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Syrian Arab Republic Fuel

For information on Fuel related issues in Syria, please select the following link: Syria Fuel Additional Information

4.1 Syrian Arab Republic Government Contact List

4.6 Syrian Arab Republic Fuel Provider Contact List

Fuel Pricing

Fuel Prices as of: Oct 2009 (local currency and US$)

Petrol (per litre)

40 SYP - 0.87 US$

Diesel (per litre)

25 SYP - 0.54 US$

Paraffin (per litre)

n/a

Jet A1 (per litre)n/a

For further information on fuel prices please select the following link: Website of MyTravelCost

Seasonal Variations 

Seasonal Variations

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

Yes

Is there a rationing system? (Yes / No)

Yes

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

Yes

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

Yes

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

n/a

Fuel Transportation

How is internal transportation of fuel products carried out?
By fuel tankers, trucks & trains.

Is the transportation infrastructure and fleet sufficient to handle current domestic needs as well as increased demand from the humanitarian community? Yes

Standards, Quality and Testing

Industry Control Measures

Tanks with adequate protection against water mixing with the fuel

(Yes / No)

Yes

Filters in the system, monitors where fuel is loaded into aircraft

(Yes / No)

Yes

Adequate epoxy coating of tanks on trucks

(Yes / No)

Yes

Presence of suitable fire fighting equipment

(Yes / No)

Yes

Standards Authority

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

Yes

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

Adequate

Testing Laboratories

Are there national testing laboratories? (Yes / No)

n/a

Fuel Quality Testing Laboratory – n/a

Name 

n/a

Address

n/a

Telephone and Fax

n/a

Contact

n/a

Standards Used - n/a