Oil, Gas & Mining

28-05-2012
Syria received 35,000 tons of diesel from Venezuela last week, one of several deliveries of energy products it expects to receive in the coming weeks to alleviate shortages in the country, its Minister of Oil said.
28-05-2012
The estimated cost of the oil export sanctions imposed by the west on Syria has risen to USD 4 billion, according to Sufian Al-Allao, Minister of Oil.
14-05-2012
Syria is facing a renewed cooking gas shortage due, according to the Minister of Petroleum, to EU sanctions on the industry.
08-05-2012
Following the publication on April 16 of our article American Oil Firm Says to Continue Operations in Syria, we have received the following letter from the company.
07-05-2012
The Syrian Ministry of Oil has re-evaluated its estimate of the country’s loss from the sanctions imposed by western countries on the oil sector at around USD 3 billion.
30-04-2012
The Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources has licensed a Turkish company for the construction of a refinery and the development of asphalt resources.
30-04-2012
The Syrian Investment Agency has awarded a license to a Hungarian company to develop a salt mine in the eastern region of the country.
23-04-2012
The General Petroleum Corporation is among 47 international companies prequalified to participate in Iraq’s next bidding round to be held at the end of May.
16-04-2012
Note from the editor: Originally published on April 16, 2012, this story has been denied by the company. Link to the letter from the company at the bottom of this story.
10-04-2012
The General Petroleum Corporation has prequalified to participate in the next exploration qualification round in Iraq, the Iraqi Ministry of Oil said.
01-04-2012
Kulczyk Oil has provided a new estimate for its prospective reserves in Block 9 in Syria following the drilling of a well last year.
28-03-2012
Total’s production of oil and gas in Syria rose 35 percent last year on the back of rising gas output before international sanctions forced the French company to suspend all activities.
25-03-2012
Stroytransgaz has announced that it had completed a new stage in its maintenance contract on the South Middle Area Gas Plant.
25-03-2012
A bomb blast hit on Saturday a gas pipeline near the eastern city of Deir-ez-Zor leading to the leakage of 700,000 cubic meters of gas.
22-03-2012
Iraq has prepared backup plans to use an old pipeline running through Syria to export its crude should the Hormuz Strait be closed, an Iraqi Government spokesman said.

Events

EDU.13-2012
Dama Rose Damascus Hotel
Export Financing
Damascus Chamber of Commerce