The institutions in charge verified this Tuesday two service stations, where they managed to verify the reported irregularities regarding the sale of fuel.
Jorge Parra, from the National Institute of Technology, Standardization and Metrology (INTN)
gave a report on the inspection of service stations, as a result of the viralized complaints through social networks.
In this regard, it indicated that there were two stations inspected: one belonging to Petropar in the area of the Ñu Guasu highway, where no irregularities were found, and another on Avenida Aviadores del Chaco, but belonging to the private company Shell, where irregularities were found. observe flaws.
The irregularity found is in relation to the amount dispensed by each pump. “Practically 90% of the total peaks audited had irregularities in terms of the maximum error allowed,” said Parra in contact with the GEN channel of Nación Media.
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He explained that the maximum permissible error is 120 ml in a volume of 20 liters. Likewise, he mentioned that the irregularity found gives rise to the application of already established fines.
For his part, Juan Paredes, control coordinator of the Ministry of Industry and Commerce, told 730 AM that each team was below the established average. “In every 20 liters there are cases that we find half a liter less,” he said.
In addition, he said that many times, the owners of service stations refuse controls, but they themselves should be the most interested in the guarantee of their equipment.
He added that there is a random verification plan for service stations in the Central Department. “Some stations do not want the control to be done but it must be done, they are obliged to request the control,” he emphasized.
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