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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.

08-08-2017

Syria’s oil and gas production continues to increase incrementally as a potential deal with the PYD may add significant more volumes to the government’s control.

20-06-2017

The advance of Syrian regime troops towards Raqqa is helping them control an increasing number of small oil and gas fields.

29-05-2017

The Syrian Minister of Petroleum has provided several new numbers on Syria’s oil and gas sector.

23-05-2017

The Syrian government is reportedly offering to export electricity to Lebanon despite significant supply shortages in the country.

16-05-2017

The list below includes all the Syrian individuals, entities, aircrafts and vessels that have been put under sanctions by the U.S. Administration since 2005.

09-05-2017

The Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources has released production data for the first quarter of this year, although some of the numbers do not seem realistic.

02-05-2017

On April 26, regime forces took back the large Shaer gas field and are now in control of most of Syria’s main gas reserves even though production is not expected to restart before months.

25-04-2017

Russian oil engineering companies are reportedly already active in Syria as the Syrian President said that new contracts would be granted to them.

14-03-2017

Repair and maintenance works in the Hayan field by the Ministry of Petroleum highlight how the government is trying to capitalize on its recent gains in the central area to increase oil supplies.

27-02-2017

An attack on Syria’s last standing gas processing plant temporarily shut down most electricity production across the country, highlighting the extreme weakness of the country’s energy infrastructure.

17-01-2017

After the news of the destruction of the Jihar gas plant near Palmyra last week, another large state-owned economic asset is now reported to be requiring hundreds of millions of dollars to be repaired.

10-01-2017

ISIS blew up this week a large gas processing plant near Palmyra, sending a clear warning on what it could do to other economic assets under its control in Syria’s east.

13-12-2016

Following its attack on Palmyra the Islamic State has managed to take control of many significant oil and gas fields.

29-11-2016

The Syrian government is continuing to add gas production capacity as it restarted last week a gas well near Palmyra formerly developed by INA Naftaplin, the Croatian oil company.

27-09-2016

Travel and tourism services

23-05-2016

The Syrian Government has retaken full control of the Mahr gas field in central Syria after fighting back ISIS.

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.

05-04-2016

A bribery scandal involving a global oil company has revealed ties to Syrian businesses and executives.

25-05-2015

Production in Syria’s most important gas fields is unaffected by the recent onslaught of ISIS on Palmyra, the Syrian Minister of Oil said.

17-11-2014

Operations are steadily resuming at gas fields and processing plants located in central parts of Syria after government forces took them back from ISIS.

03-11-2014

In the last week, ISIS has overran two major gas fields and installations that prior to the uprising were operated by western companies.

26-05-2014

The Syrian Government has signed a contract for a barter deal, the first since the beginning of the uprising.

05-05-2014

Syria has applied to join the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, according to the deputy Minister of Economy.

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.

27-05-2013

Syria’s trade balance with Iraq was largely positive last year, a government official said.

04-04-2013

The Minister of Oil has named new executives to chair two joint-ventures firms with international oil companies.

25-02-2013

Syria’s crude production fell to 153,000 barrels per day in October 2012, according to a report on Syria’s oil sector.

17-09-2012

Hungary’s MOL, which is a strategic shareholder of INA Naftaplin, a Croatian oil company with assets in Syria, said that operations in its Syrian fields were continuing, calling them illegal.

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.

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.

23-01-2012

Croatia’s INA Naftaplin has denied press reports that its mother company, MOL, was considering the sale of the company’s assets in Syria.

02-01-2012
26-12-2011

The disruption of its Syrian operations has forced INA Nafte, a Croatian oil company, to demand the suspension of trading on its shares in the London and Zagreb stock exchanges.

07-11-2011

Oil companies operating in Syria are increasingly worried about the potential impact of the continued political unrest and recent international sanctions on their industry.

03-10-2011

Manufacturing and trade of food products and in particular frozen food

22-08-2011

There are currently just under two dozen international companies operating in the Syrian oil industry from the exploration and production sectors to related services. The companies are listed below.

22-08-2011

There are currently just under two dozen international companies operating in the Syrian oil industry from the exploration and production sectors to related services. The companies are listed below.

04-04-2011

INA Naftaplin is extending two more years its production sharing agreement on the Aphamia Block as prospects there have “fulfilled expectations” the company said in its annual report.

09-03-2011
09-03-2011

Investment in the tourism sector