One of the country’s major gas suppliers, Gas Zeta, is involved in an internal struggle that has come to the attention of the Luis Guillermo Solís administration.
Casa Presidencial said Tuesday that the government would guarantee the supply of bottled gas and also post Fuerza Pública officers at the company production area to safeguard it.
The government said it considers the gas supplier to be a public utility.
Many Costa Ricans use bottled gas for cooking and for heating water. The price of gas is regulated like that of gasoline.