Other State-owned entities in Syria
THe Syrian Company for the Storage and Distribution of Petroleum Production (Mahrukat) is the Damascus-based state-owned distributor.
The Syrian Company of Oil Transportation (SCOT) was established in 1972.
Official Website: SCOT official site
Sytrol is the state's sole marketer of oil and reports to the Prime Ministers's Office rather than directly to the Oil Ministry as other para-statal companies do.
The company was places on a US sanctions black list in the summer of 2011 and was also black listed by the European Union in December 2011.
- “The Firm that Keeps Heating Fuel Flowing to Assad's Syria” Trust, 12 March 2012.
- “SCOT” GPC, retrieved 15 March 2012.
- “Would sanctions against Syria’s oil industry be effective?” Open Oil, 2 June 2011.