The Minister of Mines and Energy, Alexandre Silveira, said in an official note on Sunday night (8) that the national fuel supply and the normal operation of refineries, terminals and distribution bases are guaranteed, amid security concerns after invasions. coordinates of the headquarters of the Three Powers in Brasilia.
“The Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME), in conjunction with related entities, has guaranteed the normality of the national supply of fuels and the proper functioning of refineries, terminals and distribution bases. In addition to monitoring the status of protests in these structures, we remain attentive and in conjunction with other Ministries and States to ensure supply”, he said.
Earlier, sources told Reuters that Petrobras was stepping up security at its refineries, in a precautionary measure after receiving threats to attack facilities including the Reduc and Repar refineries.
The state-owned company said in a statement that all its assets and refineries are operating normally.
Source: CNN Brasil
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