Oil, Gas & Mining

20-01-2014
According to the Ministry of Petroleum, Syria’s production of crude oil in 2013 declined 80 percent compared to 2012.
13-01-2014
The Minister of Petroleum has confirmed that a Russian engineering company, Stroytransgaz, was still operating in Syria and that it planned to commission a gas processing plant by the end of this year.
13-01-2014
The Damascus governorate has signed a contract with Mahrukat for the construction and management of 13 petrol stations across the Syrian capital.
13-01-2014
Syria’s production and exports of phosphate declined sharply last year over rising insecurity in the country.
06-01-2014
Syria is importing an overwhelming share of the oil it consumes, the Prime Minister said.
06-01-2014
The Syrian government signed a production sharing agreement for the exploration and development of an offshore block, a move that was swiftly condemned by the opposition National Coalition as an “oil for arms” barter deal.
02-12-2013
Syria’s oil output has declined further, according to the Minister of Oil.
02-12-2013
Attacks on pipelines and other gas infrastructure have reduced gas supplies and forced the government to increase power cuts.
25-11-2013
Forces affiliated to the Syrian opposition seized last week the Omar field, located near the eastern city of Deir-ez-Zor.
25-11-2013
The government has confirmed it has reached a preliminary agreement with Soyuzneftegaz, a Russian energy company, for the exploration of its offshore waters, a week after the visit to Damascus of the company’s vice-chairman.
18-11-2013
Syria’s Prime Minister has met with a representative of a Russian energy company to explore the development of the country’s offshore resources.
04-11-2013
Syria's imports of crude oil and refined oil products stood at some $3 billion in the first nine months of the year, according to the minister of oil, Sulaiman Al-Abbas.
28-10-2013
Theft of crude oil and damages to wells have cost Syria’s oil sector the equivalent of around USD 2 billion since the beginning of the Syrian uprising, according to the Ministry of Oil.
14-10-2013
Syria's import of crude oil and other oil products continues to run in the hundreds of millions every month, according to the minister of oil.
07-10-2013
The Syrian government increased the price of gasoline last week, the fourth such hike in less than a year.

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