Oil, Gas & Mining

11-07-2017
The Syrian Government continues to import substantial volumes of crude oil thanks to Iran’s financial support, an official has said.
11-07-2017
Syria’s gas production continues to increase as a new well began production this week, while a field recently recovered from the Islamic State restarted operations.
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.
04-07-2017
A new gas well started production last week east of Homs, enabling the government to add supply to the network and ease electricity rationing.
20-06-2017
The advance of Syrian regime troops towards Raqqa is helping them control an increasing number of small oil and gas fields.
12-06-2017
The revenues of the Islamic State from crude oil have decreased by two thirds since 2015, a Russian official has said.
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.
30-05-2017
A British oil company that has rights over oil fields located in northeast Syria has said that production at these fields has increased significantly since the beginning of the year although it receives no revenues from them.
29-05-2017
The Syrian Minister of Petroleum has provided several new numbers on Syria’s oil and gas sector.
23-05-2017
Iran is resuming oil supplies to Syria after a hiatus of several months, a government official has said.
16-05-2017
A Russian company that was granted the right to explore Syria’s waters for oil and gas is reportedly returning to Syria after a two-year suspension of its activities.
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.
04-04-2017
The Syrian government has raised markedly the price of gas oil sold to all commercial concerns and announced a doubling of its oil import deals.