Oil, Gas & Mining

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.
16-05-2017
A Russian company that was granted the right to explore Syria’s waters for oil and gas is reportedly returning to Syria after a two-year suspension of its activities.
09-05-2017
The Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources has released production data for the first quarter of this year, although some of the numbers do not seem realistic.
02-05-2017
On April 26, regime forces took back the large Shaer gas field and are now in control of most of Syria’s main gas reserves even though production is not expected to restart before months.
25-04-2017
Russian oil engineering companies are reportedly already active in Syria as the Syrian President said that new contracts would be granted to them.
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.
21-03-2017
The Syrian Petroleum Company has extended the deadline for a tender to conduct seismic survey in an area north of Damascus as previous bidding rounds failed to attract companies.
14-03-2017
Repair and maintenance works in the Hayan field by the Ministry of Petroleum highlight how the government is trying to capitalize on its recent gains in the central area to increase oil supplies.
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.
07-03-2017
A recent law regulating investment in quarries will increase state revenues from the sector fifteenfold, according to a government official.
27-02-2017
An attack on Syria’s last standing gas processing plant temporarily shut down most electricity production across the country, highlighting the extreme weakness of the country’s energy infrastructure.
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.
21-02-2017
The Syrian President has issued a law aiming at clamping down more severely on illegal quarries and raising government revenues from them.
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.

Events

ATB
Damascus International Fairground
Assessing the Price of Imported Goods
Damascus Chamber of Commerce