 2022, which stipulates the prohibition of the distribution of cylinders LPG in the Emirate of Dubai unless it is filled in approved factories in the Emirate to ensure compliance with all standards and laws issued by local departments. The team includes members from Dubai Police, Roads and Transport Authority, Dubai Municipality, General Directorate of Civil Defense, Department of Economy and Tourism, Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation, Emirates Gas, and Emirates General Petroleum Corporation.
His Excellency Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, said: “In order to achieve the directives of the wise leadership, we aim, through the council’s decision, to regulate business practices, apply the highest international standards in security and safety, and ensure the circulation of liquefied petroleum gas from transportation, storage and distribution in the emirate according to specifications.” approved in the state, and the Supreme Council of Energy in Dubai is the concerned authority in the Emirate of Dubai to carry out all tasks and powers, in particular the issuance of permits for trading petroleum materials in the Emirate of Dubai and determining the petroleum materials that may be traded, and the activities related to them, and the control and inspection of the facilities authorized to trade. .
The inspection team developed a joint action plan aimed at combating any illegal trading in the gas cylinders sector. It also set up mechanisms for monitoring companies operating in this sector to ensure their compliance with the laws and regulations regulating this sector.
The campaign resulted in the monitoring of a number of violations related to the decision of the Supreme Council of Energy, and a number of violators were suspended for trading gas cylinders that violate and do not conform to UAE specifications, and legal measures have been taken in this regard.
His Excellency Ahmed Butti Al Muhairbi, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Energy in Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Committee for the Handling of Petroleum Products, said: “We thank all concerned parties involved in organizing this sector. With the highest international standards in this field.
The Supreme Council of Energy has carried out proactive awareness campaigns on the need for the consumer to deal with authorized distributors of domestic gas cylinders only, in order to ensure the safety of consumers and protect them from some illegal practices by violators.
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