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Turkmenistan Fuel

4.1 Turkmenistan Government Contact List

For a historical overview of the fuel sector in Turkmenistan, the organisational strucutre of Turkmenistan's Oil and Gas Industry and for further information on Fuel Authorities, please select the following document:

Turkmenistan Fuel Additional Information

Note: The information provided in the attached documents, which has been taken from the old DLCA, does not match the structure of the new LCA and is therefore provided separately.

Fuel Pricing

In 2008, there was an immense price hike in Turkmenistan, bringing prices up to 2000% of the old price. At the same time the government intruduced a regulation, that every car owner gets the first 120 litres of Diesel or gasoline for free every month

For further information on Fuel Supply and Storage as well as on Fuel Demand, please select the following document:

Turkmenistan Fuel Additional Information

Fuel Prices as of: Jun 2013 (local currency and US$)

Petrol (per litre)

0.22 US$

Diesel (per litre)

0.20 US$

Paraffin (per litre)

n/a

Jet A1 (per litre)n/a

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)

Yes

Fuel Transportation

How is internal transportation of fuel products carried out?

Fuel & Gasoline distributed with Tank Trucks , Gas distributed with a wide network of pipelines

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)

Yes

Fuel Quality Testing Laboratory – INTERNATIONAL TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE

Name 

Mr. Palvan Taganov, Director of the Co-ordinating Unit

Address

92, Kemine Str., Ashgabat 744000, Turkmenistan

Telephone and Fax

Tel: +993 12 351020

Tel 2: +993 12 353114

Fax: +993 12 393120

Contact

ptaganov@tacistm.org

Standards Used

 n/a