In a statement, ENSE states that after the “entry into force of Ordinance No. 205-A/2022, of 12 August”, the price of gas cylinders was fixed. As such, 94 inspections were carried out by the entity, in the districts of Lisbon, Setúbal, Santarém, Leiria and Castelo Branco.

During the inspection, several non-compliances were found regarding the maximum value of the fixed prices, in establishments such as “fuel stations and the retail trade”.

The Government decided that the maximum price for bottled gas would be 29.47 euros, for 13-kilogram butane bottles, and 12.5-kilogram bottles have a defined maximum price of 28.34 euros, according to the figures advanced.