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26-09-2017

The Deir-ez-Zor gas plant is a gas processing and gathering plant located northwest of the city of Deir-ez-Zor.

26-09-2017

The takeover of a large gas field near Deir-ez-Zor by Kurdish-affiliated Syrian opposition groups last week draws many economic and political implications for a range of local, regional and international actors including the Syrian regime, Iran, the U.S. but also Russian private contractors.

22-08-2017

The following factsheet provides technical details on, and lists the status of, Syria’s main gas treatment plants as of July 04, 2017.

10-05-2016

The capture last week by the Islamic State of several gas fields in the region of Palmyra is posing serious risks for the energy supplies of Damascus.

26-04-2016

Fighter jets from the U.S.-led coalition have targeted again the DEZGAS plant near Deir-ez-Zor, a local media has reported.

23-11-2015

Airstrikes on oil and gas fields in eastern Syria by the U.S.-led coalition appear to have already led to a rise in power cuts in Damascus and other Syrian cities.

16-11-2015

The U.S. is stepping up its airstrikes against Syrian oil fields and installations held by ISIS, potentially endangering critical assets for Syria’s future reconstruction.

31-08-2015

A website affiliated to the opposition has said that a delegation from the Islamic State is negotiating with the Syrian Government over a gas treatment plant in Deir-ez-Zor.

23-12-2013

Attacks on Syria’s gas infrastructure are continuing, leading to an increase in power cuts across the country.

08-09-2008

Total E&P has signed three long-term agreements with the Syrian Petroleum Company and the Syrian Gas Company that will further the presence of the French company in the Syrian oil and gas industry.

09-07-2007

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued on July 2 a list of international firms active in state sponsors of terrorism, including Syria.

16-07-2005
ExxonMobil has sold its 49% share in ALIMCO, an oil lubricants joint-venture it operated in Syria with local partners, according to AFP. The shares were sold to Syrian businessmen.
16-05-2005

Conoco Phillips has confirmed that it will be withdrawing from Syria after it transfers the gas treatment plant it is operating in the country at the end of the third quarter of this year.

09-02-2005
Petro-Canada, Oxy lose major gas deal. State-owned company will run it instead while a new international tender will be issued for the gas treatment plants.
01-06-2004
Gas production is taking an increasing role in Syria's energy policy. More gas reserves are found while the development of the Syrian part of the Arab Gas Pipeline has been Okayed.
01-04-2004

The pullout of the US company from its lone project in Syria, following pressures from its shareholders, remains however a strong option.

01-04-2004
Long-term commitment of TOTAL in Syria is in doubt after it fails to clinch the last significant development contract in the Syrian oil & gas industry.
16-09-2002
Syria is to offer for tender the development of a major gas field which is expected to draw up to USD800 million in investments.
17-05-2002
The French oil giant, TotalFinaElf, is planning to bring down its presence in Syria following the delay of several major projects in the country.

08-04-2002
BHP Billiton, the anglo-australian conglomerate, is planning to invest up to USD400 million in Syria's expanding gas sector.
29-01-2002

Conoco and TotalFinaElf SA have brought the USD400 million associated gas project in Deir-ez-Zor (eastern Syria) to full capacity of 13 million m3/day, said TotalFinaElf.

21-01-2002
Australia's BHP Petroleum has joined the race with France's TotalFinalElf and Conoco from the US to develop gas fields in the region of Palmyra.