Oil, Gas & Mining

08-04-2013
In the first quarter of this year, sales of key energy products declined by some two-thirds on an annual basis over growing shortages.
04-04-2013
Several oil wells that have caught fire near the city of Deir-ez-Zor are causing severe economic and environmental damage, according to the Minister of Oil.
04-04-2013
The Minister of Oil has named new executives to chair two joint-ventures firms with international oil companies.
18-03-2013
The Minister of Petroleum has said that his government has signed long-term contracts with foreign companies for the supply of oil products to Syria.
04-03-2013
Syria has increased the price of gasoline by 18 percent as shortages persist across the country.
25-02-2013
Syria’s crude production fell to 153,000 barrels per day in October 2012, according to a report on Syria’s oil sector.
28-01-2013
The Syrian government has issued a tender for the construction on a BOT basis of a new crude oil refinery in the east of the country.
21-01-2013
The Syrian government increased last week the price of heating oil by 40 percent, the fourth such rise in less than a year.
07-01-2013
The Ministry of Economy has issued two decisions allowing both traders and manufacturers to import gas oil and fuel oil in a bid to alleviate shortages in the local market.
03-01-2013
A tripartite meeting between the ministers of energy of Syria, Iran and Iraq will be held this month in Baghdad to follow up works on the Islamic gas pipeline linking the three countries, the Iranian Minister of Oil said.
31-12-2012
A delegation from the Syrian government is in Ukraine negotiating a contract for the export of phosphate.
24-12-2012
Syria has received a shipment of 13,000 tons of gas oil - mazout - and is expecting further supplies from “friendly” countries.
17-12-2012
International sanctions, attacks on pipelines and the suspension of works at the refinery of Banias have reduced significantly the supplies of heating oil in Syria leading to a surge in its price in the black market.
13-12-2012
Kulczyk Oil, an independent oil company, declared last summer force majeure on its operations in Syria.
03-12-2012
Syrian rebels have taken a number of oil fields in the region of Deir-ez-Zor in the last few weeks, risking a disruption of supplies in the large urban centres of the west of the country.

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