Oil, Gas & Mining

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.
09-09-2013
Gas and oil facilities located in Syria’s eastern region were hit last week leading to a decline in electricity production in the area.
02-09-2013
Gas plants operated by the government in central parts of Syria are working at almost full capacity according to the minister of petroleum.
02-09-2013
Chinese companies operating in Syria have left the country after a call by Beijing on all its citizens to avoid travelling to Syria, the spokesman of the Chinese foreign ministry said last week.
12-08-2013
Syria’s phosphate production in the first six months of 2013 was well below historic averages, according to government statistics.
12-08-2013
The subsidy bill for oil products reached SYP 112 billion in the first half of this year, according to the minister of petroleum.
29-07-2013
Iran and Syria have signed a framework agreement for the transport of Iranian gas through Iraqi territory and onto Syria.
22-07-2013
Syria’s oil and gas industry has lost more than USD 13 billion in the last two years, according to the Ministry of Oil.
15-07-2013
Syria’s exports of phosphate in the first six months of this year were well below historic averages, according to official statistics.
01-07-2013
The refinery of Banias on the Syrian coast is operating again after a month of maintenance work, according to Syrian officials.

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