Stations outside the Emergency Gas Station Network (REPA) will have to reserve up to 10,000 liters of diesel, four thousand liters of gasoline and two thousand liters of LPG-auto for priority entities and vehicles.
These figures are detailed in the resolution adopted today by the Council of Ministers declaring the situation of energy crisis for the period between 11:59 pm today and 11:59 pm on August 21st.
According to the resolution, non-REPA gas stations “are required to reserve for the exclusive use of priority entities and equivalent vehicles a quantity of each product”, which is 10,000 liters of diesel or 20% of storage capacity when less than 50 thousand liters.
In gasoline this reserve is four thousand liters or 20% of the storage capacity of the stations if it is lower, and two thousand liters in auto LPG, if the storage capacity is less than 10 thousand liters.
The diploma approved today and published in Diário da República also limits the maximum amount that can be supplied at these stations, imposing a maximum of 100 liters per heavy vehicle and 25 liters of fuel per light vehicle.
REPA has exclusive “filling stations for priority entities” that are “uninterrupted” and “non-exclusive filling stations for priority entities and similar vehicles” and which may additionally supply the general public. ”And in this second case a limit of 15 liters per vehicle was determined.
This Emergency Gas Station Network consists of 54 exclusive and 320 non-exclusive stations.
According to the resolution, the priority entities were the armed and security forces (GNR, PSP, Judicial Police, Foreign and Border Service, Information and Security Service, National Maritime Authority and the Aeronautical Authority System organs), civil protection services and agents; and prison, emergency medical, and transportation services for medicines and medical devices.
Entitled to supply at REPA exclusive stations also include “public or private entities providing essential public services in the area of energy, telecommunications, postal services, drinking water, wastewater, waste collection and urban cleaning, public transport passenger transport, air navigation activity and transport of reagents and sludge ”.
With regard to vehicles treated as priority entities, the Council of Ministers resolution includes those intended for the transport of valuables, milk in nature or agricultural products in the critical phase of harvest, vehicles of road safety concessionaires, provide picket, trailer, emergency and crane trucks services, provided they have special warning lights.
The list also includes funeral vehicles, public or private vehicles for the transport of patients and persons with disabilities, using legally required couplings, vehicles for the transport of goods and vehicles of private social welfare institutions. to home support.
The limits on the maximum fuel supply per vehicle will take effect from 11:59 pm on August 11, and for the posts that are not part of the REPA, the Council of Ministers resolution determines that these are responsible for compliance with those values.
In stations with automatic systems, compliance with this rule should be done by limiting the amount of prepayment or interlocking of the systems and in the remaining "by control of the agents that supply".