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02-05-2017

The following factsheet provides technical details on, and lists the status of, Syria’s main gas treatment plants as of May 02, 2017.

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.

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.

18-05-2015

The Syrian government lost today control of two important gas fields near Palmyra, according to a monitoring group.

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.

17-02-2014

In spite of the poor security conditions, the Syrian authorities are continuing to develop several gas fields located in central Syria and that are crucial for keeping electricity running.

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.

04-04-2013

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

23-11-2011

Syria produced an average of 378,091 barrels of crude oil per day in the first nine months of the year, according to the Ministry of Oil, as international sanctions led to a reduction in output in the third quarter.

16-11-2011

Total of France has become the latest oil company operating in Syria to acknowledge that it had stopped receiving payments from the Syrian Government for its crude exports.

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

INA Naftaplin, a Croatian oil company, has become the latest firm to announce a reduction in production in its Syrian fields as the government faces difficulties finding buyers for its crude.

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.

03-08-2011

Syria’s production of crude oil remained stable in the first half of this year at 387,250 barrels a day, an increase of 957 barrels a day compared with the same period of last year, according to the Ministry of Petroleum.

11-05-2011

Al-Furat Petroleum Company, a joint-venture between the Syrian Government and Royal Dutch Shell, lifted 92,000 barrels of crude oil a day in the first quarter of this year.

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
11-10-2010

Naji Otri, Syria’s PM, inaugurated last week a USD 12 million training centre built by Petrofac near the city of Homs.

02-08-2010

Syria's average production of crude oil increased by around 3 percent in the first half of this year as new joint venture companies begun production.

 

09-05-2010

INA Naftaplin, the upstream arm of the INA Group, has announced that it had begun drilling the As-Sib-1 well in the Aphamia block.

05-04-2010

The Jihar Gas Treatment Plant is now expected to be commissioned in September 2010, according to INA Naftaplin’s annual report.

19-10-2009
INA Naftaplin has confirmed that it was in talks to sell part of its Syrian assets to its largest shareholder, MOL.
03-08-2009
Syria's average production of crude oil declined to 376,852 barrels per day (bpd) in the first half of 2009, according to the Ministry of Petroleum.
10-05-2009

Syria's average production of crude oil stood at 379,049 barrels per day (bpd) in the first quarter of 2009, according to the Ministry of Petroleum.

15-12-2008

Syria's average production of crude oil stood at 379,494 barrels per day (bpd) in the first three quarters of this year, according to the Ministry of Oil.

06-10-2008

Stroytransgaz will start test production of the South Middle Area Gas Processing plant in November with an initial processing capacity of 1.5 million cubic meters per day, according to the Minister of Oil, Sufian Al-Allao.

08-09-2008
Syria's average production of crude oil stood at 380,237 barrels per day (bpd) in the first half of this year, according to the Ministry of Oil.
02-06-2008
Syria’s production of crude oil reached an average of 366,329 barrels a day during the first quarter of this year, according to the Ministry of Oil.
19-05-2008

INA Naftaplin has announced a significant increase in production in its gas fields in Syria.

07-04-2008

Petrofac has been awarded a contract for the construction of a gas treatment plant in the region of Ebla, in northern Syria.

24-03-2008

Petrofac has been awarded the contract to build a gas treatment plant in central Syria by Hayan Petroleum Company (HPC).

10-03-2008
INA Naftaplin has announced that it was set to begin production of oil and gas at its Jazal and Mustadira fields.
03-03-2008

Syria will start importing light crude oil in 2009, according to Omar Al-Hamad, Director-General of the Syrian Petroleum Company (SPC).

03-02-2008

Syria’s production of crude oil reached 380,000 barrels a day on average in 2007, according to Sufian Al-Allao, Minister of Oil.

19-11-2007

Crosco Integrated Drilling & Well Services Co., Ltd. has announced that it would mobilize its Crosco 1500 HP drilling rig Emsco 401 to provide drilling services for the Syrian operations of Gulfsands under a 2 year contract.

01-10-2007

Syria will start purchasing gas from Egypt at the beginning of 2008 at a rate of 2.5 million cubic meters per day, according to Ali Abbas, director general of the Syrian Gas Company (SGC).

25-06-2007

Syria’s production of crude oil reached 382 300 barrels a day in the first quarter of this year, according to the Ministry of Oil.