Evaluation of Some Indicators of Gasoline and Diesel Products, Imported In the Republic of Albania


The development of the transport sector after 2000 in the Republic of Albania is accompanied by growing consumer trends in fossil fuels, diesel and gasoline, which are mainly provided by imports. This trend is associated among other things with negative impacts on the environment, especially in urban areas due to emissions of CO2, SO2, VOx or heavy metals, such as Pb, etc., which are created as a result of fuel combustion in vehicles.The aim of this study is to assess the environmental parameters of the lead content and Octane Number in gasoline and the sulfur content in diesel, in order to recognize the situation of qualitative petroleum market in Republic of Albania, the comparison with the limits set in the Albanian Standards, influence of European Legislation on the quality of these imported products and the effects of laboratory control. Are studied the results of testing in Customs Laboratory for 230 gasoline samples and 333 diesel samples.

Keywords: Environment, Octane Number, diesel, gasoline, lead content, sulfur content

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