Oil, Gas & Mining

03-12-2012
The Syrian government increased last week by 10 percent the price of gasoline, a measure that will help it raise revenues.
19-11-2012
Iran has begun the construction of a USD 3 billion pipeline that will link Iranian gas fields with Iraq, Syria and Lebanon, an Iranian official has said.
22-10-2012
The consumption of oil products in the local market fell between 12 and 27 percent in the first eight months of this year, according to Mahrukat, the state body in charge of their distribution.
15-10-2012
Iraq has been providing Syria with fuel oil on a regular basis since the beginning of this summer, although volumes remain limited, the Financial Times reported.
15-10-2012
Syria is set to start exporting 33,000 barrels of crude oil a day to Russia, according to the prime minister.
08-10-2012
Syria imports half of its demand for oil products from friendly countries it will not name, its Prime Minister said.
24-09-2012
Mahrukat, the state entity in charge of the distribution of energy products, began yesterday selling heating oil to Syrian families under a scheme adopted by the government lately.
17-09-2012
Syria’s policy on the sale of gas oil, or mazout, is again this year a source of all sorts of rumours and debates as the winter season nears.
17-09-2012
Hungary’s MOL, which is a strategic shareholder of INA Naftaplin, a Croatian oil company with assets in Syria, said that operations in its Syrian fields were continuing, calling them illegal.
03-09-2012
The Syrian Petroleum Company has denied that it had contracted a Lebanese company for the purchase of drilling equipment and confirmed it was preparing a tender for that purpose.
27-08-2012
The Syrian Petroleum Company has contracted with a Lebanese supplier for the delivery of drilling equipment as it attempts to circumvent sanctions imposed by western and Arab countries, according to local press reports.
30-07-2012
Suncor Energy has announced that it had written off a significant part of its Syrian assets over the unrest in the country.
16-07-2012
The Minister of Petroleum, Said Huneidi, has appointed a new chairman for Al-Furat Petroleum Company.
09-07-2012
There is no structural solution to the domestic gas shortages facing the country as long as sanctions are in place, Qadri Jamil, the new deputy Prime Minister in charge of domestic trade and consumer production said, blaming “sons of b…” for the hike in prices.
02-07-2012
A shipment of Iranian fuel reached the Syrian port of Banias at the end of last week, according to local media reports.

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