Subjects – Syria Report

Gulfsands

News

11-01-2022
Gulfsands Petroleum, a London-based oil and gas company that is the operator and joint-owner of Block 26 in Syria, recently received a multi-million dollar financing facility that will allow the company to operate until December 2023.
31-03-2021
Prominent UK-based Syrian investor Ayman Asfari has sold his share in Gulfsands Petroleum to an investment firm owned by a Russian businessman, which now holds a controlling stake in the company.

Library

16-11-2021
Prior to the uprising, China was a major trade partner of Syria and had investments in the country, especially in its petroleum sector. Although trade increased following the 2011 conflict, Chinese companies largely withdrew from the market. Meanwhile, the Chinese government played a quiet but supportive role for Syrian authorities
11-05-2020
The rise of Rami Makhlouf as Syria’s most prominent businessman coincided with the ascent to power of Bashar Al-Assad in 2000. Given his long history of influence within the ruling elite, Mr Makhlouf’s recent side-lining raises many questions about the potential implications of his fall from grace.

Companies

09-03-2011

Gulfsands Petroleum is an oil and gas exploration and production company based in the UK.