Oil, Gas & Mining

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.
11-03-2012
The Syrian Government has reportedly decided to allocate a percentage of the revenues of oil companies to the development of the Governorates in which these companies are located, the first time this type of measure is adopted in Syria.
05-03-2012
The difficulty to find reinsurers and to receive a sovereign guarantee for the shipment of Syrian crude is halting plans by Indian companies to import oil from Syria, according to Reuters.
01-03-2012
INA has formally stopped its operations in Syria, a decision that was awaited following last week’s announcement by the company that it was reviewing its options in the country after the imposition of sanctions by the Croatian Government.
27-02-2012
Croatia’s INA Naftaplin has announced that it was reviewing the situation of its investment in central gas fields in Syria after the decision of the Croatian Government to impose sanctions on the country’s oil sector.
15-02-2012
Updated February 15: Syria raised the prices of petroleum coke and kerosene sold in the local market as well as that of fertilisers.
15-02-2012
A bomb blast hit on Wednesday morning a 12” pipeline supplying gas oil to Damascus, an attack attributed by SANA, the official Syrian news agency, to “an armed terrorist group,” and by an opposition group to misfiring by the Syrian army.
07-02-2012
INA Naftaplin has announced that it had withdrawn almost all its foreign staff from Syria and left operations in its oil and gas fields near Palmyra in the hands of local staff.
05-02-2012
Works on the expansion of LPG storage capacity in the coastal city of Banias have been completed and were commissioned by the Ministry of Petroleum on Saturday.
31-01-2012
Updated February 6: Gulfsands Petroleum has said that drilling operations in the Khurbet East 102 well had encountered oil and gas with total recoverable reserves estimated at around 19.2 million barrels of oil equivalent and that it would now stop all activities in Syria.
30-01-2012
A bomb blast targeted this morning a 24” gas pipeline supplying the power plant of Banias, according to the Syrian news agency, SANA.
30-01-2012
The Syrian authorities are preparing to raise again the price of heating oil, less than a year after they decided to reduce it, a decision that is likely to create discontent among the population but reflects the deteriorating situation of the Government’s finances.
23-01-2012
The Syrian Government has announced an increase of 60 percent in the price of cooking gas as shortages of energy products recently reduced across the country.

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