Heating oil (205)

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.

17-08-2015

A fortnight after increasing the price of gasoline and kerosene, the Syrian Government has hiked the price of heating oil.

10-08-2015

The Syrian Government has increased for the second time in two months the price of gasoline and kerosene.

27-07-2015

Syria’s production of oil, gas and phosphate remained mostly stable in the second quarter of this year, according to official data, in spite of the loss of various fields and mines to ISIS last Spring.

20-04-2015

The prices of gasoline and fuel oil have been increased again in Syria on the back of rising global prices and a falling currency.

19-01-2015

The Syrian Government has increased the price of bread, heating oil, fuel oil and cooking gas to levels that effectively largely reduce its subsidies bill but also dent further the purchasing power of the population, in spite of a partial compensation for wage earners.

29-12-2014

The US Treasury has put under sanctions 11 new individuals and companies located in four different countries for supporting the Syrian Government purchase oil products.

29-12-2014

Except for use by local transport companies and bakeries, as well as for heating purposes, all oil products are now sold at market price in Syria.

22-12-2014

While the results of the visit last week to Tehran of Syrian Prime Minister Wael Halqi are not yet clear, the growing dependency of Damascus on its ally is increasingly obvious.

15-12-2014

The Syrian government has liberalised the price of gas oil for one additional category of users, creating more confusion in the market.

01-12-2014

In an unprecedented move, the Syrian Government has offered to use its two refineries to process crude oil for private investors, as it seeks to meet rising shortages of oil products.

24-11-2014

Syria’s Kurdish regions are producing an average of 40,000 barrels of crude oil per day, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.

03-11-2014

Data from the Ministry of Petroleum seem to indicate that Syria’s imports of oil products stood at around 124,600 barrels per day during the first nine months of the year.

27-10-2014

The Government has allowed manufacturers to import used power generators to make up for the rising electricity shortages.

20-10-2014

The Syrian government has raised to world market levels the price of gas oil and fuel oil sold to manufacturers, effectively ending all subsidies on this segment of the market.

06-10-2014

The Government has allowed the private sector to import gas oil and fuel oil for the benefit of manufacturing companies as it seeks to alleviate shortages in the market.

06-10-2014

The Syrian Government has increased by 33 percent the price of heating oil, a few weeks only before the beginning of winter.

29-09-2014

The launch of air strikes by U.S forces has led to the destruction of Syrian oil and food storage assets.

08-09-2014
The Syrian authorities are starting to plan the distribution of heating oil to the population for the upcoming winter, as supplies are likely to be below previous years.

14-07-2014

Syria has raised by up to 100 percent the price of bread, sugar and rice, three staple foods for the Syrian population.

26-05-2014

Syria’s monthly inflation rate continued to stabilise at the end of last year, although annual price increases remained significant.