Ceylon Petroleum Corporation sources say that the Sapugaskanda petroleum refinery will be re-opened on August 05.
Sapugaskanda Petroleum Refinery was shut since July 2 for regular maintenance.
Ceylon Petroleum Corporation spends Rs 700 million for the maintenance.
Around 1200 employees are busy with the regular maintenance activities making the plant ready back for operations since August, a spokesman of the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation said. Certain media reports recently indicated that three machines of the refinery have broken down. However, Petroleum Corporation rejected the claim.