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10-07-2018

Moscow has confirmed that several Russian companies had begun operating in Syria’s energy sector.

26-06-2018

Russia is set to take hold of Syria’s large fertilizers complex near Homs, an opposition media has reported.

19-06-2018

Syria has confirmed that it has granted Iran the right to develop its phosphate reserves.

29-05-2018

The list below includes the names of all the individuals that have been blacklisted by the European Union since the beginning of the Syrian uprising in March 2011.

27-03-2018

Additional details have surfaced on the agreement signed last year between the Syrian government and Russia’s Stroytransgaz to develop phosphate mines near Palmyra.

06-02-2018

Syria has signed a “roadmap agreement” with Russia to build some 2,650 MW of new power plants and turbines, despite the fact that there is no money to pay for these projects, which are worth more than EUR 2 billion.

30-01-2018

Syria’s oil and gas production increased noticeably this year, but output still remains very low and is unlikely to increase by much in the near future.

09-01-2018

Syrian and Russian investors will meet in the next few weeks to discuss joint investment opportunities.

02-01-2018

The Syrian government’s attempts to lure Russian direct investments, including in the cement industry, have limited chances of succeeding.

19-12-2017

A Russian official has expressed what is the bluntest statement to date on Russia’s ambition to get hold of as much of Syria’s energy and other economic resources as possible.

12-12-2017

A Russian state entity has signed an agreement to develop Syrian oil, gas and mining assets, confirming Moscow’s increasing appetite for Syria's underground resources.

12-12-2017

Gas supplies will continue to increase relatively significantly next year in Syria, according to government officials.

31-10-2017

A government report has provided additional information on Syria’s phosphate sector.

31-10-2017

Moscow is providing finance for a 3-year deal to import large quantities of wheat from Russian farmers, a Syrian government official has said.

24-10-2017

Syria’s production of phosphate has restarted after a stoppage of almost 18 months, but the revenues the government will collect will be limited.

03-10-2017

Russia is reportedly willing to provide finance for some of Syria’s large electricity projects, in what would be the first case of important direct funding by Moscow in many years.

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.

22-08-2017

On August 18, regime affiliated forces took control of a large gas processing plant west of Raqqa, enabling a further increase in gas supplies.

04-07-2017

The Syrian Government has awarded a Russian oligarch the rights to collect a share of its oil and gas revenues in exchange for contributing to free territory from the Islamic State.

06-06-2017

The Syrian government has awarded a Russian company a contract to extract phosphate from its mines in central Syria, a government official has said.

02-05-2017

In this 2,500-word factsheet, we provide an overview of Syria’s economic and financial relations with Russia.

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.

28-03-2017

The European Union has lifted sanctions on one of the investors most connected to the regime.

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.

22-08-2016

The Ministry of Petroleum has restored production at a gas well increasing again slightly gas output and supplies.

26-07-2016

The U.S. Treasury has put eight individuals and seven entities under Syria-related sanctions in the first update of its blacklist for eight months.

24-05-2016

Russia’s energy minister has confirmed that his country was looking at opportunities to develop Syria’s oil and gas assets only days after an Iranian official expressed the same interest.

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.

27-11-2015

A Syrian oil industry investor and his company have been blacklisted by the U.S. Administration in a recent update to its sanctions list.

21-09-2015

The vice-President of Stroytransgaz, one of Russia's largest engineering companies, visited Damascus last week, reportedly seeking new project opportunities.

09-03-2015

The European Union has blacklisted several new Syria-related companies and individuals, including two Iran-related businessmen and another involved last year in the negotiations to release abducted nuns as well as in dealings between the regime and ISIS.

28-07-2014

A gas plant with a daily output of 1.2 million cubic metres will come on stream within weeks, adding much needed supplies to Syria’s gas and electricity networks.

07-07-2014

Syria has awarded a EUR 193 million engineering contract to a Russian company for the building of a water pumping station in the Tigris River.

08-04-2014

Syria is planning to award a new multimillion engineering contract to a Russian company after it granted an offshore license to another last December.

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.

13-01-2014

The Minister of Petroleum has confirmed that a Russian engineering company, Stroytransgaz, was still operating in Syria and that it planned to commission a gas processing plant by the end of this year.

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.

25-03-2012

Stroytransgaz has announced that it had completed a new stage in its maintenance contract on the South Middle Area Gas Plant.

05-03-2012

Russian companies have interrupted their operations in Syria because of the security situation in the country, according to Georgy Petrov, Vice President of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

12-12-2011

Suncor Energy and Gulfsands Petroleum have announced that they were suspending their operations in Syria in light of the latest sanctions announced by the European Union.

24-11-2011

Russia’s Stroytransgaz has announced that it had signed an extension and amendment agreement on the North and South Middle Area Gas Development project.

09-03-2011
10-05-2010
DPS, a British engineering firm specialised in the upstream oil and gas sector, has won a contract to relocate and re-assemble a gas gathering station in the region of Palmyra.
23-11-2009

The Syrian President inaugurated on November 18 the country's largest gas processing plant as well as the first section of the Arab Gas Pipeline built within the Syrian territory.

16-11-2009

Plynostav- Regulace Plynu of Czech has won the contract to build a gas pipeline linking the Syrian and Turkish gas grids.

24-08-2009
Syria and Turkey signed on August 20 a memorandum of understanding to link the two countries' natural gas networks and secure short-term supply contracts.
01-06-2009

Iraq is seeking a company to conduct repair works on the pipeline linking its fields to the Syrian port of Banias, according to a spokesperson from the Ministry of Oil.

19-04-2009

The pipeline linking the Syrian and Turkish gas grids is being reoffered for tender after a preliminary deal between the Syrian Government and Stroytransgaz was scrapped.