Category Archives: Events
Lanka IOC welcomes Hon’ble Minister of Energy Mr Udaya Gammanpila at LIOC’s facilities in TrincomaleeApril 19, 2021 1:38 pm
Honoured to welcome Hon’ble Minister of Energy Mr Udaya Gammanpila at LIOC’s facilities in Trincomalee recently.
His appreciation & guidance will encourage us to enhance our efforts to further strengthen Sri Lanka’s energy security.
Hon’ble Energy Minister was briefed about Lower Tank Farm developed with LIOC’s investment as a state of the art facility.
High Commissioner’s visit included a tour of LIOC’s lubricant blending plant at TrincomaleeMarch 14, 2021 2:15 pm
High Commissioner visit included a tour of the LIOC’s lubricant blending plant at Trincomalee and an upcoming Grease manufacturing plant that will be the first such plant in Sri Lanka.
The High Commissioner of India participated in a tree planting ceremony at the LIOC premises at Trincomalee TerminalMarch 14, 2021 2:00 pm
Our sincere thanks to His Excellency High Commissioner of India for participating in a tree planting ceremony at the LIOC premises at Trincomalee Terminal and encouraging our green initiatives and adherence to the highest levels of environmental safety.
Karanduwa with Chudamanikkya replacement at Chinabay Sri Bodirajaramaya TempleMarch 15, 2021 12:28 am
Sri Bodirajaramaya Temple, China Bay, Trincomalee was dedicated in the year 1964. The current Karanduwa (Pinnacle) on the Stupa of Sri Bodirajaramaya Temple, China Bay was positioned about 55 years back. Due to wear and tear, the current Karanduwa has got damaged. The employees of Lanka IOC China Bay Terminal conducted a Shramadhana for painting the Stupa of the Temple and contributed Rs. 300,000/- to renovate the Stupa and install a new Karanduwa with Chudamanikkya. In a holy function, The Head Priest, Aluthoya Saddatissa Thero of Sri Bodirajaramaya Temple, Chinabay received the Karanduwa with Chudamanikkya on behalf of the employees of Lanka IOC from the Managing Director Lanka IOC, Mr. Manoj Gupta.
The Karanduwa with Chudamanikkya will be placed in all the attached Temples of Sri Bodhirajaramaya Temple for devotees in nearby villages of Chinabay to seek blessings. The installation of the Karanduwa with Chudamanikkya on the top of the Stupa will be done at an auspicious time upon completion of the religious activities in the month of May’21.
Lanka IOC Women’s day – 2021March 9, 2021 3:44 pm
“It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters”- Ms Kasturi Chellaraja Wilson- CEO Hemas Holdings
“It’s tough to stay inspired always; whenever I have been at crossroads I stop and contemplate on what makes me the happiest” the Chief Guest Ms. Kasturi Chellaraja Wilson , the CEO- Hemas Holdings said while addressing female employees of Lanka IOC on the occasion of International Women’s Day celebration (IWD) at LIOC Head Office.
She admired that the women leadership is essential towards corporate success and further she elaborated that “Wherever women are, whatever they do, they can make success. but woman must understand the strength hidden inside them and workout for it. “Women are radically impatient for change. It’s an impatience that runs deep, and it has been brewing for years” she further added.
Ms. Katuri underscored that it is not enough at all to allocate one day per year for women’s equality, rather it is a day to spread awareness among the people regarding women’s rights and equalization. Throughout the year the actions/ decisions has to be taken and implemented to enhance gender equality. She cited as cause for hope, growing support in tackling gender-bias barriers; a “driving will” for change across generations and countries.
Ms. Kasturi further elaborated that as a Group we are committed in recruiting and promoting employees, who meet the best requirements of vacant positions and possess the required competencies, experience and qualifications, irrespective of gender. She has always been a role model not only for female employees in her organization but also across the globe. “We believe that women in senior leadership roles translate operational results in the quality of discussion and the decision making process gets better with different perspectives being brought to the table and we always facilitate our employees with flexible working hours, child care facilities which will help to find a better work-life balance.”
The session of Ms. Kasturi was very motivational and interactive. She admired that the women leadership is essential and crucial towards Corporate success and further she elaborated that “Wherever women are, whatever they do, they can make success and best in that scenario, but at the same time woman must understand the strength hidden inside them and they should work on the same.
She appreciated Managing Director of Lanka IOC, Manoj Gupta for creating a better work place for women employees and congratulated him for organizing such inspiring function. The employees were completely engaged during the interaction with Ms. Kasturi and it was a proud moment for all the employees in LIOC.
LIOC provides excellent platforms in generating equal opportunities, behaviours, aspirations and needs of all employees. Gender plays no role inside LIOC but what matters is the attitude, performance, talent, learning and the professional upgradation.
Lanka IOC Women’s day – 2020March 12, 2020 1:26 pm
The annual Women’s Day celebrations was held for the year 2020 at Lanka IOC Head Office on the 11th of March in order to recognize and appreciate the hard work of the female staff members within the company.The management of Lanka IOC appreciates the valuable contributions made by its female staff towards the success of the company’s vision and mission, thus consider it an honor to obtain the services of them in their journey of achieving the strategic objectives. Due to this very reason Lanka IOC has given this day considerable recognition in order to add value to the lives of the female strength within the company.
Inauguration of 4th EV Charging Station at ColomboMarch 4, 2020 2:41 pm
Mr Manoj Gupta, MD Lanka IOC inaugurating the EV Charging Station
Mr. Manoj Gupta, MD, Lanka IOC, inaugurated the 4th EV charging station at M/s Felix Pereira & Sons retail outlet in Colombo in the presence of a distinguished gathering including esteemed customers, dealers of Lanka IOC, key personalities from the area and officials of Lanka IOC.
Speaking on the occasion MD, Lanka IOC stated that apart from regular facilities provided at all their retail outlets, Lanka IOC has gone a step ahead in fulfilling its commitment to a greener tomorrow by providing an ‘Electrical vehicle Charging Facility’ at this Retail Outlet for the use by all types of Electric vehicles and Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) vehicles. He emphasised the need to reduce fossil fuel consumption in the transportation and energy sector by switching to Electric Vehicles as it will go a long way in controlling air pollution and creating a green environment.
This is the most modern EV facility in Sri Lanka, which is a self-operational unit provided by M/s ChargeNET having its own usage mobile App. This Electric Vehicle (EV) charging facility is powered by ChargeNET smart mobile application, fully automated unmanned operation & cloud based back end system, which enables smart monitoring, smart payments, and station management for ultimate user experience.
Felix Pereira & Sons, Colombo is one of the flagship retail outlet of Lanka IOC, which is fully automated and having all modern facilities.
SEASONAL BONANZA FIRST MONTHLY DRAWNovember 21, 2019 2:48 pm
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The first fortnightly draw of ‘Abans – Lanka IOC Seasonal Bonanza – Tank up & Win’ was held on 20thNovember 2019 at Lanka IOC Head office, in presence of representative from the Department of Revenue, Western Province and senior management from both Lanka IOC and Abans.
The promotion will be valid till 31stDecember 2019 at 68 Petrol Shed of Lanka IOC in the districts of Colombo and Gampaha. The Grand Draw will be held in January 2020.
Lanka IOC : Launch of Sales Promotion Campaign || Seasonal Bonanza by Lanka IOCNovember 6, 2019 3:23 pm
Lanka IOC in association with the Abans Group kickstarted a mega sales promotion campaign throughout Colombo and Gampaha in the Island Nation. It is always a great time for Lanka IOC to wish our valuable customer on this occasion of Christmas and New Year.
While interacting with august presence of media Mr Manoj Gupta, MD, Lanka IOC conveyed that parallel to the campaign, yet integral to it, is Lanka IOC’s commitment to citizen safety and driving/fueling ecosystems. Lanka IOC believes that responsibility also begins with the Corporate sector and is consequentially underscoring the need to evolve fueling, marketing and social behavior into an integrated “marketplace.” Safety, duties and responsibilities have to be factored into every aspect of this ecosystem.” He also added, ” we are heavily invested in Citizen and Driver safety and their well being is our reward.”
On the side-lines of the event, Lanka IOC and Abans Group CEO emphasized the importance of the tie-up and the takeaways of the offer which will last through December 31st. Abans is the exclusive distributors of Apple, Hyundai, LG, Oppo, Hero, Suzuki, Vespa in the islands.
Highlighting the key benefits and with this exclusive tie up with Lanka IOC Mr Darshana Munasinge CEO of the Abans Group stated, “Abans is happy to be partnered with Lanka IOC PLC for this unique Joint promotion that is carried out at 68 petrol sheds in Colombo and Gampaha areas.
Following are the some important feature of this campaign:
· 02 Bikes worth LKR 3,88,000 upwards.
· 12 LED TVs
· Total gifts worth 1 Million worth is being sponsored by Abans group
Minimum Purchase Value of Petrol/ XtraPremium by customer :
· For 2 Wheeler : LKR 200
· For 4 Wheeler : LKR 500
Following are the key features of the campaign :
Customers need to send a SMS as follows :
ABANS<space>Pump Unique ID<space>Cash Memo No to : 712338888
Customer are getting a reply SMS “Thank you for participating in Lanka IOC Aban campaign”. Your transaction id is xxx123. Please save this for future reference for draw.
Visit : liocabans.blogspot.com/ for details
· The scheme is being communicated to the customers through Hoardings, banners, standees, social media and leaflet distribution being done by Aban group. Such publicity costs are being undertaken by Aban Group only.
Role of dealers of Lanka IOC
· The dealers is participating by creating awareness of the scheme through the pump attendants and communicating the details to the customers visiting the outlets. No participation charges is taken from Dealers.
Team Lanka IOC is very much enthusiastic in conducting this campaign, which is certainly going to enhance our engagement with different stake holders.
Lanka IOC Plc Donates Bags to School ChildrenDecember 11, 2018 1:01 pm
Lanka IOC Plc Trincomalee Oil Terminal handed over 100 nos School Bags to children of families below the poverty line under the Trincomalee District Samurdhi Programme. This event was organized by the District Secretariat, Trincomalee and was done in the presence of Mr N A A Pushpakumara, Government Agent and District Secretary, Trincomalee. 300 nos of participants attended the programme.
Trincomalee District Samurdhi Children programme conducts various competitions annually for children in Essay Writing, Drawings, Debates, Poem writing and other cultural events in Sinhala and Tamil.
Mr Benoj Paul, VP (Ops & LBP) and Mr T Chiranjeevi, VP (Ops) handed over bags to the winners of the cultural events in the presence of Mr N A A Pushpakumara, Government Agent (GA). The GA and his team appreciated LIOC for extending the support for various welfare events.