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Timor Fuel

Information may also be found at: My Travel Cost Information on Timor-Leste Fuel Prices

For information on Timor-Leste Fuel company contact details, please see the following link:

4.6 Timor-Leste Fuel Provider Contact List

Note: Reference herein to services or the use of any firm or corporation name is for the information only and in no manner constitutes an endorsement or recommendation by the WFP.

Fuel Pricing

Currently 100% of Timor-Leste fuel requirements are imported.
Dili port handle minimal amounts of fuel as it can accommodate fuels and liquids in containerized cargos only.
The majority of Timor-Leste fuel supplies are imported through the Pertamina facilities as described above.
There are no significant seasonal variations in the fuel supplies to Timor-Leste, however distribution services face complications during the rainy season due to road conditions.

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

Petrol (per litre)

0.90 USD

Diesel (per litre)

0.88 USD

Paraffin (per litre)

0.93 USD

Jet A1 (per litre)n/a

Seasonal Variations 

There are no significant seasonal variations in the fuel supplies to Timor-Leste, however distribution services face complications during the rainy season due to road conditions.
PDLTOLL contractors are servicing all requirements for supply and distribution for UN agencies and ISF. The local transportation market is then sufficient to meet NGO requirements.

Seasonal Variations

Are there national priorities in the availability of fuel, e.g. are there restrictions or priorities for the provision of fuel such as to the military? (Yes / No)

n/a

Is there a rationing system? (Yes / No)

n/a

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

n/a

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)

Yes

Fuel Transportation

Fuel is transported through the private sector with PDLTOLL supplying UN and ISF.

Standards, Quality and Testing

The main fuel supplier for Timor-Leste is Pertamina which is using all these industry control measures in their depot and airport operations. However the local distributors and transporters cannot be accounted for and the MIXING OF WATER WITH FUEL FROM OUTLETS IS A COMMON OCCURRENCE IN TIMOR-LESTE.

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)

Inadequate

Testing Laboratories

Are there national testing laboratories? (Yes / No)

No

Fuel Quality Testing Laboratory

Companyn/a

Name 

n/a

Address

n/a

Telephone and Fax

n/a

Contact

n/a

Standards Used