Oil, Gas & Mining

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.
18-08-2014
An Israeli oil company has received a permit to begin drilling wells in Syria’s Golan Heights, which has been occupied by the Zionist state since 1967.
04-08-2014
The UN Security Council issued last week a presidential statement condemning all purchases of oil originating from Syria and Iraq by two radical Islamic organisations.
28-07-2014
A gas plant with a daily output of 1.2 million cubic metres will come on stream within weeks, adding much needed supplies to Syria’s gas and electricity networks.
21-07-2014
Syria’s production of phosphate, a rare source of foreign currency earnings for the Government, continued to decline in the first half of this year.
21-07-2014
The Islamic State last week attacked and took control of a major gas field in central Syria that is part of assets owned by Canada’s Suncor Energy.
07-07-2014
Most oil fields located around the city of Deir-ez-Zor have fallen under the control of the Islamic State, according to a monitoring group.
30-06-2014
Syria’s natural gas output has declined to around half its pre-uprising level, according to data from the Minister of Petroleum.
09-06-2014
A gas plant in Deir-ez-Zor has been attacked removing another important volume of supplies from the market.
19-05-2014
Soyuzneftegaz, a Russian oil and gas company, is raising its involvement in Syria’s energy sector by increasing its stake in an oil company that has sizeable assets in the country.
21-04-2014
The Syrian Government has increased the price of gasoline by 20 percent as demand for oil products declined in the first quarter of this year.
31-03-2014
The Ministry of Petroleum wants to confiscate and manage petrol stations owned by private investors but that are currently idle.
16-03-2014
Following an agreement signed last December with the Syrian government to search for offshore oil and gas reserves, Soyuzneftegaz, a Russian company, is eyeing the construction of an oil pipeline from Iraq to the Syrian coast.
03-03-2014
The Ministry of Petroleum has hiked its estimate of the cost of the conflict on the oil sector.
03-03-2014
A new attack targeted yesterday a pipeline carrying gas from the DEZGAS plant near Deir-ez-Zor, according to the Ministry of Petroleum.

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