The General Company for Petroleum Products Distribution has set the first quarter of next year as the date for ending cash circulation at gas stations, while clarifying that the citizen’s share of white oil is 200 liters at the height of winter.
Manager In the year of distribution of petroleum derivatives, Hussein Talib, said in a statement, “The new fuel card for white oil was launched in Baghdad, and it contains 4 vouchers and each voucher is 100 liters, and No. (1) was launched at the beginning of this month of December, and thus the share Citizen 200 liters in the peak winter season,” stressing that “the card is valid in Baghdad and the rest of the governorates.”
Talib confirmed that “the company is continuing to automate all projects so that their work will be electronic under a unified card,” pointing out He noted that “in the year 2024, cash and paper circulation will end in the process of supplying citizens with oil derivatives of all kinds from the Oil Derivatives Distribution Company.”
Regarding the electronic payment process at fuel filling stations, Talib said: “ The Petroleum Derivatives Distribution Company was first involved in the issue of electronic payment at government filling stations in Baghdad, and it was under trial operation, and after completing the procedures to address the failures in this program, the company announced that the first quarter of the year 2024 will be the date for the departure of the cash mass and cash circulation at fuel filling stations. The processing will be based on all types of Visa cards, and not restricted to a specific card or to a specific party, as there are several gateways licensed by the Central Bank in the process of payment and electronic trading at fuel filling.
He also pointed out that “Some media outlets are trying to thwart this major government project, by circulating incorrect news about the existence of a tax or deduction, and in turn we reassure citizens that purchasing this card is free of charge, whether from the banks or through the electronic application launched by the banks to reach the home.” ;, and added that “this includes all governorates except the Kurdistan region.”