Oil, Gas & Mining

01-02-2003
The upgrading and expansion of Homs refinery, the country's largest crude oil refinery, is expected to cost an estimated USD590 million, according to Ahmed Hammoud, Director-General.
01-02-2003
On January 11, Haddad announced the award of five new oil exploration rights licenses.
01-02-2003
The Syrian President, Bashar al-Assad, issued a decree on February 4, establishing the Syrian Gas Company (SGC).
01-02-2003
Syria's General Company for Phosphate and Mines (GCPM) produced a total of 2.315 million tons last year.
01-01-2003
Syria held in mid-December the largest oil and gas seminar it has organised in years.
01-01-2003
The Qatar Petrochemical Company (Qapco) inaugurated in Tartous Free Trade Zone the opening of a representative office there.
01-01-2003
Syria's production of phosphate has reached 2.067 million tonnes at the end of October.
01-12-2002
Ibrahim Haddad, Syria's minister of oil and mineral resources, was early November in Cyprus to push forward Syria's bid to supply Cyprus with its energy needs.
01-12-2002
Croatia's INA Naftaplin has made a significant discovery of natural gas fields in Syria.
05-11-2002
The Syrian General Company for Phosphate and Mines has so far this year exported 1.5 million tons of phosphate worth 1.38 billion Syrian pounds (US$208 million), reported Zawya.
01-11-2002
Petrofac Resources International (PRI) Ltd, an oil engineering, construction and equipment company, has sold its rights in three gas and oil exploration blocks it is bidding for in Syria to Stratic Energy Corporation, a Canada-based firm.
01-11-2002
The building of a gas pipeline between the Syrian port of Banias and Cyprus will depend on the development of the regional gas grid which will eventually link Egypt to Syria, a Cyprus government source told Reuters.
01-11-2002
The Syrian government is projecting to establish a national gas company which would be in charge of managing the country's developing gas sector.
01-11-2002
Syria and Sudan signed on October 12 a technical and scientific cooperation agreement to jointly develop their oil, gas and other mineral resources.
30-09-2002
Syria and Russia have agreed to build together a triple super phosphate plant, according to Teshreen.

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