Fuels

The petroleum products distributed by IndianOil (Mauritius) Ltd are:

fuelsMotor Gasoline 

This is a premium grade fuel with a high octane rating that is for use on high compression ratio spark-ignition engines of cars and other small vehicles. Mogas is naturally colourless but is dyed orange for identification.

Gas Oil 

  • 50 PPM- Ultra-low-sulfur diesel (ULSD) is diesel fuel with substantially lowered sulfur content. As of June 2012, 50 ppm diesel is now standard across all filling stations, in a bid to reduce pollution.
  • 2500 PPM – Marine Gas Oil

Dual Product Kerosene 

DPK is a kerosene grade of fuel suitable for turbine engine (jet) aircraft.

Fuel Oil 180 CST 

These are a range of residual oils used for a wide range of applications, e.g. marine bunkering, industrial machinery, steam and diesel power generation boilers, and large industrial heating plants.  In marine sector, the fuel oil is termed IFO.

Procurement

All petroleum products are currently sourced directly from Mangalore Refineries and Petrochemicals Ltd (MRPL) a refinery located in India some six to seven sailing days from Port Louis. They are transported by a dedicated tanker under Mauritian flag designed to carry them all in segregated tanks on a 22-day shuttle.  Additional voyages by other tankers are also required occasionally to carry the entire requirements of Mauritius in Black and White Oils.

STC imports some 1.3 million mt of 7 categories of petroleum products, namely :  

White Oils : Super Unleaded Gasoline, Automotive Diesel (50 ppm sulphur), Marine Diesel  (2500 ppm sulphur) and Jet A1

Fuel Oils  :  HSFO 180 CST CC, HSFO 180 CST SR, and HSFO 380 CST SR.

All these products are sold to four Oil Companies engaged in storage and distribution to meet domestic market needs across Mauritius as well as the international markets for aviation and bunker fuels. STC also covers the needs of the Central Electricity Board in Fuel Oils for power generation.

Current Prices
Motor Gasoline

MUR 38.85/L
Gas Oil

MUR 29.50/L
Last revision: 04 February 2016