Fuel Shortage Affects Liberia Power Supply

The Liberian Petroleum Refining Company has announced a major shortage of fuel on the market, a situation that has led to blackouts in parts of Monrovia as the national power house, which uses thermal energy, shuts down some of its engines.

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    New Dawn, 12 February 2014

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  • Liberia:   Fuel Crisis Deepens

    New Dawn, 13 February 2014

    Amid the shortage of diesel or fuel here, commercial drivers have begun to hike transport fares, particularly in Monrovia and its environs, leaving commuters stranded, as the fear… Read more »

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    New Republic, 11 February 2014

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  • Liberia:   LEC Begins Mass Power Shedding

    Inquirer, 10 February 2014

    The Liberia Electricity Corporation, LEC says it will tonight begin a mass power shedding in Monrovia and its surrounding areas due to the shortage of fuel in the country. The LEC… Read more »

  • Liberia:   Huge Fuel Shortage - LEC Faces Power Outage

    FrontPageAfrica, 12 February 2014

    With electricity already lacking in Monrovia and environs, the problem has been further compounded by the shortage of fuel oil on the Liberian market resulting in darkness in some… Read more »


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