Deir-ez-Zor (430)

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.

15-04-2005
Exactly one year later than planned, Syria will being to supply Lebanon with gas for the first time in June this year following the completion of the gas pipeline linking the two countries.
02-04-2005
The Public Establishment of Electricity for Generation and Transmission (PEEGT) has received bids for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the 750-MW combined cycle plant at Deir-ez-Zor, according to Middle east Engineering.
02-04-2005
According to a recently released report, the estimated money transfers from Syrian workers in Lebanon stood at USD 1.5-2 billion a 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.
01-12-2004
The Ministry of Tourism is organizing an international conference next April to attract more investments in the Syrian tourism sector.
01-10-2004
Syria's production of crude oil has dropped to below 500,000 barrels of oil a day (b/d) for the first time in over a decade, according to both independent estimates and the Ministry of Oil.
01-07-2004

An important project to divert water from the Euphrates River and to supply water to rural areas was inaugurated this month.

01-06-2004
The Public Establishment of Electricity for Generation & Transmission (PEEGT) has released tender documents for the USD350 million engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract to build a new 750-MW combined cycle power plant at Deir-ez-...
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.
01-04-2004
The transport sector continues to witness significant investments. Air traffic is set to increase with new airports and growing capacity.
01-03-2004
The national air carrier has been allowed to offer its services in joint-venture with private sector companies.
01-01-2004
A new NGO, MAWRED has launched Syria's first business incubator dedicated to Syrian business women.
01-12-2003
Beicip Franlab has been selected to carry out the feasibility study for the third crude oil refinery to be based in the eastern part of the country, near the city of Deir-ez-Zor.
01-12-2003
Makram Obeid, Minister of Transport, announced that expansion works would be carried out on Mazzeh Airport, Damascus' other, and smaller, airport, starting next year, acording to Teshreen.
01-11-2003

With the ambitious development plans of the two national railways operators, Syria is set to capitalize, at last, on its strategic geographic position.

With the ambitious development plans of the two national railways operators, Syria is set to capitalize, at last, on its strategic geographic position. Meanwhile, the country is also joining the International North - South Transport Corridor.

01-11-2003
The International Finance Corporation, the private-sector financing arm of the World Bank Group is getting ready to extend a loan to Vimpex, an Austrian paper trading and manufacturing company, to finance its investment plans in the Deir-ez-Zor paper f...
01-10-2003
The Syrian Petroleum Company (SPC) has announed the discovery of a new natural gas field in the eastern part of the country, 65 km northwest of the city of Deir-ez-Zor.
01-08-2003
The long term aim is to reduce import of white sugar through the expansion of production capacity. Private investors have been allowed to enter the sector.
01-08-2003
Four ventures have appeared as the front-runners for the award of a contract to develop the largest gas fields in Syria.
01-08-2003

Syria's General Organization for Sugar (GOFS) has awarded a USD 71.4 million contract to Egypt's Sugar and Integrated Industries Company (SIIC) for the development and expansion of the Al-Ghab Sugar Company (AGSC).

01-01-2003
Syria held in mid-December the largest oil and gas seminar it has organised in years.
01-01-2003
The number of Investment projects that have been approved by the Higher Investment Council has sharply risen in 2002, according to Mustafa al-Kifri, head of the Investment Bureau (IB).
01-01-2003

The draft law amending Syria's investment framework has been published by Al-Baath, one of the three national state-owned dailies.

01-11-2002
The first half of the year has seen a growth of 13.6 percent in passenger traffic at Syria's five airports (Damascus, Aleppo, Lattakia, Deir-ez-Zor, Qamishli) in comparison with the same period of last year, to reach a total of 1.2 million passengers.
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.
09-09-2002
The Syrian President has signed into decree a law establishing two new free trade zones in the eastern part of the country.
26-08-2002
Syria's ministry of transport is carrying out a feasibility study for the building of a new airport in Deir ez-Zor, in the eastern part of the country, with a capacity of 1 million passengers a year, reported Teshreen.
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.