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Despite Iran’s huge energy reserves, around 40% of required petrol is imported annually due to the low capacity of refineries and huge demand for this item. The subsidies on all types of fuel were removed in the economic reform plan initiated in 2011, increasing the price of petrol around 600%. 

After Iranian New year (March 2019) there was no increase in fuel price in comparison with 2018The average price of gasoline around the world is 47,803.91 Iranian Rial per liter.

Information may also be found at: Global Petrol Prices website

For more information on government and fuel provider contact details, please see the following links: 

4.1 Iran Government Contact List

4.7 Iran Fuel Provider Contact List

Fuel Pricing 

Fuel prices are fixed by government of Iran. The government subsidies on fuel were removed and the fuel is supplied to the market based on rationalized and actual price. 

For information on Fuel Demand, please see the following document: Iran Fuel Additional Information 

Fuel Prices as of:June 2019 (local currency and US$) 

Petrol (per litre) 

10,000 Rials and 0.08 US$ 

Diesel (per litre) 

3,000 Rials and 0.02 US$ 

Gasoline (per Litter)  

47,804 Rials and 0.29 US$ 

Paraffin (per litre) 


Jet A1 (per litre) 

6,000 Rialsand 0.04 US$ 

Seasonal Variations  

Seasonal Variations 

Are there national priorities in the availability of fuel? (Yes / No) 


Is there a rationing system? (Yes / No) 


Is fuel to lower income/vulnerable groups subsidized? (Yes / No) 


Can the local industry expand fuel supply to meet humanitarian needs? (Yes / No) 


Is it possible for a humanitarian organization to contract directly a reputable supplier/distributor to provide its fuel needs? (Yes / No) 

UN: Yes 


Fuel Transportation 

There is no pipeline to the main cities for fuel. The only pipelines are for Gas. Internal transportation of fuel products is carried out by Tankers. Road situation and transportation infrastructure and fleet are sufficient to handle current domestic needs as well as increased demand from the humanitarian community 

 Standards, Quality and Testing 

Industry Control Measures 

Tanks with adequate protection against water mixing with the fuel (Yes / No) 


Filters in the system, monitors where fuel is loaded into aircraft (Yes / No) 


Adequate epoxy coating of tanks on trucks (Yes / No) 


Presence of suitable fire fighting equipment (Yes / No) 


Standards Authority 

Is there a national or regional standards authority? (Yes / No) 


If yes, are the standards adequate/properly enforced? (Yes / No) 

Yes / Adequate 

Testing Laboratories 

Are there national testing laboratories? (Yes / No) 


Fuel Quality Testing Laboratory – National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Co. 


National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Co. 


194 Sepahbod Gharani Ave. 

Tehran 15989 

P.O .Box 15815/3499 Tehran 

Telephone and Fax 

Tel.+98 2166152223, +98 2188801960 

Fax +98 2166154351