Heating oil (226)

20-11-2019
The full transcript of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Russia 24 and Rossiya Sevodnya.

13-11-2019

The Ministry of Petroleum has rejected demands that it supply more cooking gas to Syrian households at subsidised prices, citing shortages as winter approaches.

13-11-2019

The full transcript of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Russian TV network, RT.

13-11-2019

The Ministry of Petroleum has rejected demands that it supply more cooking gas to Syrian households at subsidised prices, citing shortages as winter approaches.

06-11-2019

Syrian imports of Iranian crude oil doubled in the six months through the end of September, according to recent data, increasing inventories.

25-06-2019

The market for oil products in Syria has remained stable in the past weeks despite an attack on submarine pipelines linked to the Banias Port.

30-04-2019

A private sector company owned by influential investors has gained a quasi-monopoly on the import into Syria of oil products, highlighting the key role this company plays as the government battles to reduce shortages.

23-04-2019

The shortages of energy products are increasing economic hardship for Syrians and posing various types of economic and public services challenges.

17-04-2019

The Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources has decided to reduce further the petrol it is allocating to individual car owners as shortages harden across Syria resulting in increased pressure on the currency.

16-04-2019

In 2017, for the sixth year in a row, Syria’s gross domestic product declined, although at a slower pace than in previous years, while the government’s contribution fell significantly, official data show.

16-04-2019

A company affiliated to Hayat Tahrir Al-Shaam (HTS) has monopolized the distribution of oil in areas under its control and sources its products from Europe.

10-04-2019

As energy shortages get more acute the Syrian government has announced plans for a more severe rationing of petrol and blamed Egypt for preventing Iranian oil supplies through the Suez Canal.

20-02-2019

The Syrian government has allowed the private sector to import liquefied petroleum gas in order to meet a shortage in supply.

24-12-2018

The government has provided new data on Syria's production and trade of oil products as well as on its oil import bill.

06-11-2018

Demand for oil products in Syria appears to have increased by some 20 percent in the space of two years.

13-03-2018

Syria has established a EUR 80 million joint venture with unidentified private sector investors to develop asphalt deposits near Deir-ez-Zor.

27-02-2018

The Syrian government is planning to raise again the price of fertilizers, risking discouraging further agricultural production.

21-11-2017

The opening of a crossing between opposition and regime-held areas in the province of Hama has highlighted the continued economic and trade dependency of the two parties.

02-10-2017

The Government has increased the price of fuel and gas oil sold to industrial concerns and commercial businesses.

12-09-2017

Syria’s consumption of oil products stabilized in past months as regular imports from Iran continued, according to a government official.

30-05-2017

Syria's forecast annual consumption of energy products in volume and value in 2017.

29-05-2017

The Syrian Minister of Petroleum has provided several new numbers on Syria’s oil and gas sector.

23-05-2017

Iran is resuming oil supplies to Syria after a hiatus of several months, a government official has said.

09-05-2017

The tables below provide details on the main clients and suppliers of oil products to Syria in 2009, the last year for which data is available.

04-04-2017

The Syrian government has raised markedly the price of gas oil sold to all commercial concerns and announced a doubling of its oil import deals.

04-04-2017

The Syrian Telecommunications Establishment has announced a sharp increase in broadband subscription rates to meet rising costs.

21-03-2017

The government has announced a sharp increase in the price of fertilizers, a decision that is likely to hit Syria’s agricultural output.

07-03-2017

Syrian manufacturers that are able to pay in foreign currency will be given priority when buying oil products, a rare instance of the government encouraging the use of the dollar in the domestic market.

21-02-2017

As new deliveries of oil products have reduced supply bottlenecks across Syria, a government committee met last week to assess the situation of the local energy market.

14-02-2017

Oil supplies are resuming across Syria after weeks of severe shortages, although the economic and political consequences will likely be felt for a long time.

07-02-2017

The suspension of Iranian supplies of oil products is forcing the Syrian government to import large volumes from other countries and to open import trade to the private sector as severe shortages impact most of the country.

22-11-2016

A new government report has cast doubts on the actual level of oil production in Syria.

15-11-2016
According to the Syrian government, the cost of paying at market price the fuel oil and natural gas needed to feed its power plants would stand at 575 billion pounds next year, the equivalent of a fifth of its budget.

15-11-2016
Syria's inflation rate was mostly stable in March and April, the last two months for which data are available, the government's statistical body has said.

11-10-2016

The Aleppo siege has led to a surge in prices, reports from the city indicate.

05-07-2016

The volume of wheat bought by the Syrian Government from its farmers this year is likely to be even smaller than last year’s record low level, meaning large amounts will need to be purchased from private sector traders or imported.

21-06-2016

These three tables provide the official prices of heating oil (mazout), gasoline and cooking gas in Syrian pound and dollar since the beginning of the uprising.

20-06-2016

The Syrian Government’s decision to impose a sharp rise in the price of oil products has been met by wide complaints in regime-held areas, which seem to reflect the exhaustion of the population.

03-05-2016

Syria’s production of oil and gas continued its decline in the first quarter of this year, according to the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources.

03-05-2016

The table below lists all the Syrian companies contracted by UN agencies in 2012. The data include the name of the companies, the subject of the contracts and their value.

03-05-2016

The table below lists all the Syrian companies contracted by UN agencies in 2011. The data include the name of the companies, the subject of the contracts and their value.

26-01-2016

Only weeks after the enactment of the 2016 budget, the Government has already ordered a sharp decline in planned expenses.

26-01-2016

Iran’s delivery of crude oil to Syria has helped stabilise the supply of oil products to the market, whiles strikes by the U.S.-led coalition have increased the losses of the country’s oil industry, the Minister of Petroleum has said.

07-12-2015

Every week, decisions issued by the Government are confirming the financial strains the Syrian authorities are facing.

12-10-2015

Only weeks after it increased the salaries of civil servants, the Government is raising the price of various products and doubling income tax rates on salaries.

05-10-2015

The Syrian government has increased the cost of tap water and is reportedly planning to reduce subsidies on bread.

28-09-2015

A decree issued by the Syrian President on Eid Al-Adha has increased the monthly salary of all civil servants and armed forces members by 2,500 Syrian pounds.